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    To mark the centenary of PRS for Music, we’ve scoured the society’s records to uncover British music’s most performed works over the last 100 years. In part two we cover the 1950s to the 2010s.

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    Adele’s Rolling in the Deep and Rihanna’s Diamonds are the latest singles to pass the one million sales mark in the UK.

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    Playlist: love/hate

    With Valentine’s Day upon us we’re feeling a little nostalgic. Join us as we listen back to the soppy songs and cynical tracks that indulge the emotions and talk from the heart…

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    What’s the best love song ever?

    British songwriters have been responsible for some of the most enduring and successful love songs of all time. So with Valentine’s Day upon us, it’s high time we shine a romantic candle light on 10 ballads that not only stormed the charts but have lived on in the nation’s hearts, says Russell Iliffe.

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    Sam Smith wins BBC Sound of 2014

    Sam Smith, vocalist and collaborator with the likes of Naughty Boy and Disclosure, has been named as winner of the BBC Sound of 2014.

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    UK artists could double US sales by 2025, report says

    UK artists could double their US sales by 2025, a new report has predicted.

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    Adele to be honoured with MBE

    Adele and PJ Harvey are among the musicians to be awarded by the Queen in her birthday honours list.

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    Playlist: X Factor

    Welcome to our latest playlist. As the X-Factor reaches its climax this weekend, we’ve handed over the playlist reins to our resident pop guru Russell Iliffe. Russell has been providing a weekly analysis of the TV competition so it’s only fitting that he puts together a playlist featuring the best musical X Factor moments from this year’s series. Inside you’ll find classic songs from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Adele, Elton John and Shirley Bassey…

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    Sam Smith wins BRITs Critics’ Choice

    Sam Smith, vocalist with Disclosure and Naughty Boy, has won the BRITs Critics’ Choice award.

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    MPG announces 2014 awards shortlist

    Paul Epworth, Daft Punk and Disclosure are among the nominees for the Music Producers Guild (MPG) Awards 2014.


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