Freddie Matthews writes from London about 'Future Records' organised by Gary Barlow and the recent announcements about the business failing by as much as 4 million. despite these losses find out Gary's contributions to the Music Industry earned him a Trust award and an OBE for his contributions to charity work.
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Find out the best places where you can own a new Digital album and read a bit more about Emeli Sande.
Freddie laments on the past and how the music industry was the best profit-making industry here in Britain, he goes back to the seventies and works his way quickly up to the drops in figures we see today.
He also highlights some interesting things about 2012 that I am sure you will want to know about too. In this article you expect to read more about Emeli Sande, Ed Sheeran and other popular musicians who proved that they can still sell music to the masses.
Find out more about how professional football players are getting involved in order to boost the industry. Find out more about sponsorship from the The Football Association and find out more about the football bands practising for something big in 2013.
You will find out other things about how highly paid well-trained footballers are bringing their experience and knowledge to the industry to keep the music industry up in the air.
Freddie touches base with the 2012 Olympic Stadium and asks and interesting question about the future events we can expect from this venue, where you can go and have a good night out and find nice British Music. Find out this and much more over on Stirring Trouble Internationally.
- Album sales slump as downloads and singles dominate (telegraph.co.uk)
- UK album sales suffer 11.2% drop (bbc.co.uk)
- Stirring Trouble Internationally | The Week In British Music: 23 December 2012 | British Music Scene (stirringtrouble.wordpress.com)
- British music stars top 2012 charts (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
- Despite UK Artist Success, CD Album Sales Down 19.5%, Overall Album Sales Down 11.2% (contactmusic.com)
- The Week In British Music - 30 December 2012 (stirringtrouble.wordpress.com)
- Music downloads soar as CD sales continue to plunge (standard.co.uk)
- Music by numbers: Digital drives a successful 2012 for singles in the UK, but album sales fall overall (thenextweb.com)
- Emeli Sande is the best of British as home acts rule the world (metro.co.uk)
- The £1bn download industry: Sales of digital music, films, games and books hit all-time high (thisismoney.co.uk)