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Setlist: Lizzo’s keeping her $5 million cancelled festival fee

By and | Published on Monday 19 September 2022

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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the ruling that Lizzo can keep the $5 million fee she was paid to play the 2020 LA Virgin Fest that never happened because of COVID, and YouTube’s announcement that it handed more than $6 billion over to the music industry in the twelve months to June this year.

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STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• Lizzo can keep $5 million fee from COVID cancelled Virgin Fest, judge rules
YouTube paid out $6 billion to the music industry over the last year

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