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BRIT Awards and Mercury Prize rules on Britishness changed following #SawayamaIsBritish campaign
MU and Ivors say streaming service comments to select committee support redefinition of streams
DistroKid announces partnership with Twitch
One Liners: Post Malone, Atlantic Screen Music, St Vincent, more
Bruce Springsteen's Jeep ad reinstated after drink driving charges dropped
Spotify, Apple and Amazon face MPs in Parliament's ongoing inquiry into streaming
TuneIn's music licensing battle with the record industry reaches the court of appeal
Asian collecting societies collaborate on royalty management platform
YMU Music and Mark Ralph launch Reaktor Music
Kartel launches electronic music label and publishing company
One Liners: Daft Punk, Funeral For A Friend, Billie Eilish, more
Culture Secretary considering new export office to mitigate Brexit damage to creative industries
Round Hill launches neighbouring rights agency
One Liners: 6ix9ine, PPL, Ivors Academy, more
Twitch replaces Metallica performance with twee stock music
Universal rebrands its label services business as Virgin Music
New Zealand officials have spent 40,500 hours trying to extradite MegaUpload's Kim Dotcom
Irving Azoff's legacy brand business does deal with The Beach Boys
Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Family Foundation Social Justice Fund announces first grants
One Liners: Stormzy, Haim & Taylor Swift, Lil Yachty, more
BPI calls for government support to realise potential of billion dollar recorded music exports
Universal and Big Hit widen partnership, set to launch
CISAC and Your Music Your Future launch new global website to educate music-makers about buyout deals
RightsHub adds DataDoktor tool
One Liners: Economics Of Streaming, Vevo, Max Richter, more
New mechanical rights society in the US has $425 million in past royalties to distribute
AWAL signs Payton
AWAL signs Payton17 February 2021

KSI launches record label, signs Aiyana Lee
One Liners: Warner Music, D:Ream, PRS For Music, more
New One Step Ahead report and webinar put the spotlight on the marketing power of data and networks