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Coldplay to receive Godlike Genius Award at the NME Awards 2016

Coldplay to receive Godlike Genius Award at the NME Awards 2016

Coldplay will be this year’s recipients of the Godlike Genius Award at the NME Awards 2016 with Austin, Texas.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 18th 2016 at 1:11PM
Aussie label Hussle Recordings enters partnership with Universal Sweden

Aussie label Hussle Recordings enters partnership with Universal Sweden

Sydney-based dance label Hussle Recordings has entered a strategic partnership with Universal Music Sweden, which will focus the growth of ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 18th 2016 at 11:10AM
Island Records celebrates 10 BRITs nominations

Island Records celebrates 10 BRITs nominations

Island Records has celebrated its haul of 10 nominations, across nine different artists, at this year's BRIT Awards.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 18th 2016 at 10:48AM
SFX secures $20m in new financing

SFX secures $20m in new financing

SFX Entertainment has secured $20 million in new financing, for "itself and certain of its operating subsidiaries".

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 18th 2016 at 9:46AM

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Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Blackstar gives Bowie first US No.1

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 18th 2016 at 7:30AM
Aurora

Five of the best acts from Eurosonic Noorderslag

As Eurosonic Noorderslag founder Peter Smidt previously told Music Week, the festival "is about discovery". There are so many ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2016 at 9:35AM
Five killer quotes from Eurosonic Noorderslag

Five killer quotes from Eurosonic Noorderslag

With nearly a dozen panels attended over two days, Music Week saw a fair amount of panel posturing, a bit ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 16th 2016 at 9:30AM
David Bowie

International Charts Analysis: David Bowie impacts worldwide charts Gated Content

David Bowie's death – announced on Monday, just three days after his 69th birthday, had a major impact on the ...

by Alan Jones
on Jan 15th 2016 at 11:35PM

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Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson tops European Border Breakers Chart

Swedish singer Zara Larsson is No.1 on the first European Border Breakers chart to be carried by Music Week.

by Mark Sutherland
on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:44PM
Official Charts Analysis: Bieber continues to dominate Top 5 singles

Official Charts Analysis: Bieber continues to dominate Top 5 singles Gated Content

All the headlines are about David Bowie - and rightly so, with his unexpected death on Sunday (10th) fuelling a ...
by Alan Jones
on Jan 15th 2016 at 6:36PM
Official Charts Analysis: Blackstar becomes Bowie's 10th No.1 album

Official Charts Analysis: Blackstar becomes Bowie's 10th No.1 album Gated Content

In a week when his new album Blackstar was, in any case, destined to top the chart, the sudden and ...
by Alan Jones
on Jan 15th 2016 at 6:23PM
Glastonbury admits environmental breach

Glastonbury admits environmental breach

Glastonbury Festival has admitted breaching environmental regulations after human sewage leaked from a tank and polluted a nearby river.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 15th 2016 at 3:35PM

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Concord Bicycle Music acquires HighTone Records catalogue

Concord Bicycle Music acquires HighTone Records catalogue

Concord Bicycle Music has acquired the catalogue of prized independent Americana, folk and blues label HighTone Records and, in a ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 15th 2016 at 3:30PM
Ben Williams named Digital Director at Box Plus Network

Ben Williams named Digital Director at Box Plus Network

The Box Plus Network, ranked as the UK’s number one music TV network, has announced the hire of Ben Williams ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 15th 2016 at 3:00PM
ADE

Amsterdam Dance Event announces 2016 dates

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE), the world’s largest club-based festival and conference for electronic music, will take place this year ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 15th 2016 at 2:00PM
Inaugural FastForward Conference line up completed

Inaugural FastForward Conference line up completed

The final line-up for the first ever FastForward Conference has been completed with Benji Rogers, founder and president of PledgeMusic, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:56AM

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Harvey Goldsmith: 'David Bowie was one of the first acts to confirm Live Aid appearance'

Harvey Goldsmith: 'David Bowie was one of the first acts to confirm Live Aid appearance'

David Bowie's friend and former collaborator Harvey Goldsmith has recalled the pivotal role the rock icon played at Live Aid.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:40AM
Nile Rodgers and Robomagic to bring FOLD Festival to the UK

Nile Rodgers and Robomagic to bring FOLD Festival to the UK

Nile Rodgers’ multi-genre FOLD festival is coming to the UK for three days this summer.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:30AM
Paul McGowan

7digital appoints Paul McGowan as non-executive director

Digital music and radio services company 7digital has appointed Paul McGowan as a non-executive director of the company.

McGowan founded ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 15th 2016 at 10:30AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

10 year prison term for online piracy rejected by UK public

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 15th 2016 at 7:30AM
Adele, James Bay, Years & Years dominate BRITs nominations

Adele, James Bay, Years & Years dominate BRITs nominations

Adele, James Bay and Years & Years lead the 2016 BRIT Awards nominations, with four nods apiece.
 
XL/Beggars-signed Adele, ...

by Mark Sutherland
on Jan 14th 2016 at 6:00PM

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Warner Bros Records sues Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold are trying to exit their contract with Warner Bros. Records after releasing four albums on the label since ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:20PM
Sam Smith, Lady Gaga and The Weeknd up for Best Original Song Oscar

Sam Smith, Lady Gaga and The Weeknd up for Best Original Song Oscar

Sam Smith, Lady Gaga and The Weeknd are among the nominees for the Best Original Song prize at this year's ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 14th 2016 at 2:21PM
T In The Park restructures operational team

T In The Park restructures operational team

T in the Park has made a series of management appointments as part of a re-structure of the festival’s operational ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jan 14th 2016 at 1:55PM