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LMFAO song-theft case to be split into two court hearings
Judge says Miley Cyrus lyric-theft case shouldn't be dismissed on summary judgment
Live Nation buys Finnish hip hop festival
European Commission lays into the tech sector over copyright directive lobbying, as everyone else comments on the final draft
Clint Mansell signs Decca publishing deal
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Fyre founder Ja Rule wants to have another go at staging an
Copyright Directive remains controversial as final draft agreed
BMG partners on new Jamaican record label
NME allies with Dice
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Universal Music announces INgrooves acquisition
ISM launches new series of how to guides
Pearl Jam announce five-headed ambassador attack for Record Store Day 2019
40 speakers and three research reports confirmed for CMU conference programme at The Great Escape 2019
Artists and songwriters urge EU to bring Copyright Directive to
Suzanne Smith steps down as Managing Director of PPL and PRS joint venture
A Greener Festival announces first international awards
EU Council overcomes deadlock on European Copyright Directive, as IMPALA clarifies its position on the copyright reforms
Kanye West sued over prayer sample
Michael Jackson estate urges HBO to pull abuse documentary
Bauer announces third local radio acquisition in a week
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Music industry consensus collapses as copyright directive talks near completion
Actress signs to Decca Publishing
BMG partners with SESAC on Indian digital song licensing