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Sajid Javid and Bob Shennan to speak at BPI AGM

Sajid Javid and Bob Shennan to speak at BPI AGM

Keynote speeches at the BPI's AGM on September 1 will be delivered by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Culture, Media ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 24th 2014 at 10:11AM
Piracy

Piracy warning letters to be sent in new partnership between rights-holders and ISPs

Consumers found to be downloading copyright-infringing content will be sent warning letters as part of a new initiative between ISPs ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:05AM
Google discarded 21m takedown requests in 2013

Google discarded 21m takedown requests in 2013

Last year, Google discarded 21 million takedown requests because the claims were either invalid or duplications of previous notices.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:46AM
Germany

BPI and MPA host trade mission to Germany

The BPI and MPA are offering independent record labels, publishers and music organisations the chance to discover the German music ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:27AM

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More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles have either been awarded silver certification or have been upgraded to gold, platinum or two times ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:34AM
LA Sync Trade Mission: Tips and tricks from key gatekeepers in the US

LA Sync Trade Mission: Tips and tricks from key gatekeepers in the US Gated Content

Now in its tenth year, the UK music industry’s annual trade mission to Los Angeles is an educational eye-opener into ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 3:35PM
BPI: 'YouTube is wrong to ostracise indies'

BPI: 'YouTube is wrong to ostracise indies'

The UK's recorded music body, the BPI, has criticised what it calls YouTube's 'take it or leave it ultimatum' to ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 18th 2014 at 10:09AM
UK record industry backs indies' battle for fair YouTube terms

UK record industry backs indies' battle for fair YouTube terms

The BPI, the UK trade body representing the three major music record labels as well as some influential independents, has ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 5th 2014 at 10:15AM

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IP Crime Unit

Two arrested in raid for counterfeit CDs

Two people from Lancashire were arrested last Thursday following an investigation into a suspected counterfeit CD operation.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 12th 2014 at 9:40AM
YouTube

BPI to hold summer digital marketing and YouTube training workshops

The BPI will hold its next series of training workshops, which will run over the summer and will cover digital ...

on Apr 10th 2014 at 9:30AM
Giuseppe De Cristofano

De Cristofano promoted to Head of Digital for BPI and BRITs

Giuseppe De Cristofano, the BPI's digital and technology manager for the past three years, has been promoted to the newly-created ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 1:48PM
Tony Wadsworth to leave BPI this year

Tony Wadsworth to leave BPI this year

Tony Wadsworth CBE has decided to step down as chairman of the BPI and BRIT Awards Limited by the end ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 20th 2014 at 7:12AM

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UK record industry income returns to growth in 2013

UK record industry income returns to growth in 2013

Oh, happy day: new figures show that the UK recorded music industry's annual revenues grew in 2013 for the first ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 19th 2014 at 7:45AM
Arctic Monkeys

Rock claims a third of UK album sales in 2013

The rock genre was the most popular genre of 2013 in the UK in terms of albums despite the five ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 12th 2014 at 10:13AM
YouTube

YouTube music payouts surpass $1bn

YouTube’s music payouts have surpassed $1 billion.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 3:25PM

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BBFC

BBFC adds to push for online music video age-ratings

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has said it wants an age-rating system for online videos introduced as soon ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jan 14th 2014 at 11:27AM
BPI

BPI offers labels and distributors classical genre training

The BPI will host two classical genre training sessions for its member labels and distributors this month.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 7th 2014 at 9:46AM
Streaming value shoots up in 2013 - but albums and singles sales dip

Streaming value shoots up in 2013 - but albums and singles sales dip

The value of music streaming in the UK surpassed £100 million for the first time in history in 2013 - ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 1st 2014 at 10:14AM
BPI

Copyright thief given 18-month prison sentence

A man who was found to be in possession of one of the largest hauls of hi-tech equipment for use ...

on Dec 4th 2013 at 10:41AM
Harry Maloney dies aged 70

Harry Maloney dies aged 70

Popular UK music industry veteran Harry Maloney died yesterday morning aged 70, after a long fight against cancer.

The exec ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 28th 2013 at 12:47PM
BPI

£3m Music Export Growth Scheme application deadline nears

The BPI is calling for eligible companies to get applications for the Music Export Grant Scheme in as soon as ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 15th 2013 at 3:21PM
Google

BPI sends 50 millionth takedown request to Google

The BPI is the first organisation in the world to have sent 50 million takedown requests to Google in its ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 15th 2013 at 12:17PM
Grooveshark

PPL asks labels: 'Have you licensed to Grooveshark?'

PPL has sent out another survey to its label members for the BPI, this time asking if they have licensed ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:46AM
Piracy

UK ISPs forced to block 21 major pirate websites

UK ISPs will block a record 21 copyright-infringing websites by tomorrow after a High Court judge ruled that they should ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:01PM