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Women In Music event to return in November

The second Women In Music day will take place on November 13 at the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington.

The event ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 13th 2015 at 10:12AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 13th 2015 at 7:40AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, August 12

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, August 12 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 12th 2015 at 5:45PM
Australian live music sector contributed $15.7 billion to community in 2014, says study

Australian live music sector contributed $15.7 billion to community in 2014, says study

The live music sector contributed $15.7 billion to the Australian community last year, according to research conducted by the University ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 12th 2015 at 3:57PM

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LyricFind partners for expansion into China

LyricFind partners for expansion into China

B2B lyric licensing outfit LyricFind has partnered with China’s leading digital music distribution company, R2G, in a bid to expand ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 12th 2015 at 3:32PM
Houston venue renamed Revention Music Center

Houston venue renamed Revention Music Center

The Bayou Music Center in downtown Houston has been renamed Revention Music Center in a new multi-year naming rights deal ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 12th 2015 at 2:56PM
American Federation of Musicians files lawsuits over film scores

American Federation of Musicians files lawsuits over film scores

The American Federation of Musicians (AFM) has filed lawsuits against Warner Bros, MGM and Paramount in recent months over alleged ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 12th 2015 at 2:18PM
1D

Sony achieves first domestic Top 3 singles streak in 20 years

Sony Music UK celebrated a 20 year best for its domestic artists in the Official UK Singles Chart on Friday ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 12th 2015 at 11:47AM

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AIM reveals awards nominees

AIM reveals awards nominees

The Association of Independent Music has revealed the nominees for the fifth annual AIM Independent Music Awards.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 12th 2015 at 10:25AM
AEG Live opens new US regional office

AEG Live opens new US regional office

AEG Live has opened a new Gulf Coast regional office following its acquisition of New Orleans-based event promoter Winter Circle ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 12th 2015 at 10:00AM
Operation Creative sees 73% drop in top UK advertising on illegal sites

Operation Creative sees 73% drop in top UK advertising on illegal sites

There has been a 73% decrease in advertising from the UK’s top ad spending companies on copyright infringing websites as ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 12th 2015 at 9:55AM
LA's Greek Theatre declared an open venue

LA's Greek Theatre declared an open venue

The City of Los Angeles has declared the Greek Theatre an open venue following months of wrangling.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 12th 2015 at 9:45AM

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AEG's Brian Kabatznick appointed president of European Arenas Association

AEG's Brian Kabatznick appointed president of European Arenas Association

AEG Facilitiies' Brian Kabatznick has been appointed the new president of the European Arenas Association (EAA).

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 12th 2015 at 9:30AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 12th 2015 at 7:30AM
The Playlist: August 10, 2015

The Playlist: August 10, 2015

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

10 tracks featuring Blossoms / Hippo Campus / Ben Khan / Grubs / Reverend & The Makers / VANT / Rhodes + Birdy /
Pia

BBC 6 Music's Camilla Pia heading to Apple - sources

BBC 6 Music's Camilla Pia is to leave the broadcaster for a role at Apple, Music Week understands.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2015 at 3:37PM

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'Zane who?' Ben Cooper celebrates Radio 1 and 1Xtra RAJAR jump

'Zane who?' Ben Cooper celebrates Radio 1 and 1Xtra RAJAR jump Gated Content

BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra controller Ben Cooper was jubilant following Q2 2015 RAJAR figures, which saw both stations up ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 11th 2015 at 3:20PM
Louis Walsh: 'One Direction have one more album then that's it'

Louis Walsh: 'One Direction have one more album then that's it'

Louis Walsh has predicted One Direction have just one album left together as a band. 

on Aug 11th 2015 at 2:27PM
B Unique

Spirit and B-Unique partner to form Spirit B-Unique Gated Content

Spirit Music Group and B-Unique have partnered to establish a new independent music publishing company based in the UK.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2015 at 2:14PM
Weller Media Agency expands into US

Weller Media Agency expands into US

Weller Media Agency is expanding into the US, opening an New York office.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 11th 2015 at 1:36PM
'Cronyism' row over T In The Park funding - report

'Cronyism' row over T In The Park funding - report

A “cronyism” row has broken out after it emerged a former SNP advisor working for T In The Park helped ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 11th 2015 at 12:10PM
Mixcloud

Mixcloud considers including live radio on streaming service

Mixcloud is considering adding live radio broadcasts to its services as well as a 24-hour service using shows that are ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 11th 2015 at 11:42AM
SFX Entertainment's net loss rises 36% despite revenue increase

SFX Entertainment's net loss rises 36% despite revenue increase

A 48.3% year-on-year revenue increase to $121.1 million failed to prevent EDM promoter SFX Entertainment’s net loss rising by 36.2% ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 11th 2015 at 11:24AM
Daniel Ek

Ad-based music streaming revenue to exceed $1bn by 2017, says new report

Revenue generated through ad-based music streaming is set to top $1 billion by 2017, “despite the declining number of freemium ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 11th 2015 at 11:20AM
PRS for Music Foundation announces new Momentum Music round

PRS for Music Foundation announces new Momentum Music round

Spring King, Ben Khan and Bill Ryder-Jones are among the new batch of artists set to received Momentum Music funds ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 11th 2015 at 11:09AM