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Setlist: Ticketmaster, Frank Sinatra, Cliff Richard

By and | Published on Tuesday 21 August 2018


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Live Nation’s Ticketmaster shutting down its ticket resale sites in Europe, Warner/Chappell going legal in a dispute over some Frank Sinatra songs, and the BBC’s decision not to appeal the court ruling over its coverage of a police raid on Cliff Richard’s home. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:

• Ticketmaster to shut European resale sites Get Me In! and Seatwave
• Warner goes legal over Frank Sinatra songs and an often forgotten British reversion right
• BBC won’t appeal Cliff Richard police raid ruling

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• CMU Trends Guide To Music Rights: Part One

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