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Weekly Industry Update – 07/08/16

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Welcome to our weekly round up! Here you’ll find the latest industry news, events, updates from our partners, what’s been going on at MG HQ and our pick of the week’s projects – enjoy!

This week in the industry…

Sony Corp given green light in $750m Michael Jackson buy out deal via Music Week

This case has been going on for a long time. EU antitrust regulators accepted for Sony Corp to buy out the Michael Jackson estate’s 50% share in its Sony/ATV publishing business. To find out more click here.

Warner Music Now On Vevo – But will not have equity in the video platform via Music Ally

Vevo has announed that it has finnaly signed a licensing deal with warner music group to offer the major’s content on the premium video platform. Want to find out more? Read on.

Give these a read…

Check out what our dedicated bloggers have been talking about this week.

Playing the Music From Your Mind

Music has existed throughout every culture on earth for thousands of years. Whilst music has changed dramtically due to technological advanced, we have stayed relatively constant.

Read the full blog here.


All That Matters 2016

As a member of Music Gateway, you can get a discount for this years All That Matters. It is an award winning conference that will be held in Singapore on September 12 – 15. Check it out here

AIM Independent Music Awards 2016

The Independent Music Awards has become an annual event. This year the awards will be held on September 6th at The Brewery in London. For more information click here.


Mondo.NYC is an annual festival, business summit and digital platform that brings together music, technology and innovation. This year it will be held on September 14-18 in the Big Apple (New York City). Check out more about it here.

Unsigned Music Awards 2016

Unsigned artitst have become highly popular in the music indusrty. This is were the Unsigned Music Awards (UMA) comes in and recognises the talent these artits have. The awards will be held on October 27th. UMA and Music GAteway have recently annouced a new partnership. Read about it here.

To celebrate this partnership, Unsigned Music Awards are giving a discount for all Music Gateway members. Check it out here.

Jobs Board via MusicMatch

Here is a selection of the best jobs from our friends at Music Match…

Assistant Marketing & Promotions Manager

Creative and Licensing Executive

Online Licensing Consultant

Director of Concerts

Event Manager

Company Administrator/EA


Project of the Week 

Congratulations to AnnaKay for Project of the Week,

This week we noticed a project with great potential and amazing opportunity for our members.

Check it out and pitch away!

Looking for a soundtrack to our new promotional travel video


Lots more great stuff posted this week guys, check it out…

Looking for Country Singer & Producer

URGENT: Uplifting Funk/Indie/Rock Music Needed For Film

Top 40 Japanese Rock Band Looking For Tracks

Looking for Songwriter to collaborate with

Remixer required for Sammy Davis version of Mr Bo Jangles

1970s Punk Needed for US Drama

Looking for Happy Summer House Tracks For Well Known Artist

UNIVERSAL MUSIC PRODUCER L.A. looking for new talent to work with in LONDON

Looking for singer

Reggaeton/Latin Trip Hop Needed For Big US Tv Series


Look For Acoustic Tracks With A Strong Hook For Large Record Label

Looking For Original 1954 – 1962 Recordings For US Drama Series

Need Producer for catchy song (think cake by the ocean)

Looking for artists who are interested in composing vocals and music to my lyrics.

URGENT: Looking For Cutting Edge New Music For Drama Film

$1.5K-$10K Buyout Per Song – Looking for Hit songs for Anda’s New Album


Come back next week for more industry news and updates

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