THURSDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2016
TODAY'S TOP STORY: With May insisting on getting ever closer by the day, today we announce more details about CMU Insights @ The Great Escape, the conference that sits at the heart of the new music festival that takes over Brighton for three days from 19-21 May. After revamping the TGE conference last year, the team from CMU Insights will return to put the spotlight on four... [READ MORE]
 
TODAY'S APPROVED: Teleman are set to release their second album, 'Brilliant Sanity', on 8 Apr, which is news you should be well excited about. Oh, want convincing do you? You drive a hard bargain. OK, how about this? They've released two singles from the album so far and both are excellent examples of guitar pop that put other bands to shame. They're going to be touring too... [READ MORE]
 
CMU PODCAST: CMU's Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business, including Warner Music and Sony Music's commitments to share any cash from selling Spotify shares with their artists, Bloc's move out of the festival market, SoundCloud's make or break year, and (for some reason) Martin Shkreli. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital... [LISTEN HERE]
TOP STORIES Pledge Music's Benji Rogers and Vevo's Tom Connaughton among those set to speak at CMU Insights @ The Great Escape this May
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LEGAL Dutch group targets Kickasser with potential 2000 euro a day fine
Sony Music issues takedown notice on copyright lecture
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DEALS Universal Publishing Production Music provides music for ScreenHits Pilot Showcase
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LIVE BUSINESS Work on the Shempire roof now set to run into April
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DIGITAL & D2F SERVICES Vevo boss says adding a premium offer is on his agenda
Cür Music reduces shares for Nasdaq Capital Market listing
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EDUCATION & EVENTS CMU:DIY x The Great Escape to put the spotlight on 'going live'
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AWARDS The NME Awards With Austin, Texas happened, sources confirm
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AND FINALLY... Kylie Minogue also features on Coldplay's failed collaborations list
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CMS MUSIC MEDIA - MEDIA PLANNER/BUYER (LONDON)
Rare opportunity to join a fast paced entertainment advertising agency working across an array of clients labels, distributors, live promoters and festivals. CMS is a leading specialist arts and entertainment media agency offering marketing and advertising services to the music industry.

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IMAGEM CREATIVE SERVICES - LICENSING MANAGER (LONDON)
Imagem Creative Services UK are looking for a Licensing Manager/Exec to provide temporary cover from 14 Mar, with an expected term of at least six months. Candidates must have at least one year experience of working in the music publishing sector in a licensing exec or licensing manager capacity.

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BOILER ROOM - LEAD BOOKER (LONDON)
We are looking for a full-time Lead Booker to join the music team at Boiler Room. The successful applicant should enjoy working in a fast-paced, busy and vibrant music company exploring underground music worldwide.

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JAZZ CAFE - ASSISTANT LIVE BOOKINGS MANAGER (LONDON)
As a member of our live events team, you will be responsible for the booking, programming and promotion of our live music calendar, working alongside a small team of very passionate people. You will have experience at booking and contracting live events and will have a strong network of contacts in the music industry.

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AEG LIVE - SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (LONDON)
We are recruiting for a Senior Communications Manager to join the Communications team, based at The O2, to cover a period of maternity leave. You will be responsible for implementing our communications strategies both internally and externally and measuring their success.

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BELIEVE DIGITAL - UK SALES & LABEL MANAGER (LONDON)
Believe Digital is looking for a Sales & Label Manager to join its label management team in the UK. A deep knowledge of the independent music industry and key labels, as well as the experience and knowledge to sign content, is essential as Believe continues to drive its label acquisition strategy in the UK and internationally.

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7DIGITAL - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (LONDON)
Would you love to help transform the way the world listens to music? In this role you’ll have the opportunity to work with companies all over the world, breaking new ground in an industry ripe with growth and innovation.

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END OF THE ROAD - FESTIVAL CO-ORDINATOR (LONDON)
End Of The Road is seeking a Festival Co-ordinator to train under the outgoing Head of Operations. The primary function of this role is artist advancing and contracting, but duties extend to other areas within the festival.

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SOLAR MANAGEMENT - MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT (LONDON)
Experienced Management Assistant required for London-based artist, songwriter and producer management company. The job will include providing support to client managers, co-ordinating diaries for producers/songwriters/artists and include personal assistant and general administrative duties.

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THE ORCHARD - VIDEO SERVICES ACCOUNT MANAGER (LONDON)
We’re looking for a smart, creative and analytical forward thinker to fill a new position within our European Video Services team as Account Manager. Based in London, UK, the post-holder will help lead and develop our European video service business, executing on a value proposition that drives client satisfaction, engagement and revenue.

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BELIEVE DIGITAL - INTERNATIONAL MANAGER (LONDON)
Believe Digital is looking for an international manager to join its Label Services team in the UK. A deep knowledge of the independent music sector at international level, as well as the experience and knowledge to manage projects, is essential as Believe continues to drive its label acquisition, marketing and distribution strategy worldwide.

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TROXY - BOX OFFICE MANAGER (LONDON)
This is a fantastic role for an experienced Box Office Manager to join the team at Troxy London, a unique venue in East London. We’re looking for someone with Box Office experience, and you will come from an environment where the customer experience is key.

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WALLACE PRODUCTIONS - SENIOR MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT (LONDON)
Wallace Productions require an experienced day-to-day Artist Manager / Senior Management Assistant to join the management team. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone with 3-4 years’ experience wishing to grow and develop in a busy and internationally focused role.

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DHP FAMILY - PROMOTIONS CO-ORDINATOR (LONDON)
Building on our success DHP are looking for an enthusiastic and pro-active Marketing Co-ordinator to work with the current marketing team and deliver marketing solutions and campaigns for our London based business.

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BUCKS MUSIC GROUP - PAID INTERNSHIP (LONDON)
We’re looking for an intern to join our busy licensing department. It’s a six month paid placement and gives the successful candidate a great opportunity to get really stuck in and be part of our team.

For more information including a full job description and how to apply click here.
 
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A guide to upcoming events from and involving CMU, including seminars, masterclasses and conference sessions from CMU Insights and workshops from CMU:DIY, plus other events where CMU journalists are speaking or moderating.
 
18 Feb 2016 CMU Insights @ Output 2016
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22 Feb 2016 CMU Insights Seminar: Building A Fanbase - Social Media Tools
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29 Feb 2016 CMU Insights Seminar: Building A Fanbase - Music Media
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6 Mar 2016 CMU Insights Seminar: Building A Fan-Orientated Business
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16 Mar 2016 CMU:DIY x Urban Development Industry Takeover Seminar
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17 Mar 2016 CMU Insights @ Convergence 2016
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13 Apr 2016 CMU:DIY x Urban Development Industry Takeover Seminar
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14 Apr 2016 CMU Insights @ Music 4.5: Playlists 2
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18 Apr 2016 CMU Insights Masterclass: Music Business Explained - For Brands
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6 May 2016 CMU Insights @ Canadian Music Week 2016
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19-20 May 2016 CMU Insights @ The Great Escape 2016
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Pledge Music's Benji Rogers and Vevo's Tom Connaughton among those set to speak at CMU Insights @ The Great Escape this May
With May insisting on getting ever closer by the day, today we announce more details about CMU Insights @ The Great Escape, the conference that sits at the heart of the new music festival that takes over Brighton for three days from 19-21 May.

After revamping the TGE conference last year, the team from CMU Insights will return to put the spotlight on four key themes: the debates around data and transparency; the CD and merch markets; the role of YouTube and video; and diversity and health in the music industry. Each topic will be dissected over a full day of sessions, with a mixture of talks, interviews, training elements, original research, case studies and lively debate.

Today's announcements kick off with the first speakers for the strand 'Transparency! Data! Blockchain! Let's make buzzwords happen!' 'Transparency' has been the big buzzword in the music community this year of course, while that other buzzy term - the 'blockchain' - has been increasingly held up as the technology that could make digital music more transparent and more efficient. Leading the debate around the blockchain in recent months has been Pledge Music founder Benji Rogers, who got lots of people talking with a blog post on the topic last year, and has been busy sharing his vision with the industry ever since.

Rogers will keynote at CMU@TGE to once again outline that vision, and delve a little deeper into what is possible. CMU's Chris Cooke will be on hand to provide a beginners guide to the blockchain - so no techie knowledge is needed in advance - and then digital music experts Sammy Andrews and Andy Edwards, both also vocal proponents of the need for more transparency and the role technology can play, will provide their perspectives.

Earlier in the day Cooke will be joined by music lawyer Nigel Dewar-Gibb of Lewis Silkin to explain how revenue currently works its way through the system, identifying where the blockages lie, and identifying what questions need to be asked of digital services, labels, publishers and the collecting societies. After all that, CMU will put on its well worn cynic hat and ask the really tricky questions, to overcome all of these challenges, what hurdles must the industry cross first, and who needs to play ball? And why would they?

Meanwhile, next door, Tracks2 co-founder Brittney Bean will be busy putting the spotlight on YouTube. How is the damn thing licensed exactly? Where precisely does Vevo fit in? What's the 'safe harbour' and 'value gap' thing all about? And is the music industry missing a few tricks with YouTube? Spoiler alert: it almost certainly is.

As part of the discussion on how the music community can get the most out of YouTube, Rebecca Lammers of Laika Network will talk Content-ID, Claire Mas of Communion Music Group will discuss YouTube's role as a marketing channel, while Chloé Julien of BandSquare will run you through the data and analytics the platform offers.

But what about the content? None of this is any use unless you're creating great video content. And there's now more to music video than the music video. Delving into how artists, labels and promoters can create video content that really engages and excites fans online will be SVP Content And Programming at Vevo, Tom Connaughton.

This is just the start of the proceedings, and we'll have more updates on these two strands - and those focused on physical products and music people - in the coming weeks. To get into all this you need to make yourself a TGE delegate, which is something you do by clicking here and spending £185. Though don't forget, that also gets you into everything else too - priority access to the hundreds of bands playing over the three days, plus networking meetings, parties and a whole load more. See you there!

For more information about the data and transparency strand click here, and for the YouTube and video strand click here.

Dutch group targets Kickasser with potential 2000 euro a day fine
Dutch anti-piracy organisation BREIN is taking a short breather from targeting the people who operate file-sharing hubs, or distribute file-sharing software, and is instead targeting some file-sharers direct. Though at this stage only really prolific file-sharers.

Now, legal proceedings against individual file-sharers generally achieved little in the early days of the fight against online piracy, apart from running up legal costs and giving everyone more reasons to hate major record companies and big movie studios. The damages won were limited, record numbers of files continued to be shared without licence, and the high profile litigation didn't seem to create much of a deterrent to discourage other file-sharers.

But BREIN reckons that by targeting a small number of prolific uploaders - who pump large quantities of music and movies onto the file-sharing networks - the direct litigation approach is worthwhile. Though it remains to be seen if the latest legal action proves to be much of a deterrent, because even if it stops prolific uploaders from uploading, there's normally others willing to take their place the as feeders-in-chief of the file-sharing world.

Either way, the legal approach BREIN has taken is interesting. According to Torrentfreak, rather than simply suing the suspected uploader for copyright infringement, and seeking damages, the anti-piracy group got itself an injunction from the Dutch courts which says that, if the targeted file-sharer - a Kickass uploader who goes by the online ID Reinrox - continues to upload, they'll face a daily fine of 2000 euros, up to 50,000 euros.

This was enough to persuade the uploader, whose real identity BREIN ascertained, to sign a cease and desist agreement, delete their Kickass account, and promise to not start file-sharing again on another site or under a different identity. The court agreed to grant such an injunction based on BREIN's claims regarding the scale of Reinrox's uploading and the negative impact that has on the content owners the group represents.

Explaining that this injunction process has proven more effective than other forms of file-sharer litigation, BREIN told the court: "An ex-parte court order re-inforced with a penalty gives those whose rights have been violated the greatest possible assurance that this will not happen again".

Which is probably true. And it probably won't happen again. In that Reinrox may well stop file-sharing. Though what impact such action has in the wider scheme of things remains to be seen, and may depend on how many uploaders BREIN can identify and how readily the courts will issue orders of this kind.

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Sony Music issues takedown notice on copyright lecture
A YouTube video of a lecture on music copyright by Harvard Law professor William Fisher briefly went offline this week, due to a takedown notice issued by Sony Music. So that's either ironic or appropriate, depending on how you look at it. I guess you could see it as a practical demonstration.

The takedown was triggered due to clips of music - various covers of 'Little Wing' by Jimi Hendrix - appearing in the video. Although this would be covered under the US's fair use rules, the automated bots scouting around for videos to knock off the internet wouldn't have known this.

This could be an interesting test of a ruling made in the US Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals last year. In the long-running 'dancing baby' case, a dispute over a takedown notice issued by Universal Music Publishing on a video which featured a baby dancing to Prince's 'Let's Go Crazy', the court said that rights holders "must consider fair use before sending a takedown notification".

To what extent fair use should be considered was left in some doubt though, with the court also saying that the consideration "need not be searching or intensive" and "does not require investigation of the allegedly infringing content".

Whether there would be a case for saying that Sony Music had not done enough before taking down the lecture by Fisher - an advocate of major copyright reform - isn't clear. Retracting the notice after 24 hours may be enough. But it does show that the system is still far from perfect.

Universal Publishing Production Music provides music for ScreenHits Pilot Showcase
Universal Publishing Production Music has partnered with ScreenHits for the TV and film streaming platform's second annual Pilot Showcase initiative.

The event will showcase 50 TV pilots from over 500 entries later this year, with the winner funded to create a full series. Through the UPPM partnership, entrants will have access to the company's library of music for use in their shows.

"The state of television production and distribution is changing at an incredible speed", says ScreenHits CEO Rose Adkins. "There is content out in the world that has value and we believe, along with UPPM, that giving a pilot a home and pickup is important in our untethered viewing worlds. We partnered with UPPM because of their great music catalogue crafted specifically for media use as well as their dedication in providing quality music by working with hugely talented artists and composers around the globe".

UPPM UK GM John Clifford adds: "It is our intent to support the great composers we work with, all of whom are the backbone of our exceptional music catalogue and with how ScreenHits support our great composers by promoting their music via the pilot showcase. By working so closely with them, we have a great opportunity to match the best music with the TV content that is being created".

For more information on the Pilot Showcase, click here.

Work on the Shempire roof now set to run into April
Good news for fans of music venues closing and then not opening again as quickly as first hoped! Which in itself is good news. Because I suspect fans of music venues closing and then not opening again as quickly as first hoped don't get much news of any kind to satisfy their fanaticism. But unless you're one of those oddballs, then this probably isn't good news.

The Academy Music Group has confirmed that maintenance on the wobbly roof over at the Shepherd's Bush Empire will now run into April, meaning another bunch of shows that had been due to take place there will be affected by ongoing building work. Said shows will either move to venues with less wobbly roofs, or shift to a new future slot at the Shempire.

AMG said in a statement: "Following the closure of Shepherd's Bush Empire on Friday 4 Dec 2015 and further inspections, structural engineers have advised that works to the roof structure will extend into April 2016. We are sorry that these extended restoration works mean that further shows will either be moved to other venues in London or rescheduled as necessary. Once again, we thank artists, promoters and fans for cooperation and patience and wish to reassure everyone that safety is our priority".

As previously reported, the West London venue was initially closed late last year, just before a Courteeners gig was due to start, after certain "structural issues" were discovered. All shows for the rest of the month were quickly cancelled, but AMG initially hoped to have the venue back in operation within a few weeks.

Details of the newly affected shows are listed here.

Vevo boss says adding a premium offer is on his agenda
There has been speculation for a while that newish Vevo boss Erik Huggers might look into taking the music video platform into paid-for subscription territory, rather than just existing as an ad-funded video service available through YouTube channels and other proprietary apps. The acquisition last December of Showyou, a video curation platform that had dabbled with a subscription offer, only added to that speculating.

Well, now Huggers has told the Code/Media conference in California that he has been mulling adding some sort of premium offer to the Vevo mix since joining the company last April, and that he has reached the conclusion "just having an ad-supported model is not sustainable in the long run".

Though, according to Billboard, he wouldn't be drawn on a model or timeline for a Vevo premium service, and was keen to add that there would always be a free-to-access option alongside any paid-for set-up.

Huggers also discussed his other plans for the business, including ramping up and enhancing original content, boosting the profile of Vevo's channels beyond YouTube, and distinguishing his service from other video sites by stressing its focus on music.

Vevo is "a specialty store that only focuses on music" he said, and which "does justice to music, caters to the audience, offers curation and offers a better experience than what I would call the lowest common denominator of content. Is it right that amazing content from our artists sits right next to a cat video?"

Depends on the artist I reckon. And the cat.

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Cür Music reduces shares for Nasdaq Capital Market listing
OK everyone, the day has come. Another streaming service is planning to hit the stock market. Did you guess that Cür Music would be next? Please come to the front to collect your prize, if so.

The streaming service's parent company Cür Media yesterday announced a reverse stock split, in order to obtain a listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market. The 1-for-13 ratio reduces the company's outstanding common stock shares from over 31.5 million to just under 2.5 million. The move shouldn't affect the value of the company in any great way, but will allow it to fit the criteria for appearing on the Nasdaq equity market.

The Nasdaq Capital Market is aimed at companies with smaller market cap valuations that are aiming to raise more capital. The listing requirements for this market are less stringent than other larger exchanges. Though what's interesting is that Cür has gone this route to raise more finance, rather than continuing with the tried and tested venture capital route usually favoured by digital start-ups.

As previously reported, after a long period in development, Cür Music finally went live in the US last month. The service is aiming to take the currently underserved mid-market in streaming, with two price points - $2.99 a month and $6.99 a month - for different levels of functionality. Its core offer is personalised radio and playlists, but users can save eight tracks for on-demand listening. The challenge, of course, is competing with the free services that offer very similar functionality.

CMU:DIY x The Great Escape to put the spotlight on 'going live'
Hey, if you thought we were done with the Great Escape plugging in the Top Story section, think again. Because while CMU Insights will be taking over Dukes @ Komedia on the Thursday and Friday of the new music festival, CMU:DIY will be in the house (aka Brighton) on the Saturday, when the convention side of TGE turns its attention to new talent.

The CMU:DIY programme is expanding at TGE this year, with a special mission to bring together young artists and future industry talent making and managing music from all genres, including indie, rock, pop, urban and dance. Meanwhile, the focus of the day will be 'going live'.

Why? Well, because the CMU:DIY team are always telling new artists that to build a fanbase they need to gig. "But how do I get a gig?" said artists wisely respond. Well, truth be told, at the outset going live probably means staging your own gigs, club nights and events.

So the big question is: how do you stage a gig? And then: how do you sell tickets, what happens on the night, what makes a great show, and how can you use digital channels to take your audience with you beyond the venue?

This is what CMU:DIY x The Great Escape will set out to answer with a packed programme of talks, interviews, case studies, advice sessions, demos and debates, all hosted by CMU's Chris Cooke, Dice's Jen long and DJ/producer John '00' Fleming.

CMU:DIY x The Great Escape is open to TGE delegates and standalone DIY ticket-holders. Those standalone tickets for the DIY programme are now on sale at £25, click here to book yours.

 

  Approved: Teleman
Teleman are set to release their second album, 'Brilliant Sanity', on 8 Apr, which is news you should be well excited about. Oh, want convincing do you? You drive a hard bargain. OK, how about this? They've released two singles from the album so far and both are excellent examples of guitar pop that put other bands to shame.

They're going to be touring too, which is yet more good news. That'll all kick off on 25 Mar with a Moshi Moshi Easter showcase at the Westcoast Bar in Margate, which will also feature former Let's Wrestle man Wesley Gonzalez and the brilliant Anna Meredith.

Listen to 'Fall In Time' and 'Dusseldorf'.

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The NME Awards With Austin, Texas happened, sources confirm
It was the NME Awards With Austin, Texas last night. And what a night it was. Oh my. The ups. The downs. The inappropriate comment by that person. The person who won over the audience when no one expected it. Oh, it was such a night.

And there were awards! Lots of them! People were celebrated from across music and beyond. It was all very exciting. There's a full list of winners below, but let's just cover the important ones here. Villain Of The Year went to Donald Trump, Best Fan Community went to The Libertines, Worst Band went to 5 Seconds Of Summer and, most exciting of all, it was decided that the best vlogger of the last year was KSI.

Always on hand with a quote, NME Editor-In-Chief Mike Williams said of the night (what a night it was!): "The last twelve months have been massive for NME, so I'm delighted that we've been able to celebrate with such an amazing knees-up. Once again we lived up to our reputation as the most rock n roll awards ceremony on the planet, and it's great to see so many brilliant artists being crowned NME Award winners. Roll on another year of brilliant music".

We've covered the key categories, but if you're interesting, here's the full list of winners:

Best British Band: The Maccabees
Best British Solo Artist: Charli XCX
Best International Band: Run The Jewels
Best International Solo Artist: Taylor Swift
Best Live Band: Wolf Alice
Best New Artist: Rat Boy

Best Album: Foals - What Went Down
Best Track: Wolf Alice - Giant Peach
Best Music Film: Blur - New World Towers
Best Music Video: Slaves - Cheer Up London
Best Reissue: David Bowie - Five Years
Best Book: Patti Smith - M Train

Best TV Show: This Is England 90
Best Film: Beasts Of No Nation
Best Actor: Idris Elba
Best Actress: Vicky McClure

Best Festival: Glastonbury
Best Small Festival: End Of The Road

Music Moment Of The Year: The Libertines secret Glastonbury set
Best Fan Community: The Libertines

Worst Band: 5 Seconds Of Summer
Villain Of The Year: Donald Trump
Hero Of The Year: Dave Grohl
Vlogger Of The Year: KSI

Inspiration Award: Yoko Ono
Innovation Award: Bring Me The Horizon
Godlike Genius: Coldplay

Kylie Minogue also features on Coldplay's failed collaborations list
If this trend continues, we're going to have a pretty long list of people who have been asked but then haven't recorded songs with Coldplay. The latest is Kylie Minogue, though she at least doesn't seem to have refused. Rather she was another victim of David Bowie's previously reported Coldplay snub.

As you will all surely remember, the band recently revealed that Bowie turned down the chance to record with Coldplay on the grounds that the song they presented him with was "not very good". And it now seems that Minogue was also destined to appear on that recording, had the song been better.

Discussing the fact that Minogue would be presenting the band with their Godlike Genius prize at the NME Awards last night, guitarist Jonny Buckland said: "We love Kylie and have done ever since 'Neighbours' in 1985. We covered her once at Glastonbury when she couldn't come and once tried to make a song with her in the studio and David Bowie, which didn't come off so well".

Maybe there's still hope for Coldplay and Minogue to hook up then. After all, they eventually got to work with Beyonce, both in the studio and at the Super Bowl. And she once refused to work with the band because the song they'd written for her was "awful".

 
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