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Pete Tong's Essential New Tune
We Still Believe (feat. Jamie Principle)
The Blessed Madonna
Warner Records
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"This week's ENT actually features an old friend of mine, Jamie Principle, on vocals - the man who vocalised the original Your Love. Here it is, We Still Believe from The Blessed Madonna. It's great to have her back."
This week's featured Essential New Tune was featured in last week’s Friday show on BBC Radio 1. Listen again and forward to 35.34 here.
Label: Warner Records
ManagementNerve mgmt 
Publishing: BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd
RadioMabel Mann, Warner Records
Club: Your Army
TV: Tom Dark, Warner Records
Online: Jo Heron,Warner Records
Live AgentsJim O'Regan, Paradigm
21 Feb 2023
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  • Armada Music has appointed two new general managers to captain its operations in the US and the UK. Dan Smith will head the US label team and Ben Malone the UK. (RotD
  • Kartel Music Group has appointed Abi White as Head of Dance and Electronic Promotions. (RotD)
  • LA-based music rights management and licensing platform SourceAudio has sued Utopia Music over an allegedly stalled deal via which the latter was meant to acquire the former. (CMU
  • Spotify is said to be launching a TikTok-esque, vertically swiped feed next month. (Bloomberg
  • Amazon Music is rivalling Spotify for US listeners, report suggests. (MusicAlly
  • Techstars Music has revealed the class of 10 startups chosen for its 2023 accelerator program. (Billboard) Baton, BEEPR, Confetti, Five Mics, Haven, Highly Liquid, HomeRoom, OBEYme, RYLTY and Seed will receive in-person mentorship. 
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  • Alison Wonderland, Kaskade, John Summit & GRiZ Lead Lineup for Insomniac’s Moonrise 2023 Fest. (Billboard
  • Sónar reveals full lineup for 30th anniversary festival. (RA
  • Germany's MELT Festival has shared its full line-up for its 2023 edition. (Mixmag
  • Resident Advisor, DJ Mag and Mixmag have all revamped their editorial, pledging to tell a more diverse array of stories. But has that pledge trickled down to their news coverage? (Shawn Reynaldo
  • Is 2023 the year that original compositions and AI-generated music will go head-to-head? (MW
  • A new open-air nightclub, Progress Centre, has been launched in Manchester. (Mixmag
  • London’s The Cause has announced a series of five parties taking place over the coming months to celebrate its fifth anniversary.  (DJMag
  • Maceo Plex, Guy Gerber, Reinier Zonneveld and more are set to kick off the season at Ibiza's  Amnesia. (EDM
  • Diplo’s Mad Decent Publishing has sold its catalogue to music rights and brand management company Iconoclast. (Billboard
  • Sentric Music, has signed Dutch producer and DJ Iason Chronis, aka Mason, to an exclusive administration deal. (RotD
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  • Selections: Identified Patient (DJMag
  • Is AI music a genuine threat to real artists? (Vice
  • How the cost of living crisis is impacting nightclubs and promoters. (Mixmag
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  • With the launch of her record label UMAY, the Turkish-born techno artist Nene H commits to teaching emerging producers what not to do in the electronic music business. (RA
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  • Nooriyah shares an upbeat mix and speaks about going viral, how algorithms are affecting musical diversity, and representing music from the SWANA region in her genre-spanning club sets. (Mixmag
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  • Armin van Buuren has announced an exhibition at Our House Museum in Amsterdam to celebrate the 20th anniversary of A State of Trance. (DJMag
  • LP Giobbi to drop her debut album, Light Places, on 12 May via Counter Records. (DJMag
  • Legendary tech-house DJ, producer, party promoter and label head Nathan Coles has died aged 52. (Mixmag
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