Articles about music industry


Rock'n'roll stars: Meet the 2018 Music Week Women In Music Awards Roll Of Honour

Last updated: 11/07/2018

The time has come for the grand unveiling of the Music Week Women In Music Awards Roll Of Honour 2018. With the fifth edition of the Women In Music Awards taking place this...

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Universal Music Group partners with leading African streaming and download platform

Last updated: 11/07/2018

Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Boomplay will distribute music from UMG’s world-renowned labels through its streaming and download platform in Nigeria, Ghana,...

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LinkedIn: Musician's Guide

Last updated: 11/07/2018

While most artists tend to focus their social media marketing efforts on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, could it be that the typically more 'business' focused...

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Tributes paid to Tom Petty

Last updated: 11/07/2018

Tom Petty has died at the age of 66 after suffering a heart attack at his home in Malibu. The singer-songwriter was rushed to UCLA Santa Monica hospital and put on life support...

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'This is an important deal': PRS For Music seals new BBC blanket licence agreement

Last updated: 11/06/2018

The long-running dispute between the BBC and PRS For Music and the MCPS has been resolved with a new deal for the corporation’s blanket licence, Music Week can reveal. The...

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Rest In Peace Paul Allen: Friend Of Music and Much More

Last updated: 11/06/2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen recently passed away, and is remembered as a tech billionaire and noted philanthropist. The Seattle music industry was among the beneficiaries of...

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Americana Music Association Launches Touring Initiative with Caitlin Canty, Oshima Brothers

Last updated: 11/06/2018

The Americana Music Association has launched The Americana Tour Blueprint, an initiative to improve and promote touring opportunities for Americana artists. An inaugural tour...

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21 Under 21 2017: Music's Next Generation

Last updated: 11/06/2018

022 21 Under 21 2017: Music's Next Generation Billboard's annual ranking of powerful young voices includes arena headliners and promising new talent, familiar names and new...

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Will Streaming Music’s Growth Alter Streaming Music?

Last updated: 11/05/2018

It wasn't that long ago that the music industry was experiencing its worst slump ever, with streaming looked on as a dubious alternative to physical album sales. Fast-forward...

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AMRA expands in Europe and the UK, inks global deals with Spirit and Sentric - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 11/05/2018

Global digital collection society AMRA has expanded its presence in Europe, with a new Stockholm office to further support its Scandinavian and northern European clients. The...

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