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.…
Congratulations to the British 2011 Grammy awards nominees, announced last night. Brits include Adele, Mumford & Sons, Amy Winehouse, Coldplay, Radiohead, Jeff Beck, Susan Boyle, Corinne Bailey Rae, Marsha Ambrosius and producer Paul Epworth.
Welcome to M’s guide to predicting this year’s Mercury Prize winner. Read on, place your bets and take your seats for the 20th Mercury Prize ceremony, which takes place tonight from 6.45pm. Highlights will be aired on BBC2 at 10pm, and the winner announced at 10.15pm. The ceremony will also be broadcast live on BBC Radio 6 Music.