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Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering January 28-February 4, has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 4:34PM
Parliament

Government backs down over removal of copyright protection for unpublished works

The Government has halted a proposed move that would see law protecting the copyright of certain unpublished sound recordings up ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 29th 2015 at 3:31PM
Analysis: 'The Shazam charts are one of the most accurate barometers of future success'

Analysis: 'The Shazam charts are one of the most accurate barometers of future success' Gated Content

Clean Bandit’s Rather Be, featuring Jess Glynne, piqued the interest of not only the UK public in 2014 when ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 29th 2015 at 2:39PM
Howard Marks

Super Furry Animals to perform with Howard Marks at Kentish Town Forum

Following last weekend’s Observer Interview in which former drug smuggler and author, Howard Marks, revealed that he had inoperable cancer, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 29th 2015 at 2:34PM

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Sync Story: Bobby Angelle brings Northern Soul to Shredded Wheat

Sync Story: Bobby Angelle brings Northern Soul to Shredded Wheat Gated Content

The more cynical among us may look askance whenever admen start talking about authenticity. However, there can be no ...

on Jan 29th 2015 at 2:17PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 1:00PM
Guvera

Guvera: 'We'll be the biggest music streaming company in the world'

Australian company Guvera has set its sights on becoming the biggest music streaming company in the world thanks to its ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:39PM
Kodaline

Kodaline: 'We'd like to properly break America' Gated Content

With three out of four Kodaline members hailing from Swords, Ireland, the now Dublin-based band have come a long way ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:27PM

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Mark Friend

RCA signs X Factor's Luke Friend

X Factor finalist Luke Friend has signed to RCA Records.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:16PM
On The Radar: Boxed In

On The Radar: Boxed In Gated Content

Boxed In really sounds anything but – although if you ask Oli Bayston, who creates house music under the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:05PM
UPPM

Universal Publishing partners with Volta Music to launch sync label

Universal Publishing Production Music (UPPM) has partnered with Volta Music to create a boutique label that specialises in music for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:01PM
BBC

BBC Radio 2 outlines country music programming push

BBC Radio 2 has revealed its programming schedule for the coming months, including a pop-up DAB radio service dedicated to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 29th 2015 at 11:09AM

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Cinram secures distribution deal with [PIAS]

Home entertainment supply chain company Cinram has signed a multi-year contract with [PIAS] to provide full order to cash fulfillment ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 29th 2015 at 10:24AM
Anti-Flag

Spinefarm Records signs Anti-Flag and Airbourne to worldwide roster

Spinefarm Records has signed two new acts to its worldwide roster - Pittsburgh's incendiary punk rock iconoclasts Anti-Flag for their ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 29th 2015 at 10:12AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, a united industry hails the Government's step forward with ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 29th 2015 at 9:59AM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for February 2-8, 2015 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 28th 2015 at 5:26PM

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Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, January 28

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, January 28 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 28th 2015 at 3:57PM
PlayStation

Sony Network Entertainment International enters global partnership with Spotify

Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (SNEI) and Spotify have entered a global partnership which will see Spotify deliver digital music ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 3:48PM
Johnny Tennander

Johnny Tennander named Deputy MD of Sony/ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Johnny Tennander to deputy managing director of the Scandinavian arm of the company.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 3:16PM
AudioLock

!K7 partners with AudioLock

German label group and music services provider !K7 Records has partnered with music anti-piracy specialist AudioLock, which will give !K7’s ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 2:43PM
SoundExchange

SoundExchange paid $773m to artists and labels in 2014

SoundExchange paid a record $773 million to recording artists and record labels in 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 2:33PM
Paulo da Cruz

Peer Music Group appoints new Hamburg management team

Paulo da Cruz (pictured) has been appointed general manager of Peermusic Germany.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 1:20PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Mark Ronson No.1, Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 28th 2015 at 1:00PM
The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay won't be completely relaunched

The Pirate Bay will re-launch as a slimmed down version of the earlier site, with former staff responding angrily to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 11:39AM
MVT

Music Venue Trust outlines 'perilous and precarious' state of live venues

The UK's live music venue circuit is facing a "national challenge", created by events and developments which have left the ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 28th 2015 at 11:24AM