Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

ARIA and APRA Award nominee and platinum-selling writer Lance Ferguson has signed a worldwide music publishing deal with BMG Australia – via BMG

Applications now open for AAM‘s Fast Track Fellowship – via AAM

Ex-Pandora director Chris Freel resurfaces as UnLtd CEO – via AdNews

Kieron Donoghue’s Playlists.net was bought by Warner’s distribution and services arm WEA in 2014 for an undisclosed fee. Donoghue has since held the role of Vice President, Global Playlists Strategy & Curation, Warner Music – via MBW

Warner Music Group Corp. (WMG) has appointed Mark Baker as Vice President, Public Policy & Government Affairs. – via MBW

Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei Signs Solo Management Deal

Facebook has made a major change to notifications. The social network is going to start ordering some of them by “relevance”, rather than chronologically. – via Independent

Remi joins Beechworth Music Festival lineup – via Border Mail