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Women in Music awards: ‘We can be a boss, without the fear of being called a bitch’

“I really can’t open this awards ceremony without mentioning the ‘W’ word. That’s for Weinstein, or willy-wangling… I doubt that in this country there is a single office, bank, factory, pub or club that hasn’t...
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Streaming money not too tight for Mick Hucknall to mention

A number of artists have expressed worries about their streaming income, but Simply Red’s Mick Hucknall appears to be, ahem, holding back the fears. In an interview with Music Week, Hucknall said he was relaxed about the...
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Sony/ATV exec questions value of ad-funded streaming

The latest rightsholder exec to speak out on the value of free on-demand streaming music is Sony/ATV’s European EVP of digital and society relations Antony Bebawi. In an interview with Music Week, he suggested that “the...
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Shazam dampens speculation about imminent IPO

“We’ve joined the Unicorn club,” Shazam CEO Rich Riley told The Times in a recent interview, referring to the company’s recent $1bn valuation. “Shazam would be a great public company with a business model driven...
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Reed Smith’s Gregor Pryor warns rightsholders off ‘dumb, short, easy money’

London-based music lawyer Gregor Pryor has negotiated licensing deals for a number of digital music services, so scores highly on the dirt / buried bodies knowledge scale. His op-ed piece for Music Week on digital licensing...
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Which? report on ticketing charges raises Ticketmaster’s ire

The latest stink around charges for tickets in the UK has been triggered by consumer rights firm Which?.
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Digital made up 55% of UK label revenue in Q1

Music Week has reported that 55.5% of UK label revenue in the first quarter of the year came from digital services and subscription streaming revenue almost doubled to £9m.
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Digital made up 55% of UK label revenue in Q1

Music Week has reported that 55.5% of UK label revenue in the first quarter of the year came from digital services and subscription streaming revenue almost doubled to £9m
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More changes for Music Week as new editor announced

Intent Media has announced a new editor for UK industry magazine Music Week. Tim Ingham will take up the role on 3 October, joining from Future Publishing's games website CVG - although before that, he worked at Intent on...
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Music Week has an iPhone app now

UK music industry mag Music Week has launched its official iPhone app, with an interesting business model. The app offers the latest issue as soon as it's published, as well as access to its archives.
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Music Week acquired by Intent Media

It's all change at UK music industry trade magazine Music Week, which has been acquired by Intent Media for £2.4 million in a deal that also includes fellow UBM titles Television Broadcast Europe, Pro Sound News Europe and...
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Music Week clarifies pricing for its iPhone app

We reported yesterday on the launch of Music Week's premium iPhone app, providing access to current and past issues of the industry magazine.