UK artist albums accounted for almost one in eight of all LPs sold in the US last year with Sam Smith, One Direction and Ed Sheeran leading the success, new stats show.
British artists now account for the biggest share of albums sold in the UK since the days of Britpop in 1997, the BPI has announced.
Homegrown artists Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith helped UK recorded music sales stay above the £1bn mark in 2014, new figures show.
Search engine giant Google has unveiled new measures to curb online piracy and access to copyright infringing content.
Plan B, Chase and Status and MNEK were among the British artists to appear at the Big Music Project Live.
UK music lovers have helped increase sales of technology by £11bn between 2008 and 2012, a new report has claimed.
YouTube has decided to delay blocking video content from indie labels unwilling to agree to new licensing terms, a news report has claimed.
YouTube is ‘wrong’ to threaten to remove video content from independent artists due to a dispute over royalties, the BPI’s CEO has said.
The BPI has published its Yearbook 2014, the organisation’s annual collection of music industry statistics.
The BPI and UK Trade and Investment’s Music Export Growth Scheme is calling for more funding applications.