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Jay-Z sells
EU officials could send Apple statement of objections based on Spotify complaint, as UK regulator launches investigation into tech giant's App Store rules
Lenny Williams has another go at making his Warner Music royalty dispute a class action
New series of white papers on Building Trust puts the spotlight on the copyright safe harbour
AIR Studios launches diversity scholarship with University Of Surrey
One Liners: Drake, Justin Bieber, Charli XCX & The 1975, more
BTS named most successful recording artist in the world in 2020
UK music industry welcomes extended COVID support schemes, but continues to call for government-backed insurance
Viagogo allowed to hold off paying AUS$7 million fine pending appeal of Australian court ruling
Iconic Artists Group signs deal with David Crosby
UTA acquires Echo Location
Facebook music video plays to be counted in Billboard charts
Anghami to list on Nasdaq via merger with special purpose acquisition company
One Liners: Wu-Tang Clan, Flo Milli, Laura Mvula, more
SoundCloud announces shift to user-centric royalty distribution for its 100,000 independent creators
UK music industry welcomes further financial support for the COVID-hit creative industries, but says individual creators need to benefit
Entertainment retail saw highest growth levels within the wider leisure sector during COVID-hit 2020
BBC Three to return as broadcast channel
Isle Of Wight Festival postpones to September, while Primavera Sound cancels 2021 editions
One Liners: Tommy Cash, Jaxsta, Jessie Ware, more
America's Re:Create Coalition calls for safe harbour reform that affects copyright owners not platforms
Jason Derulo signs to Atlantic
Zara Larsson signs to Sony Music Publishing
Big Machine signs sub-publishing deal with Peermusic
AEG Presents and Japanese major label Avex launch new live company AEGX
Mushroom Group founder Michael Gudinski dies
Download Festival cancelled
One Liners: Holly Humberstone, Desire Marea, Jeff Buckley, more
Cyprus's Eurovision entry draws protests from religious groups
Live music industry calls for support in new UK budget, including previously rejected and