June 2014


Streaming added to the UK charts

08/07/2014

Last Sunday (July 6) marked a watershed moment in the history of the UK music charts when audio streams were included for the first time to help determine a song’s placing.

Stevie soundtracks the footie

09/06/2014

Last week the BBC unveiled Stevie Wonder’s song Another Star as the theme for its Fifa World Cup coverage. The song, with its Latin American vibe, will feature in the opening sequence for all the BBC’s World Cup programming and will make its debut on a preview show this Wednesday on BBC1.

Never been to Glastonbury: Mike needs you!

09/06/2014

Going to Glastonbury is the must do experience for all die-hard music fans, right? When team Umusic discovered communications manager Mike hadn’t been to the world’s biggest festival at Worthy Farm everyone started to question his credentials as a music lover. So, there was only one solution: get him a ticket, hand him a camera and send him to off to the festival to experience it first-hand. Before he gets there, he needs your help and advice.

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