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More Americans access tracks via playlists than albums, according to Music Biz research
Prince estate to go to court in dispute over
Sky buys Una Tickets
Sky buys Una Tickets

23 September 2016

SpinMedia sells Idolator, Buzznet and PureVolume
Read up on what the European copyright directive says about music rights before Music 4.5 puts the spotlight on the politics of licensing
Fabric's WetYourSelf night to relocate during licence appeal
CMU's One Liners: Outerloop, Concord, IFPI, more
Majors criticise proposal for government takeover of collective licensing in Russia
Fake Sheikh in court over conduct in Tulisa sting
Fans sue over shooting at TI concert
Woman arrested for reselling Arashi tickets in Japan
Pat Handlin named Senior A&R Manager of Syco Music UK
Sainsbury's to close digital entertainment service
Slacker woos users of now defunct Samsung music service Milk
CMU's One Liners: Maverick, Universal, Prophets Of Rage, more
Coalition of US music licensees call on Department Of Justice to appeal court ruling on 100% licensing
Court restarts legal battle between Beats and early collaborator
ECJ says free wi-fi providers not liable when customers infringe
One Direction facing lawsuit in Ireland
Police and council deny 'vendetta' against Fabric, as club outlines appeal against closure
Attitude Is Everything announces Outstanding Attitude Awards
iHeartMedia plotting launch into paid-for streaming
CMU's One Liners: AIM, Spotify x Tinder, Lady Gaga, more
Fabric to host livestreamed debate on the future of city nightlife
Lil Wayne says Cash Money Records still to account for $70 million spending spree
The Orchard partners with China's Taihe Music Group
Coronet to remain open until 2018
Festival No 6 apologises over car park flood
Lynne McDowell named PPL's Head Of Communications
CMU's One Liners: Max Martin, Syco, MistaJam, more