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Sziget Festival sets attendance record

Sziget Festival sets attendance record

Hungary’s Sziget Festival enjoyed a record-breaking 2015 event, selling out three days despite increasing its daily capacity to 90,000.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 19th 2015 at 7:30AM
Brian Eno to deliver BBC Music John Peel Lecture at Radio Festival

Brian Eno to deliver BBC Music John Peel Lecture at Radio Festival

Brian Eno will deliver the BBC Music John Peel Lecture at Radio Festival 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 1:35PM
Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, launches 30th Century Records

Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, launches 30th Century Records

Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse has launched 30th Century Records, his imprint in collaboration with Columbia Records.  

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:47AM
SoundCloud close to deal with Universal - report

SoundCloud close to deal with Universal - report

SoundCloud is said to be close to signing a deal with a second major label - Universal.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:35AM

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Bristol nightclub Syndicate makes way for new venue

Bristol nightclub Syndicate makes way for new venue

Bristol's largest late-night club is to close after nine years of operation.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:27AM
Sillerman still wants to take SFX private

Sillerman still wants to take SFX private

SFX CEO Robert F.X. Sillerman still intends to take the company private despite having missed the deadline for the original ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:45AM
Deezer seeks investors - report

Deezer seeks investors - report

Deezer is seeking investment in a deal that could value the streaming service at around $1.1 billion.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:39AM
iTunes Festival rebranded as Apple Music Festival, coming September

iTunes Festival rebranded as Apple Music Festival, coming September

Apple’s iTunes Festival has been rebranded the Apple Music Festival, with Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Disclosure and Florence + The ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 18th 2015 at 10:12AM

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Overnight news from around the world

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Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 18th 2015 at 7:40AM
Historic Earls Court venue saved from closure

Historic Earls Court venue saved from closure

Historic west London venue The Troubadour, which has hosted performances by legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, has ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 18th 2015 at 7:30AM
Government makes music video age rating programme permanent

Government makes music video age rating programme permanent

Last year's Government-backed pilot programme to give relevant music videos an age rating has been made permanent after a successful ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 12:01AM
Baboom

Baboom launches, tells artists to 'take control of their content and careers'

Kim Dotcom-founded direct-to-fan streaming and download platform Baboom has launched with a call to independent artists to "upload their music ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 17th 2015 at 3:30PM

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CueSongs appoints Paul Sampson SVP global business development

CueSongs appoints Paul Sampson SVP global business development

CueSongs has appointed Paul Sampson to the newly created position of SVP global business development.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 17th 2015 at 3:24PM
Music Venue Trust teams with Jukely for Venues Day 2015

Music Venue Trust teams with Jukely for Venues Day 2015

Music charity the Music Venue Trust has announced concert subscription app Jukely as headline sponsor for Venues Day 2015.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 17th 2015 at 2:50PM

Artist Manager- Music

UK - London

Handle Recruitment is working with an Artist Management Company to source an Artist Manager to join their team in Central London.
Reporting to the Chairman, key responsibilities will include:

Skepta

Skepta to receive AIM Outstanding Contribution Award

Skepta will receive this year's Outstanding Contribution to Music gong at the AIM Independent Music Awards.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 17th 2015 at 12:27PM

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One Direction top mid-year tour earning rankings

One Direction top mid-year tour earning rankings

One Direction are the highest-earning touring act of 2015 so far, bringing in $107.7 million.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 17th 2015 at 12:03PM
Official Charts After Party

Official Charts partners with Coalition for new live events

The Official Charts Company and Coalition Talent are joining forces to create the Official Charts After Party tour.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 17th 2015 at 11:10AM
Tyler Brown

Syco Music appoints Tyler Brown to newly created Head of A&R role

Syco Entertainment has promoted Tyler Brown to the newly created position of head of A&R, Syco Music.

Tyler has worked ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:46AM
SFX Entertainment considering asset sale

SFX Entertainment considering asset sale

SFX Entertainment is considering selling its assets after its CEO, Robert Sillerman, failed in his initial bid to take the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:30AM
Kevin Weatherly to be named International Music Person Of The Year at MUSEXPO 2016

Kevin Weatherly to be named International Music Person Of The Year at MUSEXPO 2016

Kevin Weatherly, senior VP of programming at CBS Radio and program director of KROQ, JACK-FM and AMP Radio, will be ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:26AM
BMG

BMG appoints Jamie Nelson to A&R team Gated Content

BMG UK has appointed Jamie Nelson as director of A&R in its recordings business, reporting to SVP Korda Marshall.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 17th 2015 at 10:23AM
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Overnight news from around the world

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Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 17th 2015 at 7:05AM
Compton

International Charts Analysis: Dr. Dre takes top spots with digital-only release Gated Content

Dr Dre's first album since 1999, Compton is off to a flying start, with debuts at number one in Ireland, ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 16th 2015 at 10:27PM
Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights tops BuzzAngle US Albums Chart

Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights tops BuzzAngle US Albums Chart

Luke Bryan topped the BuzzAngle US charts on Friday with Kill The Lights, while OMI regained the top spot on ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 16th 2015 at 10:19PM