MPAA has a go at getting file-sharing site homepages de-listed on Google
MPAA has a go at getting file-sharing site homepages de-listed on Google

Hollywood trade body the Motion Picture Association Of America recently had a sneaky go at...

MIA signs to BMG Chrysalis
MIA signs to BMG Chrysalis

Ms MIA has signed an international deal with BMG Chrysalis UK, the British wing of...

Mascot Label Group extends alliance with Warner's ADA
Mascot Label Group extends alliance with Warner's ADA

That there Mascot Label Group has announced an alliance with Warner's label services business ADA...

Ticketmaster to launch in Poland
Ticketmaster to launch in Poland

Look out Poland, Ticketmaster is coming for you. Right for you. As in, the Live...

Noisey editor not so big a fan of Vice's latest partner
Noisey editor not so big a fan of Vice's latest partner

Talking of Live Nation's continued march to world domination, remember that announcement earlier this month...

Lords pass proposed secondary ticketing regulations
Lords pass proposed secondary ticketing regulations

The House Of Lords yesterday voted - just - to include a new clause in...

Wendy Starland wins over $7 million from former Lady Gaga producer for work discovering the popstar
Wendy Starland wins over $7 million from former Lady Gaga producer for work discovering the popstar

Lady Gaga's former producer Rob Fusari has been ordered to pay $7.3 million to Wendy...

BMG signs global deal with Chinese music firm
BMG signs global deal with Chinese music firm

Having entered the Chinese market earlier this year, BMG has announced a new partnership with...

Sony closes down Lily Allen label
Sony closes down Lily Allen label

Lily Allen is a vanity label boss no more, now that her relatively short-lived Sony/Columbia...

Sankeys boss on US club closures, first ever Sankeys festival
Sankeys boss on US club closures, first ever Sankeys festival

The month-old Brooklyn branch of white-knuckle-ride nightclub franchise Sankeys has had to shut down, leading...

Spotify goes into profit in France
Spotify goes into profit in France

Following the announcement last month that Spotify's UK division had gone into profit, its French...

Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift, offers
Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift, offers "full support" in "fight for transparency"

Billy Bragg has apologised to Taylor Swift for suggesting that she had accepted money from...

CMU's One Liners: The O2 x YPlan, Meghan Trainor, American Football and trillions more besides
CMU's One Liners: The O2 x YPlan, Meghan Trainor, American Football and trillions more besides

Other notable announcements and developments today... • London's 'The O2' has got into bed with live...

Marilyn Manson and Iggy Azalea comment on appearances in rape fantasies
Marilyn Manson and Iggy Azalea comment on appearances in rape fantasies

A rep for Marilyn Manson has denied any involvement by the musician in a video...

Carla Bruni steers a French Band Aid, as Yoko Ono and co 'Imagine' a new UNICEF sing-along
Carla Bruni steers a French Band Aid, as Yoko Ono and co 'Imagine' a new UNICEF sing-along

As the 'Do They Know It's Christmas' gravy train rolls on to the top of...

YouTube Music Awards to rise again in 2015
YouTube Music Awards to rise again in 2015

My absolute favourite bumbling awards-giving 'thing' in all of 2013, the wholly worthwhile YouTube Music...

CMU's One Liners: IFPI , Tony Bennett (aka Bobgoblin), David Lynch x Patti Smith plus so much more
CMU's One Liners: IFPI , Tony Bennett (aka Bobgoblin), David Lynch x Patti Smith plus so much more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Denis Handlin, my main man at Sony Music Australia,...

Ed Sheeran wears cheap pants that no one will ever see
Ed Sheeran wears cheap pants that no one will ever see

Ed Sheeran buys his pants from Primark. I'm not sure you needed to know that,...

AC/DC 'don't have to fire' Phil Rudd
AC/DC 'don't have to fire' Phil Rudd

Whilst the rockin world is probably up to date on what's going on with AC/DC...

Ennio Morricone postpones European shows
Ennio Morricone postpones European shows

86 year old Italian composer Ennio Morricone, off of all the greatest Sergio Leone, John...

Annie Mac details first ever AMP festival, Lost & Found
Annie Mac details first ever AMP festival, Lost & Found

Do-a-lot dance DJ and 'tastemaker' Annie Mac is to doing another thing; and this time...

CMU's One Liners: The O2 x YPlan, Meghan Trainor, American Football and trillions more besides
CMU's One Liners: The O2 x YPlan, Meghan Trainor, American Football and trillions more besides

Other notable announcements and developments today... • London's 'The O2' has got into bed with live...

CMU Beef Of The Week #232: Neil Young v Coffee
CMU Beef Of The Week #232: Neil Young v Coffee

After the runaway success of last week's Beef Of The Week (literally only one person...

Duke Garwood signs to Heavenly, confirms LP
Duke Garwood signs to Heavenly, confirms LP

Quiet Englishman (and singer-songwriter) Duke Garwood has signed to Heavenly Recordings to release his next...

Surgeon lists Bono's bike crash injuries, as U2 confirm Films Of Innocence
Surgeon lists Bono's bike crash injuries, as U2 confirm Films Of Innocence

Bono's surgeon has confirmed that, whilst the U2 man's bicycle crash last Sunday was more...

Jamie xx to score ballet adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer novel
Jamie xx to score ballet adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer novel

Jamie xx has composed the score for a ballet inspired by author Jonathan Safran Foer's...

  • MPAA has a go at getting file-sharing site homepages de-listed on Google
  • Ticketmaster to launch in Poland
  • Noisey editor not so big a fan of Vice’s latest partner
  • Carla Bruni steers a French Band Aid, as Yoko Ono and co ‘Imagine’ a new UNICEF sing-along
  • YouTube Music Awards to rise again in 2015
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