Listening to your favourite music stimulates the same feelings as having sex or taking drugs, a new study has revealed.
The UK music industry has welcomed a UK government housing white paper offering more protection for live music venues.
Moses Boyd, Yussef Kamal and Gogo Penguin are among the artists heading to SXSW to play Jazz re:freshed Outernational.
PPL has announced its largest ever annual international collections of £49.1m for 2016.
Ireland’s largest music conference Output Belfast returns for 2017 with a series of panel discussions, music sessions, workshops and speed networking sessions.
The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards is returning in 2017 with singer songwriter Al Stewart due to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award.
Twenty-one-year-old Charlie Stewart has become BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the year.
PRS for Music processed data from over four trillion music performances in 2016, according to new distribution data figures.
Blair Dunlop, Samatha Whates and Luke Jackson are among the acts performing at Folk Alliance International courtesy of backing from the PRS Foundation.
Van Morrison is the biggest selling UK Americana of 2016 according to new figures from the Official Charts Company.