Industry

UMG launches Virgin Music Group

Virgin Music Group

All Virgin Music Label and Artist Services regional hubs will become part of the Virgin Music Group Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced the launch of the Virgin Music Group, a new global division that will unify UMG’s industry-leading artist…

Roland Corporation purchases Drum Workshop

Roland & DW Drums

Acoustic and electric drum companies combine Roland Corporation and Drum Workshop, Inc. have announced a definitive agreement for Roland to acquire all outstanding shares of Drum Workshop. Roland is the leading global manufacturer of electronic musical instruments widely recognized for…

65th Annual Grammy Awards date announced

GRAMMYs

Additional key dates surrounding the show will be shared in Nov The Recording Academy has released its key dates and deadlines ahead of the 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards. This year’s GRAMMY nominees will be announced on Tuesday, November 15th, with…

SXSW announces Australian expansion

SXSW Sydney

SXSW Sydney debuts in 2023 South by Southwest (SXSW) is expanding beyond Austin, Texas to bring its famed celebration of the technology, film and music industries to Sydney, Australia across seven days and nights from October 15-22, 2023. SXSW Sydney…