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Because live arm Corida buys 50% stake in Pitchfork Paris promoter Super! - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 11/05/2018

The Corida Group, the live music arm of the Because Group and one of the largest independent promoters in France, has acquired a 50% stake in Pitchfork Paris promoter...

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Reviewing the reviews: Why music critics can still make a difference

Last updated: 11/04/2018

Be it award ceremonies or the album format, 2018 has already hosted many a debate scrutinising which pillars of the music industry still matter. Last week, talk reverted to...

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Why Rock Is Still King On The Concert Circuit

Last updated: 11/04/2018

While hip hop may reign supreme when it comes to the music charts, the concert circuit is a very different situation, and while rock music may be waning accordng to a lot of...

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MBW is launching Music Business UK magazine. Subscribe today. - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 11/04/2018

The UK music business is getting a brand new trade magazine – and you’re going to want to lay your hands on it. Music Business UK is a properly premium quarterly title brought...

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Music Industry Titans Toast Clive Davis at ‘Soundtrack of Our Lives’ Doc’s Los Angeles Premiere

Last updated: 11/04/2018

Not much music business got done in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (Sept. 26) because a large portion of the industry was out for the evening, toasting hitmaker Clive Davis and...

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Astralwerks jumps into the world of video games with Twitch star Ninja - and his tens of millions of followers - Music Business Worldwide

Last updated: 11/03/2018

Dance label Astralwerks has taken a leap into the unknown – in a bid to get its artists massive exposure amongst the video gaming community. The Capitol Music Group label has...

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RIAA Releases State Of Music Business Mid-2017: Streaming Subscriptions Drive Revenue Growth

Last updated: 11/02/2018

Amazingly enough, 2017 is halfway gone already which means it's time to take stock of the music industry as a whole, looking at where revenue has increased and how companies...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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