2011 The Big Picture

PRS for Music Chief Executive Robert Ashcroft Despite tough trading conditions within the UK music industry and a bleak economic outlook, it has been quite a year for our songwriters, composers and publishers. Our members have enjoyed tremendous success both at home and overseas, further pushing the boundaries for UK music around the world.…

Music and Pubs

Brigid Simmonds OBE is Chief Executive of the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), the UK’s leading organisation representing the brewing and pub sector. Its members account for 96 percent of the beer brewed in the UK and around half of Britain’s 51,000 pubs.

Win a Hed Kandi winter CD!

A Taste Of Kandi Winter 2012 is 'a delicious selection of Kandi's seasonal flavours' which features house music from the likes of ATFC, Garret & Ojelay and Tara McDonald.

Party Week competition!

We are feeling festive here at M towers, and to celebrate we are offering readers the chance to win a party pack containing all the essentials you need for the festive season.

Roundhouse Rising 2012

Roundhouse Rising 2012 is a festival of new music, workshops, seminars and panes that takes place at The Roundhouse in Camden Town, London.

Most performed Christmas songs

PRS for Music has analysed its unique performance data to create Britain’s Top 20 Christmas songs that have been used most across the UK over the past 12 months.

New Ringo Starr album

Ringo Starr has been working in the studio with the likes of Dave Stewart, Bruce Sugar, Don Was, Mike Bradford and Amy Keys among others to create what will be his 17th solo album. The nine-song album, Ringo 2012 is scheduled for release on 30 January next year and features two covers: Buddy Holly’s Think It Over and Rock Island Line which was popularly recorded by Lonnie Donegan in the 1950s.…

TONIGHT: Power Down live at Metropolis Studios

Tonight we’re bringing you some live music for your enjoyment, and you don’t even have to leave your sofa – the show will be streamed right here, live, from 8pm. This month features Rickstar, Laura Steel, and Rosanna.