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IFPI gives 2015 to Adele
WhoSampled announces Spotify integration on iPhone app
Free money all round, say Warner and Sony on Spotify IPO payouts
CMU's One Liners: ASCAP, Help Musicians UK, Deezer, more
CMU Beef Of The Week #292: Tidal v Universal
CMU Podcast: SFX, RIAA, PRS/PPL, Rita Ora
Full line-up of stations for new national digital radio network confirmed
RIAA says 1500 streams equals one album sale, updates gold and platinum certifications
SoundCloud adds Stations
CMU's One Liners: CAA, De La Soul, BMG, more
GEMA suffers another knockback in ongoing YouTube litigation
Kilimanjaro Live launches YouTuber focused management firm
Amazon reportedly considering standalone streaming music service
CMU's One Liners: Coldplay, Music Publishers Association, Enter Shikari, more
Government taskforce proposals could reduce mega-damages in US copyright cases
Inflyte launches new mobile apps
Beatport launches localised version for the Netherlands
CMU Podcast: Spotify, T In The Park, Cür Music, B.o.B
Spotify seeking another $500 million
Amazon launches Prime Stations personalised radio service in the UK
Rihanna releases Anti as free download
CMU's One Liners: Jay-Z, British Summer Time, Syco, more
Cür Music launches bid for the streaming middle market
CMU's One Liners: Bertlesmannm, Warner Music, Deezer, more
Global starts pushing its Xtra functionality app
Video coming to Spotify this week
CMU's One Liners: Sony/ATV, Peermusic, Twitter, more
Live365 to close because of SoundExchange rate changes
Intellectual Property Office opens consultation on geo-blocking
CMU's One Liners: ABKCO, FUGA, Adele, more


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  • IFPI gives 2015 to Adele
  • Online petition calls for less secondary ticketing regulation
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  • Beyonce is coming (to the UK and Ireland on tour)!