Latest music business deals

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Hipgnosis signs Xenomania's Brian Higgins
Merlin announces licensing deal with TikTok
HMV owner Sunrise buys US retail chain FYE
Downtown acquires FUGA
Downtown acquires FUGA23 January 2020

George Harrison's Dark Horse partners with BMG
Sony/ATV confirms Beyonce deal
Billboard publisher sells Spin and Stereogum
One Liners: Beyonce, Kano, Jhene Aiko, more
One Liners: Grateful Dead, My Chemical Romance, Emily Eavis, more
One Liners: Hipgnosis, Beastie Boys, BTS, more
One Liners: Sepultura, MLC, Twitch
KondZilla partners with The Orchard
One Liners: Tokimonsta, B Traits, Universal, more
Warner Chappell and Spotify end legal battle in India
Sentric Music acquires Big World
See Tickets acquires Starticket
One Liners: Emile Haynie, Keane, Tame Impala, more
Concord and Pulse launch joint venture
One Liners: Tom DeLonge, Beggars Group, HMV, more
Lots of questions posed by Tencent's end-of-year Universal deal
Setlist: TV music, Tencent, Soundgarden
Tencent's Universal Music stake could go up to 30%
One Liners: BTS, Savan Kotecha, Live Nation, more
One Liners: Nielsen Music, Post Malone, A-Trak, more
Hipgnosis signs Johnny McDaid
One Liners: NME, Stormzy, Sparks, more
Hipgnosis acquires production catalogue of Brendan O'Brien
DEAG's MyTicket acquires Gigantic
UK competition regulator announces investigation into Viagogo's StubHub buy
Jimi Hendrix companies ally with Sony on merchandise