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Piracy

High Court issues new piracy blocking orders to UK ISPs

Six more pirate websites have been added to the list of domains that UK ISPs have been ordered to block ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 28th 2014 at 3:53PM
European Parliament votes to limit commercial dominance of search companies

European Parliament votes to limit commercial dominance of search companies

European politicians have voted in favour of measures “to prevent any abuse in the marketing of interlinked services by operators ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 28th 2014 at 10:38AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Decca reveals its new MD while Black Butter's publishing ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 27th 2014 at 11:26AM
Google Play scores one month Take That streaming exclusive

Google Play scores one month Take That streaming exclusive

Take That’s new album will be exclusively available on just one UK audio streaming service throughout December: Google Play Music.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 26th 2014 at 9:45PM

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Spotify revenue up in 2013, but operating losses widen

Spotify revenue up in 2013, but operating losses widen

Spotify’s global revenue rose 74% in 2013, to nearly £593 million (€746.9m), but still failed to turn a profit as ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 12:12PM
Rammstein catalogue lands on Spotify

Rammstein catalogue lands on Spotify

German rock band Rammstein, who celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, have added their entire catalogue to Spotify.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:42AM
Kobalt: 'The music industry is suffering from a slow death'

Kobalt: 'The music industry is suffering from a slow death'

Willard Ahdritz is staring intently into my eyes. His wrist perches unnervingly close to my forearm, his fingers gently patting ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 24th 2014 at 2:42PM
Google

Google faces fresh pressure in Brussels break-up plan

Google could be commanded to separate its search engine from other commercial services in an attempt by competing companies to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 24th 2014 at 11:00AM

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O2 in talks to partner with artists for exclusive concert footage

O2 in talks to partner with artists for exclusive concert footage

O2 is in “complicated” discussions with artists and record labels to secure content deals to offer exclusive concert footage, expanding ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:38AM
YouTube Music Awards to return in 2015

YouTube Music Awards to return in 2015

After a gap this year, YouTube’s second Music Awards will take place in March 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 21st 2014 at 11:45AM
Apple to install Beats Music on every iPhone next year?

Apple to install Beats Music on every iPhone next year?

iPhone and iPad users could find an Apple music streaming service based on Beats Music pre-installed on their devices by ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 21st 2014 at 9:56AM
Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify turns profit in France

Spotify’s revenue in France increased by 66% in 2013, marking the first time the streaming giant has turned a profit ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:22PM

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Guvera

Guvera streaming service expands to Russia and Ukraine

The Guvera music streaming service has expanded into Russia and Ukraine.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:04PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, Black Butter is to effectively become a frontline label ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:48AM
Billboard 200 album chart to add streaming and track sales

Billboard 200 album chart to add streaming and track sales

The Billboard 200 album chart will include individual track sales and streaming data from December 3, in its biggest update ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 20th 2014 at 10:20AM
Berklee College of Music partners with Kobalt

Berklee College of Music partners with Kobalt

Berklee College of Music has partnered with Kobalt, collaborating to drive growth in the new music industry.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 19th 2014 at 11:19AM

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Cherrytree's Kierszenbaum: 'Music shouldn't be a loss leader'

Cherrytree's Kierszenbaum: 'Music shouldn't be a loss leader'

Cherrytree Records founder, musician and Interscope senior A&R exec Martin Kierszenbaum has emphasised the need for artists to get paid ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 18th 2014 at 11:35AM
BitTorrent opens Bundle model to all, gives back 90% of revenue

BitTorrent opens Bundle model to all, gives back 90% of revenue

BitTorrent has opened its Bundle paygate model to all, as Diplo becomes the next high-profile artist to release music on ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 18th 2014 at 10:52AM
Soundrop

Soundrop shuts down apps, focusing on marketing platform Show.co

Soundrop - the social and interactive 'listening room' music service - is closing down its apps as of December 31, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:39AM
Warner acquires Gold Typhoon Group, partners with Tencent Holdings in China

Warner acquires Gold Typhoon Group, partners with Tencent Holdings in China

Warner Music Group has finalised its acquisition of Gold Typhoon Group, the Chinese entertainment company and record label with a ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 14th 2014 at 10:04AM
Vick Bain

BASCA supports fight for better publishing royalties from digital services

The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) has joined in the debate over remuneration from streaming, asking for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2014 at 4:06PM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new issue of Music Week, we celebrate some of the most influential women working ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 10:10AM
Swift

Borchetta: 'Taylor Swift earned less than $500,000 from Spotify this year'

The war between Spotify and Taylor Swift is raging on as label boss Scott Borchetta reveals the star earned less ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:55AM
Azoff

Irving Azoff demands higher royalties for songwriters from YouTube

Music mogul Irving Azoff has damned YouTube's recently launched video streaming service, threatening to remove music by the artists he ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:34AM
YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube strikes licensing deal with Merlin

YouTube has finally struck a deal with indie trade body Merlin to license music from the thousands of labels it ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:16AM