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US net sector criticises inclusion of internet intermediaries in piracy report
Ben Cook steps down from Atlantic over
Hipgnosis raises a further £231 million
CD Baby expands into India
One Liners: Spice Girls, Katy Perry, JFDR, more
Radio 4 presenter apologises after sweary interruption
Chuck D files lawsuit in music publisher dispute
Tax evasion charges against Sigur Rós dismissed on double jeopardy grounds
Rufus Wainwright signs to BMG for new album
CMU at English Folk Expo and Sŵn Festival this week
One Liners: Timbaland, Lady Gaga, Michael Kiwanuka, more
New South Wales state coroner to recommend overhaul of drug polices at music festivals
MegaUpload lawsuits postponed yet again
MMF's Accelerator Programme for artist managers returns for second year
Bring Me The Horizon use Spotify listening data to generate personalised merch
Fyre Festival ticketholders hope to get Ja Rule back as a defendant on their $100 million lawsuit
Ryan Tedder sued in dispute over collaboration with country musician Zac Brown
Ninja Tune boss uses AIM AGM speech to call on music community to do more to tackle climate change
Newly created ASM Global to manage new venue complex planned for Gateshead
Jay Frank dies
Jay Frank dies14 October 2019

UK's top selling albums of the 21st century revealed
Katy Perry appeals $2.7 million Dark Horse song-theft ruling
AIM announces launch of new report on music distribution
HMV opens massive new Birmingham store today
YMU Group launches mental health support initiative for artists and staff
CMU Insights: Get your team up to speed on all the latest trends
One Liners: Spotify, Bandsintown, Harry Styles, more
The Great Escape to put the spotlight on education, media and global markets at its 2020 conference
US record industry puts spotlight back on AM/FM royalties debate
Andy Daniell to head up FFRR