Articles about music industry


Melanie C talks Spice Girls and sexism at AIM's Women In Music

Last updated: 01/19/2018

Melanie C was the star of the show at AIM’s annual Women In Music event at City Hall in London. The former Spice Girl – aka Melanie Chisholm – gave a funny and frank keynote

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8 Steps To Brand Development As An Artist

Last updated: 12/23/2017

While the type of music you create goes a long way towards defining your brand as an artist or band, it is only part of the picture. Here we look at eight key elements to defining

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International Charts Analysis: Sam Smith makes an early impression in global markets

Last updated: 11/07/2017

Topping the iTunes listings in 54 countries when we took a snapshot at 6pm on release day (November 3), Sam Smith's second album, The Thrill Of It All, will undoubtedly follow thro

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Record Growth: Pressing Plants Invest In Vinyl

Last updated: 11/04/2017

While streaming may be the dominant form of music consumption, it's no secret that vinyl is also seeing an impressive renaissance among music consumers, which is causing more press

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Nashville Publicist Kirt Webster Steps Down Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Major Stars Exit Firm

Last updated: 11/04/2017

As we've written before, the music industry clearly has its own "Weinstein Problem." But as sexual abuse allegations spread throughout the music and entertainment industries, som

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Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer Talks Spotify, Columbia Records Succession, Adele

Last updated: 11/04/2017

Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer is set to make a triumphant homecoming to the U.K. next week to receive the country’s prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award on Nov. 6. The event rai

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'It's the first new Roy Orbison album in decades': Late icon's sons on his new album with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Last updated: 11/04/2017

Roy Orbison's sons have told Music Week that a new album featuring their legendary father's vocals backed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is the perfect way of honouring his le

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Pandora Total Listener Hours Fall 7% As Subscriptions, Revenue Grow

Last updated: 11/03/2017

Adjusted EBITDA loss was $5.3 million – compared to a loss of $6.6 million in the same quarter last year OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pandora (NYSE: P) today announced fin

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Warner Music Group to Relaunch Asylum, Label Founded by David Geffen

Last updated: 11/01/2017

Warner Music Group has relaunched its Asylum Records label in the U.S., the company announced Tuesday (Oct. 31).  The label’s new incarnation is headed by long-time WMG executiv

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"We want to be a credible stop for music in the UK": Fulwell 73 on Sounds Like Friday Night

Last updated: 10/25/2017

Fulwell 73’s Gabe Turner says the return of music to primetime TV represents a “huge opportunity” for the biz. The production team behind James Corden’s Late Late Show and

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