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PPL reveals 6% growth in international revenues Gated Content

UK music licensing company PPL has enjoyed a 6% uplift in its international revenues, collected for performers and record companies, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 13th 2015 at 12:30PM
Play It Again Sam signs global deal with Lisa Mitchell

Play It Again Sam signs global deal with Lisa Mitchell

Play It Again Sam has signed a global recordings deal (excluding Australia and new Zealand) with singer/songwriter Lisa Mitchell.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 13th 2015 at 12:11PM
Rory Bett

MAMA & Company considering sale - sources

Festival and venue operator MAMA & Company has appointed global business advisors AlixPartners as it mulls its options following two ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:48AM
Revelator launches in the US, completes $500k seed funding round

Revelator launches in the US, completes $500k seed funding round

Cloud-based software provider Revelator has launched in the US, following the completion of a $500,000 seed funding round.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:25AM

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David Grutman

IMS Visionaries contest open for entries

The International Music Summit will offer individuals aged 25 and under across the globe the chance to deliver keynote speeches, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:02AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, March 13

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, March 13 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:00AM
France

France outlines new anti-piracy measures

French Minister of Culture, Fleur Pellerin, has presented a paper to the country’s Council of Ministers outlining a plan to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:22AM
LyricFind hires Shazam's Will Mills

LyricFind hires Shazam's Will Mills

B2B lyric licensing company LyricFind has hired Will Mills as chief revenue officer as it expands further into Europe.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 13th 2015 at 10:11AM

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Amy Dietz

INgrooves Music Group promotes Amy Dietz to EVP

INgrooves Music Group has promoted Amy Dietz to executive vice president/GM.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 13th 2015 at 9:44AM
Twickets

Superstar line-up of investors to support ticketing exchange platform, Twickets

Ticketing app Twickets has won the support of a number of high-profile music execs for its fan-to-fan ticket exchange platform.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 12th 2015 at 7:03PM
Matt Johnson

The The's Matt Johnson signs with Kobalt Music Publishing

Matt Johnson, singer/songwriter, composer and founder of the band The The, has signed a global publishing administration deal with Kobalt ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 12th 2015 at 2:40PM
Backstreet Boys: 'We were put together, but we became a band'

Backstreet Boys: 'We were put together, but we became a band'

Pop fan or not, you’ll know Backstreet Boys’ best singles, the likes of Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) and I Want It ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 1:45PM

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Drag CIty

Drag City Records: 'Our version of music' Gated Content

For 25 years, Chicago-based indie label Drag City Records has been home to an eclectic array of artists, having championed ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 12th 2015 at 1:28PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Sam Smith No.1, Flo Rida No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Sam Smith No.1, Flo Rida No.2

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

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 1:00PM
Jack Daniel's partners on Grassroots Investor project to protect small venue network

Jack Daniel's partners on Grassroots Investor project to protect small venue network

Jack Daniel's has signed up for the Music Venue Trust's Grassroots Investor project.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:40AM
Blurred Lines poll

POLL: Do you agree with the Blurred Lines verdict?

Yesterday, a Californian jury decided that Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I.’s Blurred Lines breached the copyright of Marvin Gaye’s ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:35AM

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paramore

The SSE Arena, Wembley: 'We brand ourselves as iconic' Gated Content

The SSE Arena, Wembley, situated next to Wembley Stadium, has a certain amount of prestige. Built in 1934, it’s hosted ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:27AM
Jay Z

Jay Z's Aspiro bid accepted - report

Jay Z's bid for Aspiro, the Swedish company that own high fidelity streaming service Tidal, has reportedly been accepted, despite ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:59AM
Robin Thicke

Blurred Lines verdict 'doesn't set a new precedent and shouldn't stifle creativity'

It was decided by a Californian court earlier this week that Blurred Lines, the hit single by Pharrell Williams, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:36AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Twickets unveils an all-star Board of investors to support ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:35AM
RIAA calls for tougher anti-piracy measures

RIAA calls for tougher anti-piracy measures

Record industry organisation the RIAA has sent a letter to domain name oversight body ICANN calling for tougher measures against ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:26AM
Lohan

Freemium debate heats up

The debate over whether streaming services should have a free option has heated up, with Ministry of Sound's Lohan Presencer ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:44AM
British artists claim biggest UK album share since Britpop

British artists claim biggest UK album share since Britpop

British artists last year held the biggest share of albums sold in the UK since 1997, the heyday of Britpop.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:38AM
new order

Universal Music Publishing signs New Order to global admin deal

Universal Music Publishing has signed an exclusive, worldwide administration deal with New Order.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 12th 2015 at 8:00AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, March 11

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, March 11 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 11th 2015 at 3:57PM