Articles about music industry


'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: 11/27/2018

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...

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Music bodies accuse YouTube of 'fact-free fear-mongering' over Article 13

Last updated: 11/26/2018

A handful of European music industry bodies have issued a joint statement accusing YouTube of "fact-free fear-mongering" in its campaign against Article 13. The statement is...

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European Music Societies Slam YouTube’s ‘Fact Free Fear-Mongering’

Last updated: 11/25/2018

YouTube has long been considered by many to be the big bad wolf of the music industry, largely because of the comparatively low royalties it pays on music streamed on its free...

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Rising Star: Meet House Of Forever's Isaac Kyerematen

Last updated: 11/25/2018

How did you break into the music industry? I started from the bottom to gain experience of working with artists. I was Tinie Tempah’s driver in the early days; before the chart...

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Taylor Swift Signs New Deal With Universal Music Group

Last updated: 11/24/2018

Taylor Swift signed a global recording agreement with Universal Music Group. Under the multi-year agreement, UMG will serve as the exclusive worldwide recorded music partner for...

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

Last updated: 11/24/2018

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...

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Momentum Music Fund backs 20 artists with record grants payout

Last updated: 11/23/2018

The latest round of the Momentum Music Fund is set to benefit 20 artists in areas including marketing, touring, recording and album releases. The recipients have been announced...

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Mark Ross, Son of Time Warner Trailblazer Steve Ross, Jumps Into Music Synch Business

Last updated: 11/22/2018

Mark Ross, son of the late Steve Ross, who founded Warner Communications in the 1970s and played a key role in the establishment of Time Warner a decade later, has been named...

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'Keep moving forward': Skin offers inspiration at Women In Music 2018

Last updated: 11/21/2018

Skunk Anansie singer Skin was the only winner at the Music Week Women In Music Awards 2018 who confessed to shaking on stage. Emotions were running high all afternoon, but...

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'A landmark day in the music industry': Daniel Glass on Glassnote's new partnership with AWAL

Last updated: 11/21/2018

Glassnote president/founder Daniel Glass and Kobalt founder/CEO Willard Ahdritz have hailed the new partnership between the companies as a game-changer for the independent music...

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