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New Music Week ChartPack available now

New Music Week ChartPack available now Gated Content

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 3:11PM
Ex-Deezer MD joins 7digital

Ex-Deezer MD joins 7digital

Mark Foster, CEO of Arts Alliance, has joined 7digital as non-executive director, effective immediately.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 2:32PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1, Omi No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1, Omi No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 1:00PM
Gengahr, Cosmo Sheldrake, Oh Wonder among latest artists to receive Momentum Music Funding

Gengahr, Cosmo Sheldrake, Oh Wonder among latest artists to receive Momentum Music Funding

PRS for Music Foundation has announced its next round of recipients for the Momentum Music Fund, with a mix of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 12:19PM

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Music Gateway partners with ACM

Music Gateway partners with ACM

Online music marketplace Music Gateway has partnered with the Academy of Contemporary Music to give it use of the Private ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:39AM
Russia

New Russian anti-piracy law set for May 1

Russia-based pirate site operators have been given a final warning by government, with an amendment to the country’s copyright law ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:15AM
CISAC's Jean-Michel Jarre calls on United Nations for 'fairer' eco-system for creators

CISAC's Jean-Michel Jarre calls on United Nations for 'fairer' eco-system for creators

CISAC president and veteran electronic music artist, Jean-Michel Jarre (pictured), has called on the United Nations to preserve ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:54AM
Jay

Jay Z hits back at Tidal critics

Jay Z has hit back at critics of his newly acquired 'artist-friendly' streaming service, Tidal, accusing "many big companies" of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:52AM

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BitTorrent Inc. 'lays off almost a third of US staff' - report

BitTorrent Inc. 'lays off almost a third of US staff' - report

Software firm BitTorrent Inc. has laid off almost a third of its US workforce, reports TorrentFreak.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:44AM
Universal partners with Philips on concert films project

Universal partners with Philips on concert films project

Universal Music Enterprises, the catalogue division of Universal Music Group, is partnering with Philips to present ‘iconic’ concert films.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:38AM
QRATES

QRATES start-up simplifies vinyl manufacturing for indie artists and labels

Recently-launched direct to fan vinyl start-up, QRATES, aims to simplify the process of vinyl ordering for small labels and artists ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:21AM
Grooveshark faces $736m in damages after 'wilful' copyright infringement

Grooveshark faces $736m in damages after 'wilful' copyright infringement

Streaming service Grooveshark's parent company, Escape Media Group, may have to pay more than $736 million in damages to major ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:11AM

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Music Week Presents: Dialects

Music Week Presents: Dialects

What does one do when at a really dire Christmas party? Escape and make loud noises simultaneously...then form a band ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:00AM
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Tell us what you think of MusicWeek.com

Want to help improve the Music Week website and be in with a chance of winning £200 worth of Amazon ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 27th 2015 at 9:30AM
Richard Wheatly

Jazz FM Chairman Richard Wheatly dies, aged 69

Chairman of Jazz FM, Richard Wheatly, died earlier this week aged 69 after a short illness.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 24th 2015 at 3:31PM
PIPCU celebrates over 10m website diversions ahead of World IP Day

PIPCU celebrates over 10m website diversions ahead of World IP Day

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has diverted more than 10.3 million illegal music and film sites to an ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 2:01PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1 Omi No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Wiz Khalifa No.1 Omi No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 1:00PM
Groupon Events hits 20 million ticket milestone

Groupon Events hits 20 million ticket milestone

Groupon’s live ticketing business, Groupon Events, has announced its partners have sold over 20 million tickets through its services across ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 24th 2015 at 11:40AM
7digital scores £1.8m in contracts

7digital scores £1.8m in contracts

Digital music platform 7digital has expanded into new territories with two existing contacts, and won four new customers since announcing ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 11:12AM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, April 24

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, April 24 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 11:00AM
Ibiza-inspired concert forms part of BBC Proms 2015 line-up

Ibiza-inspired concert forms part of BBC Proms 2015 line-up

The line-up for this year’s BBC Proms 120th anniversary concerts includes an event inspired by the Ibiza dance scene. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 24th 2015 at 10:20AM
Pandora losses widen despite active user growth

Pandora losses widen despite active user growth

Pandora suffered from a net loss of $48.3 million in the first quarter of 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 9:29AM
Cris Hearn

Primary Talent's Cris Hearn joins Coda Music Agency

Former Primary Talent booking agent Cris Hearn (pictured) has joined Coda Music Agency as a senior agent.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 24th 2015 at 7:33AM
James Bay

UMPG renews publishing agreement with Metrophonic

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has renewed its worldwide publishing agreement with
award-winning British music publisher and production company Metrophonic.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 24th 2015 at 7:32AM