Welcome!

Login

Subscribe

Entries in 'bpi' (50)

UK industry on trade mission to India in November

UK industry on trade mission to India in November

The UK music industry will enbark on a trade mission to India in November, the first since 2006.

on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:10PM
Wadsworth

Wadsworth bids farewell at BPI AGM

BPI chairman Tony Wadsworth CBE stepped down from his position at the BPI AGM last night (September 1).

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 11:00AM
Cameron

Cameron reveals plans to age-rate online music videos

Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed new measures to help protect children from 'graphic content' in music videos during a ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 18th 2014 at 4:15PM
BBFC

Age ratings to appear on music videos from October 1

Music videos released on physical packaged media that might contain content unsuitable for children will soon be required to be ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:37PM

Advertisement

Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely

Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely Gated Content

The BPI will receive £3 million from UK record companies and performers to fight piracy in 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:14PM
BPI

BPI joins with Scottish Music Industry Association to host free seminar

The BPI has joined forces with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) to host a free one-day training seminar for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:18AM
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

Advertisement

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
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

Advertisement

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
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

Advertisement

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
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
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