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Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, September 5 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 5th 2014 at 11:00AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing September 5, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:54AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for September 8-September 14 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:30AM
Nick Lawrence

'Crowd-funding has become one of the biggest sources of alternative finance for music'

The following is written by music accountant Nick Lawrence, CEO of Blue Squared. Pick up the latest issue of Music ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:15AM

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Calvin Harris takes Spotify Song of the Summer title

Calvin Harris takes Spotify Song of the Summer title

Spotify has revealed its most streamed tracks of the summer, with Calvin Harris’ seasonally-titled Summer topping the list globally.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:13AM
Music Week Presents: Max Raptor

Music Week Presents: Max Raptor

Last year saw the release of underground punk rock n'roll band Max Raptor's debut album entitled Mother's Ruin. The ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:00AM
Vevo

Vevo names David Rice as Chief Product Officer

Vevo has named David Rice to the newly-created position of chief product officer.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 4th 2014 at 5:29PM
AIF reveals Festival Congress speakers and sessions

AIF reveals Festival Congress speakers and sessions

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has revealed further details of its brand new annual flagship event, The Festival Congress, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 4th 2014 at 3:55PM

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Sony/ATV

Sony/ATV promotes Jennifer Knoepfle to SVP, Creative

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Jennifer Knoepfle to senior vice president, creative.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 4th 2014 at 3:37PM
British rock music is back. No, really, it is.

British rock music is back. No, really, it is.

There is little more tedious than hearing some hoary old industry sage tell you that ‘rock music is dead’.

Then, ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:53PM
UK industry on trade mission to India in November

UK industry on trade mission to India in November

The UK music industry will enbark on a trade mission to India in November, the first since 2006.

on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:10PM
Today's iTunes Charts: Robin Schulz & Lillywood No.1, The Script No.2

Today's iTunes Charts: Robin Schulz & Lillywood No.1, The Script No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 1:00PM

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Vevo

Vevo to launch virtual reality app for new Samsung device

Vevo is to launch a 3D virtual application designed specifically for Samsung’s Gear VR – the tech giant’s newly revealed ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 4th 2014 at 12:21PM
Rdio launches free mobile radio service

Rdio launches free mobile radio service

Streaming platform Rdio has launched a free mobile radio service.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:45AM
Blinkbox Music reaches 1bn streams

Blinkbox Music reaches 1bn streams

Blinkbox has announced that one billion tracks have been played through its music streaming service.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:37AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, SoundCloud defends its model ahead of rolling out monetisation ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:30AM

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Music Week Presents: Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

Music Week Presents: Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra take you back to the 1920's and 1940's, a time of swinging jazz and dance ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:00AM
Arts Council-backed creative financial support programme set for launch

Arts Council-backed creative financial support programme set for launch

Arts Council England-backed community interest company Creative United is launching a new business support and finance programme called Creative Industry ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 4:22PM
Gig booking platform Sidestage expands to London

Gig booking platform Sidestage expands to London

Berlin-based musician booking start-up Sidestage has expanded to London.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 4:16PM

Press Officer, Consumer

UK - London

Name PR is one of the UK’s leading music PR agencies – clients include Nozstock: The Hidden Valley festival, the Forum Hertfordshire, Attitude Is Everything, WeGotTickets, Cherry Red Records, Cooking Vinyl, Essential Music & Marketing, Kobalt Music Group and Merlin. Previous artist campaigns include those for Nitin Sawhney, David Lynch, Stevie Wonder and UB40.

The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, September 3 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 3:57PM
Universal's Duncan Schwier admits stealing £650,000 from the major

Universal's Duncan Schwier admits stealing £650,000 from the major

Former Universal executive Duncan Schwier has admitted to stealing almost £650,000 from the major, pleading guilty to a charge of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 3:37PM
Tidal

WiMP brings high def streaming service to UK and US

Scandinavian company WiMP HiFi will launch its high fidelity music streaming service in the UK and US this autumn.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:39PM
Kygo

Ultra/Sony Music sign Norwegian producer and DJ Kygo

Ultra/Sony Music has signed Norwegian producer and DJ Kygo in a worldwide deal.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:12PM
Arts Council chief lead contender for BBC Radio 3 job

Arts Council chief lead contender for BBC Radio 3 job

Alan Davey, chief executive of the Arts Council, is being touted as the frontrunner to oversee the Proms and lead ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 1:06PM