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Dan Nevin appointed AIR CEO

Dan Nevin appointed AIR CEO

Australia’s independent music trade body, AIR, has appointed Dan Nevin as its new CEO.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:19AM
US

US digital tracks down 12.9% in year-to-date, digital albums slip 11.5%

Digital track sales in the US were down by 12.9% in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:10AM
Eagle Rock Entertainment

Eagle Rock Entertainment named exclusive TV distributor for Universal Music Group

Eagle Rock Entertainment has been named the exclusive global distributor for television for Universal Music Group’s audio-visual content and catalogue.
...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:30AM
Meghan Trainor All About That Bass

Official Charts Analysis: Trainor retains No.1 singles spot with 100,942 sales Gated Content

ALBUMS
For only the second time in 41 chart weeks that have elapsed thus far in 2014, there is no ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:08AM

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Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond signs worldwide deal with UMPG

Neil Diamond has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing administration agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 13th 2014 at 9:57AM
The Playlist, October 10th 2014

The Playlist, October 10th 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Coves / GoGo Penguin / Rae Morris / Jamie Cullum / Girlpool / Honours / We Are Shining /
SoundCloud's negotiations with major labels reach stalemate - report

SoundCloud's negotiations with major labels reach stalemate - report

SoundCloud’s negotiations with Universal, Sony and Warner have reached an impasse, according to the Financial Times.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 10th 2014 at 3:01PM
Mike Weatherly MP publishes report on copyright education

Mike Weatherly MP publishes report on copyright education

Mike Weatherley MP, the Prime Minister’s advisor on intellectual property (IP), has released a report focusing on copyright education and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 2:10PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jeremih No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jeremih No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 1:00PM
Glastonbury

Glastonbury Ltd posts £35m revenue for 2013 - but less than £1m in pre-tax profit

Glastonbury Festivals Ltd has posted a pre-tax profit of £764,000 on sales of £35 million in 2013.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 10th 2014 at 12:59PM
Pandora

Pandora partners with Ford in Australia

Internet radio service Pandora has partnered with Ford in Australia.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 10th 2014 at 12:45PM
Olly Murs: 'I want this to be the biggest album I've done'

Olly Murs: 'I want this to be the biggest album I've done' Gated Content

“When you look at anybody that comes out of [shows like The X Factor], it’s not a foregone conclusion ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 10th 2014 at 11:23AM

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Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, October 10

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, October 10 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 10th 2014 at 11:00AM
Jockey Club Live partners with AEG Live

Jockey Club Live partners with AEG Live

Jockey Club Live, the joint venture between UK racecourse group Jockey Club Racecourses and live music and entertainment experts Live ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 10th 2014 at 10:37AM
BBC Worldwide acquires Beyoncé and Jay Z film, announces pre-sales of Foo Fighters doc

BBC Worldwide acquires Beyoncé and Jay Z film, announces pre-sales of Foo Fighters doc

BBC Worldwide has secured the international TV rights to On The Run, a HBO production of Beyoncé and Jay Z ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 10:33AM
Adele

No new Adele album in 2014 'means profits will fall' - XL

Hopes of a new Adele album being dropped in time for the Christmas rush have been dashed by XL Recordings ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 10th 2014 at 10:30AM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jeremih No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jeremih No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 1:00PM
Samsung Milk Music breaks 500,000 download barrier in South Korea

Samsung Milk Music breaks 500,000 download barrier in South Korea

Samsung's Milk Music app has taken the top spot in Google Play's store just six days after release in South ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 12:47PM
Last.fm

Last.fm made £2.1m loss in 2013

Last.fm made a loss of £2.1 million last year with revenues dipping 22.8%.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 12:39PM
VIVA to be dropped from Freeview

VIVA to be dropped from Freeview

VIVA is set to be axed from Freeview, according to a516digital. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 9th 2014 at 12:29PM
Tracey Emin to design BRITs 2015 statue

Tracey Emin to design BRITs 2015 statue

British artist Tracey Emin is to design next year's BRIT Awards statue.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 12:12PM
Full Time Hobby celebrates 10th anniversary with Southbank shows

Full Time Hobby celebrates 10th anniversary with Southbank shows

Acclaimed independent label Full Time Hobby and sister imprint Hassle Records are celebrating their 10th anniversary this month with ...

on Oct 9th 2014 at 11:27AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for October 13-October 19 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 11:15AM
Clean Bandit Rather Be

Clean Bandit's Rather Be is UK's most-streamed track of 2014 to date

Clean Bandit’s Rather Be is 2014’s most-streamed track in the UK to date and the second most-streamed song ever behind ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 9th 2014 at 11:12AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing October 10, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 11:04AM