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Music Week Sync Awards: All the nominees

Music Week Sync Awards: All the nominees

The full list of nominees for the first ever Music Week Sync Awards has been announced, and you can check ...

on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:36PM
ReverbNation

ReverbNation splits with indie merch company Dizzyjam

DIY musician site ReverbNation has closed its Reverb Store, ending its partnership with indie merchandising company Dizzyjam.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:20PM
Morrissey

Morrissey album pulled from iTunes

Morrissey’s ongoing spat with Universal’s Harvest imprint has escalated, resulting in his latest album, World Peace is None of Your ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 3:44PM
Henley Business School

Henley Business School secures MBA grants for SME applicants

Henley Business School has secured UK grants for SME owners to study on its MBA.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 12:06PM

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PonoMusic second funding round raises $6m in one week

PonoMusic second funding round raises $6m in one week

Neil Young’s PonoMusic has raised over $6 million in one week of its second funding round

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 11:05AM
Richie Hawtin to receive Outstanding Contribution gong at 2014 AIM Awards

Richie Hawtin to receive Outstanding Contribution gong at 2014 AIM Awards

DJ, producer and record label owner Richie Hawtin will be presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Music prize at the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 11:03AM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, August 22 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 11:00AM
SoundExchange

SoundExchange royalty payments up 8% YoY in Q2 2014

SoundExchange’s payout to performing artists and record companies was up 8% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2014.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:24AM

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Music Week Radar: New acts confirmed for September 4 event

Music Week Radar: New acts confirmed for September 4 event

Music Week's industry showcase RADAR will return on Thursday, September 4 - with a string of exciting new acts confirmed ...

on Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:16AM
Music Week Presents: St Paul & The Broken Bones

Music Week Presents: St Paul & The Broken Bones

St. Paul & The Broken Bones are a soul septet who's explosive sound echoes from their home-town in Birmingham, Alabama ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:00AM
James Blake signs to Sony/ATV

James Blake signs to Sony/ATV

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed Mercury Prize-winning singer/songwriter James Blake to a worldwide co-publishing deal. The long-term agreement covers all ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 21st 2014 at 3:36PM
MTV launches festival in Helsinki

MTV launches festival in Helsinki

MTV has launched a new festival for up and coming artists, taking place at Circus Nightclub in Helsinki on September ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 21st 2014 at 12:05PM

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Ticketmaster becomes official SECC partner

Ticketmaster becomes official SECC partner

The SECC group has signed up Ticketmaster as its official ticketing services supplier.  

Ticketmaster will serve as the official ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:20AM
Louis Vuitton invests $80m in K-Pop label

Louis Vuitton invests $80m in K-Pop label

Louis Vuitton’s private equity arm, LVMH, is to invest up to $80 million in South Korea's home of K-Pop, YG ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:35AM
Clery-Melin, Dodge and Hitchman promoted at Kobalt Label Services

Clery-Melin, Dodge and Hitchman promoted at Kobalt Label Services

Kobalt Label Services (KLS) has promoted three key members of its senior staff into new roles.

Vincent Clery-Melin (pictured) moves ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:32AM
Music Week

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the magazine, leading accountants warn of increasing financial demands on artists and there's key promotions ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:15AM

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Music Week Presents: Frances

Music Week Presents: Frances

Frances is a 20-year-old singer/songwriter who is about to release her new single 'Fire May Save You' through music and ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:00AM
Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google is currently being asked to remove up to one million alleged pirate links per day, according to TorrentFreak.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:00AM
Plan B

Plan B joins Big Music Project, BPI calls for more industry involvement

Plan B has been appointed youth ambassador for The Big Music Project, an initiative that aims to help young people ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 21st 2014 at 9:42AM
SoundCloud

SoundCloud to incorporate advertising, signs deals with Sony/ATV and BMG

SoundCloud has started incorporating advertising as part of its ongoing licensing negotiations with record labels, artists, publishers and distributors.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 21st 2014 at 9:27AM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, August 20 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 20th 2014 at 3:57PM
Australia

Australia's live revenue hit record high in 2013

Live entertainment revenue hit AUS $1.479 billion (approx. £839m) in 2013, with contemporary music events accounting for 42.5% of ticket ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 20th 2014 at 3:01PM
Vevo

Vevo partners with Malibu for Kooks Go Show gig

Vevo has partnered with rum brand Malibu for a one off ‘Go Show’ Kooks gig in London this month.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 20th 2014 at 12:56PM
Mixcloud adds Premium and Pro subscription services

Mixcloud adds Premium and Pro subscription services

Mixcloud, the London-based streaming platform for DJs and podcasters has introduced new subscription options this week.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 20th 2014 at 12:24PM
Calvin Harris named highest paid DJ in the world for second consecutive year

Calvin Harris named highest paid DJ in the world for second consecutive year

Forbes has released its Electronic Cash Kings list, naming the highest paid EDM producers and DJs in the world.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 20th 2014 at 11:34AM