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Rogue Grooveshark reviver: 'You will not stop us'

Less than a week after Grooveshark was shut down due to legal action brought against its operators for copyright infringement, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 15th 2015 at 10:46AM
Paul Williams

ASCAP rallies troops in 'fight for fairness' Gated Content

ASCAP has got an army of songwriters with marching orders. Size: Around 525,000 songwriters and composers. Target: Washington, DC. Mission: ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on May 15th 2015 at 10:44AM
BB King

Blues legend BB King dies, aged 89

Legendary blues guitarist BB King has died aged 89 in a Las Vegas hospital following on-going diabetes-related health problems.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 15th 2015 at 10:27AM
Will Young

Will Young: I resented my Pop Idol link to begin with

Will Young is “an all rounder, a blinder” says his new record label boss, Island president Darcus Beese. The singer’s ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 15th 2015 at 10:19AM

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Sarah Boorman

Sarah Boorman named GM at Universal Music TV

Sarah Boorman has been appointed general manager of Universal Music TV.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 15th 2015 at 10:08AM
Wenham

AIM and BBC celebrate 'beyond commercial' partnership

AIM is celebrating the one year anniversary of its licensing deal with the BBC, which has seen the body’s members ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 15th 2015 at 10:03AM
Music Week Presents: Garden City Movement

Music Week Presents: Garden City Movement

Garden City Movement are an electronic indie-pop trio-galore who resonate on the electonica music scene from their hometown in Tel ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on May 15th 2015 at 10:00AM
Arthur Fogel declares U2 ticket sales 'a home run' as arena strategy pays off

Arthur Fogel declares U2 ticket sales 'a home run' as arena strategy pays off

Live Nation global touring chief Arthur Fogel has discussed the challenges of producing tours by Madonna and U2 in the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 15th 2015 at 9:55AM

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Jack Daniel's takes Jack Rocks emerging music initiative to festivals

Jack Daniel's takes Jack Rocks emerging music initiative to festivals

Jack Daniel’s has teamed up with a number of UK festivals to host a series of stages under its Jack ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 15th 2015 at 9:53AM
Lohan Presencer

Lohan Presencer: Subscription model only favours 'the three biggest players in the game'

Known for not shying away from expressing his views about the on-going freemium debate, Ministry of Sound CEO Lohan Presencer ...

by MURRAY STASSEN
on May 14th 2015 at 3:46PM
Raphael and Charrington: 'Everyone thinks A&R is about closing the deal. That's the easy bit'

Raphael and Charrington: 'Everyone thinks A&R is about closing the deal. That's the easy bit' Gated Content

Jo Charrington, EVP A&R at Captol Records UK, isn’t a ‘You okay, hun?’ kind of woman. And who knows exactly ...

by DAVE ROBERTS
on May 14th 2015 at 3:45PM
Radio Awards

2015 Arqiva Radio Award nominations revealed

Absolute Radio, Planet Rock, Hallam FM and Radio Plymouth are all up for Station of the Year gongs at this ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 14th 2015 at 2:36PM

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Festival Republic launches multi-genre 'Community' festival

Festival Republic launches multi-genre 'Community' festival

Festival Republic is launching a new multi-genre music festival in east London to showcase emerging talent.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 14th 2015 at 12:12PM
Rdio

Rdio launches low-cost 'Select' tier

Streaming service Rdio has launched a new subscription tier to its offering.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 14th 2015 at 11:25AM
Dr Dre

Apple to drop Beats brand for 'Apple Music' streaming service - report

Apple’s long anticipated streaming service will be called ‘Apple Music’, according to reports.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 14th 2015 at 10:59AM

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Jo Dipple

UK Music tells Government: 'Fight our corner in Europe'

UK Music is urging David Cameron’s Conservative Government to take bolder action in Europe when it comes to the music ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 14th 2015 at 10:13AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of this week's issue of Music Week, trade bodies UK Music and the BPI welcome new ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 14th 2015 at 9:35AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, May 13

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, May 13 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 13th 2015 at 3:57PM
The Raine Group's Jordan Zachary joins Live Nation

The Raine Group's Jordan Zachary joins Live Nation

Live Nation has named Jordan Zachary as its chief strategy officer.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 13th 2015 at 3:52PM
TuneCore partners with DanceOn

TuneCore partners with DanceOn

TuneCore has partnered with DanceOn, the digital network for music entertainment through dance.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 13th 2015 at 3:50PM
The The's Matt Johnson joins Fireside Sessions at The Great Escape

The The's Matt Johnson joins Fireside Sessions at The Great Escape

The The's Matt Johnson will take part in The Fireside Sessions on Thursday at The Great Escape.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 13th 2015 at 3:37PM
Sonia

SoundCloud hires Facebook exec for new position

SoundCloud has hired Sonia Flynn for the newly created position of vice president, international.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 13th 2015 at 2:33PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Lunchmoney Lewis No.1, Omi No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Lunchmoney Lewis No.1, Omi No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1:30pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 13th 2015 at 1:30PM
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 May 13th 2015 at 1:10PM