Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.
Warner Bros. Records has announced an expanded partnership with OVO Sound, the Toronto-based record label co-founded by platinum-selling artist Drake. – via Billboard
Fyre Fest reportedly paid Kendall Jenner $250K for a single Instagram post – via The Verge
Bridge Nine Records has signed UD powerhouse hardcore band SPINE – via SPINE
Dappled Cities – ‘IIIII’ Album Out Today – stream
Vevo has announced a new music documentary series, Off the Record. The first film is on Kasabian, who look back on how they found success. – via RotD
Sony’s The Orchard buys independent distributors finetunes and Phonofile – via Billboard
MAMMA MIA!, will commence its new national tour at the Canberra Theatre Centre on November 24 – via MAMMA MIA!
Entries are now open for AIM’s Independent Music Awards 2017. – via RotD
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opens on Broadway next April – The Verge
Adele earned £40m last year, says Sunday Times Rich List – via BBC
Copyright Alliance CEO Urges Modernization of the Copyright Office in Testimony Before House Appropriations Subcommittee – via Copyright Alliance
Earache Records are curating a metal-only area at this year’s Glastonbury festival – a landmark moment for the 2017 event. – via Guardian
LCD Soundsystem Have Finally Let the World Hear Their New Music – via Vulture
A business manager who stole more than $7m from Alanis Morissette and others has been sentenced to six years in prison – via Tone Deaf
The new job title of former BBC Introducing boss Jason Carter at Amazon has been revealed—the exec is Director, Prime Live Events, Amazon Tickets – via HITS