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BBC's Jason Carter Heads For Amazon

In another indicator of the increasing importance of digital music, Jason Carter, longtime head of popular music at the BBC, has left the organization for a new gig at Amazon.

DEAG Sells Part Of Manfred Hertlein

DEAG has sold its stake in the Würzburg-based Manfred Hertlein Veranstaltungs GmbH, which it held through Gold Entertainment GmbH, the company it co-operated together with Sony Music.

New Zealand's Raggamuffin Music Festival Postponed

Organizers for the New Zealand-based Raggamuffin Music Festival announced that the event would be postponed until later in the year due to slow ticket sales.

7 Injured In Manchester Nightclub Ceiling Collapse

Seven people were injured after a ceiling collapsed at a nightclub in Manchester.

Natalie Imbruglia Cancels Israeli Show

Australian-born pop singer Natalie Imbruglia has canceled an upcoming concert in Israel, with event organizers citing logistical issues.

EMA's Returning To London For 2017

After a hiatus of more than two decades, the MTV Europe Music Awards will be held in London in 2017.

Deadly Stampede During Soccer Match Claims At Least 17 Lives

At least 17 people died and many were injured in a stampede at an Angolan stadium during a soccer match on Friday.

Rag'n'Bone Man Tops Charts With Debut

British singer-songwriter Rag’N’Bone Man appears to have scored a hit after his debut album "Human" was released on Friday.

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