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Nevermind baby re-files child pornography lawsuit against Nirvana
Cox Communications says labels were wrong about supposedly missing evidence in billion dollar copyright case
Merlin partners with Lickd
Another investment fund moving into music rights acquisitions
One Liners: Avril Lavigne, Fred Rister, The Streets, more
Universal boss Lucian Grainge talks charity, choice and change - but avoids #fixstreaming - in company wide memo
Travis Scott sued over artwork used on unofficial compilation
Chris Brown and Drake hit back over No Guidance song-theft claim
Warner takes majority stake in Africori
One Liners: Foo Fighters, Tesco, Adele, more
Dark Horse litigation back in court, but judges cautious of over-extending copyright
New board elected at Merlin
One Liners: Kanye West, Universal, The Weeknd, more
Boutique collecting society GMR agrees provisional settlement with US radio industry
RIAA says stream-ripper's legal claim depends entirely on sneaky wordplay
One Liners: Alesso & Katy Perry, Spotify, ILMC, more
Bob Dylan urges court to uphold ruling in dispute with former collaborator’s estate
Stream-ripper says judge got it wrong when proposing $83 million damages bill
Nevermind artwork lawsuit dismissed - but likely to be re-filed this month
BMG and KKR acquire John Legend catalogue
One Liners: Central Cee, AEG, Alt-J, more
Setlist: Five music controversies to expect in 2022
Streaming and vinyl help music industry to increase share of entertainment revenues in 2021
UK music consumption up again in 2021, according to BPI year-end stats
Warner Music acquires David Bowie's songs catalogue for $250 million
BMG and KKR acquire ZZ Top music rights
Merlin expands Boomplay deal
New Zealand Supreme Court denies MegaUpload bosses one more appeal
One Liners: The Weeknd, Björk, Mary J Blige, more
US judge recommends that the majors should get $83 million in damages from stream-ripper

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