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Facebook, Pledge and Kobalt to speak at MMF event on Monday

Facebook, Pledge and Kobalt to speak at MMF event on Monday

The final line-up of guest speakers has been confirmed for Module Three of the MMF's 2014 version of its Artist/Music ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 29th 2014 at 5:24PM
Season Butler

Artists' Assembly Against Austerity launches

Lobbying group, Artists’ Assembly Against Austerity, has launched - designed to rally musicians to voice opposition against government cuts to ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 29th 2014 at 4:17PM
Murray Chalmers PR expands - Sarah Henderson promoted to GM

Murray Chalmers PR expands - Sarah Henderson promoted to GM

Murray Chalmers PR has told Music Week that will be increasing its work in the brands and events space, as ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2014 at 3:16PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Robin Schulz & Lillywood No.1, Maroon 5 No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Robin Schulz & Lillywood No.1, Maroon 5 No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 29th 2014 at 1:00PM

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iPhone 6 to be announced on September 9, suggests official Apple invite

iPhone 6 to be announced on September 9, suggests official Apple invite

Apple has sent out the below confirmation of a new launch event on Tuesday, September 9 - almost certainly the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2014 at 12:02PM
SeatGeek raises $35m in funding round

SeatGeek raises $35m in funding round

Ticket search engine SeatGeek has announced that it has raised $35 million in new venture funding, with the list of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:09AM
Music Week Presents: Ben Howard

Music Week Presents: Ben Howard

Critically acclaimed, Devonshire-bred folk artist Ben Howard is due to release his highly anticipated sophomore album entitled I Forget Where ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:00AM
Sirius

Sirius XM could be headed for victory in royalty lawsuit

The lawsuit brought against satellite radio company SiriusXM could be headed for victory for the service as the judge is ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:58AM

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VidZone lands on Samsung devices

VidZone lands on Samsung devices

Music video service, VidZone, has launched on Samsung mobiles, tablets and Smart TVs in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:45AM
iTunes Festival will broadcast to millions

iTunes Festival will broadcast to millions Gated Content

Apple has told Music Week that it expects September’s eighth annual iTunes Festival in London will be streamed to millions ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:37AM
US

US album sales hit record low, weekly sales under 4m

US album sales have fallen to 3.97 million - the lowest figure since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:24AM
Demon Music Group to reissue all eight T.Rex albums as box set

Demon Music Group to reissue all eight T.Rex albums as box set

London-based Demon Music Group is set to reissue all eight T.Rex albums as a box set in November.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 28th 2014 at 3:24PM

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On The Radar: Ballet School

On The Radar: Ballet School Gated Content

Bella Union’s Ballet School are pop – but “it’s complicated,” says singer Rosie Blair. “I always just say pop ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 3:04PM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing August 29, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 2:19PM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for September 1-September 7 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 1:24PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Robin Schulz & Lillywood No.1, Maroon 5 No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Robin Schulz & Lillywood No.1, Maroon 5 No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 1:00PM

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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 Aug 28th 2014 at 12:20PM
Mexico is undergoing a streaming music revolution

Mexico is undergoing a streaming music revolution

Revenues generated by streaming music services in Mexico have exploded in the past 12 months - up a staggering 130% ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 28th 2014 at 12:15PM
Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road Studios inks long-term agreement with Chandler Limited

Abbey Road Studios has entered into a long-term agreement with boutique audio manufacturer Chandler Limited to continue development and marketing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 11:59AM
Merlin appoints Ryan McWhinnie as Director, Legal & Business Affairs

Merlin appoints Ryan McWhinnie as Director, Legal & Business Affairs

Global Rights agency Merlin has appointed Ryan McWhinnie (pictured) as director, legal & business affairs.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 28th 2014 at 11:28AM
Rdio partners with Toronto International Film Festival, Ellie Goulding performance planned

Rdio partners with Toronto International Film Festival, Ellie Goulding performance planned

Rdio has been announced as Toronto Film Festival’s official music partner, with a free Ellie Goulding show taking place during ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 11:15AM
Chuck Berry and Peter Sellars awarded Polar Music Prize

Chuck Berry and Peter Sellars awarded Polar Music Prize

Rock ’n’ roll guitarist Chuck Berry and opera director Peter Sellars have been honoured with Sweden’s Polar Music Prize in ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 28th 2014 at 11:13AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, iTunes Festival 2014 is set to stream to millions, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:51AM
Pandora launches on Google Glass

Pandora launches on Google Glass

Radio streaming service Pandora is now available on Google Glass, following a 72-hour hackathon held by the music company earlier ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:45AM
KKBOX

Asia streaming service KKBOX receives $104m investment

Taiwan-based music streaming service KKBOX has received investment of $104 million and plans to use the funds for international expansion.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 28th 2014 at 10:42AM