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The company of legendary songwriter Harry Warren files its own lawsuit over illegal recordings on iTunes
YouTube takes bought views out of its music charts and stat brags
Setlist: Deezer, consent decrees, YouTube
Spotify further expands is artist services by acquiring SoundBetter
Deezer steps up endorsement of user-centric approach to digital royalties
Both labels and Cox seek summary judgement in ongoing safe harbour case
BBC to shut down iPlayer Radio app
Little Mix's Jesy Nelson speaks about suicide attempt following online trolling
Taylor Swift took offence at Microsoft's offensive Tay bot
US Congress asks why YouTube Content ID is not more widely available to copyright owners
South African ISPs criticise web-blocking proposals
Setlist: Top ten legal battles - Prince and the dancing baby
CMA drops legal action against Viagogo, says site is now compliant with UK law
US record industry revenues rise 18% as streaming boom continues
Alibaba invests into NetEase's music service as rivals collaborate to take on Tencent
Third lawsuit filed over Fyre Festival footage in Netflix doc
Tinder and Live Nation hook up for cheap gig tickets
Universal announces publishing alliance with KondZilla creator
Setlist: Tencent, Tents, Baby Shark
YouTuber sues YouTube over missing alerts and closed channels
Chinese regulator investigating Tencent's exclusivity deals with the majors
Distrokid adds TikTok distribution to the mix
One Liners: Apple Music, Pusha T, Krept & Konan, more
Setlist: Eminem, Tidal, the Universal fire
Warner Music partners with Audiomack
Eminem publisher sues Spotify, declares Music Modernization Act unconstitutional
Tidal threatens legal action against Norway over stat fiddling investigation
Pandora revamps direct upload tool for DIY artists
Former Pandora investors sue over Sirius acquisition
Cox says labels' key evidence should be excluded in copyright legal battle