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    Data: 150 radio songs list

    From country to pop, rap to hard rock - did you know that radio has inspired hundreds of songs? Gramex is launching a list of 150 radio-themed songs to celebrate RadioGala on 12 April. The gala honours the best of the year in domestic commercial radio.


    Radio is still interesting

    Radio has maintained its position as one of the favourite media of Finns. Its creators will be honoured at the RadioGala on Friday 12 April.


    Remunerations now also from South Africa

    Gramex has signed a reciprocity agreement with SAMPRA, the South African copyright society. In the future, Gramex will collect remunerations to Finnish musicians and artists for the use of music in South Africa. In return, Gramex will also pay and collect remunerations for musicians represented by SAMPRA for the use of their music in Finland.


    Beatles hype takes over Helsinki

    Helsinki Beatles Weekend pays tribute to one of the world's most popular bands. Recently, however, the band lost one of its popularity records.


    Eco-records and carbon footprint calculators – the music industry is aiming for emission reductions

    The music sector has become increasingly responsible. The latest innovation is the eco-record made from recyclable polyethylene terephthalate.


    Many new or renovated venues are now opening in Helsinki

    Helsinki's reputation as Finland's most attractive gig city has been on the decline in recent years. Is it time for a revival?


    Classical music record shop Fuga closes – moves to publishing!

    Helsinki will lose another record shop when Fuga, which specialises in classical music, goes online.


    Seven candidates compete for the 2024 Teosto Prize

    This year's Teosto Prize nominees were announced at the Port of Music in Espoo. Seven Finnish compositions published or premiered in 2023 will compete for the €40 000 prize. See all the nominees!


    A problematic album tops the album list

    Last week's number one album on the Finnish album charts was Vultures 1, co-released by US rapper Kanye West and Ty Dolla Sign. Instead of its music, the album has been in the headlines in recent days mainly because of its copyright violations.


    Women’s music making and performing continues to grow

    This year's Grammy Awards helped confirm a recent US study that found the proportion of women as performers and creators of popular music continued to rise last year.