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Call to arms to celebrate indie venues

Call to arms to celebrate indie venues

The plight of the UK’s grassroots circuit hovers over the third annual Independent Venue Week (IVW), which begins today.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:07AM
Santana's original line-up reunites for new album after 45 years

Santana's original line-up reunites for new album after 45 years

Four of the original members of Santana - guitarist Carlos Santana, keyboard player Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, percussionist Michael Carabello ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jan 25th 2016 at 9:55AM
Live365 to close at the end of January

Live365 to close at the end of January

Internet radio streaming platform Live365 will shut down at the end of January, blaming the recent webcasting rates, set at ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jan 25th 2016 at 9:30AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Avicii named most popular songwriter in Sweden

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 25th 2016 at 7:30AM

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David Bowie

International Charts Analysis: Bowie's Blackstar dominates charts worldwide

After debuting at No.1 in Belgium (both Flanders and Wallonia), Croatia, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand and ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 8:58PM
David Bowie

Official Charts Analysis: David Bowie still No.1 album

In the first full chart week to elapse since his untimely death on January 10 - just two days after ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 6:00PM
Official Charts Analysis: Shawn Mendes's Stitches dethrones Justin Bieber's Love Yourself

Official Charts Analysis: Shawn Mendes's Stitches dethrones Justin Bieber's Love Yourself

In a closely contested battle for chart honours, Justin Bieber's Love Yourself is dethroned for the second time, as compatriot ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 6:00PM
T In The Park bosses slammed over 2015 failings

T In The Park bosses slammed over 2015 failings

A damning report into T In The Park has warned organisers there must not be a repeat of the failings ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 4:56PM

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Ziggy Stardust

David Bowie remembered: David Stopps, founder of Friars Aylesbury

“What’s a clean cut kid like you still doing in a small town like this?”

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 3:47PM
Dooley

Dooley's (Digital Diary) - 22/01/16

Happy New Year! What do you mean we’ve already stopped saying that? Dooley, you see, as befitting a man or ...

on Jan 22nd 2016 at 3:09PM
Zara Larsson holds on to No.1 in European Border Breakers Chart

Zara Larsson holds on to No.1 in European Border Breakers Chart

Zara Larsson has held on to the No.1 spot in this week's European Border Breakers chart.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 1:00PM
Festivals sign up to Access Starts Online campaign

Festivals sign up to Access Starts Online campaign

Nine members of the Association Of Independent Festivals (AIF) have introduced a designated access information page on their event’s website ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:34AM

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Petition to safeguard Belfast's Mandela Hall

Petition to safeguard Belfast's Mandela Hall

Nearly 3,000 people have signed a petition opposing the redevelopment of Mandela Hall one of Northern Ireland's best-known live music ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:17AM
BBC Music partners with Record Store Day

BBC Music partners with Record Store Day

BBC Music has partnered with Record Store Day UK for its ninth annual celebration of independent record shops and the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 10:04AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Music streaming revenue more than doubled last year

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 7:20AM
Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's Entertainment On Demand relaunches music site

Sainsbury’s Entertainment on Demand’s has relaunched launched a new music site with over 20 million tracks and 2.5million albums available ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 21st 2016 at 3:54PM

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Nominations invited for International Music Industry Awards

Nominations invited for International Music Industry Awards

Nominations are open for the third annual International Music Industry Awards, set to take place at global music industry gathering ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:41PM
Entertainment One acquires Dualtone Music Group

Entertainment One acquires Dualtone Music Group

Entertainment One (eOne) has announced the acquisition of Nashville-based Dualtone Music Group, home of The Lumineers (pictured).

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:10PM
Woolfson

Sports marketing agency Synergy launches entertainment division

Sports marketing agency Synergy has launched a new entertainment division, which will be led by renowned entertainment specialist Arnon Woolfson, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 21st 2016 at 11:24AM
Vevo's Tom Connaughton promoted to SVP, content and programming

Vevo's Tom Connaughton promoted to SVP, content and programming

Vevo has announced that Tom Connaughton will take up a new position, heading up the global content and programming team.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:58AM
7digital partners with eMusic

7digital partners with eMusic

7digital has announced a deal with eMusic, a music discovery and download-to-own destination. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:28AM
SBTV launches SBTV News in partnership with Press Association

SBTV launches SBTV News in partnership with Press Association

Digital music discovery platform SBTV is marking its tenth anniversary with the launch of a news channel, SBTV News, in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 21st 2016 at 10:25AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Wolf at the door for SESAC International

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 21st 2016 at 7:30AM
Nigel Reeve

Remembering David Bowie: Warner Music's Nigel Reeve

As the shockwaves continue to reverberate around the world of music at David Bowie’s death last week, the great man’s ...

by Mark Sutherland
on Jan 20th 2016 at 6:11PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, January 20

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, January 20 Gated Content

Today's Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 20th 2016 at 5:45PM