Digital services have helped the music, videos and games markets achieve record sales of £6.3bn in 2016, according to new data from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).
The first Music 4.5 seminar of 2017 will examine the future of record labels and their role in an increasingly fragmented music industry.
The Kinks’ Ray Davies and Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie are among the songwriters and musicians celebrated in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List 2017.
Bristolian producer and DJ Roni Size will receive the Music Producers Guild’s (MPG) 2017 Inspiration Award.
The ongoing surge in audio streaming and steady demand for vinyl LPs have helped the British music industry notch up another successful 12 months, according to official figures.
PRS for Music and PPL are launching a Music Recognition Technology (MRT) initiative with DJ Monitor to identify music publicly performed by DJs in clubs, bars, pubs and hotels.
PRS for Music is launching a new reporting tool in early 2017 to make it easier and simpler for members to claim royalties from their live gigs.
The Music Venue Trust has announced that Ministry of Sound chairman Lohan Presencer and Sarah Thirtle, head of business lending programmes at Creative United, will join its board of trustees.
The Performing Right Society (PRS) is urging more of its full members to consider standing for election to the PRS board in 2017.
The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into suspected breaches of consumer protection law in the online secondary tickets market.