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Colston Hall becomes the Bristol Beacon
Music industry assesses impact of new COVID restrictions in the UK
New agency business launched by former Paradigm, WME, CAA and Madison House agents
Trade bodies sign up to new Keychange gender equality pledge
A third of music-makers now considering quitting the music industry as a result of COVID says MU
More artists return fees to Fyre Festival trustee
More than a quarter of Paradigm staff to be permanently laid-off, agency confirms
AIF boss reflects on the festival sector's most challenging year
Eminem manager denies rumours about scrapped Shady Records compilation (but confirms there was a scrapped Shady Records compilation)
Night time industries welcome court ruling on COVID-related insurance claims
Spotify allows artists to list livestreamed concerts
CMU Insights webinars kick off next week
UK Music confirms new CEO
UK Music confirms new CEO14 September 2020

Setlist: Music industry numbers - the week in stats
UK government's Operation Moonshot could get full-capacity gigs back up and running - but experts question how realistic the plans really are
UK Music backs amendment to immigration bill that ensures touring musicians are on the government's agenda
ISM welcomes government efforts to fully re-open concert halls, but warns financial support for musicians still necessary
Live Nation employee's discrimination claim will now be heard through arbitration
Setlist: Ford v Freeplay - when free doesn't mean free
Manchester Arena becomes AO Arena
New promotions company launches in Ireland with backing of Killimanjaro
New series of CMU weekly webinars announced
Former Paradigm agents launch new agency TBA
FKP Scorpio ramps up UK operations by recruiting DHP promoters
Team Training for music companies from CMU Insights
UK police have a go at cracking down on some COVID-rule-busting illegal raves
eMusic launches livestreaming platform
Government's cultural fund announces grants for 135 English music venues
BBC may drop Rule, Britannia from Last Night Of The Proms following Black Lives Matter protests
Live Nation can't force AEG to hand over emails in Hyde Park concerts dispute