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SoundCloud: 'We're on the same path as creators to revenue generation'

SoundCloud: 'We're on the same path as creators to revenue generation'

SoundCloud founder Alexander Ljung appeared in front of an audience of electronic music industry creators, fans and execs at the ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 22nd 2015 at 6:00PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, May 22

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

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 22nd 2015 at 4:27PM
Dooley

Dooley's (Digital) Diary - 22/05/15

Dooley loves The Ivors – or, to give it its proper name, The Audley Pre Show. This year’s ‘do’, which ...

on May 22nd 2015 at 3:57PM
Paul Williams

Paul Williams: 'Songwriters deserve to be able to put food on the table'

ASCAP president Paul Williams was recognised with the PRS for Music Special International Award at last night's Ivor Novellos.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 22nd 2015 at 3:56PM

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Bob Geldof

'The song was always a device' - Bob Geldof on Band Aid at The Ivor Novello Awards

Bob Geldof and Midge Ure were recognised at last night's Ivor Novello ceremony with The Ivors Special Anniversary Award for ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 22nd 2015 at 3:49PM
Wire

Nicky Wire: 'Songwriting has got us through a lot of tough times'

The Manic Street Preachers' James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore and Nicky Wire were bestowed with The Ivor Novello's Inspiration Award at ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 22nd 2015 at 2:03PM
Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo to launch corporate entertaining space

Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo to launch corporate entertaining space

Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo has unveiled plans to create a premium space for corporate entertaining.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 12:00PM
Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has written an open letter on record label and music publisher deals in the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 11:01AM

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Ashcroft

Robert Ashcroft: 'Ad-funded services don't deliver a satisfactory income to songwriters' Gated Content

The view from PRS For Music’s new King's Cross offices is magnificent. Ranging from the shimmering citadels of the city ...

by Mark Sutherland
on May 22nd 2015 at 10:00AM
Vivendi

Vivendi CEO de Puyfontaine to deliver keynote at MIDEM

Arnaud de Puyfontaine, CEO of French media and content group Vivendi, is to deliver a keynote interview at Midem 2015.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:45AM
Spotify

Spotify unveiled as Momentum Music Fund's exclusive digital partner

PRS for Music Foundation and Arts Council England have unveiled Spotify as the Momentum Music Fund’s exclusive digital partner. 

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:45AM
VMS Live appoints new venue operations managers

VMS Live appoints new venue operations managers

VMS Live has announced the appointments of two new venue operations managers.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:40AM

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Ivors

Ivor Novello Awards: All the winners

The 60th Ivor Novello Awards took place at London's Grosevenor House on Thursday May 21, with fifteen awards presented ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:30AM
Dates for The Great Escape 2016 confirmed

Dates for The Great Escape 2016 confirmed

The Great Escape will return to Brighton next year from May 19-21, organisers have announced.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:30AM
Six artists go head to head for BET Awards Best International Act: UK

Six artists go head to head for BET Awards Best International Act: UK

The six nominees for the Best International Act: UK prize at the BET Awards 2015 have been announced.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:30AM
MTV launches Live Lockdown

MTV launches Live Lockdown

MTV has launched new music concept Live Lockdown, with acts including Fall Out Boy, Ella Eyre, Ella Henderson, Jess Glynne and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 21st 2015 at 6:43PM

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'There was no plan B for T'

'There was no plan B for T' Gated Content

DF Concerts’ CEO Geoff Ellis has admitted there was ‘no plan B’ if the promoter’s bid to move the T ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 21st 2015 at 5:29PM
Chris Goss: 'The game has massively changed and no one's safe'

Chris Goss: 'The game has massively changed and no one's safe'

Legal issues regarding sampling came under the microscope during the (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Sample) panel at ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 21st 2015 at 4:54PM
Simon Darlow

BASCA Chairman Simon Darlow slams companies exploiting safe harbour in Ivors speech

BASCA chairmain Simon Darlow has slammed companies exploiting safe harbour legislation in his Ivor Novello Awards speech at the Grosvenor ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 21st 2015 at 3:38PM
AudioLock enters into partnership with ACS Custom

AudioLock enters into partnership with ACS Custom

Hearing protection specialist ACS Custom has entered into a partnership with anti-piracy service AudioLock.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 21st 2015 at 2:00PM
Sharkey

SMG's John Sharkey: 'We've still got a lot of cracking young artists coming through the door' Gated Content

As soon as John Sharkey took the reins as SMG’s vice-president of European operations last autumn, he faced a potential ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 21st 2015 at 1:42PM
Woman's Hour

PRS for Music Foundation unveils Momentum Music Fund figures

The Momemtum Music Fund, an Arts Council England initiative managed by PRS for Music Foundation, has invested more than £500,000 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 21st 2015 at 12:40PM
Krept and Konan

Sony/ATV signs Krept And Konan Gated Content

Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK has signed a worldwide deal with British urban duo Krept And Konan.
The pair’s major label ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 21st 2015 at 12:00PM
Sony/ATV

Sony/ATV to jointly release new Lenka album

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has broadened its partnership with singer-songwriter Lenka to jointly release her brand new studio album.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 21st 2015 at 11:41AM
IOW

YouTube artists confirmed to perform at Isle of Wight Festival 2015

Six YouTube artists will perform exclusive live sets at The Isle of Wight Festival over the weekend of 11-14 June.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 21st 2015 at 11:29AM