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Posted on July 29, 2020

The BRIT Trust welcomes Mulika Sannie and Kwame Kwaten as new trustees.

Appointments are part of an ongoing refresh at the BRIT Awards’ funded charity.

Posted on May 21, 2020

The BRIT Trust donates £30,000 to Music Support to promote mental well-being in the artist & music community

Record industry charity The BRIT Trust, which draws much of its funding from the annual BRIT Awards, can today announce a donation of £30,000 to Music Support, the peer-led music industry charity that provides confidential mental health and addiction services. The money will help Music Support...

Posted on March 09, 2020

BRITs Apprentice: Lucia Weinrichter, Junior Content Producer @ Fire Records

I am currently halfway through my Apprenticeship as Junior Content Producer at Fire Records and it’s still as exciting as the first day here! When I look back and think I was selected between 900 applicants for the 2019 BRITs Apprentice Scheme, it still blows...

Posted on February 21, 2020

BRITs Apprentice: Aashi Gahlot, Junior Content Producer @ Asian Arts Agency

I love the music of South Asia. I especially love the music of South Asia that goes beyond the popular commercial culture of Bollywood. Heart stirring qawwalis of Sufi saints, mystical sounds from Rajasthani deserts and devotional longings of the bhakti musical tradition… I never thought...

Posted on January 25, 2020

BRITs Apprentice: Kathryn Brewer – Junior Creative Technician Apprentice @ OneMedia

The BRITs Apprentice Scheme offers ten talented individuals the chance to kick-start their careers in the music industry thanks to this scheme created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards. We spoke to one of our Apprentices, Kathryn, about her time...

Posted on January 07, 2020

BRITs Apprentice: Leona Lescault – Digital Marketing @ BMG

The BRITs Apprentice Scheme offers ten talented individuals the chance to kick-start their careers in the music industry thanks to this scheme created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards. In the next part of the series talking to the apprentices,...

Posted on November 18, 2019

Accenture Prize for Live Performance at the BRIT School

The MITs Committee and Accenture judged eight live performances and were impressed by the huge amount of talent from the Year 13 Music students. Dia Buszman won first place with her moving vocal rendition of ‘My Mind’ by YEBBA and Charles Myers. Leon Benson was the runner...

Posted on October 17, 2019

BRITs Apprentice: Dominic Smith – Business Administration Apprentice @ Revolver Music

The BRITs Apprentice Scheme is back, offering giving ten talented individuals the chance to kick-start their careers in the music industry thanks to this scheme created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards. We caught up with one of our Apprentices, Dominic,...

Posted on October 15, 2019

The Annual BPI Classical Committee / PPL Quiz in aid of Nordoff Robbins returns

The joint BPI Classical Committee/PPL Classical Quiz held annually in aid of music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins is back. The fifth edition of this popular fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, 13th November from 6pm in O’Neill’s historic Flamingo Room, Wardour Street, London W1. The quiz will...

Posted on October 07, 2019

National Album Day White Label Auction raises £25k for the BRIT Trust

Yesterday’s (5 Oct) White Label Auction of rare LP test pressings – held to mark next Saturday’s (12 Oct) National Album Day proved a smash hit with album fans and music memorabilia collectors. The sale of nearly 150 lots by Omega Auctions generated a fantastic total of...

Posted on September 23, 2019

Nile Rodgers to be honoured at the BRIT School in Croydon with wing of the music school to be named after him

The BRIT School in Croydon is thrilled to welcome music legend Nile Rodgers back to visit The BRIT School on Monday, 23rd September 2019 at 9:00am to thank him for the incredible financial support he has made possible for the School as well as the...

Posted on September 18, 2019

National Album Day ‘white label’ vinyl album auction raising funds for The BRIT Trust

With this year’s National Album Day set for 12th October – one of the events being staged as part of a week-long build up that will celebrate our nation’s love of the album will be a ‘White Label’ Auction of around 300 white-label LP test...

Posted on September 10, 2019

BRITs Apprentice: Sebastian Herridge-Cade – Digital Marketing Apprenitce @ BMG

The BRITs Apprentice Scheme is back, offering giving ten talented individuals the chance to kick-start their careers in the music industry thanks to this scheme created by the BPI and funded by money raised by the BRIT Awards. We caught up with one of our Apprentices, Sebastian,...

Posted on May 17, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week – Music Support: Chris Dwyer, Volunteer

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, we are running a series of guest blogs focusing on the role of music in mental health from some of the initiatives we work closely with including the BRIT School, Nordoff Robbins, Music Support, Key4Life, Help Musicians &...

Posted on May 17, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week – Music for Mental Wealth: Laura Westcott, Founder

music in mental health from some of the initiatives we work closely with including the BRIT School, Nordoff Robbins, Music Support, Key4Life, Help Musicians & more. In support of Mental Health Awareness Week, Music for Mental Wealth and The Ministry hosted a 90 minute workshop using...

Posted on May 16, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week – Help Musicians UK: Joe Hastings, Head of Health & Welfare

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, we are running a series of guest blogs focusing on the role of music in mental health from some of the initiatives we work closely with including the BRIT School, Nordoff Robbins, Music Support, Key4Life, Help Musicians &...

Posted on May 15, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week – Power of Muzik: CeCe Sammy, Founder

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, we are running a series of guest blogs focusing on the role of music in mental health from some of the initiatives we work closely with including the BRIT School, Nordoff Robbins, Music Support, Key4Life, Help Musicians &...

Posted on May 14, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week – Nordoff Robbins: Simon Procter, Director of Music Services

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, we are running a series of guest blogs focusing on the role of music in mental health from some of the initiatives we work closely with including the BRIT School, Nordoff Robbins, Music Support, Key4Life, Help Musicians &...

Posted on May 13, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week – The BRIT School: Claire Mullord, Assistant Principal Student Experience

To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, we are running a series of guest blogs focusing on the role of music in mental health from some of the initiatives we work closely with including the BRIT School, Nordoff Robbins, Music Support, Key4Life, Help Musicians &...

Posted on May 13, 2019

The BRIT Trust celebrates its 30th Birthday and announces that it has now given out well over £25 million to worthy causes

The official charity of the BRIT Awards and of the BPI and wider recorded music industry – The BRIT Trust – this week celebrates its 30th birthday with the news that it has now distributed £26.5 million to a range of worthy causes since it...

Posted on May 08, 2019

The BRITs Apprentice Scheme announces 2019 intake

Returning for its second round, The BRITs Apprenticeship Scheme officially launched this week with talented successful applicants taking their positions at music companies across the UK. The BRITs Apprentice Scheme is providing up to ten people from England and Northern Ireland with a paid opportunity to...