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Amazon and Google sued again over bootleg recordings
Former Grammy Awards boss Neil Portnow and others respond to allegations made by Deborah Dugan
George Clinton accused of suing his former producer to promote a book
FCC questions the majors about their anti-payola policies
Ousted Recording Academy CEO goes nuclear in legal filing alleging sexual harassment, rape claims, corruption, misogyny and vote fixing
Culture Minister outlines plans for new government music strategy
Aerosmith drummer sues his bandmates ahead of Grammy Weekend appearances
Prince wrongful death lawsuit dismissed, but estate wrangling continues
Judge trims down sample lawsuit over Kanye West's Ultralight Beam
Ariana Grande latest artist sued for alleged song-theft
REM hit out at Donald Trump using their music (again)
US broadcasters hit back at government intervention in Global Music Rights case
Kanye West and EMI confirm settlement deal close
UK Music says IP and other music matters should be brought together in government department rejig
US government sets out six times it believes Live Nation breached its consent decree
R Kelly girlfriend Azriel Clary reunites with family, says she has been a victim of abuse
New allegations made against R Kelly as his girlfriends fight on camera
Two US agents arrested over bogus Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars bookings
Baseball player Bieber hits snag in his Not Justin trademark application
Sofar Sounds agrees $460,000 settlement with New York authorities over its use of volunteer staff
UK music industry sets out priorities as 'Boris' Johnson starts
US court rules fair use didn't apply to unofficial Prince videos on YouTube
One Liners: BTS, Mura Masa, Ash, more
First Access responds to lawsuit over the death of Lil Peep
Californian courts revive Michael Jackson abuse lawsuits following change to law
Rod Stewart charged with battery after children's party fight
Miley Cyrus settles lyric-theft battle with dancehall artist Flourgon
EMI re-opens its Kanye West litigation after failing to agree a settlement
Spinnin Records founder welcomes ruling in Martin Garrix dispute, though management say he's the winner
Unison welcomes latest Spanish court ruling against SGAE