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Lauren Ceradini joins Capitol Music Group as VP of Publicity

Lauren Ceradini has joined Capitol Music Group (CMG) as vice president of publicity.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:52AM
Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan and Van Morrison to perform at Love Supreme

The first acts for Love Supreme Jazz Festival have been revealed. The event will take place at Glynde Place in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:47AM
Smith sees instant gains in Grammy Awards sweep

Smith sees instant gains in Grammy Awards sweep Gated Content

Sam Smith’s Grammy campaign, which culminated with the Capitol Records-signed artist winning four awards on February 8, delivered instant ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:47AM
Naxos

Pandora strikes deal with classical label Naxos

Pandora has licensed the catalogue of classical label Naxos.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:32AM

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Cooking Vinyl

Cooking Vinyl Australia launches rock imprint, Double Cross

Cooking Vinyl Australia (CVA) has launched animprint called Double Cross Records, dedicated to rock and heavy music releases in Australia.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:30AM
LA City Council oppose Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre

LA City Council oppose Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre

Los Angeles City Council has voted to reject Live Nation's bid to run the city's Greek Theatre.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:26AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available Gated Content

On the front cover of this week's Music Week, the UK Official Albums Chart will start including audio streams later ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:14AM
Finland

Finland's streaming income grows 38% in 2014

Finland experienced a sharp rise in music streaming in 2014, growing 38% to contribute €16m to the country's music business.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:13AM

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Google Play

Google Play named BRITs official download and music streaming partner

Google Play has been named as the official download and music streaming partner for The BRIT Awards 2015.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 12th 2015 at 7:45AM
The Official Charts Company

Streaming data set for Official Albums Chart

The UK’s Official Albums Chart will take audio streams into account for the first time from the end of this ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 12th 2015 at 6:33AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for February 16-22, 2015 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 11th 2015 at 5:38PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, February 11

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

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

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

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Ninja Tune's Counter Records announces new signings

Ninja Tune's Counter Records announces new signings

Ninja Tune imprint Counter Records has signed Howling and Maribou State.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 11th 2015 at 3:51PM
The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne to deliver Liverpool Sound City keynote

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne to deliver Liverpool Sound City keynote

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne will deliver the keynote interview at this year's Liverpool Sound City conference.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 11th 2015 at 2:47PM
Dave Grohl named Record Store Day 2015 ambassador

Dave Grohl named Record Store Day 2015 ambassador

Dave Grohl has been named the official ambassador of Record Store Day 2015.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 11th 2015 at 2:45PM
Napster

Rhapsody and Napster hit 2.5m paying subscribers, up 60% YoY

Rhapsody and Napster now have more than 2.5 million paid subscribers to its music streaming service globally, boasting a 60% ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 11th 2015 at 2:42PM

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Xtra Mile

Xtra Mile partners with INgrooves/INresidence Artist Services in the US

London-based independent label Xtra Mile Recordings and INgrooves Music Group have entered into a partnership for the distribution and promotion ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 11th 2015 at 2:39PM
Spain

Spain turns the tide on music sales

Consumer spending in Spain reached €149.9 million in 2014, its first year-on-year gains in music sales for more than a ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 11th 2015 at 12:30PM
Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering February 11-17, has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 11th 2015 at 11:46AM
Japan

Japan recorded music income dips to new low

Japan's annual recorded music income dropped by around 4.5% last year, according to preliminary figures released by RIAJ.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 11th 2015 at 11:25AM
Check out the latest music industry jobs

Check out the latest music industry jobs

Searching for a new music industry job? A number of new vacancies have been added to the Music Week jobs ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 11th 2015 at 10:54AM
London Souls

Round Hill Music and Feel Music Group launch joint venture

Round Hill Music has partnered with Eric Krasno’s Feel Music Group to launch a record label and publishing company.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 11th 2015 at 10:45AM
Music Week Presents: Hazel Iris

Music Week Presents: Hazel Iris

'Mountain Top' is the anticipated next single from unconventional singer-songwriter Hazel Iris and is due to be ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Feb 11th 2015 at 10:00AM
Max Alexandre

Canada-based EMV Music Group launches global booking agency

Canada-based electronic dance label and media company, EMV Music Group (EMV), has launched an artist booking agency, operating in North ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 11th 2015 at 9:45AM
Sony Music

Sony makes string of promotions across Australia and Asia

Sony Music has made a string of executive promotions across its marketing, artist development and advertising divisions in Australia and ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 11th 2015 at 9:36AM