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

David Bowie is the most successful act in the decade-long history of the UK’s Record Store Day. – via OCC

SoundExchange Q1 Collections Dip Thanks To Pandora Direct Deals – via Hypebot

Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman & CEO of Universal Music Group, has been honoured at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity as the 2017 Media Person of the Year. – via RotD

Collecting societies are teaming up with innovation agencies in Russia to create an intellectual property platform based on blockchain technology. – via Billboard

Indie music publisher Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired an equity interest in Rough Trade Publishing. – via Billboard

SoundCloud Go goes super-cheap in $1 for three months promotion – via MBW

Neil Tomlinson, Director of Sheffield-based The Act Store, has been promoted to president of the UK’s Entertainment Agents’ Association. – via IQ

Radiohead restores the ‘1997 version’ of its website for OK Computer remaster – via The Verge

Radiohead Will Finally Release ‘Lift’ on OK Computer’s 20th-Anniversary Reissue – via Vulture

Spotify Shares Most “Emoji-ed” Artists – via Hypebot

  1. Drake (Fire emoji)
  2. Justin Bieber (Heart Face emoji)
  3. One Direction (ID emoji)
  4. Rihanna (Crown emoji)
  5. The Weeknd (Sweat droplets)
  6. Ariana Grande
  7. Beyonce
  8. Ed Sheeran
  9. Shawn Mendes
  10. Chris Brown