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....In February, the telecoms firm splashed out £125m to keep the naming rights to the London venue The 02, formerly known as the Millennium Dome, until at least 2027. Nina Bibby, chief marketing officer at O2, said the latest deal was a shot in the arm for the live music industry which has seen a huge number of smaller venues close across the country in the last decade. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....2% higher to £564m in the first half of 2017. Sheeran continues to divide critical opinion, not least with his recent cameo in hit TV series Game of Thrones, but there is no denying the fillip the Suffolk-raised artist has given to the UK music industry, entertainment retailers and services. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....3bn from streaming revenues, compared with just over $900m in its last financial year, to the end of September 2016. After a decade of plummeting revenues due to online piracy, the decline in CD sales and a lack of viable streaming services, the music industry’s fortunes are looking up. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Ed Sheeran’s Divide puts Warner Music’s streaming income on track to cross £1bn image
....3bn from streaming revenues, compared with just over $900m in its last financial year, to the end of September 2016. After a decade of plummeting revenues due to online piracy, the decline in CD sales and a lack of viable streaming services, the music industry’s fortunes are looking up. ...
Ed Sheeran fever helps drive rise of more than 10% in UK music sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 03:33:16 PM
....2% higher to £564m in the first half of 2017. Sheeran continues to divide critical opinion, not least with his recent cameo in hit TV series Game of Thrones, but there is no denying the fillip the Suffolk-raised artist has given to the UK music industry, entertainment retailers and services. ...
O2 renews sponsorship of Academy music venues in £70m deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of July 2017 11:01:20 PM
....In February, the telecoms firm splashed out £125m to keep the naming rights to the London venue The 02, formerly known as the Millennium Dome, until at least 2027. Nina Bibby, chief marketing officer at O2, said the latest deal was a shot in the arm for the live music industry which has seen a huge number of smaller venues close across the country in the last decade. ...
Records come round again: Sony to open vinyl factory in Japan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 05:41:06 PM
.... The records released will primarily be older Japanese reissues, and some new albums, and the records will mainly be sold in that country. Nonetheless, the decision has wider implications for the global music industry, which has experienced a surprisingly fast reversal of fortunes this year thanks to the phenomenon of streaming and the worldwide clamour for vinyl. ...
How many boxes? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 11:02:23 PM
.... It is close to London, has great road connections, frequent flights and capacity," says Martin Corr. Sound Moves - based in west London close to Heathrow's cargo terminal - is one of the biggest logistics firms in the music industry with an annual turnover of £17m. ...
Britain's most popular recording artist in 2016? David Bowie image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 11:01:09 PM
....Bowie clocked up 1. 65m album equivalent sales, a measurement developed by UK music industry body the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) that combines physical and digital sales of CDs and albums as well as streams in to a single figure to give the overall sales popularity of an artist. ...
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Universal agrees deal to stream on China's Tencent's services image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 05:08:54 AM
.... . Entertainment industry veteran and president of Music Matters Jasper Donat told the BBC it could be a "game changer" for the music industry in the Asia Pacific region. ...
Amazon moves into UK live music starting with Blondie London gig image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:00:52 AM
....“The expectation is that video is driving the overall Prime subscription base,” said Tom Morrod, analyst at IHS Markit, who expects Amazon to hit 40 million video users by the end of 2017. Earlier this year Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos, was named in Billboard magazine’s top 100 list of the most powerful people in the music industry, driven by the potential for Alexa, its voice-operated “personal assistant”. ...
Streaming and Ed Sheeran the right tune for Warner Music image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 05:19:53 PM
....". Is streaming technology saving the music industry?. ...
Hanging up the microphone image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 11:23:22 PM
....". Currently on a farewell tour in the US, Rogers has been in the music industry for 60 years. ...
How streaming saved the music: global industry revenues hit £12bn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 04:55:19 PM
. The once-ailing music industry has hit a “historical tipping point”, recording its second year of growth and revenues of $15. ...
Braced for Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 08:44:19 PM
....Whether you consume music digitally or collect vinyl records, Brexit has the potential to affect you. The UK music industry, like its counterparts in other countries, has had a tough time adapting to the technological shake-ups of recent years. ...
Music industry goes to war with YouTube image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 03:00:05 PM
....”. In December, YouTube said it had paid more than $1bn globally last year to the music industry from advertising that runs around videos. ...
Record company revenues hit new high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:18:29 PM
....However, the association added that there was a "growing mismatch between the huge value that certain digital platforms, such as YouTube, extract from music or other entertainment and the relatively small amount they return back to the creators concerned". A YouTube spokesperson said it was working "with the music industry to bring more money to artists, labels and publishers". ...
Spotify signs long-term deal with Universal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 03:29:33 PM
...."Starting today, Universal artists can choose to release new albums on Premium only for two weeks, offering subscribers an earlier chance to explore the complete creative work, while the singles are available across Spotify for all our listeners to enjoy," said Daniel Ek, chairman and chief executive of Spotify. Spotify is still loss-making and started only nine years ago, but it now has 100 million users and 50 million subscribers and is a dominant force in the global music industry. ...
Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:57:46 AM
....Controversial ticket resale website Viagogo was accused of “naked mis-selling and fraud”, as it delivered an almost unprecedented snub to MPs by failing to show up for a select committee hearing. MPs on the department for culture, media and sport committee heard allegations from music industry figures and fans about Viagogo, which allows touts to advertise tickets for huge mark-ups even before they go on sale, in return for a cut of up to 25% of the selling price. ...
Unlimited fines for bulk buying ticket touts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 07:54:06 AM
....Last year, the use of this technology was made a criminal offence in New York after a report found one bot had bought 1,000 tickets in one minute for a U2 concert at Madison Square Garden. Jo Dipple, chief executive of music industry representatives UK Music, welcomed the move. ...
Census on 'true state' of UK's live music image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 12:08:46 AM
....The 24-hour survey began at 12:00 on Thursday in Glasgow, Newcastle, Oxford, Leeds, Southampton and Brighton. It has been commissioned by UK Music, the campaigning and lobbying group that represents the recorded and live music industry, and is being led by the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle. ...
Creative sector fills UK coffers as money pours into film and TV production image
.... One of the reasons GDP growth has stayed robust since the EU referendum is the UK’s creative sector, which has produced buoyant box office receipts thanks to Star Wars, healthy sales of Adele’s latest album and global demand for homegrown TV productions such as Victoria. The combined UK film, TV and music industry boomed in the second half of last year, growing almost 11% compared with the previous six months, according to government figures. ...
Spotify hits 50 million subscribers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 01:42:36 PM
....It is also yet to reach a new licensing deal with record labels, analysts say. Mark Mulligan, a music industry analyst at Midia Research, said: "Spotify is the standout success for streaming music globally - no one else comes close in terms of paid subscribers. ...
Viagogo ticket rip-off concerns prompt May to promise crackdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 04:04:57 PM
.... The prime minister said the DCMS was now preparing a response to the Waterson review. FanFair Alliance, a music industry group which campaigns for reform of ticketing, said: “Prof Michael Waterson’s recommendations on secondary ticketing were published over nine months ago, so it is heartening to hear from the prime minister that a DCMS response is now imminent – as well as a resolve to fix markets that are not working in favour of consumers. ...
Christian Candy 'was hellbent on destroying' former friend's family image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 05:32:23 PM
.... Last summer, he bought the startup out of administration for £675,000 in cash. Crowdmix, which would allow members to create playlists using their accounts with music streaming services such as Spotify, had widespread backing from investors in the City, music industry professionals and media executives. ...
Ticket resale sites could face legal curbs as part of push to beat touts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 07:01:07 AM
....A spokesperson for anti-tout campaign group FanFair Alliance said: “This is a broken market, and UK audiences are the ones paying the price,” adding that “the status quo has become untenable”. The group said the music industry needed “a suite of measures to tackle this scourge above and beyond action to stop the misuse of bots to bulk buy and harvest tickets”. ...
Upper reaches of music industry 'a man's world', diversity study finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 09:28:19 PM
. The upper ranks of the UK’s music industry are still “a man’s world”, with women in only 30% of senior executive roles despite making up more than half of entry-level positions. ...
Syncing feeling image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:18:00 AM
....After that, the single reached the top 20 in 10 countries, including the UK and the US. And since then, sync deals placing music tracks in TV commercials, TV series, films and even video games have become steadily more important as a revenue earner for the music industry. ...
UK vinyl sales reach 25-year high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 02:06:24 AM
....More than 3. 2 million records were sold in 2016, a rise of 53% on the previous year, according to the BPI, which represents the music industry. ...
CES 2017: UK support to tech firms 'an embarrassment' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 12:03:16 AM
....". The spokeswoman added that the minister for digital and culture, Matt Hancock, would meet British exhibitors when he stopped in for half a day before travelling on to meet music industry leaders in California. ...
Record sales: vinyl hits 25-year high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 12:01:39 AM
....”. The boost in vinyl sales is part of a wider shift in the fortunes of the music industry back towards turning a profit again. ...
Music streaming hailed as industry's saviour as labels enjoy profit surge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 02:09:43 PM
. Five years ago, the demise of the music industry seemed almost inevitable. ...
Will Spotify kill the music download? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 08:00:37 AM
....Cue recently said that 60% of people using Apple Music had not bought content from the iTunes music store in the past 12 months, suggesting they were either “lapsed” downloaders, or never were. That makes their monthly revenues all gravy for the music industry, he said. ...
Chart company changes formula to reflect rise in streaming image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 09:04:26 AM
.... That figure has now swollen to 990 million, and is expected to pass 1 billion in the first weeks of next year. While the figures have given the music industry a significant revenue boost for the first time in a decade, they have also fuelled concerns that new songs and new artists are being robbed of the chance to shine. ...
Apple Music attracts 20 million subscribers in 18 months image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 06:25:14 AM
....However, Universal Music Group chief executive Lucian Grainge recently called for an end to exclusives. And Kanye West has said streaming companies are engaged in a testosterone-fuelled battle that was ruining the music industry - despite releasing his own album as an exclusive on Jay Z's Tidal service. ...
Adele tickets appear online for £9,000 despite singer's efforts to stop touts image
.... But hundreds were still available at huge mark-ups. The new evidence of the grip touts have on popular events emerged as music industry figures raised concerns that proposals designed to address the problem were inadequate. ...
American Apparel founder eyes European factory as company files for bankruptcy in US image
....Charney has an as-yet unnamed fashion business with a factory employing about 50 people in the South Central neighbourhood of Los Angeles. He described his new business as “rapid reaction urban manufacturing”, providing fast turnarounds for online retailers and the music industry. ...
Touts using bots to buy tickets could face jail image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of October 2016 06:15:37 PM
....The proposal was made as Theresa May, the prime minister, said she was looking at ways to address the use of ticket-resale websites by professional touts at the expense of fans. Pressure on the government to get tough on touting has been building amid outrage from the music industry and growing evidence that consumer rights law is being routinely flouted. ...
Spotify 'in talks to take over Soundcloud' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 01:33:28 AM
....German-based SoundCloud built its business by allowing artists to upload their music and share it with fans on social media and blogs. It has established the company as an influential player in the music industry, especially in the dance music genre. ...
YouTube ordered to pay more for music by Europe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of September 2016 10:32:27 AM
....The draft directive will also require publishers and producers to tell performers or authors what profits their works have generated. The music industry has long criticised YouTube for failing to pay enough for content such as music. ...
Streaming playlists 'make it harder to break UK talent' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of September 2016 03:42:01 AM
.... Just eight songs have reached number one in the UK so far this year, compared with 17 at the same point in 2015; and 28 the year before. Many in the music industry believe playlists like Spotify's Global Top 50 and Apple Music's Top Songs are self-perpetuating - robbing new music of much-needed exposure. ...
Government urged to help music industry tackle ticket touts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of September 2016 05:52:08 PM
. Senior figures from Britain’s music industry have called on the government to help them defeat “profiteering” touts at an industry summit on live music ticketing. ...
Out of tune? Nightclubs face uncertain future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 03:49:14 PM
....". The decision has been criticised by drug charities and music industry bodies, however, who say Fabric had an excellent reputation for tackling drug-taking on its premises. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of September 2016 06:00:23 AM
.... jgbg. I’ve been at the same company for many years – almost straight from university – in the music industry managing rights for artists and songwriters. ...
I want to quit the music industry, but don't know what else I could try image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 29th of August 2016 06:00:53 AM
. I’ve been at the same company for many years (almost from straight out of university) in the music industry, managing rights for artists and songwriters. ...

Former Cheltenham Ladies College governor who helped raise millions for Tories to be made a peer in David Cameron's resignation honours
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....Mr Pascoe-Watson said the reforms were part of the new Prime Minister’s bid to crack down on the “culture of elitism” in society. Mr Pascoe-Watson wrote: “Tony Blair had the UK music industry through the door of No 10, beginning the Cool Britannia years. ...

'Jay Z is Beyonce's Instagram husband': People can't stop laughing at this photo
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. It looks like even one of the most powerful men in the music industry can't escape the 'Instagram husband' label. ...

Watch: how Eva Longoria, Lena Dunham and Meryl Streep cheered on Clinton and tore down Trump at star-studded convention
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. Some of the most powerful women in the film and music industry took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention to throw their support behind Hillary Clinton. ...
Has streaming broken the UK singles chart? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 16th of July 2016 11:54:39 PM
.... It's only the inclusion of streaming data (where 100 plays count as one sale) that has given him a lock on the number one spot. And that's something that's starting to worry the music industry, because now that the charts measure consumption rather than purchases, they have practically ground to a halt. ...
Google piracy report criticised by music industry image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of July 2016 02:14:56 PM
....The figure was contained in a report issued by the company entitled How Google Fights Piracy. But the BPI, which represents the UK's recorded music industry, dismissed the document as "greenwash". ...
The British pop talent crash: where have all the new acts gone? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 26th of May 2016 04:49:45 PM
.... A Top 40 comprising North Americans, Scandinavians and, down at the bottom reaches, a British outlier or two. That is the gloomy prediction being made in some corners of the British music industry because of two problems: the difficulty of finding new artists capable of becoming global stars, coupled with the slog of pushing them into a chart dominated by streaming. ...
Adele signs £90m contract with Sony image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of May 2016 03:01:32 PM
.... Her current world tour will generate an estimated £100m. However, music industry analyst Mark Mulligan said that even though Adele was currently the most bankable artist in the world, the £90m deal was still a financial risk for Sony in the current uncertain music industry climate. ...
Call for ticket touting to be criminalised image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 21st of May 2016 06:00:05 AM
. Some of the music industry’s leading players are demanding that ticket touting be made a criminal offence for all UK concerts, plays and sporting events, Guardian Money can reveal. ...
Vinyl sales bigger than YouTube for British artists image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of May 2016 11:01:24 PM
....It said YouTube and similar operators contributed a “meagre” £24. 4m to music industry coffers, despite an 88% increase in music video streams to nearly 27bn last year. ...
How the ticket touts get away with bleeding fans dry image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of May 2016 09:59:16 AM
.... The review panel, chaired by Professor Michael Waterson, is due to release its findings in the next 10 days. A number of politicians and music industry representatives are calling on the government to enforce the provision already made in the Consumer Rights Act and, ideally, go further by requiring ticket resellers to reveal their identities. ...
Radiohead's corporate empire: inside the band's dollars and cents image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 03:42:42 PM
.... This is not just interesting for gossip. Radiohead’s financial structure shines a light on one of the lesser discussed facts of the music industry: if you want to be a great band, it can help if you are as good at finance as you are at music, or at least have a team supporting you who are. ...
A brief guide to everything that’s annoying about Apple image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of April 2016 06:32:04 PM
....iTunes paved the way for the low-priced digital music revolution, where artists get a minuscule share of the profits and Apple gets a much larger cut. It wiped out high-street record shops, crippled the music industry, then extracted a ransom from artists to put their music in its virtual shop window. ...
Music streaming boosts sales of vinyl image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 14th of April 2016 12:52:44 AM
....". The resurgence in vinyl during a period of declining sales has been one of the music industry's more surprising success stories. ...
British stars spur music industry growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of April 2016 12:07:54 PM
. British artists including Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Adele have helped the music industry return to meaningful growth for the first time in almost 20 years. ...
Singers seek stricter US piracy law image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 1st of April 2016 04:26:38 PM
. Katy Perry, Bryan Adams and Christina Aguilera are among hundreds in the music industry pressing lawmakers to reform US online piracy law. ...
Sony buries hatchet with SoundCloud image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 10:44:50 AM
....Many acts started out by sharing their compositions on the site, while dance artists embraced the opportunity to post exclusive mixes and DJ sets. But it became a target for the music industry, not just because of the illegally uploaded tracks it hosted, but because record labels were not making money from the music they posted themselves. ...
'Every day involves thinking, dreaming, playing and singing' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of March 2016 07:12:27 AM
....I have been responsible for a lot of ‘firsts’ when my primary intention has been only ever been to let the light of my music shine. It actually feels embarrassing to have to draw attention to the fact that there are still so few people of colour in the classical music industry. ...
VIDEO: Will streaming help India's music sales? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 11:49:18 PM
. Piracy is a big problem for the music industry everywhere but in India it's stopped the industry generating the kind of sales you might expect in such a large market. ...
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Carla Marie Williams: For black women in music it's hard to defy the stereotype image
. I’ve spent 18 years in the music industry and it has been a rollercoaster of roles and experiences. ...
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Burberry to launch instant catwalk sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of February 2016 12:32:06 PM
....". He said the way things were done in fashion had to change, otherwise it would end up like the music industry, that is stuck with CDs while everyone was busy downloading music on their smartphones. ...
Adele 'best selling singer' of 2015 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of February 2016 10:58:41 AM
.... She also did not release an album in 2015 but did complete an 85-date tour, the highest-grossing of the year. The IFPI says its top 10 chart is the only music industry ranking to accurately capture the worldwide popularity of artists across physical formats, downloads and streams. ...
The long, hard road to rock’n’roll success: ‘We’re essentially skint’ image
....”. The music industry has been in steady decline since the early 2000s as illegal downloads and then the rise of streaming took gargantuan chunks out of record sales. ...
Gary Brooker: 'Whiter Shade of Pale legal battle probably cost me £1m in fees alone' image
.... This record we thought would be a hit [A Whiter Shade of Pale AWSOP] was more than that. I don’t think the music industry was quite ready for something so popular globally so quickly. ...
Pearson chief brands critics 'naive and ignorant' as company cuts 4,000 jobs image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 21st of January 2016 08:12:37 AM
....   Photo: ALAMY . He added: “What I think is completely overblown, frankly, is the comparison between education and the music industry. ...
Davos braces for an influx of digital disruptors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of January 2016 12:58:13 PM
.... Skype, created in 2003 in Estonia, disrupted an industry in which making a call once required the intervention of an operator. Those industries feeling the impact off digital disruption also include the music industry – “instead of going to HMV and buying a piece of plastic you sign up to Spotify” – and transport, in which Uber and Hailo are causing shockwaves. ...
VIDEO: David Bowie: Business mogul? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 11th of January 2016 08:33:59 PM
.... But what can we learn from his business nous?. The pop star was often ahead of his time creatively, but he also demonstrated foresight in the business side of the music industry. ...
Bowie's financial innovation image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 11th of January 2016 04:31:58 PM
....But just as some albums are more successful than others, innovations in debt investment can also have mixed fortunes. In 2004 rating agency Moody's Investors Services downgraded Bowie bonds to only one level above "junk", the lowest rating, after a downturn in the music industry. ...
Bowie Bonds: How David Bowie became a pioneer in the worlds of finance and the internet image
.... . Bowie foresaw the upheaval that would sweep the music industry, telling the New York Times in 2002: “The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. ...
Streaming and vinyl keep music buoyant image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 01:36:57 AM
. A huge rise in streaming, combined with the continued resurgence of vinyl, helped keep the British music industry buoyant in 2015. ...
Nicki Chapman: 'My earnings peaked at age 39 – but I'd paid off my mortgage by then’ image
.... I decided to emigrate and took shorthand lessons at night to gain qualifications to earn enough points. But while waiting for my visa, I got a job in the music industry, which was so exciting, it changed my life and stopped me moving. ...
UK music industry turns up the global volume image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of December 2015 07:00:09 AM
. If 2015 proves as good as 2014, it will have been another fantastic year for the British music industry overseas. ...
Beatles music joins streaming services image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of December 2015 09:03:19 AM
....One expert suggested that the move would help their legacy endure. "In terms of digital the Beatles have always been quite late to the party - they came to iTunes in 2010, which was a good five years after the iTunes Music Store started gaining momentum," said Chris Cooke, co-founder of the music industry news site CMU. ...
Why having lunch at your desk is no good for business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of December 2015 07:00:12 AM
....“We are building a company but also a community. It is a real privilege to come together every day to try to solve these difficult problems that are in the music industry or elsewhere, and disrupt different ways of thinking. ...
Good vibrations: From designing ships to making turntables image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of December 2015 12:04:20 AM
.... Young people are experiencing a new thing - a new perspective on listening to music," he says. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), which represents the world music industry, says that vinyl has seen a surge in interest in the last few years. ...
Tesco to sell LPs for first time in its history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of December 2015 06:24:54 PM
....John Lewis said sales of record players were up 36% last year after “artfully styled” pictures on social media such as Tumblr and Pinterest fuelled a retro-inspired trend. At less than 3%, vinyl records still make up a tiny fraction of the overall music market, but sales nearly doubled last year and this year they are up another 50%, according to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), which represents the UK’s recorded music industry. ...
Star Wars and Spectre help boost profits at Pinewood Studios image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 03:03:52 PM
....5bn last year when some 36 big international films were shot here, according to the British Film Institute. Britain’s movie and music industry has increased in value by 60% to nearly £3. ...
Unilever to stop using coal for energy within five years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of November 2015 12:01:05 AM
.... The growth of sharing, including web sites such as Airbnb and Gumtree, has been one of the recent surprises of the internet. Polman predicted that the changes that have happened in the music industry because of online sales – whereby the vinyl records of his youth gave way to CDs, which gave way to downloading – would be replicated in other areas. ...

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