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Artists, Managers and Performers alliance (AMP) calls for 50/50 split on streaming royalties

March 6, 2014 BY fac admin
Artists, Managers and Performers alliance (AMP) calls for 50/50 split on streaming royalties

AMP (Artists, Managers, Performers), the recently formed alliance between the Musicians’ Union, the Music Managers’ Forum and the Featured Artists Coalition, is calling for streaming royalties to be split equally between the artist and the label in a submission to the … Read more

Artist and Manager Awards – Peter Grant and Pioneer Awards announced

February 20, 2014 BY fac admin

The FAC and MMF are pleased to announce that Paul Loasby has been awarded the prestigious Peter Grant Award for artists’ management. Paul’s career included being a social secretary and promoter before starting his artist management career in 1986. He … Read more

Artist & Manager Awards confirmed for April 3rd w/ Robbie Williams

Artist & Manager Awards confirmed for April 3rd w/ Robbie Williams

February 10, 2014 BY fac admin

The Artist and Manager Awards will return in its third incarnation at the Troxy on April 3rd 2014 and will again be sponsored by Spotify. Robbie Williams will attend as Guest of Honour to receive the Artists’ Artist Award for … Read more

Crispin Hunt and Mark Kelly become Elected Performer Directors on Performer Board and PPL Board

Crispin Hunt and Mark Kelly become Elected Performer Directors on Performer Board and PPL Board

November 29, 2013 BY fac admin

Two Performer Directors Elected at Seventh PPL Annual Performer Meeting  London 27 November 2013. The seventh PPL Annual Performer Meeting (APM) took place today at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). As part of the formal business of the meeting, … Read more

Calling all Featured Artists: We need your votes

Calling all Featured Artists: We need your votes

November 7, 2013 BY fac admin

MARK KELLY AND CRISPIN HUNT DESERVE YOUR VOTE TO REPRESENT YOU AT PPL PLEASE ACT AND VOTE NOW   PPL provides an increasingly important income stream for artists and musicians derived from recorded music. The FAC, in partnership with the … Read more

Number of Elected Performer Directors on PPL Performer Board to Increase

Number of Elected Performer Directors on PPL Performer Board to Increase

October 17, 2013 BY fac admin

London 17 October 2013. The seventh PPL Annual Performer Meeting (APM) will be held on the afternoon of Wednesday 27 November and will take place at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD. This year, the … Read more

From our associate… SoundCloud’s SoundCheck…

From our associate… SoundCloud’s SoundCheck…

October 3, 2013 BY fac admin

SoundCheck: your resource for a professional SoundCloud strategy   Want to know how to make the most out of SoundCloud for your music? One great resource for any music industry professional is SoundCheck, our industry-focused blog and newsletter. It offers … Read more

Are Rights More Important Than Relationships? w/ Sheridans

October 2, 2013 BY fac admin

The MMF and FAC in partnership with Sheridans Media Lawyers would like to invite you to our free seminar at Tileyard Studios on Tuesday 29th October at 6pm.Are Relationships More Important Than Rights?***SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED***Chris Cooke (CMU), Hannah Overton (Secretly Canadian), James Barton (The Blue Team) … Read more

Nick Mason gives talk at Wall St Journal Tech Cafe

Nick Mason gives talk at Wall St Journal Tech Cafe

September 26, 2013 BY fac admin

This week, FAC co-chair and Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason said the music industry has finally accepted streaming services, but added that there is still a tension between the record labels and the artists. Speaking at The Wall Street Journal Tech Cafe … Read more

FAC CEO Crispin Hunt addresses the BPI AGM. Read full keynote here….

FAC CEO Crispin Hunt addresses the BPI AGM. Read full keynote here….

September 12, 2013 BY fac admin

“Good Afternoon, and thanks very much to Geoff, Tony and the BPI for inviting me to speak today. It’s an honour.My names Crispin Hunt, I’m Co-Ceo of the Featured Artists Coalition. I’m a songwriter and a producer and I used … Read more