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ERA confirms COVID shutdown resulted in subscriber uplift for digital services
Apple could launch bundled subscriptions this autumn
Fortnite maker follows Spotify in making its Apple beef public
NMPA boss hopeful streaming rate increases will stay despite appeals court forcing a review
Genius lyric-theft complaint against Google fails, because it's a copyright case without a copyright owner
Neil Young spending $20,000 to disconnect his website from Facebook and Google
Artists demand Jeff Bezos answer questions about Twitch's (lack of) music licences
Universal Music announces new deal with Tencent, but also a direct deal with NetEase
One Liners: BPI, Apple Music, Tom Morello, Griff
TikTok says Donald Trump's big ban ignores legal process
Setlist: What Donald Trump's TikTok ban means for the music industry
Donald Trump begins the process that could effectively ban TikTok in the US
Canadian domain registry urges the country's courts to reject web-blocking
Instagram Reels rolls out around the world
Dates set for closure of Google Play Music
Snapchat announces licensing deals to bring music to Snaps
Koda hits out at YouTube over content blocking ultimatum
ATC managers launch new company producing ticketed livestreamed concerts
Facebook adds music videos to its Watch service
Hello Kitty hired to spread awareness of new Japanese copyright laws
Russian stream-ripping sites plan to take jurisdiction debate to US Supreme Court
Triller sues TikTok for patent infringement
One Liners: Spotify, Little Mix, Madonna, more
One Liners: Hipgnosis, Spotify, Wiley, more
Another ISP accuses the record industry of submitting dodgy takedown notices
Taylor Swift sells lots of records shocker
Setlist: Taylor Swift's secret folklore and shaken off lawsuits
Viagogo accused of refusing refunds on cancelled events
US publishers agree licensing deal framework with TikTok
One Liners: Bandcamp, One Direction, Thundercat, more