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Jody Gerson leaves Sony/ATV for top Universal Music Publishing job

Jody Gerson leaves Sony/ATV for top Universal Music Publishing job

Sony/ATV co-president Jody Gerson will leave the company at the end of the year to become CEO/Chairman of rival major ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 1st 2014 at 8:19PM
Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra

Radio playlist update: Capital Xtra Gated Content

The latest Capital Xtra network playlist for the week commencing August 1, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 1st 2014 at 4:52PM
The Playlist, August 1st 2014

The Playlist, August 1st 2014

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

10 tracks featuring Karen O / Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj / Demons Of Ruby Mae / Alvvays / PHOX / The Shires / Cymbals Eat Guitars /
Parliament passes 'right to parody' law

Parliament passes 'right to parody' law

The House of Lords has voted in favour of a law that will give people the right to alter copyrighted ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 1st 2014 at 1:43PM

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Live Nation Q2 profits fall YoY, but ticket revenue increases 10%

Live Nation Q2 profits fall YoY, but ticket revenue increases 10%

Live Nation’s ticketing income increased 10% in the second quarter of 2014, reaching $371 million, although overall profits fell 60% ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 1st 2014 at 1:12PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 1st 2014 at 1:00PM
Fantasy Football Trophy

Music Week and Shoot Music launch industry's biggest Fantasy Football League

Following on from the A-Z Industry Supporters survey, Music Week and Shoot Music have come together again in celebration ...

on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:52AM
Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men'

Velocity Communications: 'People shouldn't hire yes men' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Andy Saunders, founder of Velocity Communications.

by MusicWeek Staff
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:30AM

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Rob Guthrie promoted at Songs Music Publishing

Rob Guthrie promoted at Songs Music Publishing

Rob Guthrie has been promoted to head of operations at Songs Music Publishing, from his previous position as head of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:26AM
UK

British acts claimed 1 in every 8 albums sold globally in 2013

One in every eight artist albums sold across the globe in 2013 was from a British act.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:19AM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, August 1 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:00AM
Example: 'I needed to reinvigorate myself'

Example: 'I needed to reinvigorate myself' Gated Content

Example’s record sales seems to have hit a plateau. After reaching No.1 on the UK Albums Chart with his third ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:55AM

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Rob Bowley

7Digital's Rob Bowley joins mobile app PingTune

7Digital's VP of technology Rob Bowley has left the company to join new mobile messaging app PingTune as CTO.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:44AM
Zach Horowitz

Horowitz steps down as Chairman/CEO of UMPG after 30 years

Universal Music Publishing Group chairman and CEO Zach Horowitz has stepped down from his position after 30 years at the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:34AM
Apple confirms Beats staff cuts

Apple confirms Beats staff cuts

Apple has confirmed recent reports that it will be cutting jobs, but denies that as many as 200 staff will ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:34AM
SESAC makes key leadership changes and acquires controlling interest in Rumblefish

SESAC makes key leadership changes and acquires controlling interest in Rumblefish

Performance rights organisation SESAC has made several key changes to its leadership as well as acquiring a controlling interest in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:27AM

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Music Week Presents: Kate Miller

Music Week Presents: Kate Miller

North London based singer/songwriter Kate Miller first began her journey into a musical career when she started songwriting at the ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:00AM
Vince Power

Vince Power banned from staging live music events

Promoter Vince Power has been banned from staging live music events by London's High Court.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 1st 2014 at 9:58AM
Essential signs LA Label Linear Labs

Essential signs LA Label Linear Labs Gated Content

Essential Music & Marketing has signed LA-based record label Linear Labs for physical and digital distribution and marketing in Europe.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 31st 2014 at 3:47PM
Warner Music Group

Former Sony exec joins Warner Music Nashville as SVP of Publicity

Warner Music Nashville has appointed Wes Vause to senior vice president, Publicity.

Effective October, 2014, Vause will oversee all publicity ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 3:47PM
Smooth

RAJAR: Smooth adds more than 200,000 listeners in London

Smooth Radio saw the biggest gains in the capital, increasing its year-on-year reach by more than 200,000 listeners.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 2:09PM
5 Seconds Of Summer debut album lands at No.1 in US

5 Seconds Of Summer debut album lands at No.1 in US

Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer’s self-titled album has debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200, selling over 253,000 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 31st 2014 at 1:15PM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing August 1, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 31st 2014 at 1:09PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: MAGIC! No.1, Cheryl Cole No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 31st 2014 at 1:00PM
NMPA sues SeekLyrics and LyricsTime for copyright infringement

NMPA sues SeekLyrics and LyricsTime for copyright infringement

The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) is suing lyrics websites, SeekLyrics and LyricsTime for copyright infringement in the US.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 31st 2014 at 11:22AM