The Gloaming (Iarla Ó Lionáird, Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and Dennis Cahill) were last year’s winners of the Choice Music Prize

Girl Band, Villagers and Róisín Murphy are among the main contenders for this year’s Choice Music Prize, which has just announced its shortlist. Th(...)

The Beatles pictured in July 1965. Theband’s back catalogue of music will launch on a range of streaming services on Christmas Eve.

Years of waiting are over for Beatles fans wanting to listen to the Fab Four’s music on streaming services such as Apple Music and Spotify. Beatles(...)

Some of the reported victims. Top row (L-R) followed by bottom row (L-R): Valentin Ribet; Caroline Prénat; Nick Alexander; Nohemi Gonzalez; Guillaume B. Decherf; Djamila Houd; Mathieu Hoche; Alberto González Garrido; Kheireddine Sahbi; Elif Dogan.

Citizens of at least 15 countries were among the 129 people killed in the attacks in Paris on Friday night. Police said they had identified 103 of t(...)

Deezer said it expected net proceeds of about €291 million from the IPO

Music streaming service Deezer said it expects to raise €300 millionfrom selling new shares when it lists on the Paris stock exchange later this month(...)

Apple launched Apple Music on Monday, a $9.99-a-month streaming music service that will likely alter the dynamics of how consumers listen to music

The attorneys general of New York and Connecticut are investigating Apple’s negotiations with music companies to look for signs of potential antitrust(...)

Spotify is adding short video clips from partners that include the BBC and NBC to a revamped music platform

Spotify has launched a big push into video and podcasts, announcing content deals with providers ranging from sport channel ESPN to youth-oriented bra(...)

‘The Voice of Ireland’ winner Patrick Donoghue reacts to his victory with coach Una Foden in The Helix

Dubliner Patrick Donoghue has won the final of RTE’s The Voice of Ireland after impressing viewers with a rendition of Michael Jackson’s Man in the Mi(...)

Vincent Bollore, Vivendi’s chairman and largest shareholder, is gearing up for a fight with activist shareholders. Photograph: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Tycoon Vincent Bollore raised his stake in French media group Vivendi for the third time in a month to reach 12 per cent as he gears up for a fight wi(...)

The High Court has ordered the country’s second largest internet service provider to take measures to stop illegal downloading of music.Mr Justice Bri(...)

Video upload service Youtube celebrates its tenth anniversary today. File photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Valentine’s Day, ten whole meme-littered years ago. Can you remember what you were doing? Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim do. They were invent(...)