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Entries in 'Geoff Taylor' (15)

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
Labels launch YouTube channel in answer to shrinking music TV opportunities

Labels launch YouTube channel in answer to shrinking music TV opportunities

Record label trade body the BPI is launching a new UK music YouTube channel on November 11 to "fill the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 25th 2013 at 10:36AM
Piracy

Police IP Crime Unit launches

The much-anticipated Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has launched today - to a welcome response from the music industry.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 13th 2013 at 2:31PM
Number 10

BPI set to meet Cameron next week

BPI chief executive Geoff Taylor will meet David Cameron next week in the hope of delivering some good news to ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Sep 5th 2013 at 9:26AM

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Elton John

Elton to become first Brit Icon

Sir Elton John is to become the first recipient of a Brits Icon Award, a significant new honour being introduced by ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 7:00AM
Prime Minister asks music biz what help it needs

Prime Minister asks music biz what help it needs

David Cameron asked the UK music industry what help his Government can give it as he made a surprise appearance ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Jun 6th 2013 at 10:11AM
Gennaro Castaldo leaves HMV for BPI job

Gennaro Castaldo leaves HMV for BPI job

HMV PR chief Gennaro Castaldo has left the retailer after 27 years to become director of communications at recorded music ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 29th 2013 at 7:00AM

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UK album sales rise 1.4% in Q1

UK album sales rise 1.4% in Q1

UK album sales rose in 2013's opening three months for the first quarter in more than three years with Emeli ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Apr 12th 2013 at 9:25AM
BPI

BPI hopes HMV administrators find long-term solution, save jobs

The BPI has issued a response to HMV’s administration status, saying it hopes a long-term solution can be found ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2013 at 3:07PM
Pirate Party UK

BPI asks Pirate Party UK to end Pirate Bay support

The BPI has sent a letter to the Pirate Party UK requesting that it stops providing access to illegal file-sharing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 29th 2012 at 4:39PM

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Geoff Taylor

BPI says Google's music strategy 'doesn't make sense' while search giant assists piracy

The BPI’s Geoff Taylor has questioned Google's music strategy, saying that the search engine's music policy - including the launch ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2012 at 10:01AM
Google

Government to review Google's anti-piracy promise - report

The department for culture, media and sport (DCMS) is to review Google’s promise to punish sites proven to infringe copyright ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 6th 2012 at 3:50PM
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British Olympic Ceremony music sales soar by 185%

More than 50 British songs which soundtracked Danny Boyle’s Olympic opening ceremony have experienced a total sales uplift of 185% ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 1st 2012 at 5:07PM