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Music 4.5 – Licensing Workshop

The Music 4.5 Licensing Workshop is created to stimulate a new productive dialogue between music-tech startups and the regulatory industry, helping startups to navigate and develop new mutually beneficial models, as well as learn from each other's experiences.

Sir Elton John to be honoured

One of the nation’s most-loved musicians and successful artists of all time - Sir Elton John - is to be honoured by the PRS for Music Heritage Award.

Silver Clef Awards

This year's O2 Silver Clef Awards celebrates it's 35th year by announcing that Scouting for Girls, JLS and Russell Watson are to be honoured at this year's luncheon ceremony at The Hilton, Park Lane in London on July 2.

The Ivor Novello Awards

Lily Allen and Dizzee Rascal lead the nominations for the 55th Ivor Novello Awards. The singer-songwriters who recently completed a co-headlining tour together have two nominations apiece and will compete against the very best in British songwriting and composing talent when the awards take place at London’s Grosvenor House on 20 May.

Susan Butler on music publishing

One of the most significant negotiations ever reached in the music industry will soon result in roughly $280 million (£180 million) in previously unpaid mechanical royalties making their way from US major record companies to music publishers and then to their songwriters.

The Great Escape

The Great Escape has established itself as the leading event in Europe for showcasing new talent from around the world, aimed at ‘export ready’ bands and Industry Professionals. TGE takes place in Brighton, UK over three days and nights every May with a total attendance of over 15,000 people including 5,000 industry professionals.…

Squeeze Musical Heritage Plaque

A hundred fans gather outside the Greenwich Dance Agency to await the unveiling of the PRS for Music Musical Heritage plaque to Squeeze. PRS Chairman Ellis Rich pays tribute to Squeeze and the Greenwich Dance Agency. PRS Chairman Ellis Rich pulls the cord to unveil the PRS for Music plaque.…

Publican Awards

The Publican Awards celebrate the best of British pubs with awards for design, customer service, food and music.  The Publican Awards is a black-tie evening and the culmination of a nine month campaign seeking the very best operators, pubs and people in the industry.…