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SoundCloud holding licensing talks with labels - report

SoundCloud is engaged in licensing discussions with major labels and publishers, according to a report.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:31AM
Keeping Beyonce satisfied: how director broke rules to film superstar's O2 gig

Keeping Beyonce satisfied: how director broke rules to film superstar's O2 gig

When Dick Carruthers got the call asking him to be the video director of Beyonce's I Am... show at London's ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:20AM
Music Week Presents: Joan as Police Woman

Music Week Presents: Joan as Police Woman

The Classic is the fourth studio album of originals recorded by Joan Wasser who's better known by her stage name, ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:00AM
Warner Music Group

Warner looks to save $30m annually in debt refinancing - report

Warner Music Group is hoping to save $30 million a year in lower interest rates after refinancing its debt. The ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 28th 2014 at 9:53AM

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Piracy

Top EU court confirms legality of ISP blocks on pirate sites

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that ISPs can legally block pirate sites.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 27th 2014 at 4:13PM
BBC axes Review Show days after DG's pledge to back arts

BBC axes Review Show days after DG's pledge to back arts

The BBC has canned The Review Show after 20 year on UK TV - in the same week that director ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 27th 2014 at 3:36PM
1xtra

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1Xtra Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1Xtra playlist and records of the week have been revealed for the period March 31 - April 6, ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Mar 27th 2014 at 1:50PM
A&R: the crucial difference between divinity and diversion

A&R: the crucial difference between divinity and diversion

There's a whole lotta game playing going on.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 27th 2014 at 1:43PM

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iTunes

Today's iTunes UK charts: Duke Dumont No.1, Route 94 No.2

Today's iTunes UK charts – correct at the time of posting (1.30pm) – are:

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 27th 2014 at 1:30PM
MP3Tunes

MP3Tunes founder ordered to pay $41m in copyright damages

The founder of digital music storage platform MP3Tunes has been ordered to pay $41 million by a jury in the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 27th 2014 at 1:20PM
AIM Awards 2014

AIM Awards 2014 detailed

The AIM Independent Music Awards will return in 2014 to The Brewery in Clerkenwell on September 2.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:41PM
Matthew Tilley

Former EMI and UMG vet joins Disciple Media

Music tech company and mobile artist app provider Disciple Media has hired former EMI and UMG international marketing veteran Matthew ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:49AM

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De La Soul

De La Soul release free mixtape via BitTorrent Bundle

De La Soul have released their new mixtape Smell The DA.I.S.Y. via BitTorrent.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:09AM
Spotify to give £10k to an artist and their manager next month

Spotify to give £10k to an artist and their manager next month

Spotify will announce the recipient of a £10,000 grant next month at the Artist & Manager Awards 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:08AM
Bertelsmann

Bertelsmann posts $1.2bn profit for 2013

BMG parent Bertelsmann posted a net profit of $1.2 billion in 2013.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:04AM
Last.fm

Last.fm to shutter radio service and launch new music player

Music discovery service Last.fm is launching a new music player that will stream music from YouTube and Vevo as it ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 27th 2014 at 10:22AM

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Music Week Presents: 65daysofstatic

Music Week Presents: 65daysofstatic

To coincide with 65daysofstatic’s March & April tour dates, the band have released their next single ‘Taipei’ on the 24 ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Mar 27th 2014 at 10:00AM
Sunshine HQ

New D2C platform seeks funding after first year success

A new direct to consumer service is seeking further investment after a strong first year providing solutions for high profile ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 4:37PM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, March 26 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:57PM
Midweeek Charts: Sam Bailey powering to No 1

Midweeek Charts: Sam Bailey powering to No 1

Sam Bailey could become the first X Factor UK winner to score a No 1 debut album since 2008 victor ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:57PM
Midweek Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer shining at No 1

Midweek Charts: 5 Seconds of Summer shining at No 1

Australian pop band 5 Seconds Of Summer are set to score an instant UK No 1 single with She Looks ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:57PM
Music Week

Horn family release statement on death of Jill Sinclair

The family of Trevor Horn has released a statement following the death of Jill Sinclair.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:48PM
Downtown Music

Downtown Records sells stake to Relativity Media

Media company Relativity has acquired a stake in Downtown Records.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:33PM
The Kooks

The Kooks join Liverpool Sound City line-up

The Kooks have been revealed as part of the Liverpool Sound City 2014 artist line-up.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 2:46PM
Bauer stations moving to One Golden Square

Bauer stations moving to One Golden Square

Absolute Radio is to be joined at its long-time home of One Golden Square in London by new residents Magic, ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Mar 26th 2014 at 2:31PM