Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.
No Frills Twins Sign to Island Records/Universal Music. They have amassed over 8 million video views on their YouTube channel. Watch their self-directed and produced ‘Love Me Tender’ video below:
The Grammys are eliminating paper ballots and moving to online voting – via The Verge
Grammys update: For Album of the Year, the Recording Academy states that, moving forward, “all music creators (songwriters, producers, engineers, mixers, mastering engineers, featured artists) credited with at least 33 percent or more playing time on the winning album will be eligible to receive a GRAMMY for Album Of The Year. Previously, songwriters were not recognised in this category.” – via Hot New Hip Hop
The CEO of Sony Music Entertainment worldwide, Rob Stringer, is to be honoured with the Music Industry Trusts Award this November, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the music industry. – via RotD
Hysterical Records ink worldwide deal with Redeye Distribution
Sia and The Weeknd are playing on the very same night: December 2 in Sydney – via Pedestrian
Return to Rio is back this November 3-5 with Carl Cox and Eric Powell who will be dominating Del Rio with 12-long hours of funk, soul, disco, classic house – via Facebook