Author: Tim Gomersall

ROXi RoundUp Issue 5

Sweet destiny, indeed: 2020 marks 30 years since Vision of Love launched Mariah Carey’s stunning career, and her five-octave voice has awed and delighted us ever since. (Can you name a holiday season in recent memory where you didn’t blast “All I Want for Christmas Is You”? Didn’t think so...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 4

Surprise! It’s September. (Yes, already.) The kids have gone back to school, which for a lot of you means (finally) some time to yourself and some time to reminisce about your own school years past. And I’m not talking about the recurring nightmare one has well into middle age, that they’ve...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 3

Katy Perry’s first album in three years has arrived and ROXi is ready to deliver it to your ears; just use your ROXi controller to search for “Katy Perry Smile.” And here's the thing about the music of Katy Perry: everyone likes it. It’s almost as if scientists in lab coats got ...

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ROXi RoundUp Issue 2

And how’s this for kismet: Guess who shared a January 8th birthday with Mr. Presley? Oh, just a guy named David Bowie. It’s as if someone said, “And on the eighth day, let there be legends.” The Starman was a dedicated Elvis fan, even writing ‘Golden Years’ with him in mind. W...

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Weekly ROXi RoundUp

Summertime playlists are here! Well, we’ve made it to the all-too-brief part of the year where the sun actually shines and that means… summer holidays? Or… perhaps just pretending you’re on holiday in your garden, with your shades on. If you’re unable to properly vacation due to the ...

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Senior execs from Warner Music and eVentures bolster board at music streaming pioneer ROXi

13 February 2020: – ROXi, the ‘made for TV’ music entertainment business, whose shareholders include Robbie Williams, Sheryl Crow and Alesha Dixon, has bolstered its board with two new senior executives from the world of music and technology. Carol Weatherall was previously with Russell Re...

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5 Valentine’s Ideas To Make Your Love Rock!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, romantics everywhere are beginning to  scratch their heads over the best way to win their lover’s heart. While a card, a bunch of red roses and a box of chocolates might seem the obvious choice, for those who want to make a lasting impression...

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Poll Reveals Brits are so addicted to phones and tablets that they can’t even get off them on Christmas Day!

• ROXi Christmas poll published today reveals 65% of Brits spend too much time on smartphones and tablets on Christmas Day. • More than 9 of 10 of parents with young children wish their families spent less time on phones and tablets on Christmas Day, and more time having shared digital experienc...

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Noddy and Blobby rule Christmas in ROXi poll of best and worst Xmas #1’s in history

• ROXi poll of 2,000 Brits reveal’s Slade’s 1973 hit ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’ is the most popular Christmas #1 since records began in 1952. • Mr Blobby’s self-titled 1993 Christmas hit is the most despised in history closely followed by Rolf Harris’ 1969 chart topper ‘Two Little ...

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Rupert Howell, formerly of ITV plc and Reach plc, appointed Chairman of British music streaming pioneer ROXi

16 December 2019 – Music streaming and entertainment business ROXi, whose shareholders include Robbie Williams, Sheryl Crow, Alesha Dixon, Ron Dennis and Nigel Wray, has appointed advertising and media industry veteran Rupert Howell as independent non-executive Chairman, prior to a planned IPO...

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Jeremy Corbyn has the best taste in music of any political leader, says nationwide ROXi poll

• Poll by music entertainment system ROXi reveals the nation’s view on which Party leader has the best taste in music, in the run up to the Christmas Election. • 32% of those expressing a preference think Jeremy Corbyn has better taste in music than any other political leader, with strongest s...

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McLaren founder Ron Dennis CBE invests in British music streaming pioneer ROXi, to help families combat small screen addiction

• McLaren legend Ron Dennis CBE makes substantial investment in ROXi to combat small screen addiction with a home music entertainment system that gets families listening, playing, singing and dancing together • Investment gives the McLaren founder 10% stake in the British music streaming company...

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