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CMU News: Pandora to axe 7% of its workforce
CMU News: Prince siblings clash over who should advise his estate
CMU News: UK ISPs to finally start sending warning letters to suspected file-sharers
CMU News: SACEM allies with IBM in big data venture
CMU News: Kobalt to administrate Emeli Sandé’s publishing venture
CMU Podcast: Prince, Team Rock, rebooting copyrights
CMU News: The Carpenters sue Universal over unpaid royalties, including sales-v-licence
CMU News: Prince estate confirms deal with Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights
CMU News: Paradigm agencies to be known as Paradigm
CMU News: Tidal responds to lawsuit filed by Prince estate
CMU News: Universal releases Motown rarities album to reboot European copyright
CMU News: Prince estate announces merch deal with Universal’s Bravado
CMU News: Ents24 identifies the UK’s most popular grassroots venues
CMU News: US record industry backs BMG in the big Cox Communications appeal
CMU News: Song-theft case against Justin Bieber and Usher dismissed for a second time
CMU News: Former Beggars operations guy launches new music services firm
CMU News: Radio 2 axes midnight show, rejigs overnights
CMU News: Future buys back Metal Hammer and Classic Rock following TeamRock collapse
CMU News: AEG boss responds to claims live firm’s owner supports anti-gay groups
CMU News: Latest MEGS funding dished out to artists seeking global growth
CMU News: People stream Ed Sheeran’s new records, shocker
CMU News: AEG owner says claims he supports anti-gay causes are “garbage”
CMU News: BMG responds to appeal in Cox Communications dispute
CMU News: Everything’s great with SoundCloud, says SoundCloud
CMU News: Gordon Smart gets daily show at Radio X
CMU News: Music retail revenues up 4.6% in 2016
CMU News: BMI goes to court over interim royalty rate proposed by US radio
CMU News: Private equity firm Blackstone to buy US collecting society SESAC
CMU News: New scandal for Russian collecting societies
CMU News: Sony and Warner lead tributes to George Michael
CMU Podcast: Review Of The Music Business Year 2016
CMU News: New York appeals court decides there isn’t a performing right on golden oldie recordings after all
CMU News: 73 jobs lost as music media firm TeamRock collapses
CMU News: Capitol takes safe harbour on pre-1972 recordings case to Supreme Court
CMU News: PRS welcomes jailing of prolific file-sharer
CMU News: Competition And Markets Authority launches
CMU News: BBC magazine maker could be bought by German firm
CMU News: See Tickets among ticketing platforms to sign up to FanFair’s anti-tout declaration
CMU News: Anthrax fear they could lose airplay as a result of the RMLC v GMR legal battle
CMU News: Chart revamp means more streams needed to equal a sale
CMU Trends: Tackling the touts in 2016 – A recap
CMU Digest: OneMusic Australia, BOTS Act, gig licensing, Trump letter, Bestival, RCA
CMU Podcast: SoundCloud, Sony Music, Gig licensing
CMU News: Barack Obama signs US ticket touting bots ban into law
CMU News: !K7 launches new division focused on neo-classical
CMU News: New appointments at Syco as Sonny Takhar departs
CMU News: As radio industry prepares for fight with Global Music Rights, announces new deal with ASCAP
CMU News: Afrikaans label launches new digital platform in South Africa
CMU News: Rolling Stones waive song royalties on charity cover in aid of Jo Cox Foundation
CMU News: John Legend criticises Kanye’s Donald Trump meeting, but RZA says it was OK
CMU News: Spotify unveils exclusive Coldplay live session
CMU News: Australian court orders ISPs to block The Pirate Bay
CMU News: Former moneylenders sue American Idol owner over alleged dodgy dealing
CMU News: Australian collecting societies announce plans for combined public performance licence
CMU News: New boss at RCA UK as Sony Music completes senior management restructure
CMU News: Music industry writes open letter to Donald Trump – piracy and safe harbours are the focus
CMU News: Robbie Williams partners with Ticketmaster and Shazam on interactive ticket
CMU Insights: Ten music industry questions we’re often asked
CMU News: Government opposes adding “cultural benefit” to gig licensing criteria
CMU News: Koko founder back in control of the Camden venue
CMU News: Elton John partners with YouTube to make videos for old songs
CMU News: Something entirely pointless happened
CMU News: Revamp of Sony’s entertainment business could more closely align Sony Music with Sony/ATV
CMU News: Former SFX board member sues Robert Sillerman over unpaid loan
CMU News: Young Guru allies with marketing agency The Marketing Arm
CMU News: Guvera’s Singapore staff also owed money
CMU Digest: SoundCloud, Duran Duran, YouTube, bots ban, LiveStyle, GMR
CMU Podcast: YouTube, SFX, Irving Azoff
CMU News: Spotify drops plans to buy SoundCloud
CMU News: NMPA announces deal with YouTube over unpaid song royalties
CMU News: Paste magazine goes back into print with vinyl covermount
CMU News: US Congress passes ticket tout bot ban
CMU News: Prince siblings can’t agree on permanent administrator for his estate
CMU News: Web-blocking back in the Swedish courts
CMU News: Complex magazine to close print edition
CMU News: Irving Azoff’s GMR declares - “It’s the radio industry being anti-competitive!”
CMU News: Amendment to policing bill aims to force consideration of “cultural benefits” into the event licensing process
CMU News: YouTube paid over $1 billion to the music industry this year
CMU News: Showaddywaddy still the “hardest working artist” in the UK
CMU Insights: Five key developments in music rights this year
CMU News: Australian creators launch campaign against proposed copyright reform
CMU News: Pulse nightclub now won’t be sold to city of Orlando
CMU News: Amazon is the exclusive ticket agent for intimate Robbie Williams show
CMU News: Guvera postpones AGM because it can’t pay its auditors
CMU News: Duran Duran “outraged and saddened” after losing copyright reversion right case
CMU News: Live Nation expands its festivals business into Australia through Secret Sounds deal
CMU News: At least 33 people killed in fire at Californian warehouse party
CMU Digest: iHeartRadio, tout bans, Kobalt, IFPI, Flo & Eddie, Time Inc
CMU Podcast: Sound Of 2017, AI in music, Kate Bush
CMU News: iHeart launches Napster-powered subscription service
CMU News: Italian parliament green lights proposed ticket tout ban
CMU News: Labels continue to invest the most into new music, say the labels
CMU News: PledgeMusic co-founder Malcolm Dunbar re-signs to company, expands role
CMU News: It’s official, Bieber has spoken and “hell is Instagram”
CMU Trends: Reviewing the potential of the new creative tech – the story so far
CMU News: Flo & Eddie’s pre-1972 settlement with Sirius could net $99 million for heritage artists
CMU News: Warner Music headhunts Sony’s Ole Obermann for key digital role
CMU News: Team behind Glastonbury’s Shangri-La to launch new festival in Torquay
CMU News: Kobalt unveils new pre-save button with Laura Marling release
CMU News: MPs from all parties call on government to back ticket tout bots ban
CMU News: AI may replace some forms of music composition, but it will enhance others
CMU News: Warner Music boss reportedly involved in bid for NME publisher Time Inc
CMU News: Coldplay top Ticketmaster’s poll of top events in 2016
CMU News: X-Factor winner’s winning single will be digital-only for first time
CMU News: Civil cases against MegaUpload kept on hold pending criminal action
CMU News: Russian streaming firm sues Yandex over alleged executive poaching
CMU News: BBC decides Radio 2 doesn’t need a Controller
CMU Digest: Fabric, GMR, touts, T In The Park, Buma-Stemra, Amazon
CMU Podcast: Fabric, Amazon Tickets, OK Go
CMU News: Artist And Manager Awards presented
CMU News: Buma/Stemra to phase out controversial discounts for concert promoters
CMU News: Wantickets sues Eventbrite in dispute over former employees
CMU News: BPI report puts the spotlight on AI in music
CMU News: CD Baby buys
CMU News: Amazon planning to “disrupt” global ticketing industry
CMU News: The Game ordered to pay $7.1 million in sexual assault case
CMU News: Song right societies collected €7.5 billion last year, says CISAC report
CMU News: Fabric to donate legal fund to “other worthy causes within the industry”
CMU News: Kickass lawyers diss US government’s defence of its criminal case
CMU News: We Shall Overcome copyright case to proceed
CMU News: Proper announces new deals with Believe and Glitterbeat
CMU News: Various Artists launches US division
CMU News: US radio industry accuses Global Music Rights of monopoly abuse, goes legal
CMU News: Nearly 500 more URLS web-blocked in UK on copyright grounds
CMU News: MusicToday finds a buyer to take it out of bankruptcy
CMU News: Radiocentre axes Commercial Radio Awards
CMU Trends: Reviewing the streaming market as we head into 2017
CMU Digest: Touts, GEMA, NMPA, Amazon, Prince, Duran Duran
CMU Podcast: Ticket touts, Duran Duran, Prince
CMU News: Music publishers get in their wish list to President-Elect Trump
CMU News: 50 Cent sample case dismissed by US court
CMU News: Catalogue label Rock Candy expands into US via RED alliance
CMU News: News UK to launch pop-up Sun radio station in Scotland
CMU News: New GEMA court ruling could “devastate” German industry, say music publishers
CMU News: Prince companies sue Tidal over catalogue streams
CMU News: Spotify announces Ticketmaster deal as it ramps up gig plugging efforts
CMU News: MPs grill tout site chiefs
CMU News: US Internet Association gets its copyright demands in quick to President-Elect Trump
CMU News: Tech groups submit filings in support of Cox as it appeals BMG ruling
CMU News: Judge recommends summary judgement in favour of Justin Bieber in $10 million song-theft case
CMU News: Italy to consider ticket tout ban
CMU News: Duran Duran go to court to test reach of US copyright reversion right
CMU News: US Copyright Office calls for new submissions on the safe harbour debate
CMU News: Flo & Eddie settle with Sirius in Californian pre-1972 royalties battle
CMU News: US Department Of Justice to appeal 100% licensing agreement
CMU News: Amazon Music Unlimited launches in the UK
CMU News: Spotify says new version of desktop app deals with data dump bug
CMU News: Leon Russell dies
CMU News: Enter Shikari are aiming to go “bigger” on next album
CMU Trends: Dancing babies, fair use and takedowns – Explaining lenz v universal
CMU Digest: Cox Communications, Songkick, Mandy Jiroux, Omnifone, KickassTorrents, Electric Jukebox
CMU Podcast: KickassTorrents, US Copyright Office, BRITs
CMU News: Cox Communications files appeal in $25 million safe harbours case
CMU News: Door manufacturer fined over death of Fisherman’s Friends singer and tour manager
CMU News: Lyor Cohen’s 300 co-founder announces a new joint venture with Universal
CMU News: Warner Music appoints new MD to reinvigorate its South Korean operations
CMU News: Kate Bush interview to air on 6 Music ahead of live album release
CMU News: New The xx album to land in January
CMU News: Songkick listings to be integrated into Shazam app
CMU News: Don Henley says US Copyright Office chief fired because she stood up for creatives
CMU News: City of Orlando buys Pulse nightclub to create a memorial to shooting victims
CMU News: Culture select committee to consider secondary ticketing and the bloody bots
CMU News: Eventbrite integrates with charity platform JustGiving
CMU Insights: Ten tips for writing better press releases
CMU News: Mandy Jiroux countersues Blind Melon in Insane copyright case
CMU News: EU songwriters hit out at US royalties exception
CMU News: Apple certainly got some of Omnifone’s staff and maybe some of its tech
CMU News: News UK confirms Scott Taunton as CEO of its recently acquired radio business
CMU News: Radio 1 chief to also oversee Asian Network in BBC Radio rejig
CMU News: KickassTorrents man “like a drug broker” of piracy, says US government
CMU News: Physical product firms Key Production and Modo combine
CMU News: Faction Entertainment allies with Kobalt
CMU News: Electric Jukebox is actually going to launch
CMU News: Jimmy Young dies
CMU News: Randy Phillips confirmed for post-bankruptcy SFX board in recent filing
CMU News: Amy Lamé appointed as London’s first Night Czar
CMU Digest: GEMA, ticket bots, European Copyright Directive, counterfeit CDs, dancing baby case, Avenged Sevenfold
CMU Podcast: YouTube, Avenged Sevenfold, The Smiths
CMU:DIY: My slides from Off The Record Manchester
CMU News: US music industry urges EU ambassador to back safe harbour reform
CMU News: Kickass man to stay in prison as extradition process continues
CMU News: Steve Angello faces two lawsuits that could cost him $12 million
CMU News: Billy Corgan takes his wrestling feud to Twitter
CMU News: Government pledges meeting to discuss tackling ticket tout bots
CMU News: Dutch industry turns its anti-piracy efforts to Facebook groups
CMU News: Universal Music Publishing to administer entire Prince catalogue
CMU News: Spotify buys subscriber insights firm, relaunches website for artists
CMU News: Almost 25% of CDs on Amazon could be counterfeit
CMU News: Bieber avoids deposition and possible arrest by settling paparazzo lawsuit
CMU News: Undercover cops to be identified in Fabric appeal
CMU News: SFX needs more time to finalise post-bankruptcy plan
CMU News: MU plans new protests over pre-recorded music in Dirty Dancing show
CMU News: AIF awards dished out in Cardiff
CMU Insights: Top five facts about digital licensing
Media Commentary (for the BBC): YouTube's seven-year stand-off ends
CMU News: GEMA licenses YouTube after seven year stand off
CMU News: US Supreme Court seeks government viewpoint on dancing baby case
CMU News: Ferdy Unger-Hamilton to run Columbia Records in the UK
CMU News: Axed Guvera staff in Americas reportedly still waiting for owed wages
CMU News: Loud And Quiet relaunches website
CMU News: Sales of new Avenged Sevenfold LP could impact on Warner legal battle
CMU News: Live Nation fails to have fatal stage collapse case dismissed
CMU News: Yet more people want a co-write on Uptown Funk
CMU News: Music Venue Trust criticises peer for comments on anti-terror training
CMU Trends: Deals, data and disputes - when copyrights are co-owned
CMU Digest: MP3tunes, Eric Clapton, Dr Luke, PRS, Maria Pallante, Spotify
CMU Podcast: Music Venue Trust, virtual reality, Justin Bieber
CMU News: Eric Clapton sued for $5 million over incorrectly named Unplugged song
CMU News: Tech firms tell music industry “technologies themselves cannot be bad actors”
CMU News: Twitter announces job cuts and axes Vine
CMU News: Video service Vessel to wind down following Verizon acquisition
CMU News: BBC Radio Scotland announces music-centric pop up, as former Xfm Scotland licence goes to all-new Rock Radio
CMU News: Prince’s “brother” cut from $300 million estate
CMU News: RAJAR Round Up: 6 Music and Radio X score record audience figures
CMU News: MP3tunes appeal might raise the obligations of safe harbour dwellers
CMU News: Cliff Richard’s lawsuit could cost BBC and South Yorkshire Police £1.5 million
CMU News: Aussie web-blocking costs discussed in court
CMU News: Suge Knight blames Dr Dre for hit and run death, claims he’s due cut of Beats sale money
CMU News: Italian promoters also want touting crackdown
CMU News: New music booker for Latitude Festival
CMU News: StreetTeam hires former TicketFly exec to strengthen North American presence
CMU News: Digital Stores founder joins Music Glue
CMU News: Council decision means Prince’s former home can properly open as a museum
CMU News: Music Venue Trust urges songwriters to support an end of minimum fees on PRS gigs licence
CMU News: US Register Of Copyrights Maria Pallante abruptly axed
CMU News: Ontario planning tout-bot ban
CMU News: Dave Cash dies
CMU News: Sony promises new Kesha music “soon”
CMU News: Kanye to boycott Grammys if Frank Ocean not nominated
CMU Digest: Harry Shearer, Digital Economy Bill, streaming rates, Sony Music, Bob Geldof, Spotify
CMU Podcast: Ticket touts, cheap streams, Spinal Tap
CMU News: Lost MegaUpload data back in court, yet again
CMU News: Beatles company disputes rival copyright claim for Shea Stadium footage
CMU News: Strategic considerations remain the biggest challenge in direct-to-fan
CMU News: UK Music Video Awards presented
CMU News: BBC leads at all-new radio industry awards
CMU News: MP hopes to ban ticket touting bots through Digital Economy Bill
CMU News: Streaming is too expensive for the mainstream, says YouGov research
CMU News: Martin Garrix tops the DJ Mag Poll
CMU News: Kickass lawyers demand America’s criminal case be dismissed
CMU News: TicketWeb unveils new Backline platform at Venues Day
CMU News: Sŵn Festival launches new educational programme for artists
CMU Insights: Five ways the music industry has fought piracy online
CMU News: Harry Shearer sues Universal owner Vivendi over This Is Spinal Tap royalties
CMU News: Cliff Richard says he’s “forever tainted” by sex abuse allegations
CMU News: FUGA announces new US base, signs up Tommy Boy
CMU News: Switzerland confirmed as spotlight country at Great Escape 2017
CMU News: Bob Geldof sued by former bandmate over song ownership
CMU News: Live Nation seek to dismiss criminal case over Radiohead stage collapse
CMU News: Spotify’s UK revenues up 18% in 2015 despite slip in ad income
CMU Trends: What challenges remain to truly unlock the power of direct-to-fan?
CMU Digest: Amazon, FanFair, RIAA, SFX, Isle Of Wight Festival, Ed Sheeran
CMU:DIY: My slides from Norwich Sound + Vision
CMU Podcast: Amazon Music Unlimited, Isle Of Wight Festival, Insane Clown Posse
CMU News: RIAA submits its annual piracy snitch list
CMU News: SFX rejects money claims from its founder and former CEO
CMU News: Foo Fighters settle insurance lawsuit
CMU News: Sentric signs deal with urban music firm Defenders Entertainment
CMU News: New free digital distribution service launches
CMU News: Pandora has a rebrand
Media Commentary (for the BBC): Amazon's Spotify rival competes on price
CMU News: Amazon unveils its new streaming service with mid-price options
CMU News: Ed Sheeran’s lawyers complain about length of song-theft lawsuit
CMU News: Kesha seeks to keep medical records confidential in ongoing Dr Luke litigation
CMU News: Merlin opens Japanese office
CMU News: New MDs appointed at management firm ie:music
CMU News: Government provides new funding for indie artist export initiative
CMU News: Quincy Jones lawsuit to include sales v licence debate, delays court date
CMU News: Dr Dre and Ice Cube removed from civil action relating to Suge Knight homicide
CMU Trends: How do artists know if they’re getting a good deal from streaming? There are too many unknowns
CMU Digest: MMF, Sony, Russian collective licensing, Global, Mazher Mahmood, Fabric
CMU:DIY: My slides from Music For Youth Frequencies
CMU Podcast: Dissecting The Digital Dollar, FanFair Alliance
CMU News: Cliff Richard files lawsuit over BBC’s coverage of police raid of his home
CMU News: Movie industry holds up Portuguese web-block programme as best practice
CMU News: Listen Up launches digital marketing division
CMU News: Vevo confirms new Head of Europe
CMU News: Artist managers formally call for more transparency in streaming as MMF publishes part two of Digital Dollar report
CMU News: Former Sun journalist found guilty of tampering with evidence in Tulisa drugs case
CMU News: TuneCore acquires JustGo, introduces new social media tools
CMU News: Cox Communications seeks legal costs from Round Hill Music
CMU News: Deezer announces alliance with playola firm
CMU News: Global expands interactive app to main Capital station
CMU Insights: Five basic facts about music copyright
CMU News: Russian ministry presents plans for taking over collective licensing to Deputy PM
CMU News: Extradition proceedings underway in Kickass case
CMU News: Straight Outta Compton defamation lawsuit could continue if ‘successor-in-interest’ can be found
CMU News: Justin Bieber ordered to give deposition in pap attack case
CMU News: Sony renews deal with China’s Tencent Music
CMU News: Judge approves latest plans to take SFX out of bankruptcy
CMU News: Sony Corp’s move to take full control of Sony/ATV is complete
CMU News: Former Culture Secretary to lead BBC radio from next year
CMU Digest: YouTube, SoundCloud, YouTube-mp3, MegaUpload, Sony v 19
CMU:DIY: My slides from the Urban Development All Dayer 2016
CMU News: Too much ambiguity in Sony’s streaming deals for summary judgement on 19’s sales v licence litigation, says judge
CMU News: MIC says Congressional letter in support of BMI and ASCAP fails to deal with DoJ arguments around 100% licensing
CMU News: Ole uses some of its new cash to expand audio-visual rights business
CMU Podcast: YouTube, not YouTube, YouTube-mp3
CMU News: YouTube hires record industry veteran Lyor Cohen as Global Head Of Music
CMU News: Promoter of Steve Aoki show where five people died jailed for four years