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Sony Music Unlimited folded with just 20,000 subscribers - report

Sony Music Unlimited folded with just 20,000 subscribers - report

Sony Music Unlimited had just 20,000 subscribers before it collapsed in January, according to a leaked document.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 13th 2015 at 10:46AM
David Renzer

Spirit Music Group signs joint venture with T Bone Burnett

Spirit Music Group has entered into a joint venture with songwriter and producer T Bone Burnett.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 13th 2015 at 10:33AM
Vivendi

UMG parent company Vivendi sees Q1 revenues of €2.49bn

Universal Music Group’s (UMG) parent company Vivendi saw its first quarter revenues increase by 7.5% year-on-year, to €2.49 billion, according ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 13th 2015 at 10:30AM
Luke Ellis

[PIAS] appoints Luke Ellis as National Radio Plugger

[PIAS] has announced the appointment of Luke Ellis, who will join the company’s in-house promotions team as national radio plugger.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 13th 2015 at 9:49AM

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Walk The Moon

Walk The Moon sign to Sony/ATV

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with alternative rock band Walk The Moon.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 13th 2015 at 9:35AM
Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering the seven days commencing May 13 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 12th 2015 at 5:52PM
First Live Nation Music Awards announced for October 1

First Live Nation Music Awards announced for October 1

Live Nation is teaming up with Turner Broadcasting System to launch a new TV awards show honouring the best live ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 12th 2015 at 4:54PM
Universal promotes Deborah Hyacinth

Universal promotes Deborah Hyacinth

Universal Music Group has promoted Deborah Hyacinth to the new role of senior vice-president digital marketing innovation.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 12th 2015 at 2:21PM

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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 (1pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 12th 2015 at 1:00PM
Warner posts profit in fiscal Q2 2015

Warner posts profit in fiscal Q2 2015

Warner Music Group saw a net income of $19 million in 2015's second fiscal quarter, up from a net loss ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 12th 2015 at 12:49PM
IMS Ibiza 2015 line-up revealed

IMS Ibiza 2015 line-up revealed

The full conference and live line-up for IMS 2105, which takes place in Ibiza from May 20 - 22, has ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 12th 2015 at 11:39AM
T in the Park site move gets green light

T in the Park site move gets green light

T in the Park has been given the go-ahead after Perth and Kinross councillors unanimously passed plans to host the 2015 ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 12th 2015 at 11:33AM

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ASCAP names Clara Kim as new General Counsel

ASCAP names Clara Kim as new General Counsel

ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews has appointed Clara Kim to replace her as the new executive vice president and general counsel ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on May 12th 2015 at 11:00AM
American Idol axed after 15 seasons

American Idol axed after 15 seasons

American Idol is to end after its 15th and final season next year, Fox has announced.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 12th 2015 at 10:28AM
Councillors to vote on T in the Park site application

Councillors to vote on T in the Park site application

T in the Park organiser DF Concerts will find out today whether its bid to host this year’s festival at ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 12th 2015 at 10:12AM
Alexis Hooper

French digital distributor Idol lands in the UK

Independent French distribution company, Idol, has officially landed in the UK.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 12th 2015 at 10:11AM

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Radio playlist update: Xfm

Radio playlist update: Xfm Gated Content

Xfm has revealed its new playlist and Records of the Week for the period commencing May 11.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 12th 2015 at 10:08AM
AMG and Download Festival back national Access Card scheme

AMG and Download Festival back national Access Card scheme

Academy Music Group (AMG) venues have joined Download Festival in adopting Nimbus Disability’s national Access Card scheme.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 11th 2015 at 4:11PM
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 May 11th 2015 at 3:31PM
Kartel signs British Sea Power

Kartel signs British Sea Power

Kartel Music Group has penned a global services deal with British Sea Power.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 11th 2015 at 3:07PM
Lucy Spraggan: 'The music industry is a massive struggle'

Lucy Spraggan: 'The music industry is a massive struggle'

Dig out the Music Week issue dated 31/08/2012 and you’ll find Lucy Spraggan on the cover. The 23-year-old singer/songwriter was ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 11th 2015 at 2:47PM
Applications open for Gilles Peterson Brownswood Music music discovery programme

Applications open for Gilles Peterson Brownswood Music music discovery programme

Applications have opened for artists to apply for Future Bubblers, a new three-year programme launched by Gilles Peterson and his ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 11th 2015 at 2:38PM
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 (1pm) – are:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 11th 2015 at 1:00PM
Kobalt agrees admin deal with Tattersfield's Good Soldier Songs

Kobalt agrees admin deal with Tattersfield's Good Soldier Songs

Kobalt Music Publishing has signed a deal with Christian Tattersfield’s Good Soldier Songs, which represents acts including Biffy Clyro and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 11th 2015 at 11:50AM
Fairwood signs worldwide deal with Gemma Hayes

Fairwood signs worldwide deal with Gemma Hayes

Fairwood Music have signed a long term, global deal with Gemma Hayes.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 11th 2015 at 11:48AM