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MN2S hires two new agents

MN2S hires two new agents

DJ and talent booking agency MN2S has hired two new agents.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:51PM
IP Crime Unit

Government to fund IP Crime Unit until 2017

The Government has confirmed that it will continue to fund the Police IP Crime Unit for the next two years ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:45PM
Alvin Stardust

Alvin Stardust dies, aged 72

Singer Alvin Stardust has died at the age of 72.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:36PM
Dean James: 'We're plugging a funding gap'

Dean James: 'We're plugging a funding gap' Gated Content

It’s one of the modern UK music industry’s biggest headaches: new talent slipping through the cracks of an A&R ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 2:52PM

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Global

RAJAR: Global's Heart up 20% YoY in Q3 14, Smooth up 44%

At Global, the Heart network’s Q3 2014 reach of 9.10m meant that it kept its position as the UK leading ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 1:29PM
Bauer

RAJAR: Bauer's Absolute network up 18.2% in Q3 14

Bauer’s Absolute Radio Network saw its best ever reach, with over just over 4 million listeners, according to RAJAR figures ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 1:27PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Taylor Swift No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Taylor Swift No.1, Meghan Trainor No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 1:00PM
6 Music

RAJAR: BBC 6 Music achieves record listenership in Q3 14

BBC 6 Music attracted a record average weekly audience of 1.99 million listeners, according to RAJAR results for the third ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:51PM

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Q Awards - all the winners

Q Awards - all the winners

Kasabian beat Kate Bush in two categories at this year’s Xperia Access Q Awards. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:49PM
Xbox Music to drop ad-funded model for monthly subscription

Xbox Music to drop ad-funded model for monthly subscription

Microsoft will close its free Xbox Music streaming service from December 1, 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:44PM
Beatport acquires Lstn, app to be shut down from October 30

Beatport acquires Lstn, app to be shut down from October 30

Beatport, owned by SFX Entertainment, has acquired social listening app Listn for an unknown sum. Listn staff will be joining Beatport.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:28PM
Vibe Bar to shut down

Vibe Bar to shut down

Vibe Bar on Brick Lane is to shut down on November 11, allegedly over licensing disagreements.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:23PM

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Widow of Felix Hines set to establish charitable trust in his name

Widow of Felix Hines set to establish charitable trust in his name

The widow of popular publishing exec Felix Hines, who sadly died aged 41 at the Amsterdam Dance Event on Saturday ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:18PM
Allen

Lily Allen joins new Maverick management alliance

Lily Allen has joined new management alliance, Maverick, where she will be looked after by Quest Management's Scott Rodger ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:06PM
MOBO Awards - all the winners

MOBO Awards - all the winners

Sam Smith was this year’s overall victor at the 2014 MOBO Awards, walking away with four wins. The singer won ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:24AM
Music Week Presents: Bonobo

Music Week Presents: Bonobo

Hampshire-nurtured Simon Green, better known under his moniker Bonobo, has had more than a 10-year incline on the scene with ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:00AM

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Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Ed Sheeran looks like the only hope to avoid ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 9:47AM
Radio playlist update: Capital FM

Radio playlist update: Capital FM Gated Content

The latest Capital FM playlist for the week commencing October 24, 2014 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 5:30PM
Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1

Radio playlist update: BBC Radio 1 Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 1 playlist for October 27-November 2 has been revealed.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 5:08PM
AB

Above & Beyond celebrate record-breaking Madison Square Garden show

Above & Beyond made history this weekend, becoming the first British DJs to headline and sell out New York's Madison ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 5:06PM
Def Jam signs online ad revenue deal with Playwire

Def Jam signs online ad revenue deal with Playwire

Def Jam Recordings has struck a deal with Playwire to ‘develop new digital revenue streams for artists globally that leverage ...

on Oct 22nd 2014 at 4:10PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, October 22

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, October 22 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 3:57PM
Patrick Bruel: 'It's easier to break the States than the UK'

Patrick Bruel: 'It's easier to break the States than the UK' Gated Content

As Patrick Bruel proves, there’s no right time for international artists to first come to the UK. The French ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 2:54PM
Voting for 2015 Music Producers Guild Awards now open

Voting for 2015 Music Producers Guild Awards now open

Voting for the 2015 Music Producers Guild Awards is now open until midnight, October 31.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 2:52PM
Sony/ATV

Sony/ATV promotes Rich Christina to SVP, Head of East Coast A&R

Sony/ATV has promoted Rich Christina to the role of SVP, head of East Coast A&R, based in the company’s New ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 2:13PM