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...

Billboard to include streaming and single track sales data in US album chart
Billboard to include streaming and single track sales data in US album chart

Billboard, having adding streaming data into its main singles chart back in 2012, has announced...

Black Butter joins Sony Music UK
Black Butter joins Sony Music UK

British indie label Black Butter has signed a new deal with Sony Music UK to...

UK Music launches Internship Code Of Practice
UK Music launches Internship Code Of Practice

UK Music yesterday launched a new Internship Code Of Practice for the good old music...

Justin Timberlake buys into AfterMaster audio co
Justin Timberlake buys into AfterMaster audio co

Having possibly slowly and quietly backed off (as one might from a rabid wolf) from...

Beats Music to become default app on iOS from March, says FT
Beats Music to become default app on iOS from March, says FT

After the phenomenal success and universal joy that greeted U2's new album 'Songs Of Innocence'...

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...

Fuse ODG discusses pulling out of Band Aid 30 over its representation of Africa
Fuse ODG discusses pulling out of Band Aid 30 over its representation of Africa

The fourth iteration of the Band Aid single, 'Do They Know It's Christmas?', is due...

CMU's One Liners: Radiohead, Faith No More, Tink x Sleigh Bells and heaps more
CMU's One Liners: Radiohead, Faith No More, Tink x Sleigh Bells and heaps more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Radiohead are in the studio recording right at this...

Lorde deigns to explain Diplo diss
Lorde deigns to explain Diplo diss

Lordly popstar Lorde has clarified why it was that she dissed her friend and 'Hunger...

One Direction sing a song for U on Sesame Street
One Direction sing a song for U on Sesame Street

Sure, One Direction have achieved a lot of things in their short career, but everyone...

Diplo re-releases debut album through BitTorrent, plus penis news round-up
Diplo re-releases debut album through BitTorrent, plus penis news round-up

BitTorrent has made its new and previously reported 'bundle' system, which allows artists to release...

  • Lords pass proposed secondary ticketing regulations
  • Sankeys boss on US club closures, first ever Sankeys festival
  • Spotify goes into profit in France
  • Billy Bragg apologises to Taylor Swift, offers “full support” in “fight for transparency”
  • AC/DC ‘don’t have to fire’ Phil Rudd
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