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Free money all round, say Warner and Sony on Spotify IPO payouts
SFX gets access to its bankruptcy loan
Norwich venue The Owl Sanctuary finds new home
New Executive Chairman at MTV owner
Venues Day 2016 date announced
CMU's One Liners: ASCAP, Help Musicians UK, Deezer, more
CMU Beef Of The Week #292: Tidal v Universal
CMU Podcast: SFX, RIAA, PRS/PPL, Rita Ora
Kesha v Dr Luke: Two of the producer's lawsuits are dismissed
BMG invests in Ram Records
Pot Noodle: The future of new music
Full line-up of stations for new national digital radio network confirmed
RAJAR Round Up: Radio X does well, 6 Music does better
CMU Insights puts the spotlight on the music rights market next week
MPG Awards dished out
MPG Awards dished out

4 February 2016

CMU's One Liners: Fader, Glassnote, Super Bowl, more
Tomorrowland operators
RIAA says 1500 streams equals one album sale, updates gold and platinum certifications
SoundCloud adds Stations
UKRD appoints new Group Music Manager
Songwriter Carla Marie Williams announces Girls I Rate initiative
CMU's One Liners: Warner/Chappell, Lady Gaga, Colin Vearncombe, more
The ten most-read news stories on the CMU site in January 2016
SFX finally enters bankruptcy
Coachella not impressed with Hoodchella
Appeals court upholds ruling in Courtney Love tweet-libel case
Roc Nation responds to Rita Ora litigation, though settlement possibly pending
PPL and PRS announce joint venture to simplify public performance licensing
Nocturnal Tour Management and Rooted Touring merge
Holy Roar announces tenth anniversary show

CLICK HERE FOR OLDER BUSINESS NEWS

  • CMU Podcast: SFX, RIAA, PRS/PPL, Rita Ora
  • Free money all round, say Warner and Sony on Spotify IPO payouts
  • SFX gets access to its bankruptcy loan
  • Phil Anselmo offers to quit Down, following racism row
  • CMU Beef Of The Week #292: Tidal v Universal
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