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Setlist: IFPI stats, iHeart, The Weeknd

By and | Published on Monday 8 April 2019


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including the latest IFPI stats which confirmed that the record industry had a fourth year of growth in 2018, iHeart’s plan to come out of bankruptcy and straight into an IPO, and the new song-theft lawsuit against The Weeknd. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:
Streaming boom and emerging markets drive fourth year of growth for global recorded music industry
iHeart plots to exit its bankruptcy with an IPO
British songwriters sue The Weeknd in new song-theft case

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