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CMU News: Sony has another go at keeping Dr Luke investigation details secret
CMU News: BMG expands senior management team at HQ
CMU News: Royal Albert Hall admits to an “inherent but authorised conflict of interest” in Charity Commission dispute
CMU News: Glass Animals postpone tour after drummer seriously injured in traffic accident
CMU News: US appeals court declines to reconsider controversial Blurred Lines judgement
CMU News: ISM and MU co-launch code of practice to tackle bullying and harassment in the music industry
CMU News: Glassnote comments on Childish Gambino royalties dispute
CMU News: Russell Simmons faces new accusation of rape
CMU News: Rage Against The Machine issue cease and desist over Nigel Farage’s podcast
CMU News: Cardi B’s ex-manager responds to lawsuit over “grossly unfair” contracts
CMU News: Sony Music reboots Arista, plans publishing and management projects with its new boss
CMU News: VMS Live adds another student venue to its roster
CMU News: Brexit resignations result in new culture boss in UK government
CMU News: Glassnote sues Childish Gambino in SoundExchange royalties dispute
CMU News: Universal Music extends its partnership with The Rolling Stones
CMU News: Tencent confirms it will IPO in the US
CMU Digest: Copyright directive, SGAE, MegaUpload, Strongroom, bots ban
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - The evolution of NME
TW:DIY Q&A: The Venue Directors - James Mackenzie from ZOO Venues
CMU News: Cardi B sues former manager who tried to enforce contacts
CMU News: Music industry comments on copyright directive ruling
CMU News: Rick Ross can’t bail on cancelled gig case because his business associates negotiated deal
CMU News: German court says Usenet provider liable for its users’ copyright infringement
CMU News: Sony/ATV seeks dismissal of latest case over Beatles concert documentary
CMU News: Stormzy launches book publishing imprint, announces book
CMU News: Christine And The Queens talks about her second album
CMU Beef Of The Week #411: Drake haters v Spotify
CMU News: European Parliament votes down Copyright Directive, meaning further safe harbour debate in September
CMU News: MegaUpload founder can be extradited to the US, says NZ appeals court
CMU News: Piracy level downs among younger consumers, reckons IPO stats pack
CMU News: Strongroom launch petition against proposed tower block build that could put them out of business
CMU News: UK ticket touting bots ban comes into effect
CMU News: MU launches four surveys as part of new music education research project
CMU News: J Hus apologises for shows cancelled in wake of his arrest
CMU News: Lil Wayne says ‘Tha Carter IV’ finally being prepped for release
CMU News: Paul McCartney joins music industry in last big push ahead of copyright vote
CMU News: Ghost Ship managers plead guilty over deadly fire
CMU News: Two Fyre Festival ticket-buyers win $5 million in damages
CMU News: Ozzy Osbourne hits back at AEG over venue bookings lawsuit
CMU News: Eminem publishers say NZ$600,000 damages over New Zealand political ad should be higher
CMU News: Black Key’s collaborator Richard Swift dies
CMU News: Facial recognition tech can’t identify Insane Clown Posse fans
CMU News: Global publishers now reportedly pulling rights from controversial Spanish society SGAE
CMU News: Sony Music must tell Kesha who it interviewed in Dr Luke investigation
CMU News: Long running web-blocking case to be considered anew in the Netherlands
CMU News: Warner signs Kloe for publishing
CMU News: TuneCore allies with Sentric to expand song right services
CMU News: NEC Group allies with start-up to enable multi-payment group bookings
CMU News: MJR announces ticketing alliance with Eventbrite
CMU News: Meat Loaf planning world tour with no singing
Spotify subscribers score refund over excessive Drake peddling
CMU News: Workers Beer Company apologises after complaints over queues at Festival Republic shows in Finsbury Park
CMU News: Fyre Festival bankruptcy trustee wants McFarland lawyer to stay on the case
CMU News: Kilimanjaro buys Belladrum
CMU News: James Barton’s Superstruct buys into Sonar
CMU News: Morrissey postpones UK and European tour
CMU News: One Direction will reform one day maybe, says Liam Payne
TW:DIY Q&A: The Venue Directors - JD Henshaw from Sweet Venues
CMU Digest: Chart, MMA, Prince, AEG, Beats
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - The collapse of HMV
CMU News: Senate committee approves Music Modernization Act
CMU News: Ed Sheeran sued over alleged Marvin Gaye rip off, again
CMU Beef Of The Week: The tech lobby v Article 13
CMU News: Sony announces deal to represent Prince’s recordings
CMU News: Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine ordered to pay $25 million to former Beats partner
CMU News: Kilimanjaro owner sells stake in UK classical music promoter
CMU News: Jay-Z disputes claims of unpaid fees over Tidal acquisition
CMU News: Gamers debate copyright claims as labels issue takedowns against Twitch
CMU News: PRS announces deal with music data platform Auddly
CMU News: BBC launches new app aggregating its audio output
CMU News: AEG venues ally with new AXS ticket resale site, end StubHub partnership
CMU News: 1Xtra strengthens music team with new appointments
CMU News: Tidal lawsuit over Kanye’s “never, never, never” tweet proceeds
CMU Trends: Catalogue marketing in the streaming age
CMU Digest: Copyright directive, Prince, Beats, FanFair, YouTube
TW:DIY Q&A: The Production Manager - Giles Moss from theSpaceUK
Setlist: Copyright, Touts, Prince
CMU News: Prince estate returns to court over unofficial posthumous EP
CMU News: Copyright case testing liabilities of Cloudflare settled out of court
CMU News: Music 4.5 puts spotlight on copyright reform
CMU News: Music industry welcomes copyright directive vote in the European Parliament
CMU News: Prince heirs want Tidal deal reconsidered because of stat-fiddling allegations
CMU News: Dre insists he came up with Beats concept in royalty court battle
CMU News: Google needs to stop profiting from rule-breaker Viagogo, say anti-touting campaigners
CMU News: Tech lobby ramps up campaign against safe harbour reform as key votes on EU copyright reform begin
CMU News: XXXTentacion killed in shooting incident
CMU News: New YouTube Music service launches in the UK
CMU Insights: Top five Digital Dollar news stories
CMU News: Ticket tout repping group launches code of practice
CMU Trends: Top Five US Copyright Quirks
CMU Digest: Sony, SGAE, Stream Ripping, Young Fathers, StubHub
Setlist: Spotify, SGAE, Ryan Adams
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Ian Smith - Craft
TW:DIY Q&A: The Free Fringe Performer - Nick Doody
CMU News: Sony outlines plans for sharing Spotify share-sale loot with artists and indies
CMU News: Stream-ripping sites PickVideo, Video-download and Easyload cease operations
CMU News: DJ Khaled sues over trademarks exploiting his infant son’s name
CMU News: Kesha’s claims to Lady Gaga about Katy Perry also part of Dr Luke defamation lawsui
CMU News: Supreme Court ruling on web-blocking costs shouldn’t affect music cases
CMU News: Young Fathers axed from German festival over support for pro-Palestine movement
CMU News: Californian court allows class action over StubHub fees to progress
CMU News: CISAC responds to latest call for action against Spanish collecting society
CMU News: Music publishers will seek alternative licensing solutions in Spain if collecting society won’t address TV cash controvers
CMU News: Arsenal announces tie-up with Tidal
CMU News: Labels and publishers join scheme to simplify licensing for app developers
CMU News: Dancing baby fair use case could end with settlement
Setlist: 20 years of CMU – The rise and fall of Grooveshark
TW:DIY Q&A: The Publicist - Madelaine Bennett from Premier
CMU News: Austrian court says YouTube shouldn’t have safe harbour protection
CMU News: Spotify reportedly offering artists direct licensing deals with cash advances
CMU News: Facebook reveals new music features, including Musical.ly style lip-syncing
CMU News: Sacha Robotti goes legal after ex-management redirects website to porn
Setlist: Viagogo, Apple Music, Michael Jackson
CMU News: AEG hits back at Ozzy Osbourne lawsuit over venue booking practices
CMU News: Imogen Heap to join four fellow FAC artist entrepreneurs at A:E Day London
TW:DIY Q&A: The Editor - Caro Moses from ThreeWeeks
CMU News: Moral rights case against Jay-Z thrown out once again
CMU News: Ticketfly website is down following data hack
CMU News: Neil Portnow confirms he will stand down as Grammy boss next year
CMU News: Daniel Ek concedes hate content policies were rolled out badly
CMU News: Michael Jackson estate sues ABC over documentary
CMU News: Campaigners respond to ASA ruling on Viagogo
CMU News: Apple Music launches new team to enhance songwriter and publisher relationships
CMU News: Nick Grimshaw and Greg James to swap shows at Radio 1
CMU News: Digital minister says don’t use Viagogo as ticket resale site fails to comply with regulator demands
Setlist: EMI, Spotify, Nine Inch Nails
CMU News: Three men arrested after drug-related deaths cause festival to be cut short
CMU News: Sony Music sued over Puerto Rican compilation’s title
CMU News: Ego Music extends Believe alliance
CMU News: New job for Island Records boss Darcus Beese, he’ll now run Island Records
CMU News: Pandora adds family plan
CMU News: Tickets on sale for London edition of A:E Day
CMU News: The Education Conference - Music Hubs
CMU News: Judge approves settlement in Lowery/Ferrick mechanical royalties case
CMU News: BPI urges government to make piracy part of the internet safety conversation
CMU News: The Education Conference - In The Classroom
CMU News: Indie sector hits out at Sony’s bid to control 90% of EMI Music Publishing
CMU News: Sony Corp to take majority control of EMI Music Publishing
CMU News: Pussycat Dolls sue Daily Mail over “prostitution ring” claims
CMU News: The Script sue James Arthur in latest song-theft case
CMU News: CMU’s Great Escape Special now available to read online
CMU News: US radio industry takes its BMI royalty dispute to the rate court
CMU News: Celebrate 20 years of CMU with Setlist specials: The end of EMI
CMU News: Next Artist:Entrepreneur Day confirmed for London
CMU News: CMU Insights launches two new research projects at The Great Escape
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - The end of EMI
CMU News: 20 years of CMU - the 20 stories that kept us all THRILLED
CMU News: Great Escape Convention is underway – education, AI and China in the spotlight
CMU News: Merlin has sold off all its Spotify stock
Setlist: Tidal, RIAA, Dr Dre
CMU News: Norwegian collecting society reports Tidal to police over Kanye and Beyonce stat allegations
CMU News: Campaigners call on Spotify to ban more artists over ‘hateful conduct’
CMU News: CMU’s guide to Saturday at the Great Escape Convention
CMU News: Tidal and Prince estate end legal battle, plan rarities release together
CMU News: R Kelly reps hit out at Spotify ban
CMU News: CMU’s guide to Friday at the Great Escape Convention
CMU News: Frightened Rabbit pay tribute to frontman Scott Hutchison
CMU News: UK Eurovision entrant offered second performance after stage invasion
CMU News: Spotify to stop playlisting R Kelly as new policy on hate content is published
CMU News: Beefed up Music Modernization Act arrives in US Senate
CMU News: CMU’s guide to Thursday at the Great Escape Convention
CMU News: Tidal denies fiddling the figures, accuses newspaper of “smear campaign”
CMU News: RIAA hopes to beef up Grande Communications litigation with new evidence
CMU News: Blue Raincoat revives Cooltempo label with Armada Music alliance
CMU News: Eventbrite integrates with Instagram for extra ticketing flogging goodness
CMU News: CMU’s guide to Wednesday at the Great Escape Convention
CMU News: One week to go until CMU Insights at The Great Escape: Three conferences and some extras too
CMU News: Law firm files class action over allegations Live Nation breached its Ticketmaster consent decree
CMU News: Jay-Z and Eminem among creditors of bankrupt Weinstein Company
CMU News: Court says Jay-Z must testify in SEC investigation
CMU News: Katy Perry ends feud with Taylor Swift via actual olive branc
CMU News: Warner confirms it has cashed in $400 million of Spotify stock
CMU News: Dr Dre and Ice Cube again deny liability for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ death
SEC’s demands to question Jay-Z turning into a “celebrity hunt”
CMU News: Content Creators Coalition calls on Congress to question Google bosses
Setlist: Spotify, Canada, Kanye
CMU News: Jay-Z to testify as to why he shouldn’t testify about Rocawear business partner
CMU News: RIAA and Cloudflare reach agreement over theoretical MP3Skull actions
CMU News: Justin Timberlake added to soft drink false advertising lawsuit
CMU News: Spotify share price dips 9% on back of first quarterly report
CMU News: Music rights data start-up confirms pilot with Warner, BMG, Sentric and GMR
CMU News: Two weeks to go until The Great Escape: Get yourself briefed!
CMU News: Sony has offloaded about a half of its Spotify shares
CMU News: Billboard decides 1250 streams equals one album sale (so long as the listener was paying)
Back to Brighton to talk music education, AI and the Chinese music market
CMU News: Canada still appears on US government’s copyright watch list
CMU News: Legal battle between Idol maker and its former creditors continues
CMU News: Tencent inviting bankers to pitch to work on its musical IPO
CMU News: Voluntary web-blocks in Japan lead to litigation
CMU News: LMFAO v Rick Ross lyric dispute back in court
CMU News: Sexual assault lawsuit against Russell Simmons is dismissed
CMU News: Deer Shed offers discounted tickets following collapse of Beverley Folk Festival
Setlist: Viagogo, IFPI, royal vinyl
CMU News: IMPALA welcomes EC proposals close the online ‘power gap’
CMU News: Sonos plotting IPO for early summer
CMU@TGE Top Questions: How can you capitalise on the imminent “explosive growth” of live music in China?
CMU News: House Of Representatives passes the Music Modernization Act
CMU News: French culture minister proposes web-block list in new anti-piracy push
CMU@TGE Top Questions: Will machines write the pop hits of the future?
CMU News: Full schedules published for this year’s CMU Insights conferences
CMU News: Recorded music revenues grew 8.1% last year, despite the value gap
CMU@TGE Top Questions: How can we enhance and enforce music copyright in China?
CMU News: Prince’s family sue over hospital treatment in days before star’s death
CMU News: Madonna loses legal battle over old pants
CMU@TGE Top Questions: Why is there a crisis in music education?
CMU News: AIM allies with MUSO on new anti-piracy services for artists and labels
CMU@TGE Top Questions: Where will the fan conversation go next?
CMU News: Dice’s Girls Music Day returns
CMU News: Shakin Stevens producer Stuart Colman dies
Setlist: Festival plastic, Hits Radio, Mariah Carey
CMU News: CMU@TGE Top Questions: Should music education include more business and career skills?
CMU@TGE Top Questions: How are Shazam-like technologies quietly revolutionising the music business?
CMU News: Peermusic allies with ICE
CMU News: Eventbrite expands European reach further with Ticketea buy
CMU News: Lenny Kravitz signs with BMG to release new album
CMU News: New campaign launched by “responsible secondary ticket operators”
CMU News: CTS Eventim buys into Italian concert promoter
CMU News: Bauer launches new national pop station Hits Radio
CMU News: “There is no tour, no more music from the Spice Girls”, says Vicky B
CMU@TGE Top Questions: Which streaming services dominate in China?
CMU@TGE Top Questions: What do we even mean by music education
CMU News: Mariah Carey’s ex-manager plotting “blockbuster exposé lawsuit”
CMU News: ICE venture rejigs to become one entity
CMU@TGE Top Questions: Which music technologies will shape the next decade in music?
CMU News: PRS confirms over-payment email to members is genuine
CMU News: Record industry’s MegaUpload litigation postponed yet again
CMU News: Collage’s Uptown Funk song-theft litigation dismissed
CMU News: Do we still need AM radio? Absolutely! Though not absolutely
Setlist: MMA, Spotify, BPI
CMU News: Music industry urges EU to not water down safe harbour reform
CMU News: Spotify buys mechanical rights platform Loudr
CMU News: Music Venue Trust announces regional events
CMU News: Spotify expands Hulu bundle, planning improvements on free level
CMU News: House Of Representatives judiciary committee green lights Music Modernization Act
CMU News: Warner/Chappell appoints new COO
CMU News: European artist managers form new alliance
CMU News: All-new Music Modernization Act glues together American music proposals
CMU News: Music publishers win Wolfgang’s Vault copyright action
CMU News: UK record industry saw 10.6% growth last year, woo!
CMU News: Lawsuit over Christina Grimmie murder allowed to proceed
CMU News: HMV’s shuts Irish mail-order site
CMU News: Most net firms back web-blocking in Canada, though there are some detractors
CMU News: Law firm looking into anti-competitive conduct claims against Live Nation
CMU News: Record industry’s copyright battle with American ISP allowed to continue
CMU News: The Commodores sue ex-Commodore over The Commodores trademark
CMU News: BPI sales certificates to be BRITs branded
CMU News: Sony anticipates $1 billion windfall from Spotify share sale
CMU News: Tulisa wins 10% of publishing in Britney and Will.i.am hit
CMU News: Jenner sisters settle photographer litigation over controversial t-shirts
CMU News: Propeller Recordings allies with INgrooves on distribution
CMU News: Viagogo fined a million euros in Italy
CMU News: Beatport buys streaming-for-DJs platform Pulselocker
CMU News: Metal Hammer owner buys Music Week publisher
CMU News: Pressure mounts on Google to reject Viagogo ads
CMU News: PRS’s new live music tariff delayed by direct licensing discussions
CMU News: South African collecting society in spotlight after gospel star hits out over underpaid royalties
CMU News: Vimeo not liable for ‘unfair competition’ over unlicensed music
CMU News: Spotify debuts on Wall Street with a $30 billion valuation
CMU News: Daniel Ek plays down significance of Spotify’s stock market listing
CMU News: The Weeknd seeks to stop Starboy trademarks
CMU News: Ticketmaster responds to allegations of anti-competitive behaviour
CMU News: Artists scammed out of thousands by rogue ‘management firm’, says BBC
CMU News: New sex abuse allegations against R Kelly made in BBC documentary
CMU News: New collecting society launched in Polynesia
CMU News: OfCom confirms its new definition of ‘new music’
CMU News: Soon-to-list Spotify says it could top 96 million premium subscribers this year
CMU News: BMI boss welcomes conclusion of 100% licensing dispute, considers extending his society’s licensing remit
CMU News: Guvera CFO was concerned when he joined the business, but trusted its CEO to raise more finance
CMU News: Kim Dotcom says extradition attempt “over” after Human Rights Tribunal ruling
CMU News: Russell Simmons faces another lawsuit over rape allegations
CMU News: Suge Knight loses yet another lawyer
Setlist: Blurred Lines, The Loop, Guvera
CMU News: US record industry revenues up to $8.72 billion thanks to all your (mainly premium) streams
CMU News: Australian movie boss wants web-blocking extended to Google
CMU News: PledgeMusic allies with NME Emerging
CMU News: Appeals court upholds $5.3 million Blurred Lines ruling
CMU News: INgrooves up for sale, say sources
CMU News: Rainbow Venues abandons appeal over licence revocation
CMU News: Judge refuses to dismiss latest Monster v Beats legal battle
CMU News: Doug Morris talking to Warner about distributing his new label
CMU News: Songwriters call for publisher commitments on Spotify and Facebook cash
CMU News: Australian police urge fans to only use primary sites after fraudster arrested over Ed Sheeran ticketing scam
CMU News: AEG raises concerns over rival MSG’s plans for a new arena in East London
CMU News: Ents24 launches tool to recommend both festivals and personal line-ups
CMU News: BBC radio boss says UK not ready for digital switchover
CMU News: A Greener Festival stages training on making events environmentally sustainable
CMU News: Long-running Dutch web-block dispute may be considered in court anew
CMU News: SACEM announces Facebook deal
CMU News: Guvera bosses ignored expert advice against a 2016 IPO
Setlist: Lyor Cohen, iHeartMedia, Miley Cyrus
CMU News: Spotify continues its unconventional stock market journey with live-streamed investor pitch
CMU News: EU to decide on Apple’s Shazam deal next month
CMU News: Country writer takes ASCAP to arbitration over $1.3 million of ‘premium’ payments
CMU News: Merlin announces deals with Chinese streaming firms
CMU News: IMPALA hits out at article thirteen critics in Brussels
CMU News: iHeartMedia finally files for bankruptcy
CMU News: Vince Staples calls off retirement fund GoFundMe campaign
CMU News: UK Music calls for quicker action on business rates
CMU News: Suspended sentences for operators of French piracy site Liberty Land
CMU News: Suge Knight lawyer removed from murder case after witness-tampering charges

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