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CMU Podcast: Apple Music, Ed Sheeran, UK Music, Deadmau5

By and | Published on Friday 26 June 2015

Ed Sheeran

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review the week in music and the music business, including Taylor Swift causing a u-turn on Apple Music’s royalties policy, Ed Sheeran’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’ spending a year in the Top 40, the music industry’s win against the government on the private copy right, and Deadmau5’s latest legal escapades. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

Taylor Swift v Apple Music

Apple u-turns on royalty free trial after Taylor Swift speaks
Indie groups endorse revised Apple Music deal
• Concert photographer criticises Taylor Swift’s rights demands
Taylor Swift rep say photographer agreement “misrepresented”, as second contract emerges

Ed Sheeran track spends a year in the Top 40

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’ spends a full year in the Top 40

Private copy right ruling

Music industry wins judicial review on private copy levy
MU chief welcomes High Court’s private copy right ruling

Deadmau5 v Deadmouse: The Musical and Disney

CMU Beef Of The Week #258: Deadmau5 v Deadmouse: The Musical
Deadmau5 reaches settlement with Disney over trademark dispute

Listen to this week’s CMU Approved artists:

• The Radio Dept
The Chemical Brothers & St Vincent
• Death Team

What we didn’t have time to talk about:

Second Tidal CEO steps down
Google launches free, ad-funded Google Play Music app
Australia passes web-blocking laws
MU lobbies for agent of change principle
Scarlet Mist returns
Live sector raises concerns over business rates being applied to festival sites
SFX sells $10 million in stock, despite Sillerman’s planned share buy-back
TFI Friday to return for eight edition series
Kanye concedes that Beck does in fact respect artistry

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