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Live Nation and Yahoo name artists for concert streaming channel

Live Nation and Yahoo name artists for concert streaming channel

Live Nation and Yahoo have named the artists to be featured in the first round of the companies' concert streaming ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 14th 2014 at 11:17AM
Government urged to reconsider music lesson funding cuts

Government urged to reconsider music lesson funding cuts

Johnny Greenwood and Julian Lloyd Weber are among a group of musicians urging the Government to reconsider its plans to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 14th 2014 at 11:15AM
PRS for Music launches app

PRS for Music launches app

PRS for Music has launched its first mobile app, available on Android and iOS.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 11:10AM
Omniphone/PonoMusic

Omnifone to power PonoMusic, Neil Young steps into CEO role

Omnifone has been revealed as the tech power behind Neil Young’s music download app PonoMusic as the service announces key ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:56AM

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Genius.com

Rap Genius raises $40m investment, changes name

Lyrics site Rap Genius has reportedly raised $40 million in private funding as it changes its name to Genius.com and ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:32AM
Vevo renews seven figure agreement with Toyota

Vevo renews seven figure agreement with Toyota

Music video and entertainment platform Vevo has renewed its advertising deal with Toyota AYGO for a second year.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:23AM
Music Week Presents: Making Monsters

Music Week Presents: Making Monsters

Making Monsters are a female fronted 4-piece of hard-hitting and riff-crazed musicians from Derry, Ireland. After having released their self-titled ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:00AM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Analysis: Sheeran sells 52k to keep X at No.1 Gated Content

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Ed Sheeran's second album X extends its opening residency atop the chart to three weeks, selling a further 52,152 ...

by Alan Jones
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:52AM

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Ministry Of Sound arrives on Spotify

Ministry Of Sound arrives on Spotify

After years of abstinence, Ministry Of Sound has now arrived on Spotify in a big way.

The UK-based independent label ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:43AM
The Playlist, July 11th 2014

The Playlist, July 11th 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Gwilym Gold / Death From Above 1979 / Christopher Owens / Empty Pools / We Were Evergreen / Walking On Cars / Ruu Campbell /

General Manager - O2 Academy Islington

UK - London

Academy Music Group is recruiting for a General Manager at London’s O2 Academy Islington.  Candidates should have at least three years’ experience of live and club venue management. 

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights signs Kravitz, Chili Peppers, Akon and more

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights signs Kravitz, Chili Peppers, Akon and more

Kobalt Neighbouring Rights (KNR) has added several international artists to its roster, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lenny Kravitz, Akon, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:13PM

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Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police have raided what may be Europe’s largest underground pressing plant for CDs, DVDs and vinyl records in Germany.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:05PM
Martin Bandier: Why current BMI and ASCAP deal isn't good enough for songwriters

Martin Bandier: Why current BMI and ASCAP deal isn't good enough for songwriters

Sony/ATV boss Martin Bandier has explained at length the publisher's reasons for considering the withdrawal of all of its performance ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:05PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: will.i.am No.1, Ariana Grande No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: will.i.am No.1, Ariana Grande No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 1:00PM
Music Gateway

Music Gateway adds A&R, promo and booking facilities to industry collaboration platform

Music Gateway has added a number of new project types to its online collaboration and networking platform for music talent ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 11th 2014 at 11:55AM

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The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, July 11 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 11th 2014 at 11:00AM
DJ/producer Maarcos and Sony EDM Director launch Fuze Records

DJ/producer Maarcos and Sony EDM Director launch Fuze Records

DJ/Producer Maarcos and Sony Music Australia EDM director, Jon Hanlon have launched a new EDM label called Fuze Records.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:35AM
Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra

Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra Gated Content

The latest Capital Xtra network playlist for the week commencing July 11, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:35AM
SoundCloud close to finalising major label deals - report

SoundCloud close to finalising major label deals - report

SoundCloud is said to be close to deals with Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group for ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:29AM
Martin Ingestrom to head up UMP Sweden and Nordic operations

Martin Ingestrom to head up UMP Sweden and Nordic operations

Martin Ingestrom has been promoted to president, UMP Sweden and SVP Nordic Countries, UMP.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:07AM
Music Week Presents: Billie Marten

Music Week Presents: Billie Marten

At only fourteen-years of age, graceful singer-songwriter Billie Marten fuses mature yet graceful vocals with stunning acoustic arrangements. Having posted ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:00AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing July 11, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 9:34AM
Sony ATV threatens 'removal of all rights' from BMI and ASCAP

Sony ATV threatens 'removal of all rights' from BMI and ASCAP

In a landmark move, Sony ATV is threatening to withdraw the licensing of all of its rights from US collection ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 11th 2014 at 8:45AM
Sophie Ellis-Bextor: 'Women should be encouraged to not view each other as a threat'

Sophie Ellis-Bextor: 'Women should be encouraged to not view each other as a threat' Gated Content

Earlier this year, Sophie Ellis-Bextor surprised everyone. Her indie/folk fifth album Wanderlust reached No.4 on the UK Albums Chart, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 10th 2014 at 4:00PM