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Indie labels optimistic for fair YouTube deal

Indie labels optimistic for fair YouTube deal

A number of UK independent labels are feeling positive that a fair deal will be reached with YouTube for its ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 9th 2014 at 12:09PM
London venue The Coronet launches petition to guarantee future

London venue The Coronet launches petition to guarantee future

Live music venue The Coronet has launched a petition to secure its future.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:40AM
WMG appoints Fraser-Harding President, Global Catalogue, Recorded Music

WMG appoints Fraser-Harding President, Global Catalogue, Recorded Music

Warner Music Group has appointed Tim Fraser-Harding as president, global catalogue, recorded music.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:28AM
Spirit Music Group

Spirit Music Group lands in Nashville with Cal IV acquisition

Spirit Music Group has acquired Nashville-based independent music publisher, production and artist management company Cal IV Entertainment.

The acquisition marks ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:07AM

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Music Week Presents: Aeroplane Flies High

Music Week Presents: Aeroplane Flies High

What do the Musketeers, the Amigos and the Little Pigs have in common? – They come in threes as all ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:00AM
Rightster set to buy Base79 for £50m

Rightster set to buy Base79 for £50m

Cloud-based global video network Rightster is to acquire YouTube multi-channel network Base79 for £50 million, as it announces the purchase ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 9th 2014 at 9:46AM
Radio playlist update: 6Music

Radio playlist update: 6Music Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 6Music playlist and Albums of the Day have been revealed, covering the seven days commencing Saturday, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 9:40AM
The Agency Group opens Miami office, expands into Latin American market

The Agency Group opens Miami office, expands into Latin American market

The Agency Group has opened an office in Miami to serve the US Hispanic and Latin American markets.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 3:06PM

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MUSO's anti-piracy monitoring service goes free

Anti-piracy company MUSO is offering artists, record labels, publishers and managers the ability to monitor how much their music is ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 8th 2014 at 1:40PM
Today's iTunes Charts: will.i.am No.1, Ariana Grande No.2

Today's iTunes Charts: will.i.am No.1, Ariana Grande No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 1:00PM
YouTube revenue $3.5 billion in 2013 - report

YouTube revenue $3.5 billion in 2013 - report

YouTube’s revenue in 2013 was $3.5 billion, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:47AM
£531,000 raised at O2 Silver Clef Awards

£531,000 raised at O2 Silver Clef Awards

£531,000 was raised at the 39th O2 Silver Clef Awards, for music therapy charity Nordoff Robins at London’s Hilton Hotel ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:42AM

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Live Nation launches EDM discovery platform

Live Nation launches EDM discovery platform

Live Nation has launched Boomrat, an electronic dance music discovery platform.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:41AM
More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles have either been awarded silver certification or have been upgraded to gold, platinum or two times ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:34AM
Sharleen

BASCA voices support for indie labels in YouTube battle

BASCA has voiced its support for WIN, IMPALA and AIM in the battle against YouTube for fairer terms for independent ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:39AM
MTV launches social media-led music video chart

MTV launches social media-led music video chart

MTV has announced the launch of a new music video chart, Your MTV Top 20, which aims to be the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:27AM

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Music Week Presents: Sheare

Music Week Presents: Sheare

Sheare is the project and stage-name of New York City based singer-songwriter Brandon Sheer. His music reflects the essence of ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 10:00AM
Radio playlist update: Xfm

Radio playlist update: Xfm Gated Content

Xfm has revealed its new playlist and Records of the Week for the period commencing July 7, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2014 at 9:18AM
BMG leads publisher market share in Germany in H1 2014

BMG leads publisher market share in Germany in H1 2014

BMG has almost doubled its singles market share in Germany to beat all major publisher rivals to the market's No.1 ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 7th 2014 at 5:38PM
Music Week Chart Pack

New Music Week ChartPack available now Gated Content

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:22PM
Tiësto: 'I like to party really hard'

Tiësto: 'I like to party really hard' Gated Content

Tiësto is at the centre of an interesting debate. The Dutch DJ topped Forbes’ list of the highest paid ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:13PM
Microsoft extends Xbox Music API availability

Microsoft extends Xbox Music API availability

Microsoft is extending Xbox Music API availability for third-party developers.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:08PM
Goldschmidt and Challice among Reeperbahn 2014 speaker additions

Goldschmidt and Challice among Reeperbahn 2014 speaker additions

A number of additional speakers and discussion topics have been included in the programme for the ninth edition of Hamburg’s ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 7th 2014 at 3:02PM
Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing'

Digital Deals: 'We need strategic, long-term vision and a positive approach to licensing' Gated Content

The following is a piece by Gregor Pryor, head of media and technology practice at Reed Smith law firm.


on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:37PM
Global Repertoire Database officially scrapped, £8m wasted

Global Repertoire Database officially scrapped, £8m wasted Gated Content

The Global Repertoire Database has officially been scrapped due to a fall-out of collection societies over funding of the project, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 7th 2014 at 2:29PM