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Articles and coverage of IMPALA activities in the news...



Music Week - 30/06/2020 - Covid-19 music industry update

Ait Europe - 29/06/2020 - Clima: Gabriel (Ue), musicisti facciano sentire la loro voce

Music Week - 3/06/2020 - MIDEM Digital Edition: Coronavirus and mental health on the agenda for virtual conference

Music Week - 22/05/2020 - Covid-19 music industry update

Music Week - 4/05/2020 - Covid-19 music industry update

Complete Music Update - 29/04/2020 - IMPALA launches proposals for music industry recovery post-COVID

Celebrity Access - 29/04/2020 - IMPALA Sets Out Ambitious Roadmap For Boosting Growth In Europe Through Music and Culture

Music Week - 19/04/2020 - Covid-19 music industry update

Hypebot - 10/04/2020 - IMPALA Maps EU Indie Music COVID-19 Support

Celebrity Access - 9/04/2020 - IMPALA Launches COVID-19 Site To Map Support For European

MusicAlly - 9/04/2020 - Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry stories

Complete Music Update - 9/04/2020 - IMPALA launches website to map COVID-19 support for music sector across Europe

Music Week - 9/04/2020 - IMPALA launches Covid-19 mapping tool

Billboard - 20/03/2020 - IMPALA Launches Coronavirus Task Force

Entertainment Business - 20/03/2020 - Europese onafhankelijke muzieksector lanceert IMPALA Covid-19 Task Force

Digital Music News - 20/03/2020 - IMPALA Launches Coronavirus Task Force, Works to Develop Relief Guidelines

Music Week - 20/03/2020 - IMPALA launches Covid-19 Task Force to protect independent music

Celebrity Access - 20/03/2020 - IMPALA Launches Coronavirus Task Force

Urban Fusion - 20/03/2020 - IMPALA lance un groupe de travail sur le coronavirus

Breaking News - 19/03/2020 - IMPALA forme un groupe de travail pour lutter contre la pandémie de coronavirus COVID-19

MIDEM blog - 07/02/2020 - Interview with Kees Van Weijen - The need for Indie musicians to act together and co-operate globally

Digital Music News - 04/02/2020 - No Music on a Dead Planet: The Music Industry’s Fight for the Environment Intensifies

Music Woche - 04/02/2020 - Music Declares Emergency und Timmermans sprachen über Klimaziele

Record of the day - 04/02/2020 - Music Declares Emergency meet European Commission Vice President Timmermans in Brussels

Record of the day - 31/01/2020 - Time to focus on the cultural industries - IMPALA's agenda for Brexit negotiations

Complete Music Update - 30/01/2020 - IMPALA announces shortlist for European Independent Album Of The Year

Music Woche - 30/01/2020 - Apparat für Impala-Jahrespreis nominiert

Record of the day - 30/01/2020 - 22 nominees shortlisted for IMPALA's European Independent Album of the Year Award

Music Week - 30/01/2020 - IMPALA reveals nominees for European Independent Album Of The Year

Record of the day - 28/01/2020 - Statements on the UK's stance on the EU Copyright Directive

Digital Music News - 28/01/2020 - IMPALA Speaks Out Against the UK’s Unwillingness to Enforce EU Copyright Directive

Music Week - 28/01/2020 - IMPALA's Helen Smith on how Brexit will impact the indie sector

Celebrity Access - 10/01/2020 - Interview: Impala Executive Chair Helen Smith

MusicAlly - 2/01/2020 - Tencent finalises 10% stake in UMG, with more to come?


Complete Music Update - 29/11/2019 - IMPALA awards Music Declares Emergency

Record of the day - 29/11/2019 - Music Declares Emergency wins IMPALA Outstanding Contribution Award

Music Ally - 29/11/2019 - Music Declares Emergency campaign gets an Impala award

Music Week - 29/11/2019 - Music Declares Emergency wins IMPALA Outstanding Contribution Award

Complete Music Update - 27/11/2019 - IMPALA gearing up to oppose Tencent’s bid to buy 10% of Universal Music

Digital Music News - 26/11/2019 - Independent Labels Take a Firm Stance Against UMG-Tencent Deal

Celebrity Access - 26/11/2019 - IMPALA To Oppose UMG’s Sale To Tencent

Music Business Wordwide - 26/11/2019 - Tencent’s proposed $3bn investment in Universal to be challenged by independent music companies

Variety - 26/11/2019 - Indie Label Collective Impala to Oppose Tencent-Universal Music Deal

Music Ally - 26/11/2019 - Impala to oppose Tencent investment in Universal Music Group

Billboard - 26/11/2019 - European Indie Label Body IMPALA to Challenge Tencent Universal Music Deal

Musik Woche - 26/11/2019 - Indies kündigen Widerstand gegen Tencent-Einstieg bei Universal Music an

Music Week - 26/11/2019 - IMPALA to challenge UMG-Tencent deal

Billboard - 10/10/2019 - "Bracing for Brexit: U.K. Music Industry Making Plans to Prepare for Chaos -- With Live Sector Most at Risk"

Billboard - 27/09/2019 - "Executive Turntable: Moves at IMPALA, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, Warner Music Norway & More"

Music Week -  23/09/2019 - "'Getting the best for independents': IMPALA unveils new board after AGM"

MusicAlly - 20/09/2019 - "Reeperbahn Festival day one: Copyright, Brexit and more"

Legrand Network - 16/09/2019 - "New European Commission gives Margrethe Vestager a key role on copyright issues"

Music Business Worldwide - 4/09/2019 - "Allen Kovac Urges Indies Not To ‘Drink The Major Label Kool-Aid’ As He Collects Aim Innovator Award"

The Music - 25/07/2019 - "Think Copyright Law Changes In Europe Won't Affect You? Definitely Think Again"

Music Ally - 21/06/2019 - "Music biz rallies against stream farming & streaming manipulation"

Music Week - 21/06/2019 - "'Streaming manipulation is costing the indies a fortune': IMPALA backs code of conduct"

Complete Music Update - 21/06/2019 - "New code of conduct sets out to target the streaming stat scammers"

MusicAlly - 20/06/2019 - "Indies prepare for battle over Vivendi’s UMG sell-off plans"

The Industry Observer - 20/06/2019 - "IMPALA’s Helen Smith talks state of the independents and ‘the promise of streaming’"

Hypebot - 20/06/2019 - "Labels, Streamers, Publishers Pledge To Battle Streaming, But Major Players Fail To Sign On"

Digital Music News - 20/06/2019 - "The Music Industry’s Largest Companies and Organizations Endorse the ‘Anti-Stream Manipulation Code of Best Practice’"

Billboard - 20/06/2019 - "'Costly, Unethical, Improper': Record Industry Rallies Against Manipulation Of Music Streams"

IQ - 18/04/2019 - "Music idustry responds to DOTMUSIC triumph"

Music Week - 16/04/2019 - "'It was a long road': IMPALA welcomes green light for Copyright Directive"

MusicAlly - 16/04/2019 - "European Copyright Directive approved by EU member states"

Complete Music Update - 15/04/2019 - "EU Council gives European Copyright Directive the final nod"

Music Business Worldwide - 15/04/2019 - "Article 13 gets final approval from EU Council"

Celebrity Access - 15/04/2019 - "EU Gives Final Approval To Article 13 Copyright Directive, YouTube, Facebook Expected To Be Hit Hard"

Billboard - 15/04/2019 - "European Copyright Reforms Clear Final Hurdle at EU Before Heading Back to Member States"

Music Business Worldwide - 8/04/2019 - "'Universal Music Group sale would be blocked' says IMPALA"

Music Ally - 8/04/2019 - "UK and European indies call for greater certainty for the creative sector amid Brexit bedlam; plus UMG sale implications"

Hypebot - 5/04/2019 - "Impala, AIM Express Concerns As Brexit, UMG Sale Loom"

The Industry Observer - 28/03/2019 - "European Copyright Directive: questions remain after ‘landmark’ reforms approved"

Billboard - 28/03/2019 - "Courtney Barnett and Gurrumul Lead Nominations For Australia's 2019 Independent Music Awards"

The Industry Observer - 28/03/2019 - "The story of New York’s Mom + Pop to be told at 2019 Indie-Con"

Complete Music Update - 27/03/2019 -  "The record industry comments on the bloody Copyright Directive"

Billboard - 27/03/2019 - "What's Next for Europe's New Copyright Reforms?"

Music Business Worldwide - 26/03/2019 - "Article 13 approved by European Parliament"

Legal Tech News - 26/03/2019 - "European Union Passes Controversial New Copyright Law"

Billboard - 25/03/2019 - "European Union Prepares for 'Historic' Article 13 Vote"

Music Week - 11/03/2019 - "We need an internet that is fair and sustainable for all': IMPALA leads final Copyright Directive push"

Music Business Worldwide - 11/03/2019 - "Over 200 Creative Sectors Associations Call on European Parliament to Adopt Copyright Directive"

Hypebot - 11/03/2019 - "IMPALA Joins 200 Groups Supporting EU Copyright Directive"

Music Ally - 22/02/2019 - "Music bodies pleased with approval of EU copyright directive"

Music Business Worldwide - 22/02/2019 - "IMPALA, IMPF, GESAC and others urge European policymakers to adopt copyright directive into law – but IFPI stays quiet"

Music Business Worldwide - 15/02/2019 - "Copyright directive talks conclude – music business responds ahead of reviewing final article 13 text"

Digital Music News - 14/02/2019 "Looks Like the ‘New’ Article 13 Is Drawing Industry Approval — GEMA, PRS, Impala All Saying ‘Yes’"

Music Week - 11/02/2019 - "'We must fine-tune the wording': AIM weighs in on Copyright Directive debate"

Complete Music Update - 11/02/2019 - "EU Council overcomes deadlock on European Copyright Directive, as IMPALA clarifies its position on the copyright reforms"

Billboard - 25/01/2019 - "Balkan Indie Labels Launch Trade Lobby to Promote 'Level Playing Field,' Expand Streaming"

Music Business Worldwide - 17/01/2019 - "Cross-industry letter urges EU policymakers to make 'urgent changes' to new draft of article 13"

Global Competition Review - 11/01/2019 - "The Copyright Killer"



Billboard - 4/12/2018 - "Indie Label Earnings Climb To $6.9 Billion As Market Share Grows to Nearly 40 Percent"

The Music Network - 19/11/2018 - "IFPI boss on YouTube claims: “It is difficult to get any clarity on Google’s claims…”

Digital Music News - 16/11/2018 - "Defending Article 13, IMPALA’s Helen Smith Calls Out YouTube’s Lopsided Business Model"

Music Ally - 16/11/2018 - "Impala hits back at YouTube over Article 13 reforms"

Complete Music Update - 16/11/2018 - "IMPALA responds to YouTube’s latest article thirteen griping"

Financial Times - 16/11/2018 - "How EU copyright reform will give the creative ecosystem a boost"

Digital Music News - 15/11/2018 - "Sony Has Officially Acquired EMI Music Publishing. Officially"

Complete Music Update - 15/11/2018 - "Sony completes acquisition of EMI Music Publishing"

Digital Music News - 1/11/18 - "In Full Panic Mode, YouTube’s Lyor Cohen Warns Article 13 Will Have “Severe Unintended Consequences"

RouteNote - 30/10/18 - "Despite protests Europe just approved Sony’s full EMI acquisition"

Complete Music Update - 29/10/18 - "Indies and songwriters hit out as European Commission approves Sony’s EMI deal"

The Industry Observer - 29/10/18 - "Impala promises to fight ‘perplexing’ European regulatory approval of Sony ATV-EMI Publishing deal"

The Music Network - 29/10/18 - "Protests from indies as Sony’s EU acquisition of EMI Music Publishing is green-lit"

Variety - 26/10/18 - "Sony Cleared by EU to Take Full Control of EMI Music Publishing"

Hypebot - 26/10/18 - "EU Commission Approves Sony EMI Publishing Acquisition With No Conditions"

Music Business Worldwide - 26/10/18 - "SONY $2.3bn Takeover of EMI Music Publishing gets Green Light in Europe"

Music Week - 26/10/18 -  "IMPALA slams EU's approval of Sony's EMI Publishing deal"

Music Ally - 17/10/18- "Impala warns of Sony’s “near monopoly grip” on European charts if EMI Music Publishing deal is cleared"

Complete Music Update - 17/10/18 - "IMPALA highlights Sony and EMI Music Publishing dominance in European charts"

Digital Music News - 16/10/2018 - "IMPALA Claims Sony + EMI Would Control 70% of the Song Charts in Europe"

Music Ally - 03/10/2018 - "Mobility of artists key to Impala’s post-Brexit recommendations"

Billboard - 02/10/2018 - "IMPALA's Brexit Recommendations Look to Protect Future of Music Biz"

Music Week - 30/09/2018 - "BASCA speaks out against Sony's EMI Music Publishing deal"

Music Business Worldwide - 30/09/2018 - "British Songwriters’ Body Opposes Sony’s Proposed Takeover of EMI Music Publishing 

The Music Network - 28/09/2019 - "Impala Warns Against Sony/Emi Publishing Deal"

Celebrity Access - 27/09/2018 - "As Sony Moves To Complete EMI Publishing Deal, IMPALA Calls On EU Competition Regulators For Thorough Review"

RadioFacts - 25/09/2018 - "European Commission To Decide On Sony/EMI Deal Against Indie Opposition"

The Industry Observer - 25/09/2018 - "Sony notifies European Commission of EMI Publishing acquisition, IMPALA says deal will face ‘stiff opposition’"

City A.M. - 24/09/2018 - "EU regulator sets October deadline to rule on Sony's EMI takeover"

Digital Music News - 24/09/2018 - "EU Regulators Will Issue a Decision on Sony+EMI by October 26th"

Billboard - 24/09/2018 - "Sony Notifies European Commission Over EMI Music Publishing Takeover"

Reuters - 24/09/2018 - "EU regulators to decide by October 26 on Sony's $2.3 billion bid for EMI"

Fox News - 19/09/2018 - "EU copyright law may force Google, Facebook to pay billions to music companies, publishers"

The Industry Observer - 13/09/2018 - "The EU’s new copyright law could change the entire music industry"

The Hill - 12/09/2018 - "That's Not All From Europe"

Forbes - 12/09/2018 - "Paul McCartney, Web Giants Take Sides As Internet Faces Worldwide Shake-Up"

Complete Music Update - 12/09/2018 - "MEPs debate safe harbour reform… again"

BBC - 12/09/2018 - "European Parliament backs copyright changes"

Music Business Worldwide - 12/09/2018 - "European Parliament Sides With Music Industry in Crucial Copyright Vote Which Could ‘Close the Value Gap’"

The Guardian - 12/09/2018 - "EU copyright law may force tech giants to pay billions to publishers"

Hypebot - 12/09/2018 - "EU Parliament Approves Strong Article 13 Copyright Directive, Will End 'Safe Harbor'"

Billboard - 12/09/2018 - "European Union Passes Controversial Copyright Reforms: 'A Historic Decision That Will Send Ripple Effect Around The World'"

Music Business Worldwide - 11/09/2018 - "Copyright Reform in Europe: In Politics we Trust..."

Politico - 11/09/2018 - "Europe’s chance to write the music for a generation"

The Industry Observer - 17/08/2018 - "Sony’s acquisition of EMI Publishing declared ‘seismic’ as Impala lodges concerns with European Commission"

MusicAlly - 15/08/2018 - "European indies say Sony’s acquisition of EMI “has to be blocked”

Billboard - 14/08/2018 - "IMPALA Asks EU Regulators to Block Sony's $2.6B Deal to Own EMI Music Publishing"

The Music Network - "Indie labels urge EU to block Sony’s $2.3b bid for EMI, warning “No music company globally would hold so much power”

Record of the Day - 14/08/2018 - "Sony faces regulatory concerns in move to take over EMI Music Publishing"

Digital Music News - 14/08/2018 - "Is Sony+EMI Really the Monster That Indies Say It is?"

Music Week - 14/08/2018 - 'The transaction has to be blocked': IMPALA lodges concerns over Sony's EMI Publishing deal"

Music Business Worlwide - 14/08/2018 - Sony’s EMI takeover ‘has to be blocked’ says IMPALA, as it files official ec complaint

Complete Music Update - 14/08/2018 - IMPALA lodges concerns with European Commission over “seismic” impact of Sony’s EMI deals 

New York Times - 13/08/2018 - Independent Labels Urge EU to Block Sony's $2.3 Billion Bid for EMI

Reuters - 13/08/2018 - Independent labels urge EU to block Sony's $2.3 billion bid for EMI

The Register - 05/07/2018 - European Parliament balks at copyright law reform vote

CMU - 05/07/2018 - European Parliament votes down Copyright Directive, meaning further safe harbour debate in September

Fortune - 05/07/2018 - Not So Fast: Europe's Controversial New Copyright Law Was Just Held Up After an Intense Lobbying War

Music Week - 05/07/2018 - Euro Parliament rejects copyright reform, full debate set for September

Record of the day - 05/07/2018 - PRS for Music, IMPALA, BPI, SACEM respond to EU copyright vote outcome

The Guardian - 01/07/2018 - "We're Righting A Wrong", Say The Artists Taking On YouTube

The Industry Observer - 29/06/2018 - David Guetta and All Three Major Labels Are Among Industry Giants Pushing for Copyright Reform

Billboard - 28/06/2018 - Songwriters, Labels & Music Bodies Ramp Up Pressure on European Parliament Ahead of "Must Win" Copyright Vote

Reuters - 28/06/2018 - Creative industries hit back at internet critics of EU copyright revamp

Digital Music News - 27/06/2018 - 84 European music & media organizations declare their support for Article 13

Financial Times - 26/06/2018 - Google criticised for push against EU copyright reform

Complete Music Update - 21/06/2018 - Music industry welcomes copyright directive vote in the European Parliament

Fortune - 20/06/2018 - European Copyright Law Changes Could Require YouTube to Pay Billions in Fees

Bilboard - 20/06/2018 - European Union Approves Sweeping Copyright Reform That Signals Big Changes Ahead for YouTube

Music Week - 20/06/2018 - 'The EU has made a leap forward': IMPALA welcomes copyright reform vote

The Guardian - 20/06/2018 - YouTube faces paying billions to music stars after copyright vote

Record of the Day - 31/05/2018 - Sectoral support for music, a smart use of EU money

Music Ally - 23/05/2018 - Impala warns of regulatory fight ahead for Sony / EMI deal

Complete Music Update - 23/05/2018 - Indie sector hits out at Sony’s bid to control 90% of EMI Music Publishing

The Industry Observer - 23/05/2018 - Sony’s US$2.3bn buyout of EMI Publishing a ‘step too far,’ indies say

The Music Network - 23/05/2018 - Indie sector concerned about Sony/EMI deal, calls for EU regulatory scrutiny 

Electron Libre - 23/05/2018 - EMI publishing, un rachat qui pose problème

Entertainment Business - 23/05/2018 - Impala vreest te sterke machtspositie Sony na EMI-deal

SRF - 23/05/2018 - Sony schluckt EMI (TV)

Music Business Worldwide - 22/05/2018 - IMPALA raises ‘serious’ concerns over Sony and EMI deal

Music Week - 22/05/2018 - IMPALA calls for EU to probe Sony's EMI Publishing deal

Digital Music News - 22/05/2018 - But Wait: Sony/ATV+EMI Faces a Very Tough Regulatory Hurdle, Indies Warn

Music Woche - 22/05/2018 - Impala fordert eingehende Prüfung des Kaufs von EMI Publishing durch Sony

BBC - 10/05/2018 - Tidal accused of manipulating Beyonce and Kanye West data

Dagens Næringsliv - 09/05/2018 - Beyoncés lyttertall på Tidal er manipulert

CMU - 27/04/2018 - IMPALA welcomes EC proposals close the online ‘power gap’

CMU - 13/04/2018 - Music industry urges EU to not water down safe harbour reform

Music Week - 10/04/2018 - IMPALA joins dozens of creative organisations in EU funding call

Sapomag - 28/03/2018 - Alemãs Gurr vencem prémio de disco europeu independente do ano

Musikexpress - 28/03/2018 - Gurr haben den „European Album of the Year“-Award 2018 gewonne

FORBES - 27/03/2018 - The Next Adele Or The XX? German Pop Act Gurr Wins Impala Album Award

Music Week - 26/03/2018 - Gurr win IMPALA European Album Of The Year Award

Music Woche - 26/03/2018 -  Impala-Jahrespreis geht erstmals an deutsche Produktion

Music Week - 16/03/2018 - 'It's about equal opportunities for all': Impala's Helen Smith rails against Article 13 critics

CMU - 15/03/2018 - IMPALA hits out at article thirteen critics in Brussels

Bilboard - 06/03/2018 - Indie Labels Repeat Calls For 'Fair Share' Of Spotify Equity Payout

Piarshak - 06/03/2018 - Super Besse номинированы на «Impala European Album Of The Year»

Treci Svijet - 06/03/2018  - ‘Chui ovu glazbu’ nominiran i za najbolji europski album godine

Entertainment Business - 06/03/2018 - Nominaties voor Best European Independent Album bekendgemaakt

DELFI  06/03/2018 - 'Love You Records' izdotais 'Super Besse' albums izvirzīts IMPALA balvai

Musik Woche 06/03/2018 Impala setzt Gurr auf die Shortlist

Music Week 05/03/2018 - 'This is a great shortlist': 22 acts up for Impala European Album Of The Year

Musik Woche 23/02/2018 - Impala plädiert für Verdoppelung des EU-Kulturhaushalts

Musik Woche 15/02/2018 - EU-Kommission startet Pilotprojekt Music Moves Europe

M Magazine 15/02/2018 - Music Moves Europe launches to boost music in Europe

Complete Music Update 15/02/2018 - Industry backs EU’s pilot programme to support music community

Record of the Day 14/02/2018 - Time for a European Music Programme

Dnevnik 05/02/2018 - Helen Smith, izvršna direktorica IMPALA: Tehnologija versus ustvarjalnost

Sigic 03/02/2018 - MENT Ljubljana – konferenčni del, II. dan

RTV4 02/02/2018 - Ment - trije dnevi čiste glasbe


Music Week 18/12/2017 - Top music industry execs reveal their favourite moments of 2017 (part 1)

Music Week 15/12/2017 - "Deeply disappointing": AIM voices concern over net neutrality repeal in US

MusicWoche 05/10/2017 - Impala ehrt Playground-Gründer Sjöström

Entertainment Business 04/10/2017 - IMPALA beloont Jonas Sjöström met award

Entertainment Business 26/09/2017 - Kees van Weijen gekozen tot nieuwe president IMPALA

MusicWoche 26/09/2017 - Impala wählte Vorstand, Heidemann neu im Management Board

Music Week 26/09/2017  - IMPALA elects new board at AGM

Complete Music Update 12/07/2017 - Music industry welcomes EU committee votes on safe harbour reform

Musically 07/06/2017 - Life as a young European indie label in 2017

Music Business Worldwide 08/06/2017 - Mind the gap: Is Europe set to recalibrate the digital market?

Music Business Worldwide 01/06/2017 - Warner sells flurry of copyrights as indie divestment process heads towards finish line

M Magazine 11/05/2017 - IMPALA urges European Commission to not ‘water-down’ copyright reform

Music Week 11/05/2017 - IMPALA calls on European Commission to ensure platforms pay fairly

Musically 11/05/2017 - EC responds to Spotify / Deezer complaints on Apple / Google

Reuters 10/05/2017 - EU to tackle complaints over tech companies' trading practices

Bilboard 04/05/2017 - Pandora CEO Tim Westergren to Keynote A2IM's Indie Week: Exclusive

Music Business WorldWide 03/04/2017 - Warner sells digital distributor Zebralution to independent industry consortium

Complete Music Update 22/03/2017 - Agnes Obel wins IMPALA European Independent Album Of The Year award

Complete Music Update 08/03/2017 - IMPALA announces European Album Of The Year contenders



Data, Europe, equality and the value gap: seven things we learned at Eurosonic 2017

Mi2N 08/06/2016 - IMPALA Slams EU Decision To Clear Sony's Buyout Of Sony/ATV

Music Business Worldwide 02/08/2016 - Sony’s $750m buyout of Sony/ATV has been cleared in Europe

Music Week 02/08/2016 - Sony Corp's Michael Jackson estate buyout 'clearly wrong' says

The New York Times 02/08/2016 - Sony Is Allowed to Close Deal With Michael Jackson’s Estate

Politico 02/08/2016 - EU backs Sony’s Michael Jackson deal

MusikWoche 02/08/2016 - Impala kritisiert grünes Licht der EU für Sony/ATV

Pitchfork 30/06/2016 - YouTube to Critics: Music Industry’s Future “Brighter Than Ever”

Consequence of Sound 30/06/2016 - Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, and 1,000 other artists petition EU over YouTube copyright practices

MusikWoche 30/06/2016 - Europas Musikstars beschweren sich bei Juncker über YouTube

Billboard 30/06/2016 - 1,000 Artists Including Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran Write Letter to European Leaders Over YouTube

Complete Music Update 28/06/2016 - European Commission set to rule on the Sony/ATV deal in August

Billboard 27/06/2016 - EU Regulators Near Decision on Sony/ATV's Jackson Buyout

Music Business Worldwide 27/06/2016 - Could the EU block Sony/ATV’s $750m Michael Jackson deal?

Complete Music Update 27/06/2016 - UK and international music industry trade bodies try to put a positive spin on Brexit

Mi2N 26/06/2016 - IMPALA Welcomes Call From European Parliamentarians To Close The Value Gap

Music Business Worldwide 25/06/2016 - UK music business remains bullish over international relations following Brexit outcome

Rockol 25/06/2016 - Brexit: IMPALA dirama un commento ufficiale

Music Week 24/06/2016 - EU Referendum: the music biz reacts

Hypebot 24/06/2016 - Music Industry Reacts To UK EU Brexit

Complete Music Update 22/06/2016 - Artist organisations says ‘value gap’ not just about what YouTube pays the labels

MusikWoche 22/06/2016 - Impala unterstützt Aufruf des EU-Parlaments zur Copyright-Reform

Record of the Day 21/06/2016 - IMPALA welcomes call from European Parliamentarians to close the value gap

Music Week 21/06/2016 - IMPALA welcomes call from European Parliamentarians to close the value gap

Music Week 20/06/2016 - Brexit: the biz votes Remain

Complete Music Update 06/06/2016 - Indie sector report hones in on market share definitions

Music Business Worldwide 01/06/2016 - Warner sells Chrysalis Records back to Chris Wright and Blue Raincoat

Mi2N 29/05/2016 - IMPALA Statement On EU Communication On Online Platforms And E-Commerce Package

Mi2N 15/05/2016 - Independent Labels Going Strong With IMPALA Sales Awards Clocking Up Another 10 Million Units

Music Week 13/05/2016 - Impala Sales Awards showcase indie successes

MusikWoche 11/05/2016 - Deutsche Indie-Produktionen erhalten 24 Impala Sales Awards

MusikWoche 04/05/2016 - Impala zeichnet weitere Labels auf der Midem aus

The Independent Echo 02/05/2016 - Meet April's Crop of Young Independent Labels

Complete Music Update 22/04/2016 - Indie publishers add to criticism of Sony/ATV deal

Billboard 22/04/2016 - Concerns Over Sony's Market Power Leads Rivals to Urge EU Action on Michael Jackson Deal

Bloomberg  20/04/2016 - Sony Music Rivals Said to Seek EU Action on Michael Jackson Deal

Music Business Worldwide 05/04/2016 - Finally, after three long years, the indies are getting what’s theirs

Music Week 01/04/2016 - IMPALA launches 'Five Under Fifteen' feature to put spotlight on young independent labels

The Independent Echo 31/03/2016 - Meet Europe's Young Independent Labels

Music Week 29/02/2016 - José González wins IMPALA Album Of The Year

Complete Music Update 02/02/2016 - IMPALA announces European Indie Album Of The Year shortlist

Music Week 01/02/2016 - IMPALA showcases young labels in European Independent Album Of The Year award

Entertainment Business Live 04/01/2016 - IMPALA: al 15 jaar de stem van independents



Music Week 21/12/2015 - Fighting the good fight.pdf

Music Week 17/12/2015 - Eurosonic Noorderslag receives IMPALA's outstanding contribution award

Record of the Day 17/12/2015 - Eurosonic Noorderslag receives IMPALA Outstanding Contribution to Independent Music Award

Complete Music Update 10/12/2015 - European Commission announces copyright reform agenda

The Independent Echo 29/10/2015 - IMPALA: 15 Years of Fighting for Independence

Musikmarkt 20/10/2015 - IMPALA urges EU to apply the principle of "fair and equitable access" (article in German)

Music Week 25/09/2015 - IMPALA elects new Board

MusikWoche 25/09/2015 - Impala wählte Vorstand und feierte Jubiläum

Music Week 15/09/2015 - Cooking Vinyl, PIAS and IMPALA execs to speak at ADE

Music Week 24/06/2015 - IMPALA 'welcomes' new Apple Music terms

Complete Music Update 08/05/2015 - IMPALA and IFPI welcome European Commission’s digital single market

The Digital Post 02/03/2015 - Copyright reform: a bird eye view from the independent music sector

Music Business Worldwide 16/02/2015 - Caribou’s Our Love wins ‘European Mercury’

Complete Music Update 13/02/2015 - IMPALA chief explains Europe’s Digital Single Market initiative, and why it’s important to the future of music

Music Week 12/02/2015 - Caribou scoops IMPALA album award

Complete Music Update Trends Report February 2015 - Q&A Helen Smith, IMPALA.pdf

Music Week 30/01/2015 - European Indie Album Of The Year nominations revealed.pdf

Complete Music Update 27/01/2015 - IMPALA's Digital Action Plan

Complete Music Update 27/01/2015 - IMPALA launches Digital Action Plan as digital single market plan discussed by European culture committee

Music Week 27/01/2015 - IMPALA sets out 10 point plan for 'healthy licensing environment' in Europe

Music Business Worldwide 27/01/2015 - Indies aim to chase ‘safe harbour’ out of the EU

Record of the Day 27/01/2015 - Promoting Europe's digital market through culture



Complete Music Update 03/12/2014 - New report champions economic importance of creative industries

Music Week 07/11/2014 - Indie acts surge to EU success.pdf

Music Week 18/08/2014 - IFPI, Impala and Vivendi make case for creative industries to EU President-Elect

New report champions economic importance of creative industries - See more at:

Record of the Day 27/06/2014 - Dispute between YouTube and independent music companies – formal process starts in Brussels

Billboard 06/06/2014 - WIN's Alison Wenham on Licensing Imbroglio: 'YouTube Is Trying To Devalue The Streaming Market'

Record of the Day 04/06/2014 - WIN, FAC and IMPALA Issue Urgent Call For Regulatory intervention From The EC

Complete Music Update 14/03/2014 Guadalupe Plata win IMPALA best album prize

Complete Music Update 21/02/2014 IMPALA hands annual award to Armin van Buuren

Billboard 12/02/2014 - Merlin's CEO Charles Caldas on Indies, Streaming and the Market Share Issue (Op-Ed)

The Parliament Magazine 07/02/2013 - Independent music companies call on policymakers to make EU 'fit for copyright in the digital age'

Music Week 04/02/2014 - IMPALA calls for music sector contribution to EU copyright consultation

Billboard 28/01/2014 - Int'l Power Players: Impala



Music Week 29/08/2013 - Dumont leads Brits on Q2 indie EU airplay chart

Music Week 31/05/2013 - Impala charts-Nielsen Q1 2013.pdf

Music Week 15/05/2013 - IMPALA: Warner's Parlophone deal will help re-balance market

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Music Week 14/03/2013 - The xx wins IMPALA Award.pdf

Music Week 21/02/2013 Indies WMG.pdf

Music Week 21/02/13 Album of the Year Award Nominations.pdf

Financial Times 20/02/2013 - Warner indies deal.pdf

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The Parliament Magazine 07/02/2013 - Independent music companies call on policymakers to make EU 'fit for copyright in the digital age'

Music Week 24/01/2013 - IMPALA Awards.pdf



Music Week 13/12/2012 - IMPALA Sales Awards.pdf

Music Week 26/09/2012 - IMPALA: 'private copying remuneration remains essential for artists'

Music Week 16/11/2012 - IMPALA - Nielsen Q3 Charts.pdf

Music Week 2012 - IMPALA -Nielsen  & Q4 Charts.pdf

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Financial Times 21/09/2012 - Universal’s £1.2bn bid for EMI approved.pdf

The Guardian 21/09/2012 - Universal's £1.2bn EMI takeover approved – with conditions.pdf

Financial Times 22/07/2012 - Universal asset sales may bypass



MusicWeek 25/11/2011 - IMPALA Body Talk.pdf

The Independent 12/09/2011 - Placido Domingo hails copyright extension.pdf

Music Week 05/03/2011 - Eftterklang IMPALA Award.pdf

Music Week 26/02/2011 - IMPALA European Independent AotY.pdf



Music Week 27/11/2010 - Impala takes its next leap.pdf

Music Week 07/08/2010 - IMPALA Green Paper Press.pdf

Music Week 12/06/2010 - IMPALA urges EU to act on piracy.pdf

Music Week 06/02/2010  - IMPALA Action Plan for Finance.pdf

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The Guardian 04/10/2007 - Independents decry approval of Sony-BMG merger.pdf

The Guardian 22/02/2007 - Impala to meet EC commissioner Neelie Kroes.pdf


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IMPALA supports Music Declares Emergency

"This movement seizes the power of the music sector to take action and inspire change. It is important to join forces and to encourage collective action for climate"