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UK government formally announces music metadata agreement and music-maker remuneration working group
Music industry responds to metadata code and remuneration working group
MCPS member distributions increased by £6.7 million in 2022
NME launches new weekly feature The Cover to champion new talent
IMPALA presents Changemaker Award to Women In CTRL
UK government convenes working group to discuss music-maker remuneration from streaming
US Solicitor General urges Supreme Court to decline Genius v Google case
EmuBands announces Dolby integration
Fix The Tix Coalition opposes BOSS ACT because of pro-touting provisions
Setlist: How a 1980s Prince photo impacts on AI
CMU Digest 28.05.23: Sony Music, BOSS ACT, TikTok, YouTube, Ireland's drug harm-reduction scheme for festivals
More ticketing regulations proposed in Congress as Bill Pascrell updates his BOSS ACT
Reservoir acquires song rights of Miami Sound Machine’s Enrique Garcia
CISAC provides updates on ISWC developments in its annual report
BBC announces second Open Music programme for new radio talent
Sam Smith cancels shows due to vocal injury
One Liners: Foo Fighters, Swedish House Mafia, Louis Tomlinson, more
Second UK music festival due to take place this bank holiday weekend cancels at the last minute
Tom Petty's family go legal over auction of clothing that belonged to the musician
BMI partners with Music Nation on music licensing in UAE
X Ambassadors sign to Virgin Music
Nick Grimshaw to return to the airwaves, filling in on the Virgin Radio breakfast show
One Liners: Portugal. The Man, Little Dragon, Teo Glacier, more
Sony Music chief talks streaming, short-form, gaming and AI in investor presentation
Gap sues Kanye West over alterations to former Yeezy store in LA
Universal Music allies with music AI company Endel to create some
Further job cuts confirmed at SoundCloud
Boss of Warner Music owned merch company EMP stands down
BBC proposal would see radio programmes like Desert Island Discs produced by its commercial wing
One Liners: Ed Sheeran & Ishawna, Jake Shears, 100gecs, more