Facebook sign a deal with Warner Music, the last of the 3 major labels

As Facebook move towards legally allowing music on their social media platform, they have just finalised licensing deals with the last of the major labels. Warner Music Group have announced they’re teaming up with Facebook to…

Sony and Warner both eyeing EMI Music Publishing for $4b sale

With one of the biggest song catalogues in the world EMI Music Publishing are up for sale with major labels zeroing in. EMI Music Publishing have put themselves up for sale, selling their 2.2 million…

Sony just launched a new EDM label in China – Liquid State

China’s getting a hot new source of EDM with Liquid State, a brand new label launched by Sony Music. In partnership with Tencent Music Entertainment, Sony have launched an EDM label to break the genre…

Outertone’s Uplink featured on Spotify’s ‘mint’ playlist

We were chuffed when we saw the fantastic electronic duo Uplink, signed to our Outertone label, in one of Spotify’s hottest playlists. Uplink, made up of two best friends and talented producers Phil and Nik, have…

Warner offer to buyout employees as music streaming becomes priority

Warner Music Group have placed their bets on music streaming being the next big thing, but that may see some employees left jobless. Warner are offering to buyout employees who still work with physical music….

YouTube to pay more for music after deal with major labels

The 3 major labels have all now created new deals with YouTube that will provide better payouts for music in the wake of YouTube’s new music service. Earlier this month sources revealed that Warner Music…

Universal Music buys British labels behind Elvis Costello, Frankie Goes To Hollywood

Two of the most influential record labels in the UK have just been bought by Universal Music Group. Major label, Universal Music Group have just bought Stiff Records and ZTT, two of the UK’s biggest…

Radio success story Propeller label expands into Germany

UK based label Propeller Recordings with the help of their top artists have spread across European Radio to find success. With their newfound popularity Propeller are expanding to Germany with a new office. Headed up…

Spotify to start pushing label playlists with new quota

Spotify are launching a new method for pitching playlists from major and independent labels to appear on Spotify’s Browse page. After arguments over whether Spotify promote their own playlists above outside influencers in the past…

Warner Music work with Mixcloud to monetise online indie radio

British radio streamers Mixcloud have signed a massive deal with Warner that will license Warner Music Group music for use on their radio shows. Mixcloud and Warner Music Group have signed a deal that enters…