Nick Grimshaw

Photo Credit: James Cridland | Licence Nick Grimshaw, who has been spinning tracks and entertaining the nation on BBC Radio 1 for the past 14 years, is moving on to a new chapter. The DJ, who has been living his childhood ambition for over a decade, announced the news onContinue Reading

Lockdown Festival

In honour of the conclusion of the coronavirus shutdown, a new British event called 00:01 is to take place. The new festival, which will take place at the Oval Space and The Pickle Factory in London, will begin on July 19th. However, this might change if the government decides toContinue Reading

Dance Music Value

For people searching for a good time, dance music has always been a popular genre. However, according to a new analysis, the genre’s worth has dropped to a 10-year low. The pandemic and a lack of nightclub and party activities have been significant factors in the drop. In addition, theContinue Reading

Sir Elton John

Sir Elton John is not happy about the British government’s management of the music industry post-Brexit and has labelled them “philistines.” Feeling ‘livid’ due to the travel problems within the entertainment sector, Elton said: “I’m so angry. I’m livid about what the government did when Brexit happened. They made noContinue Reading

Sony Music Publishing

Relative Music Group and Sony Music Publishing in Nashville have agreed to work together. Rusty Gaston, SEO of Sony Music Publishing Nashville, commented about the new deal: “Relative Music Group has done an incredible job of championing songwriters with an independent spirit that embodies everything that makes Music Row special.Continue Reading

Is Twitch The New Money Maker For Musicians?

According to a former Spotify executive, Twitch is becoming one of the best sources of money for musicians compared to other streaming platforms. Will Page, a former Spotify employee, has discovered that Twitch earnings have skyrocketed, which is unsurprising considering that musicians have been flocking to online live events dueContinue Reading

Music Venues

After the lockout extension, a top music leader has repeated that venues throughout the UK are eager for additional government funding. Mr Gregg said, “We were lucky enough to get funding from round one and round two of the cultural recovery fund but that runs out at the end ofContinue Reading

Music Board

A group of music industry professionals in the West Midlands have banded together to help the county’s music sector rebound after the COVID-19 lockout. The board will plan how to get more music played nationally and regionally, bringing more attention to the region. Lady Leshur is one of several artistsContinue Reading

Something Else Has Been Acquired by Sony Music

Sony Music is bolstering its podcasting efforts by acquiring Somethin’ Else, the UK’s most well-known podcast producer. The label had been a strong contender for the purchase of US podcaster Wondery, but Amazon beat them to it. Speaking about the revelation, Dennis Kooker of Sony Music said: “Our new globalContinue Reading

Racial Diversity

According to a new report, there is still ethnic diversity in the music industry. Furthermore, in the United States, white senior executives outnumber black female executives by about 18 to 1. Furthermore, according to the survey, less than a quarter of white artists are likely to confront racial inequity, comparedContinue Reading