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  1. Association of Independent Music Announces Date, Judges, Presenters for Annual Indie Awards

    March 27, 2014 2:47 PM EDT DJs John Kennedy (XFM) and Alice Levine (BBC Radio 1) have been announced as the hosts of the fourth-annual AM Independent Music Awards. The event is scheduled to take place on September 2 at the Brewery in Clerkenwell, London. A full list of this ...

  2. Universal/EMI: Deal Looks Likely to Be Approved, But at What Cost to UMG?

    July 26, 2012 3:30 PM EDT The extensive, lengthy and ongoing negotiations between the Universal Music Group and the European Union Commission to hammer out a concessions package of assets to be divested means that the regulatory agency is likely to approve the acquisition ...

  3. U.K. Govt Set To Confirm Digital Switchover

    July 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. government is reportedly preparing to confirm plans to switch off the analog radio network. The previous Labour government had a target date of 2015, which looked increasingly hard to achieve given the slow take up of DAB (Digital Audio B ...

  4. U.K.'s AIM Links Up With A2IM

    June 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. indie trade body AIM is linking up with its U.S. counterpart A2IM to provide reciprocal access to a range of online resources on each market. Both groups are already members of the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), but this will begin a ne ...

  5. Biz Welcomes EU Term Vote

    April 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. industry bodies the BPI, AIM and Musicians' Union have joined with labels' and performers' licensing organization PPL in welcoming a European Parliament vote in favor of extending the term for copyright on sound recordings from ...

  6. Aim Elects D’Arcy Vice-Chairman

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. independent labels trade body AIM has elected Doug D’Arcy, managing director of the music consultancy, management and investment company Songlines, as vice-chairman. D’Arcy takes over from board member and Chrysalis Music Division CEO Jeremy ...

  7. U.K. Minister Hodge Joins AIM Confab

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Government minister Margaret Hodge and Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills will be among the panellists at AIM's Investing in Music discussion being held Jan. 10 in London. The U.K. independent sector's trade body is hosting the invite-o ...

  8. V2 Weighs In On MoS Vs AIM Saga

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST V2 has called for a truce between its fellow independent label Ministry of Sound and Europe's trade bodies. In a statement issued this afternoon, the London-based indie today urged the independent community to show a united front, and describ ...

  9. AIM Answers MoS Accusations

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST British trade body AIM has returned fire at defecting member, Ministry of Sound. MoS had announced Feb. 23 it was quitting AIM in protest at pan-European trade body Impala's agreement with Warner Music Group, which was intended to smooth the ...

  10. MoS Vs AIM War Of Words Continues

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. dance music empire Ministry of Sound has issued its second "open letter" to AIM within 48 hours, this time lining-up Warner Music Group in its crosshairs and criticising AIM's acceptance of a Non-Disclosure Agreement covering t ...

  11. Source: Warner Buys Distribution Firm Zebralution

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Group has acquired German-based digital music distribution company Zebralution, sources tell Billboard.biz at the Midem music trade convention in Cannes. Kurt Thielen, founder/managing director of Duisburg, Germany-based Zebralution d ...

  12. Brit Indies Embark On U.S. Mission

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A delegation of independent British music companies will embark on a fact-finding mission to the United States later this month in a move intended to help pave indies' access to the world's biggest ma A delegation of independent British ...

  13. Brit Indies Embark On U.S. Mission

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A delegation of independent British music companies will embark on a fact-finding mission to the United States later this month in a move intended to help pave indies' access to the world's biggest ma A delegation of independent British ...

  14. U.K.'s AIM Tries To Push Back New Singles Chart

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Assn. of Independent Music is making a last-ditch attempt to push back the release of the first singles chart in the U.K. that will combine physical sales and downloads. Britain's Assn. of Independent Music is making a last-dit ...

  15. Hucknall To Keynote AIM AGM

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall will deliver the keynote speech at U.K. independent labels assn. AIM's 5th annual general meeting, to be held June 22 at the University of Westminster School of Law i Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall will de ...