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CMU launches special series of Lockdown Webinars
Post Malone sued by uncredited collaborator on 2019 hit Circles
R Kelly fails to secure prison release as a result of COVID-19 concerns
Californian court dismisses Universal Music archive fire lawsuit
US court dismisses You Raise Me Up song-theft case, criticises musicologist report
StubHub sued over COVID-19 change to its FanProtect guarantee scheme
Vybz Kartel's murder conviction upheld by Jamaican courts
EU Advocate General says YouTube only needs to pass the postal addresses of infringers on to copyright owners
Setlist: COVID-19, Paradigm, Public Enemy
Tekashi 6ix9ine secures early prison release due to COVID-19 fears
Spotify fails to have Eminem's big mechanicals lawsuit dismissed on jurisdiction grounds
Ousted Paradigm agent files explosive lawsuit against her former employer
RIAA hits back at Spinrilla's
XS Manchester won't be replaced by Capital Xtra following OfCom ruling
Courts decline to dismiss the potentially explosive termination right lawsuits against Universal and Sony
Prosecutors argue against R Kelly's request for release from prison on COVID-19 grounds
Harold Arlen estate files new lawsuit against Apple over bootleg recordings
US music industry welcomes support for self-employed and the arts provided by Congress's $2.2 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation
MegaUpload lawsuits postponed yet again (again)
Setlist: COVID-19, lockdown, Lizzo
Music industry welcomes UK government's COVID-19 support for self-employed
R Kelly requests to be let out of prison over COVID-19 fears
Stairway To Heaven ruling has impact on ongoing Thinking Out Loud song theft case
French Montana fails to get copyright dispute dismissed on jurisdiction grounds
Ad regulator rules against StubHub's use of the line
Lizzo fires back against
Self-employed who make up 72% of the music industry being let down by government as COVID-19 crisis grows, say trade bodies
Spinrilla sues the RIAA over allegedly flawed takedown demands
Charter Communications accuses labels of flawed takedown demands as legal battle continues
Publishers win $189,500 in damages at conclusion of Wolfgang's Vault litigation

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