Jay-Z bids for WiMP as Spotify raises more finance
Jay-Z bids for WiMP as Spotify raises more finance

Ha, and you thought Guvera buying Blinkbox Music was exciting. Now Jay-Z is trying to...

Tom Petty responds to Sam Smith song credit deal
Tom Petty responds to Sam Smith song credit deal

Tom Petty has commented on the news that he and Jeff Lynne have been given...

Listen Up opens US office
Listen Up opens US office

Now listen up, people. Which might be an abrupt way for me to start, but...

Second national DAB network bids in, Virgin Radio could return
Second national DAB network bids in, Virgin Radio could return

So, the bids are in, people. You know, the bids. From the two groups who...

Sony to shut Music Unlimited and push Spotify on the PlayStation Network, but what about Japan?
Sony to shut Music Unlimited and push Spotify on the PlayStation Network, but what about Japan?

So, a handful of plums to anyone who had Sony Music Unlimited down as the...

Sly Stone awarded $5 million in damages over unpaid royalties
Sly Stone awarded $5 million in damages over unpaid royalties

Sly Stone, real name Sylvester Stewart, has been awarded $5 million by the Los Angeles...

Vodafone blocked The Pirate Bay in Spain by mistake
Vodafone blocked The Pirate Bay in Spain by mistake

There is some confusion over whether or not The Pirate Bay is subject to a...

American Idol winner says 19 arrangements contravene Californian law
American Idol winner says 19 arrangements contravene Californian law

There has been quite a bit of chatter amongst entertainment lawyers Stateside this week about...

Lil Wayne reportedly sues Cash Money over unpaid advance
Lil Wayne reportedly sues Cash Money over unpaid advance

Lil Wayne has reportedly gone legal in his dispute with his label, the Universal-allied Cash...

CMU's One Liners: Rita Ora heading to the Oscars, Calvin Harris extends Vegas residency, former RHCP guitarist goes acid house, and more perplexing stories from the world of music
Marvin Gaye record will not be played in court during Blurred Lines trial
Marvin Gaye record will not be played in court during Blurred Lines trial

So it seems that the main qualification for joining the jury in the upcoming and...

Rdio removed as defendant from latest pre-1972 lawsuit
Rdio removed as defendant from latest pre-1972 lawsuit

Rdio says that is has been removed as a defendant from a new lawsuit focused...

Challenges for small music venues outlined in new Music Venue Trust report
Challenges for small music venues outlined in new Music Venue Trust report

The Music Venue Trust has published an interim findings report into challenges currently facing small...

Suge Knight questioned over film set hit and run
Suge Knight questioned over film set hit and run

Former Death Row Records owner Suge Knight has turned himself in to police in LA...

Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler arrested after bar fight
Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler arrested after bar fight

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler was arrested in California earlier this week after being involved...

Justin Bieber was just pretending to be a prick
Justin Bieber was just pretending to be a prick

Justin Bieber has said that he was just "pretending" to be "arrogant", "conceited" and "basically...

Shortlist out for indie album of the year prize
Shortlist out for indie album of the year prize

Pan-European indie label trade group IMPALA has revealed the (rather long) shortlist for its European...

CMU's One Liners: Kasabian on the BRITs rock n roll conspiracy, Kanye and North West make music video, and a bevy, yes a bevy more
CMU's One Liners: Kasabian on the BRITs rock n roll conspiracy, Kanye and North West make music video, and a bevy, yes a bevy more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Kanye West has debuted the video for the other...

CMU Beef Of The Week #240: Blink 182 v Blink 182
CMU Beef Of The Week #240: Blink 182 v Blink 182

Prior to this week, if you had any interest in Blink 182 (which I realise...

Lil Louis left with permanent hearing loss following Sankeys accident
Lil Louis left with permanent hearing loss following Sankeys accident

Lil Louis has said that his career as a DJ and producer may be over,...

Students campaign for university building to be named after Wiley
Students campaign for university building to be named after Wiley

Students from Queen Mary University in Bow, East London are campaigning for a proposed new...

Father John Misty creates fake streaming service, for some reason
Father John Misty creates fake streaming service, for some reason

Father John Misty, aka former Fleet Fox John Tillman, has created a parody streaming service...

CMU's One Liners: Rita Ora heading to the Oscars, Calvin Harris extends Vegas residency, former RHCP guitarist goes acid house, and more perplexing stories from the world of music
Kenny G invented the Frappucino
Kenny G invented the Frappucino

Kenny G is responsible for a lot of things. All of them bad. This apparently...

Gary Glitter testifies in sex abuse trial
Gary Glitter testifies in sex abuse trial

Gary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, testified at Southwark Crown Court yesterday, denying ten charges...

Ian Brown testifies in Fred Talbot's indecent assault trial
Ian Brown testifies in Fred Talbot's indecent assault trial

Providing some celebrity intrigue to a trial that almost certainly didn't need it, Ian Brown...

  • Jay-Z bids for WiMP as Spotify raises more finance
  • Tom Petty responds to Sam Smith song credit deal
  • Suge Knight questioned over film set hit and run
  • Second national DAB network bids in, Virgin Radio could return
  • CMU Beef Of The Week #240: Blink 182 v Blink 182
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