‘The album remains a powerful vehicle for both artistic expression and appreciation,’ BPI chief executive Geoff Taylor on the thinking behind this week's National Album Day.
The latest edition of British Phonographic Industry’s (BPI) and Entertainment Retailers Association’s (ERA) Insight Session will define the role of the album in the streaming era.
Lord Michael Grade has urged the European Parliament to take action in favour of creators ahead of a crucial vote on copyright in Europe tomorrow (Wednesday).
Recorded music export revenues have reached their highest level since the turn of the millennium, hitting £408.4m in 2017, according to new figures.
Websites dedicated to pirating music from YouTube are causing trouble. 35% of 16-24-year olds are ‘stream-ripping’ music - and that number is set to rise.
The first ever National Album Day has been announced for October 13 to mark 70 years since the release of the first LP with support from BBC Music.
Chris Tams, director of independent member services at the BPI, sheds some light on the opportunities India presents for British music ahead of the upcoming trade mission...
A new study suggests that while streaming services have helped recorded music return to growth, their greatest contribution may turn out to be the data they generate about fans’ listening habits.
An industry trade mission to India will provide an open door for independent music businesses to explore opportunities in the world’s seventh largest economy.
Editors, Nina Nesbitt, Shame and Dream Wife are among the latest wave of acts to receive government backing in the scheme, which has now awarded over £2.6m to artists.