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Entries in 'Martin Mills' (16)

XL Records

XL Recordings reports £78.6m turnover and £25.4m pre-tax profit in 2012

XL Recordings has reported a £78.6m turnover and £25.4m pre-tax profit in 2012.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 14th 2013 at 9:54AM
Martin Mills

Listen: BBC Radio 4's Martin Mills documentary

Martin Mills was the subject of the second episode in BBC Radio 4’s Zeitgeisters series over the weekend.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 25th 2013 at 3:23PM
Beggars hasn't licensed iTunes Radio... yet

Beggars hasn't licensed iTunes Radio... yet

If you were to try iTunes Radio today, you wouldn't find music from the likes of Adele, Alabama Shakes, Vampire ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 14th 2013 at 7:37PM
Terri Anderson, 'lovely human being' and UK music biz veteran, dies aged 66

Terri Anderson, 'lovely human being' and UK music biz veteran, dies aged 66

Tributes from around the music business have been paid to Terri Anderson, former Music Week journalist and senior industry communications ...

on May 28th 2013 at 6:01PM

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Indies applaud Warner/PLG takeover

Indies applaud Warner/PLG takeover

Independent music business leaders including Beggars founder Martin Mills have welcomed the news that Warner Music Group has acquired Parlophone ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 7th 2013 at 5:02PM
WIN

WIN announces Independent Manifesto and formation of Global Council

Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) has introduced the Independent Manifesto and the formation of the WIN Global Council.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jan 28th 2013 at 12:28PM
Beggars

Majority of Beggars artists earn more from streams than downloads for single tracks

Martin Mills, founder and chairman of Beggars Group, has revealed that the majority of its artists now earn more from ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jan 7th 2013 at 2:42PM
Martin Mills: 'I don't resent Apple's margins'

Martin Mills: 'I don't resent Apple's margins'

Beggars Group co-founder Martin Mills has applauded the job Apple and Amazon do for the music industry - and stated ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 25th 2012 at 3:09PM

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Martin Mills

Mills to invest in future with XL millions

Martin Mills has said that the dividend received by Beggars from XL’s record 2011 financials will go towards investment in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 16th 2012 at 10:18AM
Universal/EMI: Beggars boss Mills slams deal

Universal/EMI: Beggars boss Mills slams deal

Martin Mills, the long-standing opponent of Universal's acquisition of EMI, has called on EC regulators to watch the major's ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 21st 2012 at 11:33AM
Does streaming pay anyone more than radio?

Does streaming pay anyone more than radio?

Debate: Beggars founder Martin Mills last week revealed that some of his label's artists see significantly more revenue from ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 8th 2012 at 4:52PM
Universal/EMI

Universal/EMI: US Senate urges 'careful FTC review'

US senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have co-signed a letter to the Federal Trade Commission in which they acknowledge ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 5:41PM

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Video: Spotify, Sony and Beggars debate music's future

Sony Music UK boss Nick Gatfield, Spotify chief content officer Ken Parks and Beggars Group co-founder Martin Mills have debated ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 1st 2012 at 3:45PM
Beggars Group

Streaming pays 'much more than radio' for some Beggars artists

Some Beggars artists see significantly more revenue from streaming services than they do from radio play.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 1st 2012 at 3:04PM
Martin Mills

Mills supports Universal/EMI artist buyback plan

Martin Mills remains one of the strongest objectors to Universal’s proposed £1.2 billion acquisition of EMI Music, but the Beggars ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 27th 2012 at 12:31PM
Patrick Zelnik Naive IMPALA

Zelnik: Universal/EMI divestments must not benefit majors

IMPALA co-president Patrick Zelnik has told Music Week that independent labels must ensure divestments from Universal's proposed £1.2bn takeover of ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 25th 2012 at 8:07AM