Deezer may revisit IPO after Spotify goes public

Deezer's last attempt to go public was abandoned shortly after the company published its prospectus. It seems the experience hasn't put the…

Morrissey's new album cover art unveiled?

The cover for Morrissey‘s new album "Low In High School" seems to have surfaced online, via social media. Indeed, Moz's personal friend and artist…

Noel Gallagher reopens Manchester Arena with tears and a benefit concert... but Liam isn’t buying it

Ex Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher headlined a special concert (which took place on Saturday, September 9) to reopen the Manchester Arena after the…

TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment to take place on September 19th

Save the date: September 19th. Indeed, that day, a new edition of TechPitch 4.5 Music, Media & Entertainment will take place, with a 6.30pm…

Warner bought Spinnin’ Records

According to "Music Business Worldwide", Warner Music Group has officially acquired Spinnin’, whose YouTube channel boasts over 18m subscribers…

Apple Music kicks off licensing renewals with new WMG deal

Spotify’s success in persuading labels to renew its licensing deals with a revenue-share more in its favour is starting to have a knock-on effect…

Blockchain ticketing startup Aventus to test its tech in the UK

Ed Sheeran’s manager may loathe online ticket-touting, but could blockchain technology be part of the solution in stamping it out? Startup Aventus…

U2 drop new single "You're the Best Thing About Me" - LYRIC VIDEO

Irish rockers U2 just released the lead single taken from their upcoming new album "Songs of Experience". The track is called "You're the Best Thing…

David Gilmour teases new album in "Live at Pompeii" DVD trailer

Ex Pink Floyd David Gilmour hints at a new solo LP in a promo trailer for his upcoming CD/DVD and theatrical film, "Live at Pompeii". The guitarist…

Facebook offers "hundreds of millions of dollars" to labels and publishers licences

Facebook is reportedly working with industry leaders with the aim to build a system which identifies and tags music copyright. According to…

YouTube ripping site YouTube-MP3 shutting down

The world’s most popular online tool for "stream ripping" audio from YouTube is shutting down after losing a legal battle with US recorded music…

Apple ditches annual Apple Music Festival in London after 10 years

Reportedly, Cupertino coloss Apple has confirmed that it will no longer be hosting the annual Apple Music Festival at London’s Roundhouse. The news…

Eventbrite completes acquisition of Ticketfly

Eventbrite has completed its $200m acquisition of ticketing service Ticketfly from Pandora, which was announced earlier this year. The company says…

Tencent Music hopes for $10bn valuation in IPO

Spotify isn’t the only music-streaming entity plotting its path towards public status. Indeed, Chinese tech giant Tencent has been mulling an IPO…

Taylor Swift shares new song “...Ready For It?” - LISTEN

Pop majesty Taylor Swift shared the full version of her new song “...Ready For It?”. You can stream it below. She originally previewed the track…

Neil Young's lost 1976 acoustic album "Hitchhiker" is available for streaming

Canadian master Neil Young is releasing his never-before-heard 1976 acoustic solo album, "Hitchhiker", on September 8th. By the way, the full…

Universal streaming revenues soar 45% to top $1bn in H1 2017

According to "Music Business Worldwide", Universal Music Group's labels generated €962m ($1.1bn) in revenues from streaming in the first half of…

U2 preview new song “The Blackout” - STREAM

It seems that Irish rockers U2 are finally ready to release their new album, "Songs of Experience". The signal is a fresh preview, which came via…

The Flaming Lips and Mac DeMarco will share a split EP

The odd couple is served... indeed two of rock’s quirkier acts are up to a new project. Flaming Lips' leader Wayne Coyne, indeed, announced via…

YouTube rolls out its redesign including more discovery

YouTube has rolled out a redesign of its mobile app and desktop website, with better discovery features part of the mix. The app now shows a row of…