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Setlist: Cliff Richard, ICE, Ed Sheeran

By and | Published on Monday 23 July 2018

Cliff Richard

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Cliff Richard’s legal win against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid at his Berkshire home in 2014, more indie publishers direct licensing streaming services, and Ed Sheeran’s record breaking tour. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

• Cliff Richard wins £210,000 in legal battle with BBC
• ICE and SACEM sign up more indie publishers for digital licensing
• Ed Sheeran’s $213.9 million grossing 2018 tour breaks records

In brief:

Route 91 Harvest hotel sues shooting victims to avoid liability
Seymour Stein announces departure from Warner Music after 42 years

Also mentioned:

• Buy Chris’s new book on how streaming music services are licensed and where the money goes right here on Amazon

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