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Music Week Presents: Jason Clarke

Music Week Presents: Jason Clarke

Belfast-bred singer/songwriter Jason Clarke began writing music at the juncture of his independence at 18 years of age. Since then, ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:00AM
Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Two individuals who maintained and distributed music pre-release on file-sharing website Dancing Jesus were yesterday sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:53AM
Ultimate Seminar

Eliza Doolittle, Jake Gosling and Lethal Bizzle to speak at Ultimate Seminar

A host of artists, execs and songwriters are on board to speak at the fifth edition of The Ultimate Seminar ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:44AM
Amazon holds 22.5% of UK entertainment market

Amazon holds 22.5% of UK entertainment market

Amazon's physical entertainment sales in the UK increased by nearly 5% in Q3, giving it a 22.5% share of the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:27AM

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FKA Twigs

UK Music Video Awards 2014 - all the winners

The seventh annual UK Music Video Awards took place in London last night, held in honour of British and international ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:19AM
Australia-based music streaming service Guvera launches in India

Australia-based music streaming service Guvera launches in India

Australia-based music streaming service Guvera has officially launched in India, which does not have access to Spotify. Guvera is now ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 1:22PM
Influence Digital

Entertainment trio combine to launch Influence Digital

Independent Talent Group and The Outside Organisation have joined forces with London-based social media and digital marketing agency United Agency ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 11:17AM
Taylor

Taylor Swift renews BMI deal

Taylor Swift has re-signed with Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) for representation of the public performances of her music catalogue.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 10:13AM

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MTV EMAs 2014 - all the winners

MTV EMAs 2014 - all the winners

The 2014 MTV European Music Awards took place at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro arena this weekend, hosted by Nicki Minaj.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:58AM
Scott Borchetta

Scott Borchetta: 'We want to protect Taylor Swift's superfans'

Taylor Swift’s label boss – Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records – has said the decision to withhold Swift’s music ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:56AM
2015 Music Producers Guild Awards shortlist revealed

2015 Music Producers Guild Awards shortlist revealed

Jake Gosling, Paul Epworth, Pharrell Williams and T-Bone Burnett are just some of the producers who have made it onto ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:39AM
Official Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran pips Calvin Harris to No.1 on albums

Official Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran pips Calvin Harris to No.1 on albums Gated Content

ALBUMS

Some you win, some you lose…After completing a 19 week chart gestation to reach the top of the singles ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:38AM

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Richard Conlon

UMPG recruits former BMI exec Richard Conlon

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has recruited Richard Conlon, formerly of BMI, as a special advisor on performing rights.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:34AM
Wildhitz

Music video platform WildHitz launches in the UK

Online interactive music video platform WildHitz has now launched in the UK.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 3:39PM
One Media appoints Alice Dyson-Jones as Brand & Communications Manager

One Media appoints Alice Dyson-Jones as Brand & Communications Manager

One Media iP Group PLC (One Media) has appointed Alice Dyson-Jones as brand and communications manager, a newly created position ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 3:21PM
Radio Academy

Radio Academy Awards to be replaced with new event

The Radio Academy Awards will not be held next year with a new celebratory event set to take over.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 2:54PM

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Full Eurosonic Noorderslag Icelandic artist line-up revealed

Full Eurosonic Noorderslag Icelandic artist line-up revealed

A new wave of 18 Icelandic artists, ranging from electronica to pop to Viking metal, will be at the heart ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:46PM
Bono: 'Record companies aren't being transparent enough about Spotify revenue'

Bono: 'Record companies aren't being transparent enough about Spotify revenue'

U2 frontman Bono called for greater transparency in the music business while speaking at the Web Summit tech conference in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:42PM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, November 7 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:00AM
Spotify

Jonathan Dickins: 'Spotify shouldn't force artists to be on the free tier'

Big name artists such as Taylor Swift would stop withholding music or removing catalogues from streaming services such as Spotify ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:38AM
Jonathan Dickins

Jonathan Dickins: 'Major labels live under a culture of fear - and it's dangerous'

Adele manager Jonathan Dickins has warned against the culture of fear that major labels operate under today.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:21AM
Music Week Presents: Maria Evangelou

Music Week Presents: Maria Evangelou

Taking us back to the 60s, Maria Evangelou is a new face in a bygone genre who's rhythmic voice masterfully ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:00AM
The Agency Group

The Agency Group acquires Bond Music Group

The Agency Group has acquired Bond Music Group - an independent boutique agency solely devoted to electronic music bands and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:47PM
Snapchat

Spotify and Vevo in talks to integrate with Snapchat - report

Spotify and Vevo are among a number of media companies currently in partnership negotiations with Snapchat.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:39PM
Ticketmaster acquires Seatwave operating assets

Ticketmaster acquires Seatwave operating assets

Ticketmaster has completed the acquisition of operating assets from European resale marketplace, Seatwave.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 2:57PM