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European Commission ramps up pressure on EU states to implement the copyright directive
Russian stream-ripper opts to just ignore the record industry's lawsuit against him
Women In CTRL puts the spotlight back on diversity at the top of the UK music industry's trade organisations
One Liners: ADA, Twitch, AJ Tracey, more
Tencent share price dips as Chinese regulator confirms exclusivity deal ban
Bad Wolves and manager Allen Kovac hit back at lawsuit from former vocalist
Songwriter groups formally call on US Copyright Royalty Board to reject NMPA's mechanical royalty rate proposals
West One announces new deal with WarnerMedia
TikTok rival Lomotif signs licensing deal with Universal
MNEK renews Warner Chappell deal
Metropolis unveils 3D audio studio
Byta relaunches site following £1 million investment
Setlist: Anarchy in the High Court - it's the Sex Pistols!
RCN has another go at accusing the majors of issuing takedown notices in an unlawful way
Warner Chappell signs Travis Barker
Reservoir invests in Outdustry
One Liners: Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Coldplay, more
ADA Asia partners with Vietnam's Yin Yang Media
One Liners: Lorde, Khalid, Pete Tong, more
Sony confirms it will pay out royalties on unrecouped publishing deals as well
Damon Dash launches Roc-A-Fella NFT auction (again)
Sex Pistols are probably
Taylor Swift seeks summary judgement in her ongoing Shake It Off lyric-theft dispute
Warner Music acquires Doug Morris's 12Tone Music
One Liners: Kanye West, Lil Nas X, Brittany Howard & Childish Gambino, more
SPAC deal to buy 10% of Universal Music is off, however the major will not be
Sony Music sues Gymshark over unlicensed recordings in its social media videos
European Commission to launch study into impact of EU court ruling on
One Liners: Kanye West, Swedish House Mafia, The War On Drugs, more
BMG welcomes Parliament's streaming report: