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CMU News: National Trading Standards raids four properties in ticket tout investigation
CMU News: Spotify and Deezer call on EU to restrict tech giant “gatekeepers”
CMU News: Prosecutors confirm no action to be taken over Nelly rape allegations
CMU News: Over 300 women call out sexual harassment and abuse in the Australian music industry
CMU News: Apple confirms Shazam acquisition
CMU News: Court approves Prince estate’s documentary deal
CMU News: Private equity firm buys venue operator SMG
CMU News: Spotify and Tencent confirm equity deal
CMU News: Kobalt buys some songs
CMU News: Warner/Chappell signs Simian Mobile Disco
CMU News: Apple set to buy Shazam, say sources
CMU News: BBC orders more Friday night sounds
Setlist: YouTube, YouTube, and YouTube
CMU News: YouTube planning subscription music service… again
CMU News: Minder Music founder signs new deal with BMG
CMU News: New award and concert to celebrate artists who promote human rights
CMU News: MusicTank puts the spotlight on ad sync with new book and event
CMU Digest 08.12.17: Eventim, Warner Music, YouTube, safe harbour, Help Musicians
CMU News: Reservoir forms songwriter development venture with Warren ‘Oak’ Felder
CMU News: New Chair elected at Merlin
CMU News: Dexter Fletcher returns to Queen movie
CMU News: Google at al excluded from extended safe harbour in Australia
CMU News: Web-block agency being considered in Canada
CMU News: SPV allies with The Orchard on digital distribution
CMU News: Five US artist managers come together to launch new business Brilliant Corners
CMU News: Dice hands its Live Award to Dave
CMU News: James Murphy risked death by playing The Stooges at a techno club
CMU News: Eventim hits out at German regulator’s ruling on exclusivity clauses
CMU News: Katy Perry and co get $10 million in punitive damages in convent case
CMU News: Talent booking platform launches premium ‘concierge’ service
CMU News: VIP-Booking.com acquires Musicverb
CMU News: Eventbrite integrates with Festicket
CMU News: WMA launches US-focused PR team
CMU News: Reggie Yates stands down from ‘TOTP’ after podcast comments
CMU News: Queen biopic delayed again after director axed
CMU News: Warner Music Sweden fires exec over sexual misconduct
CMU News: Kobalt allies with NetEase in China
CMU News: AEG’s Goldenvoice allies with Dice
CMU News: Spotify and Tencent discussing share swap
CMU News: Help Musicians launches Music Minds Matter helpline
CMU News: Neil Young launches an Xstream archive site
CMU News: BRITs Critics’ Choice unveiled
CMU News: Robbie Williams put Geri Halliwell in a bag
Setlist: Rainbow Venues, Steely Dan, Slush Music
CMU News: A million vinyl albums will be sold in the UK this month, predicts BPI
CMU News: UK Festival Awards presented
CMU Digest: Rainbow Venues, CMA, web-blocks, London Plan, SMG
CMU News: UK’s £92 billion creative sector growing twice as fast as the wider economy
CMU News: New Zealand ISPs hit out at Sky’s web-blocking bid
CMU News: Because Music allies with Universal’s Caroline
CMU News: Live Nation bidding for venue company SMG
CMU News: Mayor includes agent of change in his London Plan
Media Commentary (for Newsweek): Steely Dan's legal drama
CMU News: Walter Becker estate responds in Steely Dan dispute
CMU News: Royalty Exchange opens up new Royalty Flow business to investors
CMU News: NME publisher bought in $2.8 billion deal
CMU News: Disney accused of song-theft over Frozen soundtrack
CMU News: South African and Swiss lawmakers consider web-blocking proposals
CMU News: Video removal notices can’t be defamatory, says YouTube
CMU News: Warner Music not happy about property development next door
Setlist: Universal, Google, Wu-Tang Clan
CMU News: Sci-hub domains go down as American court order that included web-blocking comes into effect
CMU News: Bucks Music signs Dusky Grey
CMU Digest: FanFair, MU, Vivendi, Route 91 Harvest, Pandora
CMU News: FanFair welcomes Google’s new policies on ticket tout ads
CMU News: Guvera fails to overturn ruling in dispute with former Blinkbox employees
CMU News: Boss of US music lobbying group resigns over sexual harassment allegations
CMU News: More lawsuits filed over mass shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival
CMU News: Donald Fagen sues former bandmate’s estate over Steely Dan company
CMU News: Paypal drops trademark actions against Pandora
CMU News: Messenger bot start-up opens London base, appoints a CCO
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CMU News: Music publisher Schubert Music expands management wing via Celsius acquisition
CMU News: Field Day heading to Brockwell Park
CMU News: Global Radio further expands its network with two FM buys in the North West
CMU News: University Of Westminster launches scholarship in memory of Richard Antwi
CMU News: Nearly 2000 women call out sexual harassment and abuse in the Swedish music industry
CMU News: Coalition Talent allies with Ministry Of Sound
CMU News: Vivendi boss cites $40 billion valuation of Universal Music
Setlist: CISAC stats, Ryanair, UnitedMasters
CMU News: Spotify ramping up London base with new R&D hub
CMU News: Glasgow’s TRNSMT to extend to two weekends in 2018
CMU News: Punk fans are most likely to be called Matt, says Ents 24
CMU News: Uncut editor to move to Mojo
CMU Digest: CISAC, 696, Prince, UK Music, Guvera
CMU News: Law firm plotting class action over Guvera financing
CMU News: Google backs new artist services business
CMU News: UK Music urges business rates rethink to save venues and recording studios
CMU News: Kickstarter revamps Drip, extends it beyond music
CMU News: 52% digital boom helped song right societies collect €8 billion in 2016
CMU News: Austrian Supreme Court backs web-blocking
CMU News: BMG hires Tom Briery to oversee US recorded music operations
CMU News: Ditto Music announces new global expansion
CMU News: YouTube announces Ticketmaster tie-up
CMU News: Warner Music signs up with African digital service Mdundo
CMU News: One Love Manchester team honoured at AMAs
CMU News: Prince estate accuses Tidal of fabricating a contract
CMU News: Emails in Songkick case see Live Nation dissing Team Adele
CMU News: London police drop controversial form 696
CMU News: American web-blocking injunction unlikely to result in any web-blocking
CMU News: Music publishers call on Canada to extend its copyright terms
CMU News: The Kids love discs, reckons eBay
CMU News: Ryanair to sell gig tickets
CMU News: Noel Gallagher explains his guest scissors player on Later
Setlist: Taylor Swift, Thekla, Tidal
CMU News: Officials raided StubHub and Viagogo in ticket tout investigation
CMU News: Canadian super-tout pops up in Paradise Papers
CMU Digest: Thekla, Digital Music Europe, Sci-Hub, Tidal, vKontakte
CMU News: Russian government proposing super speedy web-blocks
CMU News: Beyonce involved in Poisonous trademark battle
CMU News: BBC boss wants a “renaissance in local radio”
CMU News: Bee Gees stage musical in the pipeline
CMU Insights: Five key developments in piracy and copyright protection
CMU News: Streaming companies set up new lobbying group in Europe
CMU News: Taylor Swift criticised over blog post cease-and-desist
CMU News: Absolute and Bucks partner on neighbouring rights business
CMU News: Scientific copyright case brings web-blocking to the USA
CMU News: Crystal Castles’ Ethan Kath sues Alice Glass over abuse claims
CMU News: Overrated reckons it’s being underpaid in Baby Come Back royalties dispute
CMU News: US court knocks back Canada’s global injunction over IP infringement
CMU News: There were Jedward japes galore when merch dispute got to Ireland’s high court
CMU News: Tidal adds detailed credit info to millions of tracks
CMU News: vKontakte limits free streaming to push music subscriptions
CMU News: MU events to consider sexual harassment and abuse in the music industry
Setlist: Apple HomePod, YouTube, Sainsbury’s
CMU News: Music stars cut links with Webster PR following sex abuse allegations
CMU News: Google fights landmark Canadian anti-piracy ruling in US court
CMU News: Kim Dotcom settles with NZ police over heavy-handed house raid
CMU Digest: FanFair, Sainsbury’s, Prince, Webster PR, V Festival, Apple
CMU News: Fyre Festival documentary being planned
CMU News: YouTube says that C3 video block was administrative not editorial
CMU News: Stations to change hands as Entercom and CBS create second biggest American radio firm
CMU News: YouTube pulls anti-YouTube video from YouTube
CMU News: Prince heirs request axing of bank administrating his estate
CMU News: Hospital Records allies with new YouTube music licensing platform Lickd
CMU News: Warner Music relaunches Asylum Records in the US
CMU News: Ducktails albums disappear from the streaming platforms
CMU News: Siri won’t play Spotify tunes on Apple’s new HomePod
CMU News: Travis Scott sued over balcony fall at New York gig
CMU News: Copyright owners pursue the most claims through the High Court
CMU News: Universal Music allies with VR/AR firm
CMU News: Chrysalis acquires more recordings as part of Warner’s indie offload
CMU News: 82% of consumers reckon secondary ticketing needs to be more transparent
CMU News: Two more stream-ripping sites shut down in the UK
CMU News: Manowar force tribute band to redesign logo
CMU News: Reservoir signs Cutfather
CMU News: Gaming fuels physical product boost in entertainment retail
CMU News: Songkick Discovery says
CMU News: Simon Cowell fell down some stairs
Setlist: Eminem, WINTEL, Kid Rock
CMU News: The Turtles lose pre-1972 battle in Florida
CMU Digest: WINTEL, NMPA, YouTube, The Pirate Bay, EFF
CMU News: Artist group piles pressure on YouTube with ads on YouTube
CMU News: Eric Mackay promoted at Warner/Chappell
CMU News: RAJAR Round Up - Good quarter for 6 Music and Virgin Radio, not Radio 1
CMU News: Eminem wins NZ$600,000 damages in sound-a-like infringement case
CMU News: Decapitated formally plead not guilty to rape charges
CMU News: Warner appointments - Magnus Ribbeklint, Mark Mitchell, Helen McLaughlin
CMU News: Ninja Tune launches production music division
CMU News: Arcade Fire part company with manager Scott Rodger
CMU News: The Pirate Bay’s .se domain is working again
CMU News: Alice Glass accuses former Crystal Castles bandmate of decade of abuse
CMU News: New abuse claims made against R Kelly
CMU News: Entertainment industry litigation against MegaUpload kept on ice
CMU News: Three pharmacists reprimanded for trying to access Prince’s prescription history
CMU News: Classixx sue H&M over some classixx jumpers
CMU News: Stream-ripping doesn’t necessarily constitute ripping off, says EFF
CMU News: Indie label market share went up last year, according to latest WINTEL report
CMU News: US music publishers propose new blanket licence for mechanical rights
Setlist: Songkick, ticket touts, The Pirate Bay
CMU News: Spinal Tap creators amend their Vivendi litigation, add Universal Music as a defendant
CMU News: SACEM allies with DJ Monitor on dance music tracking
CMU News: Proper signs deal with Tru Thoughts
CMU Trends: Dissecting The Digital Dollar - Step by step
CMU Digest: Songkick, touts, Spinrilla, European Digital Rights, The Pirate Bay, Sci-Hub
CMU Insights: Introducing the MMF 'Deals Guide' and 'Transparency Guide'
For Midem: The Transparency Debate
CMU News: Now the digital rights groups write to the EU about safe harbour reform
CMU News: New South Wales pass tough new anti-touting laws
CMU News: Songkick hits out at Live Nation over slack document sharing
CMU News: Frank Ocean defeats his father’s $14.5 million libel lawsuit
CMU News: Spinrilla tries to have copyright case dismissed over missing data
CMU News: thepiratebay.se domain has expired
CMU News: Mike Skinner hits out at Ticketmaster after Streets tickets touted aplenty
CMU News: NME launches new Emerging platform for new talent
CMU News: Songkick lays into Ticketmaster once again as it shuts down its ticketing service
CMU News: Tech sector opposes proposed landmark web-block injunction in the US
CMU News: Nelly’s accuser asks for police investigation to end, saying “system will fail me”
CMU News: BMG signs Bush and Gavin Rossdale
CMU News: Manchester’s Soup Kitchen prioritises mobile ticketing via Dice alliance
CMU News: Tasha Anderson-Hatch launches new agency Fine Company
CMU News: Help Musicians UK publishes mental health report
Setlist: Cloudflare, Grime, Radiohead
CMU News: Heirs unhappy that Prince vault has been moved to LA
CMU News: StreetTeam is now Verve, raises $18.5 million in new finance
CMU News: Cloudflare CEO faces two-hour deposition over his company’s piracy policies
CMU News: SACEM ends dispute with Universal Music sister company Canal+
CMU News: Nelly criticised over his response to rape allegations
CMU News: Stellar Songs signs Diztortion
CMU News: Nearly half of grime fans reckon form 696 is discriminatory
CMU News: New South Wales proposes banning the resale of tickets for profit
CMU News: European Parliament’s next chit chat about copyright reform postponed
CMU News: WME|IMG becomes Endeavor
Setlist: Takedown-stay-down, Spotify, pop politics
CMU News: As copyright directive debates continue in Brussels, let’s shout “value gap” again
CMU News: Plans to convert Oxford venue space into shops withdrawn
CMU News: Reading Festival gets ‘gold status’ from accessibility charity
CMU News: Radio 2 announces concert series to celebrate 50 years
CMU Digest: Spinal Tap, Guvera, Sci-Hub, Fyre Festival, Ticketmaster, MegaUpload
CMU News: Web-blocking proposed by magistrate judge in American copyright case
CMU News: Zex guitarist sues former label in wake of sexual assault allegations
CMU News: Warner/Chappell signs Crispin Hunt
CMU News: New boss at Capitol US’s brands division
CMU News: MonoKrome announces new director and data platform
CMU News: Spotify appoints a new head of publisher licensing as US mechanicals dispute rumbles on
Setlist: Enemies of music, Stats, Zappa
CMU News: Guvera execs to be questioned under oath at liquidators ‘public examination’
CMU News: Spinal Tap litigation to proceed, though some new paperwork is required first
CMU News: Glassnote allies with US indie Spacebomb
CMU News: European Commission backs takedown-and-stay-down for combating piracy online
CMU Digest: Spotify, Fair Play Fair Pay Act, Dweezil Zappa, Bell Canada, Royalty Flow
CMU News: Spotify now being valued at $16 billion by investors
CMU News: Dualtone to represent Chuck Berry’s songs catalogue
CMU News: Big Deal allies with Peermusic
CMU News: AIM seeks to celebrate and support the music entrepreneurs
CMU News: More US politicians back American record industry’s bid for radio royalties
CMU News: Imagem signs Lyra
CMU News: Warner/Chappell signs Rationale
CMU News: $40 million defamation suit over TLC biopic to proceed
CMU News: Canadian tel co proposes web-block agency
CMU News: Investors invited to share in Eminem royalties
CMU News: The Pirate Bay will be web-blocked in the Netherlands once again
CMU News: Youth launches new “global beats label”
CMU News: Viagogo seller says fraudsters grabbed his touting profits
CMU News: Music 4.5 and CMU Trends put the spotlight back on data challenges
CMU News: Presenters revealed for new BBC primetime music show
CMU News: Kanye West calls for insurers’ countersuit in St Pablo tour dispute to be dismissed
CMU News: Concord Music buys the Savoy Label Group
CMU News: Metropolitan Police to review controversial form 696
CMU Digest: RIAA, UK Music, Spotify, Rolling Stone, New Order, Martin Garrix
CMU Trends: Global music data and blockchain – the story so far
CMU News: Streaming boom keeps US record industry in growth, up 14.6% this year
CMU News: Martin Garrix wins legal battle with Spinnin Records
CMU News: New Order settle legal dispute with Peter Hook
CMU News: John Lemon drink agrees to rebrand following legal action from Yoko
CMU News: Sony/ATV extends its deal with Greg Kurstin
CMU News: Music provided a £4.4 billion boost to the UK economy in 2016
CMU News: Taylor Swift accused of lyrical theft in Shake It Off… again
CMU News: New lawsuit filed over Santa Claus Is Coming To Town royalties
CMU News: Islington Assembly Hall goes ‘mobile first’ via Dice alliance
CMU News: More safe harbour sparring as tech and entertainment sectors make NAFTA submissions
CMU News: Harry Styles sues potential merch bootleggers ahead of Nashville show
CMU News: LAB Records allies with Warner’s ADA
CMU News: SRD allies with IDOL on digital distribution
CMU News: Assets of sync platform Ricall up for sale following liquidation
CMU News: Spotify’s latest mechanicals motion denied, though it could persist with its bold new argument
CMU News: EU to pressure web giants to do more to tackle piracy on their networks
CMU News: Tencent isn’t buying Spotify, but wanted to
CMU News: LiveXLive Media acquires streaming service Slacker
CMU News: Vevo server hacked and three terabytes of files shared
CMU News: Competition regulator approves Live Nation’s IOW Festival purchase
CMU News: BPI welcomes digital minister’s value gap commitments
CMU News: Google and SoundCloud join board of Entertainment Retailers Association
CMU Digest: Spotify, IOW Festival, Chance The Rapper, We Shall Overcome, Tencent, Sharebeast
CMU News: More court submissions and another lawsuit add to Spotify’s mechanicals woes
CMU Insights: Five things you’ll learn on the CMU seminar programme
CMU News: Chance The Rapper sued over 10 Day sample
CMU News: Tencent and Alibaba both expand music catalogues through new deal
CMU News: Dance label Armada Music opens London office
CMU News: Music data start-up Soundcharts confirms $3.1 million in new finance
CMU News: Epic Rights to sell its artist merch via Amazon
CMU News: New York music PR agency Magnum allies with UG Strategies
CMU News: First verse of We Shall Overcome public domain, says US judge
CMU News: Sharebeast operator pleads guilty to copyright infringement
CMU News: Minnesota court upholds ruling over rejected Prince heirs
CMU News: Radiohead “appalled” after trial over drum tech’s death called off
CMU News: Thriller actress goes legal again as 3D version of the video premieres
CMU News: Billy McFarland propped up another company with his Fyre credit card, says Vice
CMU News: Modest! backs new publishing business led by former Nettwerk exec
CMU News: YouTube-mp3 officially shuts down
CMU News: PRS says it has industry agreement on new live performance licence, now needs Copyright Tribunal approval
CMU Digest: YouTube-mp3, Warner, Facebook, Hope & Glory, Toni Basil, Spotify
CMU News: Warner Music signs new deal with Apple Music
CMU News: UK recorded music exports up 72.3% since 2010
CMU News: eBay capitalises on vinyl revival with new entertainment hub
CMU News: Global focuses on festivals as two live music execs move to Live Nation
CMU News: Former MTV and Maker Studios exec to lead video for Spotify
CMU Insights: Five news stories we’ll explain at our digital masterclass
CMU News: Facebook offering hundreds of millions to get music licences quicker
CMU News: Criminal case over Radiohead drum tech’s death called off due to delays
CMU News: Attacks on torrents bring digital locker file-sharing back into fashion
CMU News: YouTube-mp3 agrees to shut down
CMU News: Company behind Hope & Glory festival in liquidation
CMU News: Music Venue Trust launches fundraising campaign
CMU News: Ex-SFX hires Hard Events founder to lead North American operations
CMU News: Paul Cheetham joins AEG to book new music hall in Berlin
CMU News: MQA announces alliance with Deezer
CMU News: Lil Wayne “doing fine” after seizures force show cancellation
CMU News: Toni Basil goes legal over Mickey syncs
CMU News: Man dies after running into fire at Burning Man

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