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UK music industry looks to build with Conservative Government

UK music industry looks to build with Conservative Government

UK Music and the BPI are looking forward to furthing the music industry's cause with a majority Conservative Government over ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 8th 2015 at 1:54PM
Ged Doherty

BPI will urge next government to extend creative industry tax relief

BPI chairman Ged Doherty told delegates at Westminster Media Forum’s Next Steps for the Music Industry that he will urge ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 20th 2015 at 1:19PM
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Pop music most popular genre in the UK since the '90s

Pop music accounted for the majority of records sold in the Official Albums, Singles and Compilations Charts in 2014, announced ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 31st 2015 at 8:00AM
AudioLock

'Legal sites are crucial for the industry' Gated Content

The mass unlicensed and illegal distribution of music online has had a devastating effect on nearly every facet of the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 30th 2015 at 3:32PM

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Lynne McDowell to depart BPI

Lynne McDowell to depart BPI

BPI’s head of PR, Lynne McDowell, is set to leave the music organisation at the end of March to develop ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 11:24AM
Nic Jones

Music video age-rating pilot 'start of a global movement'

Vevo boss Nic Jones (pictured) has tipped the UK to lead a global movement to better regulate online ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 26th 2015 at 11:54AM
Anti-Piracy

High Court orders ISPs to block 17 mp3 sites

Six UK ISPs have been ordered by the High Court to block over 100 websites that are enabling piracy.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 25th 2015 at 12:51PM
British artists claim biggest UK album share since Britpop

British artists claim biggest UK album share since Britpop

British artists last year held the biggest share of albums sold in the UK since 1997, the heyday of Britpop.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:38AM

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BPI's Music Export Growth Scheme: 'It can be difficult for smaller labels to capitalise on UK success'

BPI's Music Export Growth Scheme: 'It can be difficult for smaller labels to capitalise on UK success'

One year ago, 14 British artists took a step into the unknown. They were the guinea pigs for a ...

by Mark Sutherland
on Feb 27th 2015 at 3:16PM
British music sales boosted by BRITs performances

British music sales boosted by BRITs performances

Acts who performed at this year's BRITs have enjoyed significant week-to-date sales lifts, according to Official Charts Company data. The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 10:10AM
Rizzle Kicks, Laura Wright join judging panel for The Big Music Project final

Rizzle Kicks, Laura Wright join judging panel for The Big Music Project final

Former BRIT School alumni, hip-hop duo Rizzle Kicks (pictured) and English soprano Laura Wright, will join label executives ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 12:34PM
BPI and MPA launch trade mission to Canada

BPI and MPA launch trade mission to Canada

British music trade bodies BPI and MPA (Music Publishers Association) have announced their first ever trade mission to Toronto, taking ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 9th 2015 at 10:26AM

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BPI announces free courses for members in 2015

The BPI is to host a series of free training courses for its 300+ members throughout 2015.
 
More than ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 5th 2015 at 2:27PM
Tony Wadsworth: 'The BPI has been willing to take on industry discomfort'

Tony Wadsworth: 'The BPI has been willing to take on industry discomfort' Gated Content

At the end of last year, Tony Wadsworth CBE stepped down from his role as chairman of the BPI after ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 9th 2015 at 11:34AM
Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site FilesTube is to be taken off the UK’s blocklist of piracy sites, following a change in its ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:15AM
UK vinyl sales pass 1m mark for first time since 1996

UK vinyl sales pass 1m mark for first time since 1996

Annual sales of vinyl albums in the UK have passed the 1 million mark for the first time in nearly ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 27th 2014 at 11:12AM

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Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

The BPI and UKTI have announced the next recipients of Government funding through the Music Export Growth Scheme.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:26AM
Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Two individuals who maintained and distributed music pre-release on file-sharing website Dancing Jesus were yesterday sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:53AM
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
Vinyl on track to pass 1m sales in 2014

Vinyl on track to pass 1m sales in 2014

Vinyl sales are set to cross the 1 million threshold for the first time in nearly 20 years, according to ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 17th 2014 at 1:57PM
Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Following news that the BPI was taking a case to criminal trial involving the Dancing Jesus forum this month, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:03AM
Poland

BPI and MPA Poland trade mission applications now open

Music industry trade bodies, BPI and the Music Publishers Association (MPA), will embark on their first ever trade mission to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:47AM
Piracy

BPI to privately prosecute pre-release pirates

The BPI is due to take a privately investigated and prosecuted case to criminal trial later this month, in relation ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:57PM
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
Big Music project

BPI offers funding for paid internships with Big Music Project

The BPI has released new funding for music companies to offer paid internships, via The Big Music Project.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:08AM