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EU court rejects 'blame-it-on-the-parents' defence in file-sharing case
BTS renew deal with Big Hit Entertainment
Field Day to leave Brockwell Park after one year
Direct-to-fan in the spotlight at final CMU Insights seminar of the year
Music industry hits out at American Law Institute's 'restatement' of copyright law
Record labels fail to get ISP safe harbour case beefed back up
Spotify partners with DistroKid on direct upload, takes stake in the company
Half of new guitar players in the UK and US are women
One Liners: Back To Mine, Merlin, Q Awards, more
IMPALA highlights Sony and EMI Music Publishing dominance in European charts
MMF launches new funding and support programme for early-career managers
John Robb to interview 808State's Graham Massey at Artist:Entrepreneur Day in Manchester this weekend
One Liners: SACEM, Virgin Fest, NEC Group, more
Lawyers in Ed Sheeran song-theft case debate impact of Stairway To Heaven appeals court judgement
The music industry is losing $2.65 billion as businesses fail to stream properly, study finds
One Liners: Sia, Paul McCartney, Kylie Minogue, more
ERA hits out at IFPI's disc free music consumption report
Listen Up opens Asian office
Emms Publicity relaunches as Measure PR
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - A brief history of Napster
MMA signed into law, and then Kanye West waffled
Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland sentenced to six years in prison
Du Blonde signs to Moshi Moshi
Music journalist survey results to be shared at CMU Insights music PR seminar
One Liners: Kobalt, Leonard Cohen, Adam Lambert, more
Dispute between Scooter Braun and Troy Carter's companies intensifies
DistroKid scores
Another Congressman jumps on the Ticketmaster touting exposé
Music fans are listening to loads of music, but too many of them are heading to YouTube for it, says IFPI report
Sky to introduce three-strikes anti-piracy system in Ireland