Latest news about digital and direct-to-fan platforms

Pick a story from the list below | or CLICK HERE to get CMU news in your inbox daily

Triller Verzuz Timbaland and Swizz Beatz is settled
Sony Music pulls catalogue from Bytedance's Resso service
YouTube launches new music micro-licensing service for its video creators
Spotify puts audiobooks service live in the US
Setlist: Lizzo’s keeping her $5 million cancelled festival fee
DNS resolvers hit out at the music industry's web-blocking orders
Ethereum completes 'merge' that slashes blockchain's energy consumption
Tencent Music confirms secondary listing on Hong Kong Stock Exchange
YouTube paid out $6 billion to the music industry over the last year
Indian streaming service Gaana goes premium-only after acquisition talks stall
Elton John to livestream final US show on farewell tour on Disney+
Miley Cyrus the latest artist to be sued over sharing pap photo on social media
Apple settles with the Harold Arlen estate in dispute over unlicensed downloads
Google delists web-blocked stream-ripping sites in the UK
Now an app consultancy sues Triller over allegedly unpaid bills
Warner Chappell signs licensing deal with Kuaishou
Streaming services and music publishers reach deal on song royalty rates in the US
One Liners: Gorillaz, Distrokid, Editors, more
One Liners: Arctic Monkeys, Bandcamp, Yungblud, more
Sony Music sues Triller
Epic Games gets latest lawsuit over ripped off dance moves in Fortnite dismissed
Setlist: The rise and fall of ‘virtual’ rapper FN Meka
Pandora's claims about comedy rights agency dubbed
One Liners: Robbie Williams, Björk, Marcus Mumford, more
FN Meka spokesperson Anthony Martini quits project, admits there was less AI involved than claimed
STIM launches music service for YouTube Creators
Human voice of ‘AI’ rapper FN Meka says he was cut out of the project
One Liners: Snoop Dogg, Arctic Monkeys, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, more
Yet another comedian sues Pandora over unlicensed jokes
Setlist: Timbaland and Swizz Beats sue Triller