BBC announces Sound Of 2019 winner

January 12, 2019 in News

Rapper Octavian is this year’s BBC Sound Of 2019 champion, seeing off a fine selection of the UK’s brightest talents…

Beyoncé tops ‘Power List 2018’

September 28, 2018 in News

Taylor Swift came second in the BBC’s Woman’s Hour annual list, with Adele and Sia also making the top 20…

CMA Songwriters Series returns for second UK tour

August 2, 2018 in Events, News

The annual country music tour brings a mixture of established songwriters and ‘rising stars’ to five UK venues this autumn…


Adele to retire from touring?

June 29, 2017 in News

As she brings 15 months on the road to a close, Adele suggests her current tour may be her last…

Ryan Tedder

Ryan Tedder inks new publishing deal

April 11, 2017 in News

Downtown Music Publishing announces long-term music publishing partnership with the OneRepublic frontman, in-demand hit songwriter and “Undercover King of Pop”…

Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran threatens more records

March 21, 2017 in News

Ed Sheeran’s ‘÷’ tops the million mark in under three weeks, with quadruple platinum status looking likely within the month…


Stormzy releases emotional debut album

February 24, 2017 in News

The UK grime artist’s eagerly-awaited debut album finally sees the light of day, receiving support from peers and critics alike…


Adele says ‘Hello’ to five more Grammys

February 13, 2017 in News

The 59th iteration of ‘Music’s Biggest Night’ is the Londoner’s crowning moment again providing another five awards for the collection…

BBC Sound Of 2017

BBC announce Sound Of 2017 winner

January 6, 2017 in News

The results of the BBC’S Sound Of 2017 poll have been announced… and the winner is soul singer Ray BLK…

When Tomorrow Becomes Yesterday's 'Sustainability In Song' EP artwork

‘Sustainability In Song’ by When Tomorrow Becomes Yesterday (EP)

December 16, 2016 in Music

This is a record that takes the issue of creating a more sustainable future by tackling it here and now…

British songwriters

British songwriters lead race for Song Of The Year

October 6, 2016 in Competitions, Events, News

Adele and Ed Sheeran are among those in the running for the title at the BMI London Awards next week…

Christine and The Queens

AIM 2016 Awards winners announced

September 7, 2016 in Events, News

Christine and The Queens, Adele, Roisin Murphy, Stormzy and Slade among those celebrated at the independent music association’s annual bash…

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton would like to duet with Adele

August 12, 2016 in News

Legendary country singer-songwriter has revealed that she wants to team up with the phenomenally successful UK songwriter for a duet…

Tyler Johnson

Interview: Tyler Johnson

June 21, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the Grammy nominated producer-songwriter who went from studying law to working with Sheeran, Swift and Cyrus…

The Weeknd

The Weeknd and Adele clean up at BBMAs

May 23, 2016 in News

The Canadian songwriter-producer and the all-conquering British female singer both took home a haul of this year’s Billboard Music Awards…


The 2016 Ivor Novello Awards takes place

May 19, 2016 in News

Adele is once again named Songwriter Of The Year, with Damon Albarn, Jamie Lawson and Villagers also among the winners…

PJ Harvey

PJ Harvey scores first UK No 1 album

April 22, 2016 in News

English songwriter sits atop the UK albums charts, after The Hope Six Demolition Project relegated Adele’s 25 to No 2…

Red Sky July 'The Truth And The Lie' album packshot

‘The Truth And The Lie’ by Red Sky July (Album)

March 31, 2016 in Music

This country album just manages to keep hold of its authenticity despite having huge crossover appeal and a pop sensibility…


Adele to headline Glastonbury 2016

March 19, 2016 in News

This year’s final headliner has been confirmed as the phenomenally successful Adele, with the songwriter to take the Saturday slot…

Brits 2016

BRIT Awards 2016 takes place

February 25, 2016 in Competitions, Events, News

David Bowie honoured, with Coldplay, Björk and James Bay among the winners, but Adele dominates by taking home four awards…

PJ Harvey

PJ Harvey confirmed for Glastonbury 2016

February 18, 2016 in News

Much loved UK songwriter returns to play at this year’s Glastonbury Festival after an absence of more than ten years…


Coldplay score seventh No 1 album

February 12, 2016 in News

British quartet’s ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ knocks Adele off the top spot to continue their remarkable No 1 streak…