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Beau Dermott signs to Decca Records, announces debut album

Last updated: 09/16/2018

Thirteen-year-old Britain’s Got Talent finalist Beau Dermott has signed a recording deal with Decca, it has been announced.  Following the teenager’s audition for the show in

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New edition of Music Week out now

Last updated: 09/16/2018

The new issue of Music Week is out now.  We speak to BBC Radio 1 controller Ben Cooper at the launch of the station's 50th anniversary programming, who tells us why the station i

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Stars come out for Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards

Last updated: 09/15/2018

A host of stars came together to celebrate some of music's biggest artists at the annual O2 Silver Clef Awards, in support of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.  More than

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How To Manage The Rolling Stones

Last updated: 09/10/2018

In this piece we hear from Joyce Smith, the current manager of The Rolling Stones, and their associate for the past thirty years. Here she discusses the challenges of the job, and

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Sacred Paws win Scottish Album of the Year Award

Last updated: 09/09/2018

Sacred Paws have been announced as the winners of the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) for 2017. At a ceremony presented by co-hosts Vic Galloway and Nicola Meighan at Paisley Town

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Notorious B.I.G. Honored by ASCAP on 20th Anniversary Year of His Death

Last updated: 09/07/2018

The late Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace was honored with the ASCAP Founders Award at performance rights organization’s Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Los Angeles on Th

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How to Promote Your Shows To More Fans On Spotify

Last updated: 09/06/2018

Spotify's overall popularity has made the streaming service a go-to for engaging active music fans, and now Spotify's discovery algorithm has enabled artists to promote shows and f

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Gabrielle: ‘I’m coming back as a white male, honey’

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Gabrielle roars into the room like a Formula One car at full throttle, and the 18 years since we last met pass in a flash. At the time, she was a big star with a big leather coat,

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'We aim for the stars': Futurekind partners with Disciples' Nathan Duvall

Last updated: 08/09/2018

Futurekind has been busy expanding since Music Week first reported on its publishing JV with Sony/ATV. As revealed in the latest issue, the music and entertainment company has now

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TIDAL investigates 'potential data breach' following fake streams accusation - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 08/08/2018

Under-fire streaming platform TIDAL has announced that it has enlisted an “independent, third party cyber-security firm” to investigate a potential data breach at the company.

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