As Topshop fails to overturn Rihanna passing off ruling, does it set a precedent?
As Topshop fails to overturn Rihanna passing off ruling, does it set a precedent?

Topshop has failed to overturn a court ruling that said its sale of a t-shirt...

Jacksons appeal again for retrial of AEG litigation
Jacksons appeal again for retrial of AEG litigation

Lawyers for Michael Jackson's mother Katherine were back in court yesterday arguing once again for...

Nettwerk acquires rock publisher Robot Of The Century
Nettwerk acquires rock publisher Robot Of The Century

The Nettwerk Music Group has bought the catalogue of independent publisher Robot Of The Century...

DJ Semtex name Sony Music UK's Director Of Artist Development
DJ Semtex name Sony Music UK's Director Of Artist Development

DJ Semtex has been announced as Sony Music UK's new Director Of Artist Development, a...

New comms and strategy role created at Warner UK
New comms and strategy role created at Warner UK

Warner Music UK has only gone and got itself a brand new SVP of Communications...

Rdio and Tidal expand into new markets
Rdio and Tidal expand into new markets

So, how many new markets did you launch in yesterday? Well? Because I can tell...

Indian streaming service appoints former Google exec as COO
Indian streaming service appoints former Google exec as COO

Indian streaming service Saavn, originally a Bollywood focused set-up, but which signed the final of...

MusicTank to put focus on big data and A&R
MusicTank to put focus on big data and A&R

MusicTank have announced details of their next Think Tank event, which will take the title...

CMU's One Liners: Jay-Z not buying a radio station and some things that did happen
CMU's One Liners: Jay-Z not buying a radio station and some things that did happen

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Jay-Z is not buying Hot 97, according to a...

UK announced as featured country at Great Escape 2015, plus topics of core convention strands revealed
UK announced as featured country at Great Escape 2015, plus topics of core convention strands revealed

The Great Escape returns this May for its tenth anniversary edition, showcasing over 400 new...

New homepage strengthens belief that Pirate Bay will return next month
New homepage strengthens belief that Pirate Bay will return next month

For a while now it has been thought that the big bad Pirate Bay was...

Man accused of leaking Madonna songs arrested in Israel
Man accused of leaking Madonna songs arrested in Israel

An Israeli man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing and selling unreleased music from...

Modestep ally with INgrooves on new long player
Modestep ally with INgrooves on new long player

Electronic rock types Modestep and their management team at Raw Power have announced an alliance...

CMU's One Liners: Jay-Z not buying a radio station and some things that did happen
CMU's One Liners: Jay-Z not buying a radio station and some things that did happen

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Jay-Z is not buying Hot 97, according to a...

CMU Beef Of The Week #239: James Blunt v Chris Bryant
CMU Beef Of The Week #239: James Blunt v Chris Bryant

Chris Bryant MP is a "classist gimp", while singer-songwriter James Blunt is a bit "precious"...

Disclosure deny song theft claims
Disclosure deny song theft claims

Disclosure have responded to claims that they stole lyrics for songs on their debut album,...

Roy Harper trial begins
Roy Harper trial begins

The trial of folk musician Roy Harper on sexual offences against two underage girls began...

CMU's One Liners: Chester Bennington's leg and other pop body parts (mainly entire bodies)
CMU's One Liners: Chester Bennington's leg and other pop body parts (mainly entire bodies)

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you had a sleepless night worrying about Chester...

Race to find record producer Kim Fowley's body for Girls & Corpses photoshoot
Race to find record producer Kim Fowley's body for Girls & Corpses photoshoot

I think if there's any argument to be had for not allowing the government to...

First Steve Reid InNOVAtion Award winners announced
First Steve Reid InNOVAtion Award winners announced

Five "boundary pushing unsigned artists" have been announced as recipients of the rather new Steve...

New Björk LP rush released after album leak
New Björk LP rush released after album leak

Björk's new album 'Vulnicura' is OUT NOW. Right now. Like, this very second. Out. "But CMU",...

Leg injury forces Linkin Park tour cancellation
Leg injury forces Linkin Park tour cancellation

Linkin Park have cancelled all remaining dates on their current US tour because frontman Chester...

CMU's One Liners: Brighton Music Conference, Meghan Trainor x Harry Styles, The Vaccines on tour, and some other true stories
CMU's One Liners: Brighton Music Conference, Meghan Trainor x Harry Styles, The Vaccines on tour, and some other true stories

Other notable announcements and developments today... • If you're thinking that Nick Roden, formerly of ADA...

Taylor Swift not dating 1975 man, says he
Taylor Swift not dating 1975 man, says he

Matt Healy off of The 1975 would like you all to know that rumours he...

Latest Gary Glitter trial begins in London
Latest Gary Glitter trial begins in London

The latest trial of Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, on child sexual abuse charges...

Meghan Trainor announces UK tour
Meghan Trainor announces UK tour

With her debut album, 'Title', due for release on 26 Jan, Meghan Trainor has announced...

  • As Topshop fails to overturn Rihanna passing off ruling, does it set a precedent?
  • Jacksons appeal again for retrial of AEG litigation
  • Nettwerk acquires rock publisher Robot Of The Century
  • Rdio and Tidal expand into new markets
  • CMU Beef Of The Week #239: James Blunt v Chris Bryant
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