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Setlist: Commercial radio hits out at BBC Sounds
One Liners: BMG, Paloma Faith, Corey Taylor, more
Doobie Brothers issue cease-and-desist to Bill Murray:
Renowned civil rights lawyer joins Let's Get It On song-theft case
CISAC formally launches revamped ISWC system
Epidemic Sound business model back in the spotlight after new statement from musician and songwriter groups
Official Charts Company to launch new folk chart
One Liners: House Anxiety, Kelly Lee Owens, Alicia Keys, more
Appeals court confirms Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's win in sample case
Trade bodies sign up to new Keychange gender equality pledge
One Liners: Kate Bush, Deftones, Bastille, more
Concord signs Jake Gosling
Sentric forms publishing joint venture with management firm Prolifica
Reach Music announces deal with producer Young Fyre
One Liners: Susan Rogers, Fleet Foxes, Skepta, more
Stream-ripping case could be put on hold pending petition to US Supreme Court
Warner teams up with Super Simple Songs
Tom Hoare returns to [PIAS] as UK Head Of Digital
Setlist: Kanye West puts record deals in the spotlight
Nicki Minaj wins one element of her Tracy Chapman copyright dispute, but the wider case will go to a jury
Newcastle's Virgin Money Unity Arena closes early due to new localised lockdowns in the north east
One Liners: Chris Difford, Beatport, Pendulum, more
Kanye West publishes his Universal Music contracts as anti-label Twitter rant continues
Dispute over US IP Rights Distribution Fund becomes class action that could benefit at least 30,000 musicians
Kobalt up for sale... possibly
Stream-ripping grew 1390% in three years, says PRS For Music
UK artist and manager groups support SoundExchange's Fair Trade Of Music campaign
SACEM announces licensing deal with Twitch
CMU Insights webinars kick off next week
One Liners: Vince Power, TuneCore, Slowthai, more

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