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News July 7, 2017

National Live Music Awards moves to Melbourne, Jen Cloher signs to Native Tongue, and more

National Live Music Awards moves to Melbourne, Jen Cloher signs to Native Tongue, and more

Here’s all the music industry news you need to know this morning.

The 2017 NLMAs will be held on Thursday 7th December 2017, with the gala event moving from Sydney to Melbourne. The gala event will offer VIP and GA tickets, with over 20 awards handed out for national and Victorian recognition, alongside special performances and a keynote speech.

Simultaneous satellite events will be held once again in Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, which will see the local State and Territory Awards handed out alongside a slew of performances and DJ sets. Launceston, Alice Springs and Fremantle will be host cities for the first time. – via NLMAs

Jen Cloher Signs To Native Tongue Ahead Of New Album Release – via The Music

Universal Music Australia will be distributing the famed ECM (Edition of Contemporary Music) label in Australia. – via UMA

Millionaire art provocateur and professional gambler David Walsh has officially unveiled his grand expansion vision for his Hobart art gallery MONA – via ABC

Jay-Z’s 4:44 Physical Edition Might Arrive Friday With the Songs Heard in the Teasers – via Vulture

Canada’s half-year figures show on-demand audio streams were up 86.6%. Album sales decreased 17% and digital track sales by 20%. – via Billboard

Nova’s Red Room presents Lorde on Sydney Harbour for Optus – via Media Week

James Moodie joins The Orchard as Senior Marketing Manager. – via RotD

YouTube stars defend net neutrality in open letter to the FCC – via The Verge

Kings Cross venue forced to remove its illegal ‘Keep Sydney Open’ banner – via The Brag

Imagem Music UK has signed a multi-year worldwide publishing agreement with London born Rapper/MC, Ché Lingo. – via RotD

Lady Gaga has said new songs will feature in her latest movie, A Star Is Born. – via EW

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has elevated Kevin Cady from VP of global finance to head of finance for the Americas and SVP of global business strategy. – via Variety

This article originally appeared on The Industry Observer, which is now part of The Music Network.

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