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One Liners: BPI, One Republic, Olly Murs, more

By | Published on Monday 28 February 2022



Ged Doherty is stepping down as Chair of UK record industry trade body BPI after seven years in the role, in order to focus on his film company Raindog Films. “I have loved every minute of working with the BPI and its members and its amazing team led by Geoff Taylor”, he says. “I can look back with pride at many achievements accomplished together, but after seven years in the role I feel the time is now right for me to move on”.

LA-based label 10K Projects has promoted Molly McLachlan to EVP Global Marketing. “From the day Molly took on oversight of international at 10K, we saw an immediate positive effect on the success of our artists outside the United States”, says co-President Zach Friedman. “She continues to evangelise for our artists overseas in powerful ways and we are pleased to be able to offer her this expanded role at the label”.

Downtown Music has hired David K Dormon as General Counsel, seeing him return to the company after leaving to join legal firm Reed Smith last year. “I’m THRILLED to be returning to Downtown Music Holdings and I’m grateful for the faith that Andrew [Bergman, CEO] and Justin [Kalifowitz, Executive Chair] have put in me to take on this new challenge”, he says. “It’s an exciting new chapter for Downtown and I’m excited to rejoin my colleagues and begin contributing to the continued success of the company”.



OneRepublic have released new single ‘West Coast’.

Flo Milli has released new single ‘Pretty Black Cute’.



Olly Murs has announced that he is cancelling his summer tour dates, after undergoing knee surgery, which requires six months of rehabilitation. “I am absolutely gutted to have to cancel my summer tour this year, but unfortunately I’ve had to have new major knee surgery”, he says. “I’m devastated I won’t be performing these shows, and can only apologise for any inconvenience caused. Rest assured I will be fighting fit for new music later this year!”

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