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Taylor Swift renews BMI deal

Taylor Swift has re-signed with Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) for representation of the public performances of her music catalogue.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 10:13AM
MTV EMAs 2014 - all the winners

MTV EMAs 2014 - all the winners

The 2014 MTV European Music Awards took place at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro arena this weekend, hosted by Nicki Minaj.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:58AM
Scott Borchetta

Scott Borchetta: 'We want to protect Taylor Swift's superfans'

Taylor Swift’s label boss – Scott Borchetta of Big Machine Records – has said the decision to withhold Swift’s music ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:56AM
2015 Music Producers Guild Awards shortlist revealed

2015 Music Producers Guild Awards shortlist revealed

Jake Gosling, Paul Epworth, Pharrell Williams and T-Bone Burnett are just some of the producers who have made it onto ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:39AM

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Official Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran pips Calvin Harris to No.1 on albums

Official Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran pips Calvin Harris to No.1 on albums Gated Content

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Some you win, some you lose…After completing a 19 week chart gestation to reach the top of the singles ...

by Alan Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:38AM
Richard Conlon

UMPG recruits former BMI exec Richard Conlon

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has recruited Richard Conlon, formerly of BMI, as a special advisor on performing rights.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 10th 2014 at 9:34AM
Wildhitz

Music video platform WildHitz launches in the UK

Online interactive music video platform WildHitz has now launched in the UK.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 3:39PM
One Media appoints Alice Dyson-Jones as Brand & Communications Manager

One Media appoints Alice Dyson-Jones as Brand & Communications Manager

One Media iP Group PLC (One Media) has appointed Alice Dyson-Jones as brand and communications manager, a newly created position ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 3:21PM

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Radio Academy

Radio Academy Awards to be replaced with new event

The Radio Academy Awards will not be held next year with a new celebratory event set to take over.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 2:54PM
Full Eurosonic Noorderslag Icelandic artist line-up revealed

Full Eurosonic Noorderslag Icelandic artist line-up revealed

A new wave of 18 Icelandic artists, ranging from electronica to pop to Viking metal, will be at the heart ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:46PM
Bono: 'Record companies aren't being transparent enough about Spotify revenue'

Bono: 'Record companies aren't being transparent enough about Spotify revenue'

U2 frontman Bono called for greater transparency in the music business while speaking at the Web Summit tech conference in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:42PM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, November 7 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:00AM

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Spotify

Jonathan Dickins: 'Spotify shouldn't force artists to be on the free tier'

Big name artists such as Taylor Swift would stop withholding music or removing catalogues from streaming services such as Spotify ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:38AM
Jonathan Dickins

Jonathan Dickins: 'Major labels live under a culture of fear - and it's dangerous'

Adele manager Jonathan Dickins has warned against the culture of fear that major labels operate under today.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:21AM
Music Week Presents: Maria Evangelou

Music Week Presents: Maria Evangelou

Taking us back to the 60s, Maria Evangelou is a new face in a bygone genre who's rhythmic voice masterfully ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 7th 2014 at 10:00AM
The Agency Group

The Agency Group acquires Bond Music Group

The Agency Group has acquired Bond Music Group - an independent boutique agency solely devoted to electronic music bands and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:47PM

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Snapchat

Spotify and Vevo in talks to integrate with Snapchat - report

Spotify and Vevo are among a number of media companies currently in partnership negotiations with Snapchat.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:39PM
Ticketmaster acquires Seatwave operating assets

Ticketmaster acquires Seatwave operating assets

Ticketmaster has completed the acquisition of operating assets from European resale marketplace, Seatwave.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 2:57PM
Meet & Jam, Spinnup and Island Records in new partnership

Meet & Jam, Spinnup and Island Records in new partnership

Meet & Jam, music distribution platform Spinnup and Island Records have entered a into a new partnership which will ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 11:53AM
Tom Odell soundtracks John Lewis Christmas ad campaign - watch it here

Tom Odell soundtracks John Lewis Christmas ad campaign - watch it here

Columbia-signed Tom Odell is the artist this year chosen to soundtrack John Lewis' Christmas advert, singing a version of John ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 6th 2014 at 11:11AM
Google Play launches in Iceland, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzgovina

Google Play launches in Iceland, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzgovina

Google Play Music and Movies are now available in Iceland, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzgovina - three territories that aren’t served by iTunes, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:43AM
Music Week Presents: The Common Linnets

Music Week Presents: The Common Linnets

The Common Linnets are a Dutch duo formed of solo artists Ilse DeLange and Waylon after knowing each other for ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:00AM
SoundExchange Q3 revenues increase 74% year-on-year

SoundExchange Q3 revenues increase 74% year-on-year

A record $267m was paid out by SoundExchange to record labels and performing artists in Q3 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 9:57AM
The Kinks 50th: Dave Davies - 'The media has changed for the better in a lot of ways'

The Kinks 50th: Dave Davies - 'The media has changed for the better in a lot of ways' Gated Content

When Dave Davies experimented by slicing the speaker cone in his amplifier in 1964, he created a distorted guitar ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 5th 2014 at 4:34PM