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Concord acquires Savoy Label Group - and its 3,000+ recordings - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 11/01/2018

Concord Music has announced its latest acquisition: jazz and classical recorded music specialist Savoy Label Group. SLG includes the Savoy Jazz catalogue and an extensive classica

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'He's a prodigious talent with enormous potential': BPI's Geoff Taylor on Sampha and the Mercury effect

Last updated: 11/01/2018

Hyundai Mercury Prize 2017 winner Sampha will find out today if his debut album Process has reached new heights thanks to his victory last week. The record, which is pushing for a

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Warner Music UK Appoints New COO & Chief Transformation Officer

Last updated: 10/31/2018

Warner Music UK has announced it is "strengthening its management team" by promoting two senior executives to C-level positions. Peter Breeden, WMUK's current chief financial of

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Music Biz & Music Ally to Bring High-Level ‘NY:LON Connect’ Conference to New York City from January 23-24, 2018 - Music Business Association

Last updated: 10/31/2018

Mailing List News Music Biz & Music Ally to Bring High-Level ‘NY:LON Connect’ Conference to New York City from January 23-24, 2018 Event to include featured discussion with Sp

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Revealed: The finalists of The A&R Awards 2017 in association with Abbey Road Studios - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 10/30/2018

The A&R Awards in association with Abbey Road Studios return to London on the evening of Wednesday, November 1 – and today we can reveal who’ll be battling it out to win one of

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U.K. Music Industry Raked in $6 Billion in 2016; 'Free Ride' for YouTube Needs to End, Group Says

Last updated: 10/29/2018

Britain continues to punch well above its weight when it comes to selling music around the world, but more must be done to tackle the 'value gap' if it is to continue to thrive, wa

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Facebook Expands Lip-Syncing and Music-Sharing Features, Will Let Users Add Songs to Profiles

Last updated: 10/28/2018

is turning up the volume on its push into music. The company is broadly launching a way to add songs to News Feed posts and Stories, expanding the rollout of its lip-syncing featur

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Universal Music Group Names Jaime Weston Executive VP of Consumer Marketing

Last updated: 10/28/2018

Universal Music Group today announced that Jaime Weston has been named executive vice president of consumer marketing, effective immediately. According to the announcement, in the

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Music Industry Paints Target On YouTube Ripping Sites, Despite Many Non-Infringing Uses [Op-Ed]

Last updated: 10/27/2018

Concentrated attacks on technology tools that can sometimes, but not always, be used for nefarious purposes have quite a long history, from Google and Wikipedia, to suing online s

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Music Journalism Award - Reeperbahn Festival

Last updated: 10/26/2018

Susan Butler (Music Confidential, US) Ben Delger (IQ Magazine, GB) Stuart Dredge (Music Ally, GB) Gideon Gottfried (Pollstar, DE/GB) Cherie Hu (Forbes / Billboard, US) Rhian Jones

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