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Toto to release first studio album in nine years via Frontier Recordings Slr

Toto will release their first album in nine years on March 20 in Europe, with the UK and Oceania on ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 16th 2015 at 5:03PM
The Playlist, January 16, 2015

The Playlist, January 16, 2015

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

10 tracks featuring Kelly Clarkson / Tor Miller / Ibeyi / Django Django / G.R.L. / Emilie Nicholas / FKA Twigs /
Insieme Music Publishing signs Jonny Wright

Insieme Music Publishing signs Jonny Wright

Glassnote affiliate Insieme Music Publishing has signed songwriter, producer and arranger Jonny Wright in a worldwide publishing deal.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 3:45PM
Rdio launches in India

Rdio launches in India

Rdio has now launched in India, featuring a catalogue of over 32 million songs in 43 languages from global, regional ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 16th 2015 at 3:14PM

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Music Dealers reaches $15m revenue milestone

Music Dealers reaches $15m revenue milestone

Global music agency Music Dealers has reached $15 million in revenue earned for its community of more than 18,000 independent ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 3:13PM
Mike Weatherley

MPs pledge to ramp up anti-secondary ticketing campaign Gated Content

A number of MPs have hit back at the Government’s recent decision to reject amendments to the Consumer Rights Bill ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 16th 2015 at 2:36PM
Years & Years

The rise and rise of Years & Years Gated Content

With a debut album in the works, their first headline tour booked and now the BBC Sound Of 2015 accolade, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 16th 2015 at 2:18PM
NEC LDC

NEC Group sold to private equity firm

Birmingham City Council has agreed to sell the NEC Group to LDC - the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:23PM

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Today's iTunes Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Philip George No.2

Today's iTunes Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Philip George No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:00PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, the battle of the BRITs begins as nominations are ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 11:46AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, January 16

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, January 16 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 11:00AM
HMV No.1 physical retailer, vinyl sales up 170%, CDs 1.5%

HMV No.1 physical retailer, vinyl sales up 170%, CDs 1.5%

Hilco Capital, the company that bought HMV out of administration, has released its 2014 sales figures, which see the entertainment ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:47AM

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Jo Dipple: 'The Government must help establish conditions which allow us to exploit our works'

Jo Dipple: 'The Government must help establish conditions which allow us to exploit our works'

UK Music CEO Jo Dipple has celebrated the recent figures on the creative industries’ value to the UK economy, saying ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:43AM
Air Edel

Air Edel splits from Cutting Edge Group

Air Edel, the British firm that represents composers, arrangers, music editors and music supervisors, has split from owner Cutting Edge ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:29AM
BVMI

€100m gap between UK and German recorded music industries - report

The value of the German recorded music industry was €1.48bn in 2014, up 1.8% on 2013’s total.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 16th 2015 at 10:25AM
BRIT Awards 2015

BRIT Awards 2015 nominations revealed

Nominations for the BRIT Awards 2015 have been revealed with Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and George Ezra all in the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2015 at 6:00PM

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Twitch

Twitch launches music library

Videogame streaming platform Twitch has launched a free-to-use music library, music.twitch.tv.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 15th 2015 at 5:03PM
Editorial: Talent trumps all

Editorial: Talent trumps all Gated Content

How are those new year’s resolutions going? Yeah, thought so.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2015 at 3:48PM
MCPS sets new worldwide rates for TV music rights

MCPS sets new worldwide rates for TV music rights

MCPS has announced new production music rates for independent television production company licences that will apply to productions delivered on ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:59PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Philip George No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Philip George No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:00PM
EU Commission carrying out 'in-depth investigation' into PRS, STIM, GEMA hub

EU Commission carrying out 'in-depth investigation' into PRS, STIM, GEMA hub

The European Commission is investigating the proposed launch of a multi-territory licensing and processing hub by PRS for Music (UK), ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 15th 2015 at 12:38PM
Ticketmaster appoints Gillian Henderson as Business Development Director in Scotland

Ticketmaster appoints Gillian Henderson as Business Development Director in Scotland

Ticketmaster UK has hired Gillian Henderson as its new business development director, heading up operations in Scotland.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 15th 2015 at 12:33PM
Catfish

'UK creates a festival headlining guitar band once every 7 years' - Catfish manager

Catfish And The Bottlemen’s manager at ATC Management Arwen Hunt tells Music Week that, “the UK gives birth to a ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 15th 2015 at 12:17PM
The Orchard partners with Dangerbird Records

The Orchard partners with Dangerbird Records

The Orchard has partnered with Dangerbid Records in a deal that sees them distribute all digital and physical releases from ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 15th 2015 at 11:43AM
GUM

Marathon Artists teams with Green United Music to launch joint venture

Marathon Artists has teamed up with Paris-based artist development company, Green United Music (GUM), to form a joint venture, aimed ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 15th 2015 at 10:55AM