British Video Association

  1. Take That Lead U.K. Music DVD Sales Surge

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. pop act Take That's "The Circus - Live" (Universal) was the biggest music DVD release of 2009 in Britain, moving 574,000 copies according to the Official Charts Company. Overall, music video sales ended the year up 14.1% compar ...

  2. Biz Reacts To Digital Britain

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Despite a pledge in the Digital Britain report to ultimately oblige Internet Service Providers to employ technical measures against copyright infringers if there is no "significant" reduction in illegal file-sharing, the music industry s ...

  3. Biz Awaits 'Digital Britain' Amid U.K. Govt Changes

    June 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of the U.K. creative industries has called on the government to take action against illegal file-sharing in its Digital Britain report, due next week. The call comes amid changes in the departments involved in the report, which will se ...

  4. Blu-ray Lights Up U.K. DVD Sales

    January 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST Demand for the high-definition Blu-ray format drove U.K. DVD volumes up in 2008, according to new figures from trade body the British Video Association. Total DVD sales rose 1.9% year-on-year to 252.9 million units. That included 3.7 million Blu-r ...

  5. U.K. DVD Sales Fall 5% In 2005

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Maturing market, piracy blamed. Despite an increase in household penetration of DVD players, the U.K. home video market reported a 5% fall in unit sales in 2005, the British Video Association said Wednesday (Jan. 4). The blame for the decline was ...

  6. U.K. DVD Sales Fall 5% In 2005

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Despite an increase in household penetration of DVD players, the U.K. home video market reported a 5% fall in unit sales in 2005, the British Video Association said Wednesday (Jan. 4). Despite an increase in household penetration of DVD players, t ...

  7. OBE's For Clayman, Shadows

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queen's Birthday accolades for music biz vets. Veteran concert promoter Barry Clayman is among the music business notables recognized in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, published June 12. Clayman, currently senior VP of UK Music at Cl ...

  8. OBE's For Clayman, Shadows

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran concert promoter Barry Clayman is among the music business notables recognized in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, published June 12. Clayman, currently senior VP of UK Music at Clear Channe Veteran concert promoter Barry Clayman is ...