Music is now treated by consumers ‘like crisps’, electronic music composer and producer Matthew Herbert has said.
UK music enjoyed a ‘stellar year’ with artists claiming a 17.1 percent share of the global music market in 2015, a new BPI report has revealed.
Adele, Portishead and Happy Mondays were among the PRS for Music members to win at the 61st Ivor Novello Awards.
The success of acts like Adele and Sam Smith has helped UK artists achieve their highest-share of album sales in North America, new BPI figures show.
PJ Harvey has achieved her first number one album with latest LP, The Hope Six Demolition Project.
Adele has been named as the wealthiest musician under 30 by the Sunday Times Rich List.
Adele was the big winner at the BRIT Awards 2016 triumphing in four categories.
This year’s BRIT Awards nominations have thrown up a fair few surprises, and one category in particular that has raised eyebrows is the British Female Solo Artist, says Russell Iliffe.
Adele, Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith led British success in 2015 with solo artists outperforming groups for the seventh consecutive year.
Love songs might be closely associated with the power ballads of the seventies, eighties and nineties, but the 21st century has certainly given us its fair share of hard-hitting hearts-and-flowers moments too, says Russell Iliffe.