"Broke" Kim Dotcom to find out about bail status tomorrow

MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom should find out tomorrow whether he is heading back to prison...

PRS
PRS "strongly denies" Power's comments on Hop Farm licence dispute

The music publishing sector's collecting society PRS says it "strongly denies" some of the allegations...

Cooking Vinyl Group launches new royalty management business
Cooking Vinyl Group launches new royalty management business

The Cooking Vinyl Group is backing a new music royalties company called, well, the Music...

UK vinyl sales top a million this year
UK vinyl sales top a million this year

You know how back in October everyone was predicting that vinyl sales this year would...

Take That partner with Google for month long streaming exclusive on new album
Take That partner with Google for month long streaming exclusive on new album

Take That's first album as a trio, 'III', will be available for streaming (as opposed...

Industry seeks judicial review on private copy right
Industry seeks judicial review on private copy right

As expected, the UK music industry is set to fight the private copy exemption added...

Vince Power says PRS injunction against him set aside
Vince Power says PRS injunction against him set aside

Vince Power has said that the injunction issued against him as a result of legal...

Retailers call for a Monday global release day
Retailers call for a Monday global release day

Music retail groups from around the world yesterday announced that they were now officially lobbying...

Spotify revenues up in 2013, though operating losses up too
Spotify revenues up in 2013, though operating losses up too

Spotify's global revenues were up 73.6% in 2013 to 747 million euros (£593 million), reports...

Boiler Room hires new editor-in-chief
Boiler Room hires new editor-in-chief

Live-streaming platform Boiler Room has hired FACT/The Wire writer Joe Muggs as its Editor-In-Chief. The...

IFPI report hones in on labels' investment in music
IFPI report hones in on labels' investment in music

Ah, record companies, remember them? Investing in new artists; helping acts hone their musical style;...

London's Madame Jojo's closed following violent incident
London's Madame Jojo's closed following violent incident

The owners of Soho-based London club Madame Jojo's have had their license revoked following a...

Independent Venue Week to return
Independent Venue Week to return

Independent Venue Week is back, people. Well, not right now, that would be insane. But...

AC/DC's Phil Rudd makes hectic court appearance
AC/DC's Phil Rudd makes hectic court appearance

AC/DC's some-time (or as the case may be, one-time) drummer Phil Rudd has appeared in...

Liam Gallagher spotted in London pub, after claiming to be too ill to give child support deposition in New York
Liam Gallagher spotted in London pub, after claiming to be too ill to give child support deposition in New York

The child support dispute between Liam Gallagher and Liza Ghorbani continues, with both sides attempting...

'Official' Kurt Cobain doc Montage Of Heck to air on HBO
'Official' Kurt Cobain doc Montage Of Heck to air on HBO

The previously reported Brett Morgen-directed documentary on Kurt Cobain is to be aired on US...

The Vamps capitalise on Christmas with festive LP re-release
The Vamps capitalise on Christmas with festive LP re-release

Australian pop-rock boyband The Vamps (not to be confused with Vamps) have gift-wrapped a 'Christmas...

Elton John announces UK stadium tour
Elton John announces UK stadium tour

Elton John has announced a tour of some of the UK's stadiums next year, which...

BRITs Critics Choice shortlist announced
BRITs Critics Choice shortlist announced

Music critics hey, what are we to do with them all? Wildly choosing things as...

MTV reveals Brand New 2015 nominations
MTV reveals Brand New 2015 nominations

More hotly tipped new artists you say? Well, do you know what? MTV has only...

CMU's One Liners: Essential, PPL, Rihanna, Coldplay and some other shizzle
CMU's One Liners: Essential, PPL, Rihanna, Coldplay and some other shizzle

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Essential Music & Marketing has signed up some new...

McFly and Busted release 'Air Guitar' separately
McFly and Busted release 'Air Guitar' separately

So wait, McFly and Busted have only gone and put out separate versions of 'Air...

Cheryl's vanity label not for kids
Cheryl's vanity label not for kids

Leading singles-releaser and 'X-Factor' sweetheart Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini has confirmed she has designs on starting...

Wet Nuns' Alexis Gotts dies
Wet Nuns' Alexis Gotts dies

Alexis 'Leki' Gotts, perhaps most widely known as one half of Yorkshire's Wet Nuns and...

Green Day and Red Hot Chilis both cookin something new for 2015
Green Day and Red Hot Chilis both cookin something new for 2015

I've heard tell that Green Day, who've been pretty silent all year, are going to...

CMU's One Liners: The Pop Group, The Rap Monument, Ibeyi and other stories
CMU's One Liners: The Pop Group, The Rap Monument, Ibeyi and other stories

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Australian dance DJ and producer Dro Carey has lately...

  • “Broke” Kim Dotcom to find out about bail status tomorrow
  • PRS “strongly denies” Power’s comments on Hop Farm licence dispute
  • UK vinyl sales top a million this year
  • Take That partner with Google for month long streaming exclusive on new album
  • BRITs Critics Choice shortlist announced
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