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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
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
CMU News: Warner-owned live music outfit in Italy becomes independent business
CMU News: Apple buys “Netflix of magazines”
CMU News: Sony Corp in talks to buy rest of EMI Music Publishing
CMU News: Fyre Festival founder told to pay back $26 million to defrauded investors
CMU News: Warner joins the Facebook licensing party
CMU News: New music licensing platform seeks to legitimise music usage in sport
Setlist: NME, Spotify, Viagogo
CMU News: Kobalt expands AWAL brand
CMU News: Music Venue Trust launches scheme to support new female gig promoters
CMU News: NOS Alive announces support for UN programme
CMU Digest: NME, ASA, Universal Music, Redefining Music Education, iTunes LP
CMU News: Ad industry regulator demands some clarity from the secondary ticketing sites
CMU News: Judge recommends that record industry lawsuit against ISP Grande proceed
CMU News: Universal to share Spotify equity loot with artists, Sony with distributed labels too
CMU News: Apple phases out iTunes LP sparking new ‘downloads are doomed’ chatter
CMU News: New Zealand regulator asks whether buying tickets from Viagogo is “worth the risk”
CMU News: Suge Knight’s lawyers charged over misconduct in relation to murder case
CMU News: Martin Shkreli may have to give up Wu-Tang album as part of fraud conviction
CMU News: Spotify cautioning users of hacked apps
CMU News: Angry parents to meet New Zealand Commerce Commission over Viagogo’s fake Bruno Mars tickets
CMU News: Belgian ISPs join with rights owners to request latest anti-piracy web-blocks
CMU News: Music’s doing fine now, so you should all start reading again
CMU News: Two musicians pull out of Great Exhibition over arms firm sponsorship
CMU News: Spotify to livestream investor pitch
CMU Trends: Spotify – past, present and future
CMU Digest: Spotify, PPL PRS, Robomagic, iHeartMedia, Time Inc UK
CMU News: Tencent further expands music interests, invests in Indian streaming firm
CMU News: Sena Live acquires Iceland Airwaves
CMU News: Sirius XM owner proposes bid to solve iHeartMedia’s debt problem
CMU News: NME publisher Time Inc UK sold to private equity in £130 million deal
CMU News: 50 Cent doesn’t have $8.5 million worth of bitcoin
CMU News: The Magic Numbers ally with Absolute on new album
CMU News: Fuck me, Ed Sheeran was the most successful act in 2017, who knew?
CMU News: Expedia moves into ticketing, but as a resale platform
CMU News: People and machines collaborate on new K-pop songs
CMU News: US songwriter group raises three key concerns with Music Modernization Act
CMU News: Former Universal and Sony boss plotting new label
CMU News: 45 festivals now signed up to 2022 gender balance pledge
CMU News: Airbnb launches platform for intimate gigs
CMU News: Twitter formally writes off SoundCloud investment
Setlist: BRITs, Amazon, Toni Basil
For Midem: AI – The Next Revolution In Music?
CMU Trends: China, AI and music education - setting the agenda
CMU Digest: Amazon Tickets, Spotify, touting rules, agent of change, CD sales
CMU News: Man behind French piracy site ordered to pay €83 million to copyright owners
CMU News: Deutsche Grammophon signs Agnes Obel
CMU News: VMS Live allies with Eventim on ticketing
CMU News: Amazon Music hires former Warner exec to head up artist relations team
CMU News: Frank Ocean sues producer over Blonde songwriting credits
CMU News: ICE announces Facebook deal
CMU News: Turner and Boateng promoted at Atlantic Records
CMU News: BRIT Trust-supported charity highlights how music can be used to rehabilitate young offenders
CMU News: Irish government could back ticket touting ban
CMU News: Aussie movie exec says Google “facilitates crime”
CMU News: Pirate Studios launches new talent initiative The Pirate Prodigies
CMU News: Physical music sales continued to decline over Christmas, though impulse buy opportunities remain
CMU News: Trademark elements of Toni Basil’s Mickey case dismissed
CMU News: Jackson family hits out at Quincy Jones’ song-theft claims
Setlist: Ticketing, SGAE, Prince
CMU Trends: AI - The next revolution in music?
CMU News: The Grammys’ diversity problem defended with maths
CMU News: Kanye West settles with insurers over cancelled Saint Pablo Tour
CMU News: Warner sues smart TV company Future Today
CMU Digest: SGAE, touting rules, Dice, Songwriters Guild Of America, Music Moves Europe
CMU News: Government extends rules for ticket resellers, publishes guidelines for the touts
CMU News: Industry backs EU’s pilot programme to support music community
CMU News: BRITs announces white rose initiative in support of Time’s Up campaign
CMU News: CISAC responds to publishers’ demands over Spanish collecting society
CMU News: Taylor Swift gets song-theft action dismissed
CMU News: Music publishers call on CISAC to suspend Spanish collecting society SGAE
CMU News: Absolute to distribute Cherry Red’s acquisitions from Warner
CMU News: Songwriters Guild Of America backs amended Music Modernization Act
CMU News: Warner/Chappell UK appoints a new Creative Director
CMU News: Madison Square Garden Company planning musical bubble in London
CMU News: Bauer seeks to cut AM reach of Absolute Radio
Setlist: Best Buy, Apple, Spice Girls
CMU News: US Copyright Royalty Board ignored the market when setting webcasting rates, says SoundExchange
CMU Trends: Top five streaming challenges
CMU Digest: Shazam, Google, Apple Music, Spotify, CISAC

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