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Belly reform
Belly reform

11 February 2016

Max Martin and Cecilia Bartoli to receive Polar Music Prize
CMU's One Liners: Benji Webbe, Decca Classic, Lion Coffee & Records, more
Halsey reckons genre classifications are
VV releases music video for Black History Month
That Rick Rubin-produced Star Wars-themed dance music compilation you wanted is about to come out
CMU's One Liners: Kim Dotcom, Loulou Gasté, Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, more
Ghostface Killah responds to Martin Shkreli
Hellfest has public grant pulled after refusal to drop Phil Anselmo
Snow Patrol top PPL's love song airplay list
Lil Chris' family hope his death with spark discussion of mental illness
US Girls returning to the UK
CMU's One Liners: Merlin, Attitude Is Everything, Chugg Entertainment, more
Beyonce also turned down a Coldplay collaboration
IFPI gives 2015 to Adele
Maurice White 1941-2016
Deftones announce
Beyonce is coming (to the UK and Ireland on tour)!
CMU's One Liners: Jermaine Dupri, iHeartMedia, Sufjan Stevens, more
LA Reid boasts he was first to spot the talent of Justin Bieber's haircut
Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White dies
Phil Anselmo offers to quit Down, following racism row
The Field announces new album
CMU's One Liners: ASCAP, Help Musicians UK, Deezer, more
CMU Beef Of The Week #292: Tidal v Universal
Kesha v Dr Luke: Two of the producer's lawsuits are dismissed
Pot Noodle: The future of new music
Status Quo to hang up electric guitars
DIIV announce UK shows
DIIV announce UK shows

4 February 2016

MPG Awards dished out
MPG Awards dished out

4 February 2016


  • CMU Podcast: SFX, RIAA, PRS/PPL, Rita Ora
  • US trade groups say Canadian copyright reforms haven’t gone far enough
  • Bloc announces 2016 festival to be its last
  • IMMF on major labels’ equity share commitment: “It’s how you share that makes it fair”
  • Edith Bowman heads up relaunched Virgin Radio presenter line-up