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Gerald Newson to stand for re-election at PPL's 2014 Annual Performer Meeting

PPL Annual Performer Meeting will be take place on Wednesday, November 26 this year.

For the first time, the APM ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 21st 2014 at 3:37PM
TuneCore

TuneCore launches 'YouTube Money' service

TuneCore launched a new service called YouTube Money, which will give the platform's worldwide user-base the ability to monetise their ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 21st 2014 at 3:22PM
1000 volts of holt

'Legendary' reggae singer and writer John Holt dies, aged 67

Reggae singer and writer John Holt passed away at the age of 67 on Sunday.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 21st 2014 at 3:09PM
Manufacturing report: 'Vinyl is king right now'

Manufacturing report: 'Vinyl is king right now' Gated Content

While the likes of artists, labels and publishers have been able to benefit from the increasingly streaming-orientated listening habits ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 21st 2014 at 1:48PM

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iTunes up 7% YoY in Apple's fiscal Q4

iTunes up 7% YoY in Apple's fiscal Q4

iTunes sales were up to $4.6 billion in Apple's fiscal Q4 report - a 7% rise year-on-year up from $4.3 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 1:47PM
Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Waze & Odyssey & R. Kelly No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Waze & Odyssey & R. Kelly No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 1:00PM
Pandora tests new Sponsored Listening ad format

Pandora tests new Sponsored Listening ad format

Pandora has partnered with Fox for beta testing of a new advertising product - 'Sponsored Listening'.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 12:45PM
Ron Fair

Ron Fair exits Capitol Music Group - report

Chief creative officer and executive vice president of Virgin Records, Ron Fair, has reportedly left his role.

Billboard sources suggest ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 21st 2014 at 10:21AM

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Music Week Presents: GoGo Penguin

Music Week Presents: GoGo Penguin

Chances are, you've heard about this Manchester-based electro-jazz trio-galore called GoGo Penguin in one way or another. And if you ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 21st 2014 at 10:00AM
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 October 13, 2014.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 21st 2014 at 9:40AM
Music Week ChartPack

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 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 4:59PM
Fatboy Slim, Basement Jaxx, Skrillex and Carl Cox confirmed for Snowbombing 2015

Fatboy Slim, Basement Jaxx, Skrillex and Carl Cox confirmed for Snowbombing 2015

Europe’s largest snow and music festival, Snowbombing, has announced its first wave of dance acts for the 2015 edition.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 20th 2014 at 3:28PM

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Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Waze & Odyssey & R. Kelly No.2

Today's iTunes UK Charts: Meghan Trainor No.1, Waze & Odyssey & R. Kelly No.2

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 1:00PM
Live Music Business Awards - all the winners

Live Music Business Awards - all the winners

The winners of the Live Music Business Awards 2014 have been revealed. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:40AM
DJ Hardwell

Hardwell named No.1 DJ in the world for second consecutive year

Hardwell has been named No.1 DJ in the world on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list for the second consecutive ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:37AM
Jack Daniel's

Jack Daniel's rolls-out nationwide plan for new music campaign

Jack Daniel’s music campaign, Jack Rocks, is to be rolled out nationwide over the next few weeks through a series ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:35AM

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DJ Jon Carter sells pub chain to Young's for £10.4m

DJ Jon Carter sells pub chain to Young's for £10.4m

DJ Jon Carter and fellow shareholders in pub company 580 Limited have sold the chain to Young & Co. for £10.4 million.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:32AM
Spotify

Spotify unveils multi-user Family offer

Spotify has unveiled a new Family offer, which will allow users to add up to four relatives to their billing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:29AM
Guy Oseary

Guy Oseary launches venture in partnership with Live Nation

U2 manager Guy Oseary (pictured) has enlisted a number of high-profile music managers from across the industry to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 20th 2014 at 11:00AM
Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google has published an updated How Google Fights Piracy report, explaining how it attempts to fight piracy across its services.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:59AM
Phoenix Music's Felix Hines dies aged 41

Phoenix Music's Felix Hines dies aged 41

Sad news emerging out of this weekend's Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE): popular publishing executive Felix Hines died on Saturday (October ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:34AM
Music Week Presents: Veronika Vesper

Music Week Presents: Veronika Vesper

Child protégé and Czechoslovakian-bred rising star Veronika Vesper is nothing short from an intriguing artist with a promising start in music. Daughter of ...

Karma Bertelsen
by Karma Bertelsen
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:00AM
Platform Festival

Live Nation partners with Channel 4 and Box TV for new festival and TV series

Live Nation has partnered with Channel 4 and Box TV for a new festival and TV series.

Platform Festival will ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:56PM
The Agency Group

MN2S' Ben Kouijzer joins The Agency Group

Ben Kouijzer has joined The Agency Group as a live agent in the London office, expanding the company’s roster of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:18PM
The Agency Group

The Agency Group opens new casino division, names Seth Shomes as head

The Agency Group has appointed casino entertainment pioneer Seth Shomes to develop and operate its newly created casino division.  

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:10PM