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Prince reclaims master rights to his biggest hits

Prince reclaims master rights to his biggest hits

Prince has taken ownership of the master recordings of his biggest hits after reaching a deal with Warner Bros Records.
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Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 18th 2014 at 2:24PM
Cooking Vinyl

Cooking Vinyl auctions rare records for charity

Cooking Vinyl is auctioning a slew of rare vinyl test pressings for charity from artists such as Billy Bragg, Reverend ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 17th 2014 at 2:42PM
The Official Charts Company

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 16 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 16th 2014 at 3:57PM
UK Music

UK Music and Ministry team up for music job fair tomorrow

UK Music and Ministry of Sound are teaming up to find the next generation of music industry execs. 

The Ministry ...

on Apr 15th 2014 at 1:07PM

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David Cameron

Cameron urged to commit to UK's IP Crime Unit

The Prime Minister’s Intellectual Property Advisor Mike Weatherley MP has championed the contribution of the creative industries to the British ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:00AM
Creative Commission

New online portal links music execs with creatives

A new online portal has launched linking label executives, managers and artists with external creatives in a bid to diversify ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 15th 2014 at 9:40AM
Rend Collective

Rend Collective 'need UK radio support to replicate US success'

British Christian worship band Rend Collective scored mainstream success in the US at the end of last month with their ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 14th 2014 at 3:30PM
International Music Industry Awards

Lucian Grainge and Daniel Glass honoured at International Music Industry Awards

A&R Worldwide launched the first of its International Music Industry Awards at Musexpo 2014 last week, with UMG chairman and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 14th 2014 at 11:49AM

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Music Week Chart Pack

New Music Week ChartPack available now

Today's Music Week ChartPack is now available to read online or download - featuring the latest weekly Official Singles and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 14th 2014 at 11:04AM
Spotify to launch US telco bundle with Sprint - report

Spotify to launch US telco bundle with Sprint - report

Spotify will announce a new deal with US mobile carrier Sprint at the end of this month, according to a ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:15AM
PledgeMusic partners with The Agency Group

PledgeMusic partners with The Agency Group

Talent booking agency The Agency Group and direct-to-fan specialist PledgeMusic have struck a new strategic partnership. 

Under the agreement, The ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:33PM
Music journalist Phil Hardy dies aged 69

Music journalist Phil Hardy dies aged 69

Respected film and music industry journalist Phil Hardy has died aged 69. His passing was unexpected.

Born in Scarborough, Yorkshire ...

on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:23PM

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Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, April 11

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Friday, April 11 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:18AM
Spain: 84% of entertainment content is pirated, says report

Spain: 84% of entertainment content is pirated, says report

More than four fifths of all online entertainment content in Spain is accessed illegally, according to a new report out ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:01AM
Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss launch exclusive worldwide partnership

Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss launch exclusive worldwide partnership

Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss have arranged to set up a long-term global partnership.

Boss‘ label B1 Recordings and Sony Music will ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:32PM
Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 9

Official Charts Midweek Sales Flash: Wednesday, April 9 Gated Content

Today's Official Chart Midweek Sales Flash is in.

You can see the full Top 40 singles and albums midweek charts ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2014 at 3:58PM

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Sajid Javid named new Culture Secretary

Sajid Javid named new Culture Secretary

Tory MP Sajid Javid has been named as the UK's new Culture Secretary, following the resignation of Maria Miller.

Treasury ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2014 at 11:31AM
Government agrees new minimum standard law with UK collection societies

Government agrees new minimum standard law with UK collection societies

Pubs, bars and shops that require a licence to play music or schools that photocopy copyright material could find their ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2014 at 10:09AM
PPL to pay out record £13m international revenues in Q1

PPL to pay out record £13m international revenues in Q1

PPL has announced that its internationally mandated members – consisting of record companies and performers - will be receiving record ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2014 at 9:24AM
Eagle Rock Entertainment

Universal Music acquires Eagle Rock Entertainment

Little more than 18 months after it welcomed EMI into its ranks, Universal Music is acquiring once again.

Universal ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 8th 2014 at 2:11PM
US digital music sales tumble in Q1

US digital music sales tumble in Q1

US digital record sales fell dramatically in the first quarter of 2013 - with track sales down 12.5% year-on-year and ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 8th 2014 at 9:46AM
Beggars assessing streaming royalty rates as income from sector soars

Beggars assessing streaming royalty rates as income from sector soars

Indie label group Beggars has been assessing its streaming royalty strategy after seeing huge annual growth in income from services ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 7th 2014 at 8:01PM
The Big Music Project launches nationwide

The Big Music Project launches nationwide

The Big Music Project has launched, giving UK-based youngsters aged between 14 and 24 new opportunities to work in the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 7th 2014 at 6:23PM
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Q1 shows average $1.2m pledged per day

Crowd-funding company Kickstarter has revealed its Q1 financials for 2014 and they've shown that more than $112m has been raised ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:55AM
BMG acquires Skint and Loaded Records

BMG acquires Skint and Loaded Records

BMG has acquired revered UK dance music labels Skint Records and Loaded Records - including Fatboy Slim’s multi-million selling catalogue ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:17AM