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New Hackney festival MIRRORS to debut this Halloween

New Hackney festival MIRRORS to debut this Halloween

New multi-venue music event MIRRORS will be held in Hackney on Saturday, October 31.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 10th 2015 at 12:08PM
This Is My Jam to stop operating in current form

This Is My Jam to stop operating in current form

Song sharing service This Is My Jam is turning into a read-only time capsule to allow its developers to concentrate ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 10th 2015 at 11:39AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Spirit Music Group and B-Unique combine forces for new UK-based ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 10th 2015 at 11:22AM
Decline of physical entertainment sales slows in Q2 15

Decline of physical entertainment sales slows in Q2 15

The decline of the overall physical retail entertainment market, including games, video and music, slowed to 3% in Q2 15 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 10th 2015 at 11:18AM

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Nearly half of UK nightclubs have closed since 2005 - report

Nearly half of UK nightclubs have closed since 2005 - report

Almost half of nightclubs in the UK have closed in the last 10 years, according to newly released figures.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 10th 2015 at 11:14AM
Sync Awards 2015

Get your Sync Awards nominations in now!

The deadline for nominations for this year’s Music Week Sync Awards is this Friday (August 14), so if you want ...

on Aug 10th 2015 at 10:57AM
Beatport

Beatport pays indies, insists 'majors did not get preferential treatment'

Beatport has confirmed that label supplier payments will be processed this week.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 10th 2015 at 10:06AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 10th 2015 at 7:15AM

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International Charts Analysis: Dr. Dre's Compton scored iTunes No.1 in 56 countries

International Charts Analysis: Dr. Dre's Compton scored iTunes No.1 in 56 countries Gated Content

Still charting on iTunes in 92 countries and number one in seven of them as we went to press on ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 9th 2015 at 10:43PM
Disney

Disney's Descendants OST tops BuzzAngle US Albums Chart

The soundtrack's to Disney's Descendants topped the BuzzAngle US Albums Chart on Friday, followed by Taylor Swift's 1989.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 9th 2015 at 10:29PM
Macc

Official Charts Analysis: The Maccabees's Marks To Prove It takes No.1 albums slot Gated Content

ALBUMS
They're both from London, they both reached number four with their last album in 2012 and they both took ...

by Alan Jones
on Aug 7th 2015 at 6:00PM
New Prince album confirmed as Tidal exclusive

New Prince album confirmed as Tidal exclusive

Prince and Tidal have confirmed that the next release from the artist will be exclusively released on the Jay Z-fronted ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2015 at 5:27PM

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SMG Europe profits dip 22% in 2014, revenues rise 3.7%

SMG Europe profits dip 22% in 2014, revenues rise 3.7%

Venue operator SMG Europe suffered a dip in pre-tax profits last year due to a reduced touring schedule and the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 4:14PM
Dooley's (Digital) Diary - 07/08/15

Dooley's (Digital) Diary - 07/08/15

Dooley's rumour radar was knocked all out of kilter this week by the shock of that Lenny Kravitz video. Just ...

on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:42PM
UK arenas dominate busiest venues chart

UK arenas dominate busiest venues chart

UK arenas occupy the top three places in the latest list of the world’s busiest venues.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 3:08PM
BPL

Deadline for Shoot Music Week Fantasy Football sign up looms

With the 15/16 football season set to kick off tomorrow, time is running out for those yet to register for ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:56PM

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NEC Group appoints Ian Congdon as Head Of Sales

NEC Group appoints Ian Congdon as Head Of Sales

Ian Congdon has been appointed the new head of sales at the NEC Group.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:37PM
Believe

Believe will advance 'trapped' Beatport payments to labels and artists

Believe Digital has joined the small list of companies that have agreed to advance any "trapped" Beatport royalties to their ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:29PM
IMS Visionaries announces competition winners

IMS Visionaries announces competition winners

IMS Ibiza and Engage have found the winners of their Visionaries competition.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:59PM
Viacom net income dips 4% in Q3

Viacom net income dips 4% in Q3

MTV parent company Viacom has released financial results for fiscal Q3 2015, missing predicted earnings.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:55AM
Reeperbahn

Reeperbahn adds speakers and reveals 10 year anniversary documentary

Germany’s Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection, Heiko Maas, will deliver a keynote speech at the Reeperbahn Festival Conference, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:24AM
Lucy Rose

Reverb Music signs Lucy Rose to global publishing deal

British artist and songwriter Lucy Rose has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with US indepedent music publishing company Reservoir, ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Aug 7th 2015 at 11:17AM
Nottingham Arena secures naming rights deal with Motorpoint

Nottingham Arena secures naming rights deal with Motorpoint

Nottingham’s 10,000-capacity Capital FM Arena will be known as the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham from 2016.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:58AM
Germany

MPA and BPI reveal details of joint trade mission to Germany

The Music Publishers Association and the BPI have revealed details of their joint trade mission to Germany during Hamburg’s Reeperbahn ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 7th 2015 at 9:48AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 7th 2015 at 7:12AM