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Max Hole

PPL's Keith Harris and Universal's Max Hole awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

Universal Music Group's Max Hole, (pictured) was recognised in the Queen's 2015 Birthday Honours List over the weekend ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 7:25AM
Dooley's (Digital) Diary - 12/06/15

Dooley's (Digital) Diary - 12/06/15

Streaming was the buzz topic of the MIDEM weekend and Dooley spent some time listening to representatives from various streaming ...

on Jun 12th 2015 at 3:57PM
Gary Barlow

Sony/ATV extends worldwide deal with Gary Barlow

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has extended its worldwide deal with singer-songwriter Gary Barlow and will represent his entire song catalogue for ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 12th 2015 at 2:34PM
Nick Gatfield launches Twin Music Inc.

Nick Gatfield launches Twin Music Inc.

Ex-Sony Music CEO Nick Gatfield has launched Twin Music Inc. - an investment, strategy and services provider for early stage ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 12th 2015 at 2:16PM

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Finalists revealed for Pro Sound Awards 2015

Finalists revealed for Pro Sound Awards 2015

The nominees have been anounced for this year's Pro Sound Awards.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 12th 2015 at 11:38AM
Kerrang! Awards 2015: all the winners

Kerrang! Awards 2015: all the winners

Alice Cooper (pictured), Judas Priest and Marilyn Manson were the star turns at last night’s Relentless Kerrang! Awards ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 12th 2015 at 11:01AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, June 12

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, June 12 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 12th 2015 at 11:00AM
UK promoter acquires Croatian island

UK promoter acquires Croatian island

The UK-based promoter behind Croatia’s Unknown Festival has acquired the island of Obonjan, which it plans to turn into the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 12th 2015 at 10:45AM

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AEG's AXS service announces merger with Veritix

AEG's AXS service announces merger with Veritix

AEG’s ticketing company AXS is to merge with Veritix, it has been announced.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 12th 2015 at 10:29AM
Kobalt's AMRA 'will have major publishing clients within 12 months'

Kobalt's AMRA 'will have major publishing clients within 12 months'

Willard Ahdritz expects Kobalt’s newly announced digital collection society to have signed a major publishing client within 12 months.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:49AM
Australia

Australian copyright bill expected to be passed within weeks

A copyright amendment bill was submitted to the House of Representatives in Canberra, Australia this week, which, when passed, will ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:47AM
Blinkbox Music up for sale again as it goes into administration

Blinkbox Music up for sale again as it goes into administration

Blinkbox Music is up for sale again, after going into administration. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 5:34PM

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Apple ad power will bear fruit

Apple ad power will bear fruit

In 2015, music is a fragmented mess. The answer? Apple’s ‘one complete thought’.

On Monday, Tim Cook, along with Jimmy ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 3:30PM
Apple Music

Universal denies freemium cut-off collusion with Apple

Universal Music Group has denied colluding with Apple or conspiring with the other major labels to bring an end to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 11th 2015 at 1:08PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of this week's issue of Music Week, the music industry reacts to Apple Music, calling ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 11:39AM
New Music Fridays

Global release day kicks off on July 10, New Music Fridays branding revealed

Branding for music’s global release day has been revealed, with ‘New Music Fridays’ kicking off on July 10.

The New ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 11:00AM

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Digby Pearson to receive Pioneer Award

Digby Pearson to receive Pioneer Award

Digby Pearson, founder of Earache Records, will be this year's recipient of the Pioneer Award, sponsored by The Orchard, at ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:57AM
Spotify track

Spotify plays down premium only Muse track

A premium only Muse track currently on Spotify is not an indication of the platform experimenting with new content models.
...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:32AM
Duran Duran and Kasabian join O2 Silver Clef Awards' winners

Duran Duran and Kasabian join O2 Silver Clef Awards' winners

Music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins has announced two more winners of its O2 Silver Clef Awards – Duran Duran and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:13AM
Beyoncé returns to CAA

Beyoncé returns to CAA

Beyoncé has signed with CAA for touring representation after defecting from ICM Partners.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:01AM
Adele's 21 best-selling album of the decade so far

Adele's 21 best-selling album of the decade so far

Adele's second album, 21, is the biggest selling album of the decade to date.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:48AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 10

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, June 10 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 10th 2015 at 3:57PM
Glasgow's The Arches goes into administration

Glasgow's The Arches goes into administration

The Arches venue in Glasgow has gone into administration, following a Board of Directors meeting and legal advice.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:55PM
Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering the seven days commencing June 10 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 10th 2015 at 1:37PM
Eurosonic

Central Eastern European Talent Exchange Programme highlights success

The Central Eastern European Talent Exchange Programme (CEETEP) was launched in July 2011 to widen the scope of the European ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 10th 2015 at 12:49PM