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By | Published on Tuesday 1 March 2022

Billie Eilish


Sony Music Publishing has signed country singer-songwriter Trey Lewis to a global publishing deal. “I appreciate the whole Sony Music Publishing team for supporting me and being champions for my career and believing in me as both an artist and a writer”, he says. “I’m looking forward to working with them and for them”.



Resident Advisor has appointed Kazim Rashid to the newly created role of Chief Brand & Creative Officer. “I’m hugely excited to be joining the company at such a pivotal and exciting moment in its trajectory”, he says, adding that he is arriving as the dance music centric media and ticketing platform “reimagines what the ‘most important platform for electronic music’ looks like” for the next two decades.

Ignition Records has promoted Clare Byrne to General Manager. She was previously Head Of Marketing and has been with the company since 2007. “I’m proud to have been part of Ignition’s growth over the years and fortunate to have worked with some incredible artists”, she says. “I welcome this opportunity to lead the fantastic label team as we continue to build on our success developing long term and meaningful engagement for our artists with their fans”.

The Music Venue Trust has appointed Ingrooves’ Bonita McKinney and Heliocentric Entertainment’s Phyllis Belezos as Co-Chairs, they taking over from Sarah Thirtle. Ticketmaster’s Scott Taylforth has also joined the MVT board as Treasurer, replacing the Southbank Centre’s Bengi Unsal. “We are excited to welcome Phyllis, Bonita and Scott into these roles”, says MVT Strategic Director Beverley Whitrick. “Their experience, expertise and insight will be invaluable to our team as we navigate the next phase of MVT and put in place the strategies needed to continue protecting the grassroots music venue community”.



The full version of Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell’s song for fictional boyband 4*Town – who star in upcoming Pixar movie ‘Turning Red’ – is finally out. Listen to ‘Nobody Like U’ here.

Wet Leg are back with new single ‘Angelica’. “It’s laced with disenchantment”, says the duo’s Rhian Teasdale. “Even though the chorus is ‘good times, all the time’. That’s just impossible, isn’t it?”

Poliça have released new single ‘Rotting’.

The Pictish Trail has released new single ‘It Came Back’, complete with a video starring comedian James Acaster. New album, ‘Island Family’, is out on 18 Mar.

Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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