News Corp chief lays into Google on competition and copyright grounds
News Corp chief lays into Google on competition and copyright grounds

Rupert Murdoch's publishing business News Corp has joined the public assault on the ever-powerful and...

Iggy Azalea sues ex-boyfriend over early music release
Iggy Azalea sues ex-boyfriend over early music release

Iggy Azalea has launched legal proceedings against a former boyfriend, who released an EP of...

FAC announces partnership with Youth Music
FAC announces partnership with Youth Music

The Featured Artists Coalition has announced an alliance with music education charity Youth Music which...

SFX appoints VP Of Artists & Labels
SFX appoints VP Of Artists & Labels

EDM obssessed SFX has announced the appointment of Liz Miller to the role of VP...

7digital man to head up entertainment retail trade group
7digital man to head up entertainment retail trade group

The Entertainment Retailers Association has a new Chairman, and for the first time an exec...

ITV axes new telly talent show Rising Star without airing an episode
ITV axes new telly talent show Rising Star without airing an episode

ITV has axed its new TV talent show 'Rising Star' in anticipation of people not...

Young Guns and BBC Introducing to co-host management event
Young Guns and BBC Introducing to co-host management event

The Young Guns Network, that scheme linking the bright music execs of the future, is...

CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more
CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has given digital man Andrew Chang (pictured)...

GVA of British music up 9% in 2013, says UK Music
GVA of British music up 9% in 2013, says UK Music

Cross-sector trade group UK Music has been busy counting once again, and reckons that the...

Eminem copyright infringement lawsuit
Eminem copyright infringement lawsuit "politically motivated", says New Zealand National Party

Hey, when was the last time we had a story about a musician suing a...

Iggy Azalea signs to Sony/ATV
Iggy Azalea signs to Sony/ATV

That there Iggy Azalea has only gone and signed a worldwide publishing deal with Sony/ATV....

Skinny Lister sign to Xtra Mile
Skinny Lister sign to Xtra Mile

Skinny Lister have signed a new record deal with Xtra Mile Recordings, bringing them under...

Dan Le Sac on Royal Blood
Dan Le Sac on Royal Blood

Following on from last week's look back at Bestival, Dan Le Sac has written another...

CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more
CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has given digital man Andrew Chang (pictured)...

Peter Hook not happy as @joydivision goes live without him being told
Peter Hook not happy as @joydivision goes live without him being told

Peter Hook is pissed off with his former New Order bandmates. Which is a sentence...

Ariana Grande hopes you all fucking die
Ariana Grande hopes you all fucking die

RED ALERT. Pop's fave new big-voiced and bigger-haired pageant-baby-alike Ariana Grande mightn't be as 'vanilla'...

TV investigation confirms 'death hoax' rapper Tim Dog did really die
TV investigation confirms 'death hoax' rapper Tim Dog did really die

It's been confirmed that rapper and 'Fuck Compton' hitmaker Tim Dog, real name Timothy Blair,...

Lapalux releases three-phase Brainfeeder single
Lapalux releases three-phase Brainfeeder single

Ya boy Lapalux, real identity Stuart Howard, has reappeared on FlyLo's Ninja Tune sub-label Brainfeeder...

CMU's One Liners: Frank Ocean, Aphex Twin, MTV EMAs and more
CMU's One Liners: Frank Ocean, Aphex Twin, MTV EMAs and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • It's transpired that Mr Frank Ocean signed a...

Nadine Coyle doesn't even regret releasing her solo album through Tesco, if you must know
Nadine Coyle doesn't even regret releasing her solo album through Tesco, if you must know

Former Girl Aloud Nadine Coyle is not at all embarrassed that she released her debut...

Bob Crewe 1930-2014
Bob Crewe 1930-2014

American songwriter Bob Crewe - who's most known for his many high-charting collaborations with Frankie...

Tindersticks to release World War One soundscapes
Tindersticks to release World War One soundscapes

Tindersticks have announced that they are to release a collection of soundscapes recorded for the...

Run The Jewels release free track, set live dates and speak on new LP
Run The Jewels release free track, set live dates and speak on new LP

Hip hop unit Run The Jewels, aka rapper Killer Mike and producer El-P, have released...

CMU's One Liners: Screenburn, SuBo, Bey-Z, Lana Del Rey, and more
CMU's One Liners: Screenburn, SuBo, Bey-Z, Lana Del Rey, and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has teamed with London-based 'white label app'...

  • News Corp chief lays into Google on competition and copyright grounds
  • Iggy Azalea sues ex-boyfriend over early music release
  • SFX appoints VP Of Artists & Labels
  • Dan Le Sac on Royal Blood
  • Ariana Grande hopes you all fucking die
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