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Universal launches new soundtracks label in China
One Liners: Cooking Vinyl, Tyga, Alicia Keys, The Cribs
NMPA boss hopeful streaming rate increases will stay despite appeals court forcing a review
A declaratory judgment on future termination notices is justified, US judge now says in big termination rights case
Concord signs Rodaidh McDonald
Sony/ATV signs Jozzy
Sony/ATV signs Jozzy12 August 2020

One Liners: CTM, ICM, National Album Day
Cox Communications reckons alternative maths should save it $243 million in its big copyright bust up with the labels
Universal Music announces new deal with Tencent, but also a direct deal with NetEase
Donald Trump begins the process that could effectively ban TikTok in the US
Canadian domain registry urges the country's courts to reject web-blocking
One Liners: Shirley Bassey, Nick Cave, Juice Wrld, more
One Liners: Earache, Bon Iver, Machine Gun Kelly, more
Hipgnosis signs Blondie's Debbie Harry and Chris Stein
Loyle Carner signs to Transgressive Publishing
Sony/ATV and TwentySeven sign Jimmie Allen
One Liners: Rick Nielsen, McFly, Kelly Lee Owens, more
Roundhill sues TuneCore over unpaid mechanicals on tracks it distributes
Snapchat announces licensing deals to bring music to Snaps
One Liners: Warner, Barry Manilow, Matt Berninger, more
Koda hits out at YouTube over content blocking ultimatum
Facebook adds music videos to its Watch service
Hello Kitty hired to spread awareness of new Japanese copyright laws
Russian stream-ripping sites plan to take jurisdiction debate to US Supreme Court
Avi Buffalo and Ian Svenonius labels withdraw music over abuse claims
One Liners: Spotify, Little Mix, Madonna, more
Festivals relieved to be included in government cultural pandemic support
BMI and ASCAP say
Marathon Music launches new jazz label
One Liners: Hipgnosis, Spotify, Wiley, more