BBC Radio 1 launch ‘Brit List’ after they “struggled to break any UK artists in 2016”

2016 was a great year for UK music with Adele and David Bowie dominating UK artist sales but when it came to introducing new UK acts, 2016 was a loss. Fortunately Radio 1 are coming…

80% of the UK’s singles market comes from Spotify and other streaming services

As streaming grew to record levels last year it saw so much growth that music streaming now makes up 80% of the singles market in the UK. The Official Charts Company have revealed a new…

BPI reveals that Brits love streaming music, streaming over 1bn songs a week

2016 was undoubtedly music streaming’s biggest year ever and now that the year is over we can start looking at just how massive it was, starting with how much the British love it. Music sales…

Prince William knights Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge

In a “recognition of British music’s significance to the UK” Lucian Grainge, chairman and CEO of UMG, has been knighted by Prince William. Yesterday Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, knighted London-born Lucian Grainge during…

Clubbing in the UK might not be dead yet; Fabric is saved!

Following it’s closure earlier this year clubbers, artists, musos, and many others banded together to save London’s now infamous Fabric nightclub. Back in September Fabric had it’s club license revoked after two drug-related deaths caused…