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Let The Music Play – COVID-19 And The Damage To The Live Music Industry

Sun Jul 05 2020

Just like many other industries, COVID-19 has caused devastating damage to the live music industry. With many of us planning our summers around various festivals, desperate to see the latest act we had discovered or see someone we had worshiped for as long as we can remember we were suddenly diverged and headed on a […]

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, […]

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 […]

She’s Ready: Christina Aguilera Is Not Leaving Without A Fight

Mon Jan 20 2020

Over the past few years, it has certainly felt like something has been brewing in team Xtina’s camp. There was the Morocco gig in 2016 which saw her break the record for the most attend concert of all time (a live audience of 250 thousand people), the Whitney Houston tribute in 2017 at the AMA’s […]

Stormzy Calls Jacob Rees-Mogg “An Actual Piece Of Sh*t” For Grenfell Comments

Thu Nov 07 2019

One of the UK’s most important British music exports has called for the resignation of the Leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg after the Politian claimed the Grenfell Tower fire victims did not use “common sense”. ​ ​The remarks have caused such uproar across the cultural spectrum that party chairman, James Cleverly, has […]

Electronic Duo ELSE Set To Release Heady EP ‘Sequence Part I’

Wed Aug 14 2019

As soon as the pizzicato-sounding Trace-inspired synth drops in the intro of the title track of ELSE’s ‘Sequence Pt. 1’ EP, you are instantly thrown back to the late 90’s heroes of Dance AKA Paul Van Dyke and Tony De Vit when he went in a less Hardcore direction. However, the duo doesn’t tie you […]

Jett Rebel Announces New London Show At Camden Assembly

Fri Jun 28 2019

Following his recent successful debut London performance, Dutch pop-rock star Jett Rebel will be back this Autumn at Camden Assembly London on Monday 30 September 2019. Jelte Steven Tuinstra AKA Jett Rebel is not just a singer-songwriter, but also a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He learned to play and write music from a very young age. […]

Quavo x boohooMAN.com Join Forces For Streetwear Collection

Thu Mar 28 2019

An exciting collaboration is happening. Global online fashion retailer, boohooMAN.com has teamed up with the one and only Migos rapper Quavo who is the new face of their spring summer collection. The 27-year-old rapper, songwriter and record producer has been working alongside the renowned brand’s design team to create an exclusive collection which is set […]

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