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Night-time industries threaten legal action if COVID restrictions are extended beyond mid-July
Warner acquires David Guetta's back catalogue
Peter Jackson's Beatles film becomes three-part Disney+ series
Bauer buys more local stations to expand Greatest Hits Radio on FM
CMU Insights: Evolving Record Industry webinars
Jax Jones shares experience of miscarriage on new track, Crystallise
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Kevin Brennan MP proposes
MU and FAC publish guidance for collaborating musicians on rights and royalties
Soundgarden given access to social media accounts in
Damon Albarn signs to Transgressive
Facebook launches Independent Artist Program with TuneCore and Distrokid
Spotify launches Clubhouse rival Greenroom
One Liners: Diana Ross, Darcus Beese, Tyler, The Creator, more
Sony Music expands podcasting operations through Somethin Else acquisition
Music Venue Trust publishes six point plan to ensure venues can survive extension of COVID rules
Jay-Z accuses photographer of infringing his image rights
Judge dismisses Ice Cube's lawsuit against Robinhood
UK record industry exports topped half a billion in 2020, says BPI
Ditto launches publishing division
DEAG and Kilimanjaro buy Let's Rock makers UK Live
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One Liners: Maisie Peters, Demi Lovato, Clairo, more
Live industry laments
Other official comments on the new delay in lifting COVID regulations
The Jesus And Mary Chain latest artists to sue their former label over US termination right
Pras charged over alleged involvement in foreign-funded lobbying campaign in relation to Malaysian embezzlement scandal
Recording Academy accused of backtracking on promises of transparency in former CEO's arbitration
IMPALA calls for visas, performing rights and reciprocity to be discussed at EU-US summit
One Liners: Hipgnosis, The Edge, Migos, more