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  1. HMV, Mama Group Launch 'Next Big Thing' Fest

    December 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. entertainment retailer HMV and its live music partner Mama Group are to launch an annual festival, Next Big Thing, to showcase breakthrough artists from the U.K., Ireland and international territories. The inaugural Next Big Thing will run Fe ...

  2. Coldplay, Kylie Triumph At Digital Music Awards

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay and Kylie Minogue won two awards each at the BT Digital Music Awards at London’s Roundhouse. The double wins for the U.K. melodic rock act and Australian pop star meant it was a good night for the digital team at EMI’s Parlophone label. C ...

  3. Warner U.K. Adds 679

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Warner Music has acquired 679 Recordings, home to British urban acts The Streets and Kano plus alt-rock band Mystery Jets, for an undisclosed sum. The label becomes a wholly-owned division of Atlantic Records U.K.; founder Nick Worthington remains ...

  4. OCC Opens Up Charts To USB, Vinyl Hybrid Formats

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The USB memory stick and the vinyl hybrid formats have been granted new eligibility status for the U.K. charts. Vinyl hybrid formats, which carry DVD or CD on one side and vinyl on the other side, will become eligible for the chart listings, accor ...