Watch Lead A&R Benny Scarrs Talk Navigating the Music Industry (Dave, Tinchy Stryder)

Benny Scarrs is a Point Blank Music School alumni who, since graduating from the Music Production & Sound Engineering course, has achieved some incredible feats. He’s been working in the music industry for a number of years now – having been involved with events booking talents such as Professor Green, Mr Hudson, Labyrinth and many more. Following these accolades, the […]

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Tencent’s Universal bid needed rescuing – but might now go as high as 30% (report)

Tencent’s bid for 10-20% of Universal nearly fell through, but now it probably looks back on track
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Frank Briegmann at Universal Inside 2019: ‘We want the entire ecosystem of the music industry to grow with us’

Universal artists generated a total of 19.5bn streams in Germany in the first eight months of 2019
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Exec who launched Universal’s Digster and Spinnup in Sweden starts platform for fans to invest in artists ‘without a traditional label’

Mattias Tengblad and Emil Angervall launch Corite out of Sweden with interesting fan-funding model
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Point Blank Student Opportunities: July 2019 (Percolate, Kobalt, UMG & More)

At Point Blank Music School, we strive to provide our students with the best opportunities we can. We know how difficult it can be to break into the industry when you’re starting out, so we aim to help you make as much noise as possible and get noticed by the best in the business. Becoming a student at […]

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Universal boss Sir Lucian Grainge: ‘We owe our artists answers’ over 2008 fire that destroyed masters

“I will ensure that the senior management of this company, starting with me, owns this.”
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Point Blank Student Opportunities: April 2019 (Kobalt, Sónar, ROLI & More)

At Point Blank Music School, we strive to provide our students with the best opportunities we can. We know how difficult it can be to break into the industry when you’re starting out, so we aim to help you make as much noise as possible and get noticed by the best in the business. Becoming a student at […]

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Apple Music execs JJ Corsini and Chris Hovsepian join Universal in senior Artist Development roles

Both exec join UMG as Senior Vice President, Artist Development
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Universal close to generating $10m per day from streaming, as Q1 label revenues grow 19.2%

Firm’s biggest-selling artists in Q1 were Ariana Grande, the A Star Is Born soundtrack, Back Number, Queen and Billie Eilish
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