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Shennan urges the UK music industry: 'Back the BBC' Gated Content

he BBC’s director of music Bob Shennan has called on the UK music industry to back the Corporation as it ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2015 at 2:06PM
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Shoot Music Week Fantasy Football returns

Music Week and Shoot Music have come together once again to celebrate the music business’s love affair with the beautiful game ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2015 at 1:50PM
Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart: 'Streaming companies get the blame, but actually the labels have the money' Gated Content

With 100m record sales and numerous Golden Globe, Grammy and BRIT awards to his name from a career spanning almost ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 21st 2015 at 1:47PM
Syco Music hires Michelle Marks

Syco Music hires Michelle Marks

 Syco Music has appointed Michelle Marks as marketing director.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2015 at 1:19PM

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France's three strike piracy system hits 5 million warnings

France's three strike piracy system hits 5 million warnings

France's online piracy programme has passed the 5 million milestone in warnings sent to alleged infringers.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:17AM
Black Foxxes

Raw Power signs Black Foxxes to Search And Destroy

Raw Power Management has signed UK three-piece Black Foxxes to its label imprint Search And Destroy.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:15AM
Boosey & Hawkes signs Thom Willems

Boosey & Hawkes signs Thom Willems

Classical music publisher Boosey & Hawkes has signed Dutch composer Thom Willems.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2015 at 11:06AM
Grooveshark founder dies aged 28

Grooveshark founder dies aged 28

Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg has died, aged 28.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2015 at 10:56AM

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BIME

Charles Caldas, Scott Cohen and Rob Challice amongst 2015 BIME speakers

The third edition of Spain’s music industry and games conference BIME will take place in Bilbao from October 28-31.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 21st 2015 at 10:03AM
7digital inks Pan-African deal with SA collection society CAPASSO

7digital inks Pan-African deal with SA collection society CAPASSO

7digital has secured a multi-territory licensing agreement via South African collection society and licensing agency CAPASSO, covering 40 countries ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 21st 2015 at 10:01AM
Communion/Caroline

Communion and Universal ink new JV, Caroline International to support indie

UK indie label Communion Records and Universal Music UK have forged an exclusive global partnership that will see Communion’s future ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2015 at 9:59AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Monday, July 20

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Monday, July 20 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 20th 2015 at 5:45PM

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Greg Consiglio named President and CEO of Beatport

Greg Consiglio named President and CEO of Beatport

SFX Entertainment has promoted Greg Consiglio to president and CEO of Beatport.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 20th 2015 at 3:39PM
PRS for Music elects new Board members

PRS for Music elects new Board members

PRS for Music has appointed two new external directors to the Executive Board.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 20th 2015 at 3:04PM
Rieu

André Rieu concert breaks box office record

André Rieu’s 2015 Maastricht Concert has become the highest grossing theatrical music concert at cinemas of all time in the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 2:50PM
Mull Historical Society signs deal with BMG/Xtra Mile

Mull Historical Society signs deal with BMG/Xtra Mile

BMG Publishing and Xtra Mile Recordings' joint venture has made its first signing in Colin MacIntyre - aka Mull Historical ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 20th 2015 at 2:31PM

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The Playlist, July 20

The Playlist, July 20

This week's best music from the UK industry's tastemakers.

10 tracks featuring M.I.A. / Seven Davis Jr. / Dilly Dally / Fidlar / Hooton Tennis Club / Spector / Circa Waves /
Whittingdale 'surprised' by BBC reaction to Green Paper

Whittingdale 'surprised' by BBC reaction to Green Paper

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has said that he is "a little surprised" by the BBC's reaction to the Government Green ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 1:58PM
Sync Awards 2015

Music Week Sync Awards 2015: Nominations now open

Nominations are being taken for the 2015 Music Week Sync Awards, with the deadline for submissions set for August 14.
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Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 11:50AM
Rich Bengloff leaves A2IM

Rich Bengloff leaves A2IM

Rich Bengloff is stepping down from his role as president of A2IM.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 20th 2015 at 11:25AM
Inside Universal Publishing's new Royalty Window

Inside Universal Publishing's new Royalty Window

Of the multiple tasks performed by a music publisher, one of the least talked about has to do with all ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jul 20th 2015 at 11:14AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, the BBC calls for support as the corporation faces ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:53AM
Onine Piracy

UK music pirates could face up to 10 years imprisonment

The Conservative government has published a consultation on increasing the penalty for those who “infringe the rights of copyright holders ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:19AM
PRS

PRS, STIM and GEMA launch licensing hub for Europe

PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA have signed completion documents to launch the world’s first fully integrated multi-territory music licensing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:08AM
Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK

Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK

The High Court has overturned a copyright law introduced last year, which allowed copying films and music for private use.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 7:25AM