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Setlist: COVID-19, lockdown, Lizzo
Self-employed who make up 72% of the music industry being let down by government as COVID-19 crisis grows, say trade bodies
UK music industry ramps up call for government support as COVID-19 crisis continues, while IMPALA launches pan-European industry taskforce
Support for freelancers still key concern for music industry as COVID-19 crisis escalates
ASA rules against scary movie ad that aired during lullaby playlist on Spotify
One Liners: Atlantic, Katy Perry, Dixie Chicks, more
Jason Mraz sues Coors Light over Instagram video
Sony Music UK appoints new communications chief
Spotify testing paid-for album recommendations
Soundcharts adds media monitoring option for tracking artist coverage
One Liners: National Album Day, Event Safety Managers Association, Beatport, more
One Liners: BMI, Kim Gordon, Randy Newman, more
Coldplay's Chris Martin among those demanding shared parental leave for freelancers
One Liners: Slipknot, Pixies, Björk, more
Setlist: Taylor Swift, Spotify, Sam Fender
One Liners: Sony/ATV, HMUK, Adam Lambert, more
Great Escape Conference kicks off tomorrow - CMU to put the spotlight on music education, digital dollars and music marketing
One Liners: Warner Music, Yes Please, Noel Gallagher, more
Radio promotions agency launches podcast plugging division
Gaming firm pitches music quiz app as new marketing channel
CMU Insights: Introducing the MMF Fan Data Guide
One Liners: You Me At Six, WMA, Kanye West, more
One Liners: Devin Townsend, Dawbell, Nine Inch Nails, more
One Liners: Sia, Paul McCartney, Kylie Minogue, more
Listen Up opens Asian office
Emms Publicity relaunches as Measure PR
Spotify launches new tool for pitching tracks to playlisters
New music PR agency They Do launches
One Liners: Universal, Billboard, Notion, more
One Liners: Liza Owen, High Time Records, Sony/ATV, more