It was announced this week that Northern Irish singer and songwriter Ciaran Gribbin has become the new lead singer of legendary rock band INXS. As well as peforming the group's classic hits, Ciaran has been writing new material with INXS' Andrew Farriss.
For the ninth year running AIM, BPI, MPA, PPL, PRS for Music, Small Green Shoots, the Welsh Music Foundation and UK Trade & Investment have joined forces to host the British Music at midem stand, and will be on hand to assist scores of UK music companies.
Ever wondered what the next generation of breakthrough artists will sound like? Steve Cole went along to PRS for Music’s Class of 2011 event to meet some of the society’s youngest, brightest members who are leading the way.
It was clear from the off that this year’s event was packed to the rafters with a surprisingly diverse group of songwriters, who had journeyed from all corners of the country to be at PRS for Music’s head office in London.…