UK music contributed £3.5bn to the British economy in 2012, a new report from UK Music has revealed.
BPI has secured £4m worth of funding from the Big Lottery Fund to launch its Big Music Project.
Festivals and gigs contributed more than £2.2bn to UK tourism over the last year, a new report has revealed.
The Musicians’ Union (MU) and UK Music are celebrating the first anniversary of the Live Music Act by publishing a report on its impact at a roundtable in the Cornerhouse, Manchester.
The Musicians’ Union (MU) is celebrating its 120th anniversary with a conference today (23 July) in Manchester.
The success of musicians and songwriters acts as ‘a magnet’ for tourists and visitors to the UK, the House of Lords has heard.
Executives from Beggars Group, Mute, Sunday Best and Moshi Moshi have joined the AIM Board of Directors.
A new rehearsal space is to be set up in Tottenham by Haringey Council and the Beggars Group as part of the UK Music Skills Academy.
The UK Music Skills Academy, part of the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural, is to launch to improve access to music industry jobs.
JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) has helped establish a new studio apprenticeship scheme to develop songwriters and composers.