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BRITs stars see download sales soar on Google Play

BRITs stars see download sales soar on Google Play

Google Play has analysed download figures to see who did the best out of the BRITs.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 4:45PM
Sony DADC Global President and CEO to depart

Sony DADC Global President and CEO to depart

Sony DADC global president and CEO, Dieter Daum, will step down from his position at the end of this month.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:32PM
Paloma

BRITs 2015: Paloma Faith thanks industry heroes - and a 'new superhero'

Paloma Faith gave the most industry-focused acceptance speech at last night’s BRITs, name-checking no fewer than 10 executives that have ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:16PM
APRA

Nominees revealed for 2015 APRA Music Awards

APRA AMCOS has revealed the nominees for the 2015 APRA Music Awards, which will be held in Sydney at Carriageworks ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:12PM

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[PIAS] streaming income greater than downloads in 24 territories

[PIAS] streaming income greater than downloads in 24 territories

[PIAS] commercial operations manager James Howdle has revealed that the label group’s income from streaming has overtaken downloads in 24 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:49PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Madonna No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Ellie Goulding No.1, Madonna No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:00PM
Erlend Mogård-Larsen: 'by:Larm's goal is to be the window into the Nordic music scene'

Erlend Mogård-Larsen: 'by:Larm's goal is to be the window into the Nordic music scene'

Next week, Oslo will play host to by:Larm, the premier showcase music festival for the Nordics, which offers a ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 26th 2015 at 12:09PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front cover of this week's newly redesigned issue of Music Week, Ed Sheeran wins big at this year's ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 11:30AM

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Swedish Grammis - all the winners

Swedish Grammis - all the winners

Sister duo First Aid Kit picked up Album Of The Year at last night’s Swedish Grammis, which took place at ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 11:22AM
SFX

SFX CEO wants EDM empire to go private

Electronic music tycoon Robert F.X. Sillerman - the CEO of SFX Entertainment - has indicated that he’d like to take ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:52AM
Alcopop! Records to curate indie label compilation for Record Store Day

Alcopop! Records to curate indie label compilation for Record Store Day

Alcopop! Records has partnered with other indie labels for a limited special Record Store Day release, the Sensible Record Labels ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:24AM
IFPI

IFPI confirms Friday global release day

The IFPI has confirmed Friday as the global release day for new music. The change will come into effect in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:00AM

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Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:46AM
YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still not profitable despite 1bn viewers per month - report

YouTube still hasn't become a profitable business for Google, despite attracting more than one billion viewers each month.

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on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:45AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the seven day period commencing February 27, 2015 has been revealed.  

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:36AM
Sheeran BRIT

BRIT Awards 2015 - all the winners

Madonna may have stolen the headlines but Ed Sheeran walked away with the biggest prizes of the night at the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:35AM

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Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin leading the race in first Albums Chart to include streaming

Led Zeppelin are currently beating Top 10 stalwarts Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran in the race to be No.1 in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:50PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, February 25

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, February 25 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:57PM
Government U-turn on secondary ticketing regulation

Government U-turn on secondary ticketing regulation

Secondary ticketing sellers are set to be regulated more closely under new legislation passed by the House of Lords last ...

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on Feb 25th 2015 at 2:55PM
Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio

Radio playlist update: Amazing Radio Gated Content

The latest playlist for Amazing Radio, covering February 25-March 3, has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 2:38PM
Apple ordered to pay $532.9m in iTunes patent trial

Apple ordered to pay $532.9m in iTunes patent trial

Apple must pay $532.9 million following a lawsuit by Texas company Smartflash, which claimed that the tech giant had infringed ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 2:26PM
Artist and Manager Awards reveal Breakthrough Artist shortlist

Artist and Manager Awards reveal Breakthrough Artist shortlist

The eight act shortlist has been announced for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Artist and Manager Awards 2015, ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 25th 2015 at 1:21PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds No.1, Madonna No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds No.1, Madonna No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 12:50PM
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 Feb 25th 2015 at 12:24PM
ITB's Barry Dickins to receive Primavera Award

ITB's Barry Dickins to receive Primavera Award

International Talent Booking (ITB) agency co-founder Barry Dickins is to be awarded the Primavera Award in recognition of his contribution ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:34AM