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Universal Music Group Announces The Launch Of Def Jam Africa

Wed May 27 2020

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced the launch of Def Jam Africa, a new label division within the continent dedicated to representing the best hip-hop, Afrobeats and trap talent in Africa. Def Jam Africa will follow the blueprint of the iconic Def Jam Recordings label, which has led and […]

Songwriters & Composers Generate Record £810.8 Million In Music Royalties

Thu May 14 2020

PRS for Music, the organisation that represents the rights of over 145,500 songwriters, composers and music publishers in the UK and worldwide, collected a record £810.8m on behalf of its members in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 8.7% (£65.0m).  Net costs for collecting royalties reduced 6.7% year-on-year to £87.5m, and after charitable donations of £3.2m, […]

Lady Gaga Curates Virtual Concert & Benefit For COVID-19

Sat Apr 18 2020

Is This A New Beginning For The Live Music Scene? Lady Gaga curates virtual concert and benefit for COVID-19. Is this a new beginning for the live music scene? She has raised $35M USD (£28M GBP) and curated the One World: Together at Home, televised benefit concert, a live-streamed, brand new virtual concept that will […]

Delayed Devotion: Duffy Is Ready To Talk

Wed Apr 08 2020

The singer was “drugged for four weeks, raped, and taken abroad” Duffy’s debut album Rockferry arrived in 2008. It was the same year as Adele, Leona Lewis, Gabriella Cilmi, and Estelle reigned in a post-Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black world. All of these women achieved international success. On the surface, it looked like it was […]

How A Young Artist – Aitch – Took The UK Rap Scene By Storm

Wed Mar 25 2020

From relative obscurity in 2018 to the BRIT Awards in 2020, Aitch has come a long way in a short space of time. He’s a JD Sport ambassador, a fixture of The North Face, and now a promotional force behind the iPhone 11 Pro. But how has Aitch made it in music? How has he […]

Don’t Miss The Final Seminar In The Urban Development’s Industry Take Over Series

Wed Jan 29 2020

Urban Development, the new way for underground artists to become familiar with the current status of the music industry, are holding, yet another very important Industry Takeover seminar on February 11th at Kobalt Music Group, East London. This great organisation who have nurtured critically acclaimed talent such as Skepta, Devlin and Wretch 32 will be […]

R&B Queen Teenear Creates Exclusive ‘Workout’ Playlist

Fri Nov 22 2019

“I chose these songs because they make me feel like a boss and when I’m working out I like to feel like I already am what I’m working towards. It motivates me” R&B Sensation Teenear has put together an exclusive workout playlist of her favourite, motivational R&B and hip-hop tracks to get her moving. Hopefully, […]

Noted Musician Jonatha Brooke Drops EP ‘Imposter’ This Month

Tue Nov 12 2019

Having spent the past 20 years heading up her own record label, winning countless awards, working with pop star Katy Perry and garnering critical acclaim with an off-broadway play, for Jonatha Brooke, the next step in her ever-expanding career comes in the form of EP ‘Imposter’, set for its UK debut on November 15th, 2019. […]

BBC INTRODUCING AMPLIFY 2019: The Music Industry Flocks To Tobacco Docks

Fri Nov 08 2019

BBC Introducing Amplify proved once again that the British industry is stock full of the biggest rising talent and industry heads but also that the experts can tell you how and why it is within an arms reach.  This year the three-day conference was held at London’s Tobacco Dock, a historic stone-built building with ornamented […]

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