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Setlist: There’s only room for one Republic in music, says Universal

By and | Published on Monday 22 November 2021

Republic Records

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Universal’s lawsuit against investment platform Republic over its move into music (there already being music company called Republic, which Universal has owned for more than 20 years), and Tidal’s big shift to user-centric royalties.

SECTION TIMES
01: Republic (00:06:51)
02: Tidal (00:20:38)
(Timings may be slightly different due to adverts)

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STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• Universal Music goes legal over investment platform Republic moving into music
Tidal adds free tier – and announces artist bonuses and user-centric plans

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