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Marcus Miller

ASCAP reveals new Board of Directors

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), has released the results of its biennial election for the Board ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 4:26PM
Una

Ticketing technology firm to 'take on Ticketmaster' Gated Content

Electronic ticketing service, Una, has grand ambitions to compete with the leading agencies after developing a pass that aims to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 2:49PM
Winter sports and music festival Snowbombing goes cashless

Winter sports and music festival Snowbombing goes cashless

Austria’s Snowbombing winter sports and music festival is going 100% cashless for the first time.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 26th 2015 at 2:04PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Years & Years No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Jess Glynne No.1, Years & Years No.2

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

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 1:30PM

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Ashley Charles

Ashley Charles appointed A&R consultant at Parlophone

Ashley Charles (pictured), widely known as Amplify Dot (A.Dot), has been appointed as an A&R consultant at Parlophone ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:48PM
Nic Jones

Music video age-rating pilot 'start of a global movement'

Vevo boss Nic Jones (pictured) has tipped the UK to lead a global movement to better regulate online ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:54AM
Robert Richards

Report: Ticketing Technology Forum Gated Content

The rise of direct-to-fan ticketing and the future of the Glastonbury Festival were among the hot topics at last week’s ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:53AM
Germany

2.5m premium streaming users in Germany - report

A study carried out by market research institute GfK, on behalf of music industry trade body BVMI, indicates that there ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:27AM

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Ally Pally's hidden theatre set for new lease of life

Ally Pally's hidden theatre set for new lease of life

Alexandra Palace’s hidden theatre will be brought back to life after it was awarded £18.8 million of funding from the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:21AM
Rhian Jones

Editorial: The hardest job in radio? Gated Content

Ben Cooper has the hardest job in radio. Thanks to the BBC Trust, he has had to actively lose audience ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:04AM
MWA

Modo and Fintage House to sponsor Music Week Awards

Modo Design and Production and Fintage House will both sponsor awards at the 2015 Music Week Awards.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:00AM
AIM Awards 2014

AIM Awards announced for September 8

The AIM Independent Music Awards will return to The Brewery in Clerkenwell on September 8.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:00AM

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Josh Rouse

Proper Music Distribution secures deal with Redeye

Proper Music Distribution has inked a new deal with US independent distributor, Redeye, covering physical distribution in the UK and ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:57AM
Basement Jaxx

Forgotten Fields festival announced for Sussex

The team behind the Lake District's Kendal Calling has announced details of Forgotten Fields, a new 4,000-capacity festival to be ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:56AM
AudioLock

AudioLock inks deal with Music Publishers Association

The Music Publishers Association (MPA) has inked a deal with music anti-piracy specialist AudioLock.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:53AM
Taylor S

BBC Radio 1 defends cuts to live music Gated Content

Radio 1 and 1Xtra controller Ben Cooper has insisted that Radio 1 is still the home of “great live music”, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:46AM

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Henry Crallan

Miloco founder Henry Crallan dies, aged 65

Miloco owner and former production manager of Queen and Elton John, Henry Crallan (pictured), died at his home ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:35AM
The Doors

The Doors, Radiohead and Joan Baez albums to be preserved in National Recording Registry

Albums recorded by The Doors (pictured), Radiohead, Steve Martin, Joan Baez and Sly and The Family Stone will be ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:33AM
Kanye

Kanye West leaves CAA to sign with rival UTA

Kanye West has signed with United Talent Agency (UTA) after leaving CAA and longtime agent Cara Lewis.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 26th 2015 at 10:14AM
Trent

More Apple streaming service rumours

Speculation around the specifics of Apple's upcoming streaming service is mounting, with fresh rumours suggesting Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:55AM
Tidal to launch in six more territories

Tidal to launch in six more territories

High fidelity streaming service Tidal will be launching in six more territories before the end of Q2 2015.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:52AM
Skepta

The Great Escape completes 10th birthday line-up

Skepta (pictured) & JME, The Cribs and Gaz Coombes are amongst the artists added to the final line-up ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:40AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of this week's issue of Music Week, BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra boss Ben Cooper defends ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 9:36AM
The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

Distribution company The Orchard has acquired royalty processing service RoyaltyShare and made a strategic investment in another, Korrect.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 6:26PM
Zayn Malik leaves One Direction

Zayn Malik leaves One Direction

Singer Zayn Malik has left One Direction, the band have confirmed.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 6:18PM