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Merlin to open New York office, Jim Mahoney to take US GM role

Merlin has appointed Jim Mahoney as its US general manager and will open a New York office in November.
 
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Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:36PM
Matt Bates

Matt Bates joins Primary Talent International Board

Matt Bates has joined Primary Talent International’s Board of Directors.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 3:12PM
Music Kickup: 'Artists are constantly fooled by the lure of simple turn-key solutions'

Music Kickup: 'Artists are constantly fooled by the lure of simple turn-key solutions' Gated Content

Since launching in 2011, Music Kickup has become a popular name amongst DIY artists for being a completely cost-free ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:51PM
Full Time Hobby: 'It's not the record label that's getting the lion's share now'

Full Time Hobby: 'It's not the record label that's getting the lion's share now' Gated Content

Ten years in the music business is an occasion worth celebrating. There have been a frightening number of music ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:30PM

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Johnny Marr

6 Music's Live At Maida Vale gets half a million Red Button views in first week

6 Music has seen “strong initial figures” for 2014’s Live At Maida Vale Red Button shows – with the service ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:13PM
Fairwood Music signs deal with Right Said Fred

Fairwood Music signs deal with Right Said Fred

Independent publishers Fairwood Music have signed Right Said Fred for a worldwide publishing agreement.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 2:06PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Taylor Swift No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Taylor Swift No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 1:00PM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing October 17, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:30PM

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Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for October 20-October 26 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:23PM
Inflyte

Former BBC presenter launches promo delivery platform for music companies and tastemakers

Belfast based music and technology company Inflyte has launched a new mobile platform that allows music companies and PR firms ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:59AM
Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Following news that the BPI was taking a case to criminal trial involving the Dancing Jesus forum this month, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:03AM
Sony/ATV signs All About That Bass songwriter

Sony/ATV signs All About That Bass songwriter

Sony/ATV has signed Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer Kevin Kadish in a worldwide deal.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:00AM

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Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, MAMA co-founder Dean James returns to the UK music ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 10:51AM
iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia appoints Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

iHeartMedia has hired Gayle Troberman executive vice president and chief marketing officer.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 16th 2014 at 10:47AM
Music Week Presents: The Rhetoriks

Music Week Presents: The Rhetoriks

The Rhetoriks are a dynamic duo made up of Scottish based songstress Elle Mariachi and London-born rapper J Active. They ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 16th 2014 at 10:00AM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, October 15 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 3:57PM

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UK record sales analysis: Q3 2014

UK record sales analysis: Q3 2014 Gated Content

While the decline in music sales is still inescapable, the slide of the singles and albums markets didn’t gain ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 1:56PM
Eric Levin named Warner CFO as Brian Roberts takes new role

Eric Levin named Warner CFO as Brian Roberts takes new role

Warner Music Group (WMG) has appointed Eric Levin as its new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He succeeds ...

on Oct 15th 2014 at 1:37PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Taylor Swift No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Taylor Swift No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 1:00PM
BBC working on hybrid radio

BBC working on hybrid radio

The BBC is working on a hybrid radio project with international partners to allow smartphone users to better enjoy listening ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 12:00PM
Check out the latest music industry jobs

Check out the latest music industry jobs

Searching for a new music industry job? A number of new vacancies have been added to the Music Week jobs ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 12:00PM
Ed Vaizey promises review of radio licencing rollovers

Ed Vaizey promises review of radio licencing rollovers

Speaking at Radio Festival in Manchester yesterday (Tuesday, October 14), Ed Vaizey MP committed to reviewing a second rollover of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 15th 2014 at 11:56AM
Mark Lawrence

AFEM launches campaign to get back 'lost' £100m a year for electronic artists

The Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) has launched a campaign, titled Get Played Get Paid, to ensure electronic music artists, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 15th 2014 at 11:19AM
Music Week Presents: STAL

Music Week Presents: STAL

Born and raised in the south of France, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer Pierre-Marie Maulini first started his musical career performing ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 15th 2014 at 10:00AM
Poland

BPI and MPA Poland trade mission applications now open

Music industry trade bodies, BPI and the Music Publishers Association (MPA), will embark on their first ever trade mission to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:47AM