Inhaler – Number 1 Album

Russells would like to congratulate Inhaler who have landed a No.1 with their debut album, “It Won’t Always Be Like This”.

Further info and image here: https://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/inhaler-claim-first-ever-irma-number-1-award-as-it-won-t-always-be-like-this-tops-official-irish-albums-chart__33600/

Karen Nyame KG joins Capital Dance!

Russells would like to congratulate Karen Nyame KG, who has been announced as an afternoon presenter on Capital Dance!

KG & Jess Bays Join Capital Dance

Image and further info: https://www.capitaldance.com/features/kg-jess-bays-new-shows/

Wolf Alice – Number One!

Russells would like to congratulate Wolf Alice whose third album “Blue Weekend” has gone to number one on the Official Albums Chart.

Further info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-57442962

Official Albums Chart

Russells would like to congratulate Michael Ball, Dodie and Squid who have made 2nd, 3rd and 4th place in the Official Albums Chart respectively.

Michael Ball released his album “We Are More Than One”, Dodie released her debut album “Build A Problem” and Squid released their debut album “Bright Green Field” all on 7th May 2021.

https://www.officialcharts.com/charts/albums-chart/

Kraftwerk Enter The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Russells would like to congratulate Kraftwerk who have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with the Early Influence Award.

The Early Influence Award is given to musicians that have directly influenced and helped inspire and evolve rock and roll and music that has impacted youth culture.

The class of 2021 will receive their awards at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in October 2021.

Image and further info here: https://www.rockhall.com/story-kraftwerk

BRIT AWARDS 2021

We’d like to wish the following artists good luck for tomorrow’s Brit Awards:

Coldplay who will be opening the ceremony on a pontoon on the Thames near the O2 Arena.  You can read further info here: https://www.nme.com/news/music/coldplay-to-premiere-higher-power-with-link-up-to-international-space-station-2934169

Celeste who has three nominations (for Female Solo Artist, Breakthrough Artist and Mastercard Album with “Not Your Muse”).

Jessie Ware who has two nominations (for Female Solo Artist and Mastercard Album with “What’s Your Pleasure”).

Good luck to all three!

MUSIC SUPPORT TURNS 5!

Russells would like to acknowledge and raise awareness of the fantastic work by Music Support, who are celebrating five years supporting the music & live events industries with mental ill-health and/or addiction.

You can watch the story of Cam, a guitar tech, who sent Music Support a late night email four years ago that changed his life:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CONsQn-oaYg/

Music Support’s next venture will be raising awareness of the “Music Support Perfect Fifth Party”. You can take a look and donate to this cause via the Perfect Fifth JustGiving campaign page:

https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/musicsupport5

You can see all the other great work they’re doing here:

https://musicsupport.org/

RUSSELLS PROMOTIONS!

We would like to congratulate Alex Cole, Sebastian Davey and Elizabeth Scandrett who have all been made Senior Associates at the firm.

Tibor Jones – Welbeck Publishing Partnership

Congratulations to Tibor Jones on the announcement of their new children’s fiction partnership with Welbeck Publishing and the forthcoming publication of the partnership’s first title “The Boy Behind the Wall”.

https://www.thebookseller.com/news/welbeck-and-tibor-jones-launch-childrens-fiction-partnership-1252680

Dry Cleaning – No 4!

We would like to congratulate Dry Cleaning who have gone to number 4 on the Official Albums Chart with their debut album “New Long Leg”.

Image and further info: https://readdork.com/albums/dry-cleaning-new-long-leg/