CMU is the Complete Music Update, the biggest news provider to the UK music business, covering industry, media and artist stories, big name, alternative and new talent, and with a passion for all music genres.
With our core media – the CMU Daily and completemusicupdate.com – available to all for free, CMU truly brings together the wider music industry – from the leaders of the biggest music businesses to grass root labels, managers, promoters, artists and songwriters – the Complete Music Update for the complete music community.
CMU is read by over 23,000 music people every day via the CMU Daily bulletin, and an additional 100,000+ music makers and music fans every month via completemusicupdate.com. Established in 1998, CMU is an essential part of the music day.
CMU Daily is the most-read daily e-bulletin in the UK music industry, reporting on all the key music, digital and media business developments, and all the latest artist stories, every morning. Accessible but authoritative, and with a good mix of news, comment and analysis, and an honest and at times irreverent approach, the CMU Daily has been keeping music professionals on top of their industry every week day for over ten years. You can sign up to receive the CMU Daily e-bulletin by email for free here.
The CMU website includes all the news content from the CMU Daily, plus artist and industry interviews, guest-curated playlists, regular columns and the monthly CMU Podcast. You can also follow developments in the big music industry stories via the CMU Timelines.
The CMU Jobs service is one of the most effective recruitment platforms in the UK music business, utilised by employers across the industry. Job ads are published in the CMU Daily and at www.completemusicupdate.com/jobs. For information on advertising your jobs through this service contact the CMU Jobs sales team on 020 7099 9050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is the training and consulting side of CMU, constantly monitoring current trends and best practice in the ever changing music industry. The regular CMU Training courses for music business professionals offer expert guides on different aspects of the music business, while the CMU Insights team provides bespoke training and consulting services to music companies, and media, digital and marketing companies working in music. Click here for more information, and to find out about upcoming training courses.
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The CMU Insights team also programmes the convention side of The Great Escape, Europe’s leading festival for new music and the UK’s premiere music business convention. Taking place in Brighton each May, The Great Escape brings together thousands of music industry practitioners from across the world for three days of talks, panels, parties and showcases. Click here for more information.