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Nile Rodgers to receive BMI Icon Award

Nile Rodgers to receive BMI Icon Award

Nile Rodgers will receive the BMI Icon Award at the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards this August.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 17th 2015 at 4:28PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 17

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 17 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 17th 2015 at 3:57PM
Melvin

Melvin Benn reflects on Festival Republic partnership with Attitude Is Everything Gated Content

The following is a viewpoint written by Melvin Benn, which originally appeared in the June 5 issue of Music Week: ...


on Jun 17th 2015 at 3:53PM
Polaris Prize longlist announced

Polaris Prize longlist announced

The 2015 Polaris Music Prize longlist has been announced, with a compilation making the cut for the first time.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 17th 2015 at 2:57PM

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WayneHector

Wayne Hector confirmed for MPA AGM keynote interview

The Music Publishers Association’s AGM will see Financial Times pop critic Ludovic Hunter-Tilney interview award-winning songwriter Wayne Hector.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 17th 2015 at 2:19PM
Rudimental

Disciple Media reveals app deals with Rudimental, Luke Bryan and Real Madrid's Marcelo Vieira

London-based Mobile technology company Disciple Media is launching a mobile platform for talent and fans, kicking off app deals with, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 17th 2015 at 1:42PM
Florence & The Machine to headline Glastonbury

Florence & The Machine to headline Glastonbury

Florence & The Machine have been announced as headliners at Glastonbury festival this year, replacing Foo Fighters.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 17th 2015 at 12:15PM
Monster Energy to pay the Beastie Boys $668,000 in legal fees

Monster Energy to pay the Beastie Boys $668,000 in legal fees

Energy drink maker Monster has been ordered to pay the Beastie Boys’ $668,000 to cover legal fees for the lawsuit ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 17th 2015 at 10:30AM

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Warner COO departs

Warner COO departs

Warner Music Group's chief operating officer, Rob Wiesenthal, has left the company.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 17th 2015 at 10:14AM
Radio playlist update: 6 Music

Radio playlist update: 6 Music Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 6 Music playlist and Albums of the Day have been revealed, covering the seven days commencing ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 5:59PM
Take That handed the keys to The O2

Take That handed the keys to The O2

Take That have received the keys to The O2 after reaching the milestone of 21 performances at the venue.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 16th 2015 at 5:44PM
Voting now open for Best Live Act at AIM Awards

Voting now open for Best Live Act at AIM Awards

Voting is now open for AIM Independent Music Awards’ category Best Live Act 2015, in association with Jack Daniels.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 5:08PM

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Lynsey de Paul Prize launched for emerging female singer/songwriters

Lynsey de Paul Prize launched for emerging female singer/songwriters

PRS for Music Foundation and PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund have launched the Lynsey de Paul Prize.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 3:50PM
AIM: Apple Music deal 'does not meet a standard of commercial fairness that we can endorse'

AIM: Apple Music deal 'does not meet a standard of commercial fairness that we can endorse'

Alison Wenham has written to AIM members to encourage them to "make their own decision" about Apple Music - but ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 3:30PM
PRS for Music, STIM, GEMA combine for pan-European hub

PRS for Music, STIM, GEMA combine for pan-European hub

PRS for Music, Sweden's STIM and GEMA in Germany have been given clearance by the European Commission to set up a ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 2:36PM
7digital promotes James Priestley to GM of North America

7digital promotes James Priestley to GM of North America

7digital has promoted James Priestley to GM of North America, heading up 7digital's San Francisco office.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 2:12PM

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Jazz FM Awards - all the winners

Jazz FM Awards - all the winners

Gregory Porter took home his second Jazz FM award last week, winning International Jazz Artist Of The Year. The jazz ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:53AM
Brixton club Plan B acquired by The Columbo Group

Brixton club Plan B acquired by The Columbo Group

Brixton nightclub and live music venue Plan B has closed down after being acquired by London-based The Columbo Group.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 16th 2015 at 10:07AM
Universal collusion investigation dropped

Universal collusion investigation dropped

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman has closed the inquiry into whether Universal colluded with Apple over freemium services.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 9:59AM
UK music tourism generated £3.1 billion in 2014 - report

UK music tourism generated £3.1 billion in 2014 - report

Music tourism numbers in the UK have increased by a third in the past three years, according to a new ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 16th 2015 at 7:00AM
Radio playlist update: Xfm

Radio playlist update: Xfm Gated Content

Xfm has revealed its new playlist and Records of the Week for the period commencing June 15.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 15th 2015 at 5:56PM
ChartPack

New Music Week ChartPack available now Gated Content

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 15th 2015 at 3:49PM
Turnstyle Records opens in London

Turnstyle Records opens in London

A new music store, Turnstyle Records, has opened in Streatham, London, as vinyl sales continue to increase.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 15th 2015 at 3:21PM
Marty Bander: 'There's plenty of room for new digital services to pay more money'

Marty Bander: 'There's plenty of room for new digital services to pay more money'

Sony/ATV's Marty Bandier has spoken out against royalty rates for songwriters from digital services. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 15th 2015 at 2:51PM
Red Cross

British Red Cross to release The Long Road album in support of refugees

The British Red Cross has teamed up with top musicians to release a concept album, called The Long Road, based ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 15th 2015 at 2:17PM