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International Charts Analysis: Cohen and Bennett score high-flyers

International Charts Analysis: Cohen and Bennett score high-flyers Gated Content

Octogenarians rule the world, with Canadian folk legend Leonard Cohen and US MOR/jazz crooner Tony Bennett providing the week's two ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:34AM
All About That Bass

Meghan Trainor's All About That Bass sells 143,750 copies to take No.1 spot Gated Content

SINGLES
After moving 75-67-53-33 on streaming alone, 20 year old American Meghan Trainor's debut single All About That Bass makes ...

by Alan Jones
on Oct 6th 2014 at 9:18AM
Poston

Mark Poston exits Warner Australia, according to reports

After whispers of an imminent exit yesterday, reports now suggest that Parlophone and Warner Bros Australia MD Mark Poston has ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 4:21PM
The Playlist, October 3rd 2014

The Playlist, October 3rd 2014

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

10 tracks featuring CuckooLander / Denai Moore / Cristobal And The Sea / Emperor Yes / Flyte / Charlie Cunningham / Ang Low /

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Apple negotiating with majors to lower streaming royalty rates - report

Apple negotiating with majors to lower streaming royalty rates - report

Apple is negotiating with the major labels to lower licensing rates on streams, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 3:26PM
Kobalt signs services agreement with Marathon Artists

Kobalt signs services agreement with Marathon Artists Gated Content

Kobalt Music Group has penned a services agreement with UK independent label, publishing, and management company Marathon Artists.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:58PM
PledgeMusic: 'We had to be a music company 
as well as a technology company'

PledgeMusic: 'We had to be a music company as well as a technology company' Gated Content

Veterans, analysts, ‘futurists’: experts in the modern music business are queuing up to conclusively tell us why the album ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 2:17PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 1:00PM

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Universal parent looking for US acquisitions

Universal parent looking for US acquisitions

French media company and Universal owner Vivendi is looking for acquisitions to return to the US media business, five years ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 11:29AM
2014 UK vinyl sales exceed 2013

2014 UK vinyl sales exceed 2013

UK vinyl sales to date have already exceeded the total sold in the whole of 2013, according to the Entertainment ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 11:28AM
Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, October 3 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 11:06AM
BBC Radio bosses to be grilled at October networking night

BBC Radio bosses to be grilled at October networking night

The executives in charge of BBC Radio stations 1, 2, 1Xtra and 6Music will be quizzed by Music Week later ...

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 11:04AM

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Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Sony Music is the first label to partner with ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:16AM
Music Week Presents: From Indian Lakes

Music Week Presents: From Indian Lakes

Mountains, granite cliffs, clear streams and an abundance of animals are just a few of the refined things that are ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:00AM
Ed Sheeran's X overtakes Coldplay to become best-selling album of 2014

Ed Sheeran's X overtakes Coldplay to become best-selling album of 2014

Ed Sheeran’s X has overtaken Coldplay’s Ghost Stories to be the biggest selling artist album of the year so far.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:54AM
Frozen leads 2014's best-selling DVDs, Let It Go in Top 10 best-selling songs so far

Frozen leads 2014's best-selling DVDs, Let It Go in Top 10 best-selling songs so far

Disney’s Frozen is the biggest selling DVD and Blu-ray of the year so far, according to Official Charts Company data.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:43AM

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Music Week Sync Awards

Music Week Sync Awards - all the winners

Leland Music founder Abi Leland won two gongs at the Music Week Sync Awards in London last night (October 2): ...

on Oct 3rd 2014 at 7:22AM
David McGinnis appointed Head of Mute Song

David McGinnis appointed Head of Mute Song

Mute Group has appointed David McGinnis as head of Mute Song, the company’s publishing division.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 3:14PM
Personal copying exception comes into effect in UK IP law

Personal copying exception comes into effect in UK IP law

Changes to IP law that allow consumers to legally make copies of content for personal use have come into effect.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 3:09PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 1:00PM
Ticketmaster announced as Benicassim resale partner

Ticketmaster announced as Benicassim resale partner

Ticketmaster has been announced as the new international ticketing and resale partner for Benicassim Festival.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 12:17PM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for October 6-12 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:45AM
Universal

Turkish Airlines partners with Universal Music

Turkish Airlines has struck a partnership with Universal Music Group, which will allow its passengers to access the major's songs, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:37AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing October 3, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:26AM
This Feeling hosts 8th anniversary shows this month

This Feeling hosts 8th anniversary shows this month

Domino-signed act Eugene McGuinness will play a special show at This Feeling in Manchester on October 10 - part of ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:17AM