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This Feeling hosts 8th anniversary shows this month

This Feeling hosts 8th anniversary shows this month

Domino-signed act Eugene McGuinness will play a special show at This Feeling in Manchester on October 10 - part of ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:17AM
BBC Radio bosses to be grilled at October networking night

BBC Radio bosses to be grilled at October networking night

The executives in charge of BBC Radio stations 1, 2, 1Xtra and 6Music will be quizzed by Music Week later ...

on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:04AM
Amazon boasts largest vinyl market share in US - report

Amazon boasts largest vinyl market share in US - report

Amazon claims 12.3% of the vinyl market in the US while independent retailers control 50% collectively.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:53AM
Kelvin

Kelvin Jones signs to Epic Records in the UK

Epic Records and Sony Four Music Germany have signed artist Kelvin Jones.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:40AM

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The Official Charts Company

Sony/ATV forms JV with Chainsmokers manager Adam Alpert

Sony/ATV has signed a joint venture agreement with artist manager Adam Alpert to launch a music publishing company.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:03AM
Music Week Presents: Tom Prior

Music Week Presents: Tom Prior

22-year-old self-made musician Tom Prior has played through a few musical incarnations from rapper to band leader to singer and ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 1st 2014 at 4:53PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, October 1

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, October 1 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 3:57PM
Amsterdam Dance Event completes 2014 festival line-up

Amsterdam Dance Event completes 2014 festival line-up

The festival line-up for the nineteenth edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is now complete.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 1st 2014 at 3:50PM

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Today's iTunes Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 1:00PM
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 Oct 1st 2014 at 12:30PM
Leading EDM agents combine to form Connected Artists

Leading EDM agents combine to form Connected Artists

Panos Ayassotelis of Paragon Artists and ATM Artists' Eli Booker have merged agencies, creating Connected Artists.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 12:30PM
Tesco looking to sell Blinkbox - report

Tesco looking to sell Blinkbox - report

Tesco is planning to sell or shut down its streaming service, Blinkbox, according to reports.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 12:26PM

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Music video age ratings pilot to begin this week

Music video age ratings pilot to begin this week

The age ratings pilot scheme for online music videos will begin from this Friday (October 3).

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 11:12AM
YouTube to launch ad and subscription music service 'in coming weeks' - report

YouTube to launch ad and subscription music service 'in coming weeks' - report

An ad and subscription-based YouTube music streaming service could emerge within weeks, according to a new report.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 1st 2014 at 11:11AM
7digital makes double hire, Pierce promoted to VP Music Partnerships

7digital makes double hire, Pierce promoted to VP Music Partnerships

7digital has hired two new key staff members and promoted a third in its San Francisco office.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 11:03AM
Radio playlist update: 6Music

Radio playlist update: 6Music Gated Content

The latest BBC Radio 6Music playlist and Albums of the Day have been revealed, covering the seven days commencing Saturday, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 5:59PM

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Johnny Marr Playland

New Johnny Marr album available on Spotify a week before release

Johnny Marr’s latest album Playland is available exclusively to stream on Spotify worldwide – a week before it will be ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:33PM
Spotify officially launches in Canada

Spotify officially launches in Canada

Spotify has officially launched in Canada following an invite-only beta, meaning the streaming service is now available in 58 countries.
...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:11PM
Radio playlist update: Xfm

Radio playlist update: Xfm Gated Content

Xfm has revealed its new playlist and Records of the Week for the period commencing September 22, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 3:10PM
'It's harder to get a good live agent working for you now than it is a label'

'It's harder to get a good live agent working for you now than it is a label' Gated Content

Ask a member of the public to describe ‘the music industry’ and they’ll most likely outline what would be ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 2:22PM
RAB

UK on-demand listening hours up 5.5% since 2012, but radio still dominant - study

Audio consumption in the UK is growing across all platforms with UK radio reach remaining stable while on-demand listening rises. ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 1:46PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 1:00PM
Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

The four-year legal battle between Grooveshark and the major labels may be drawing to a close, as Grooveshark is found ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:55AM
eMusic cuts ties with major labels

eMusic cuts ties with major labels

Digital music store eMusic is returning to its indie roots and “exiting the mainstream music business”, according to a letter ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:45AM
7digital pens deal with Spanish Broadcasting System for radio streaming platform LaMusica.com

7digital pens deal with Spanish Broadcasting System for radio streaming platform LaMusica.com

Digital music and radio services company 7digital has signed deal with Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS), one of the largest owners ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:42AM