Stars join fight against venue closures

Stars join fight against venue closures

January 13, 2018 in News

Sir Paul McCartney and Frank Turner are supporting a new bill that aims to save live music venues from closing…

Cardi B

UK & US Songwriting Charts (29 Dec 2017 – 6 Jan 2018)

January 10, 2018 in News

Our latest hot songwriters rundown sees Marshall return on the back of Huncho Jack and Cardi B making ‘money moves’…

The Clydes

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Broken Boy’ by The Clydes

January 9, 2018 in Music, News

Today’s exclusive track comes courtesy of a sublime, sibling led New Brunswick, NJ group whose roots are in classic alt-rock…


2018 Music Festivals

January 7, 2018 in News

We’re just a week into January, recovering from the holidays, and festivals are far from our minds. Or are they?…

Meredith Willson

UK & US Songwriting Charts (15-30 Dec 2017)

December 30, 2017 in News

This week’s rundown of the Top 10 songwriters on both sides of the Atlantic includes creators of several festive favourites…


New Music For 2018

December 29, 2017 in News

Goodbye 2017: It has been another great year for music, but will 2018 be better? Let’s look at the evidence…


Fans ask Lorde to cancel Israel gig

December 23, 2017 in News

The singer is considering cancelling her show in Israel after fans write an appeal for her to boycott the country…

Brenda Lee

UK & US Songwriting Charts (8-23 Dec 2017)

December 20, 2017 in News

Festive classics draw their creators back into the charts, with the ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’ songwriter taking on hip-hop’s elite…

Raina Bee

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Queen of the South’ by Raina Bee & The Hive

December 19, 2017 in Music, News

Our pre-Christmas exclusive is a driving acoustic track by a truly sublime Staten Island, New York collective you’re gonna love…

Andie Case and Usher

Songwriter wins first global mobile talent contest

December 18, 2017 in Competitions, News

Usher awards $1 million to singer-songwriter Andie Case for her “unique voice and original music” and announces new Megastar competition…


Christmas Classic Of The Week: Mud

December 17, 2017 in News

Ho, Ho, Hum. We’re back with the second of our festive classics and we’re sure you’re gonna love this one…

Jimmy Webb

Roundhouse is back ‘In The Round’

December 16, 2017 in Events, News

The London venue’s series of intimate shows returns with another eclectic mix of artists, including Jimmy Webb and Beth Orton…

The Cure

The Cure to release milestone movie

December 15, 2017 in News

The goth rockers announce details of a documentary movie which will celebrate the band’s long-running career in the music industry…

Christmas gift guide

Win! The Songwriting Christmas Gift Guide 2017

December 14, 2017 in Competitions, News

Be in with a chance of winning all of the products featured in our gift list with this seasonal competition…

Noel Gallagher. Photo: Lawrence Watson

UK & US Songwriting Charts (1-16 Dec 2017)

December 13, 2017 in News

Assisted by Royalty Exchange, we recognise the week’s best songwriters based on the UK Singles Chart and Billboard Hot 100…

Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake

Marr & Peake working on new project

December 12, 2017 in News

The Smiths’ guitarist and songwriter Johnny Marr has joined forces with the award-winning actor Maxine Peake on a musical project…

WWP Songwriting Miami

Wounded Warrior Project veterans get creative

December 11, 2017 in Events, News

Army veterans attended a singer-songwriter Elsten Torres’ ‘Songwriting For Life’ workshop at a Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) event in Miami…


Christmas Classic Of The Week: Slade

December 10, 2017 in News

With December now into double-digits, Christmas really is well on its way and here’s the first of our festive classics…

SONGS executives by Taylor Jewell

SONGS Music Publishing chooses Kobalt

December 9, 2017 in News

Kobalt to acquire SONGS’ catalogue which includes some of the world’s biggest hits by many of music’s most successful songwriters…


AIM Presents Indie-Con 2018

December 8, 2017 in News

Association Of Independent Music announces ticket details for 2018’s Indie-Con event which returns to London’s Glaziers Hall on 8 February…

Katie Melua

UK & US Songwriting Charts (24 Nov-9 Dec 2017)

December 6, 2017 in News

Here’s our latest weekly round-up of the Top 10 songwriters on both sides of the Atlantic, compiled by Royalty Exchange…


RØDE produces first audio interface

December 5, 2017 in Gear, News

The microphone brand has made its first foray into the making other music production hardware with the AI-1 studio kit…