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Ministry of Sound launches new internship

Ministry of Sound launches new internship

Ministry of Sound has launched what it believes may become the UK’s most sought after internship.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 16th 2015 at 4:20PM
New Music Week ChartPack available now

New Music Week ChartPack available now Gated Content

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:14PM
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Metal label Music For Nations to return after 10 years

Heavy metal, rock and prog record label Music For Nations is returning this year after a decade of inactivity.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 16th 2015 at 2:38PM
Shortlist announced for Liverpool's GIT award

Shortlist announced for Liverpool's GIT award

The shortlist for the 2015 GIT Awards has been revealed, featuring BBC Sound Of nominee Lapsley and previous On The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 16th 2015 at 2:00PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 16th 2015 at 1:00PM
Bestival to expand to Canada

Bestival to expand to Canada

Details have been confirmed of the first international Bestival, to be held at Hanlan's Point Beach in Toronto, Canada, from ...

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on Feb 16th 2015 at 12:52PM
Queen manager Jim Beach to receive Peter Grant Award at Artist & Manager Awards

Queen manager Jim Beach to receive Peter Grant Award at Artist & Manager Awards

This year’s recipient of the Peter Grant Award will be Jim Beach, manager of Queen.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 16th 2015 at 11:20AM
Taylor Swift

Snapchat boss looking to buy Big Machine?

Snapchat boss Evan Spiegel is allegedly interested in buying Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine label, according to New York Post sources.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 16th 2015 at 10:59AM

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Zane Lowe

Will Zane Lowe curate Apple's new streaming service?

Industry tongues were set wagging over the weekend by news that Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe is to leave the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 16th 2015 at 10:07AM
Trio combine to launch Three Six Zero Entertainment

Trio combine to launch Three Six Zero Entertainment

Talent agent David Unger has joined Three Six Zero Group co-founders Mark Gillespie and Dean Wilson to form full-service management ...

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on Feb 16th 2015 at 9:53AM
Zane Lowe

Zane Lowe to leave Radio 1 for Apple US role

Zane Lowe will leave Radio 1 in March, after more than a decade at the station, to take on a ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 15th 2015 at 10:06AM

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The Playlist, February 13, 2015

The Playlist, February 13, 2015

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

 

10 tracks featuring Florence + The Machine / Hot Chip / The Go! Team / Joanna Gruesome / Nai Harvest / The Twilight Sad / Leon Bridges /
Columbia UK: 'Artistic excellence is a common thread in our roster'

Columbia UK: 'Artistic excellence is a common thread in our roster' Gated Content

Alison Donald and Mark Terry have headed Columbia UK since April 2012 – but this is the first time ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:52PM
'Micro-licensing business set to boom in next five years'

'Micro-licensing business set to boom in next five years' Gated Content

The micro-licensing business could be worth over $500 million in five years’ time thanks to a growing number of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:35PM
Sync Story: Bupa holds on to Johnny Stimson

Sync Story: Bupa holds on to Johnny Stimson Gated Content

Two weeks at No.1, slipping to No.6 in the third? That’s not a bad chart record for an unknown ...

on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:12PM

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On The Radar: Lowell

On The Radar: Lowell Gated Content

As a classically trained artist with synaesthesia that’s been writing with Icona Pop, Lowell ticks a lot of boxes ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 1:50PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Rihanna and Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 1:00PM
Rizzle Kicks, Laura Wright join judging panel for The Big Music Project final

Rizzle Kicks, Laura Wright join judging panel for The Big Music Project final

Former BRIT School alumni, hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks (pictured) and English soprano Laura Wright, will join label executives ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:34PM
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H2 2014 ABCs: NME down 23%, Rock Sound up 2.2% YoY

Latest ABC figures for the six months ending December 31, 2014 show just one music magazine’s sales rising year-on-year: the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:04PM
Paul Epworth

Paul Epworth wins MPG and BRITs Producer Of The Year award

Paul Epworth (pictured) scooped the Producer Of The Year award at the Music Producers Guild Awards for the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 13th 2015 at 11:21AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, February 13

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, February 13 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 11:00AM
Spotify: 'Album chart integration can win over remaining streaming sceptics'

Spotify: 'Album chart integration can win over remaining streaming sceptics'

Spotify’s head of label relations for Europe, Kevin Brown, is hoping that the integrating of streaming data in the Official ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:30AM
Visage

Steve Strange dies aged 55

Steve Strange has died in a hospital in Egypt aged 55 following a heart attack. He was believed to be ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 13th 2015 at 10:01AM
IMS

Pete Tong, Rudimental to appear at Dalt Vila events during IMS Ibiza 2015

The first acts for the two Dalt Vila events during IMS Ibiza 2015 have been revealed.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 12th 2015 at 3:45PM