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Spotify considering move into hardware
RIAA follows BMG's lead, sues ISP for failing to stop repeat infringers
Mac & Phil ally with Warner/Chappell to
Former Columbia UK chief joins Kobalt
CI and Entertainment Intelligence partner up to join delivery and data for indies
X-ray aligns with Paradigm
Playlist marketing must focus on artists not songs, says Believe's Georges Tremblay
iHeartMedia facing bankruptcy
Jay-Z signs new deal with Live Nation
Parliament cancels ticket touting select committee inquiry ahead of General Election
Efforts to legislate against ticket touting
Cost of entry to streaming market is stifling innovation, says digital consultant
Samsung makes Google Play Music default mobile music player
Pono is dead, long live Xstream (if it ever launches)
Merlin signs new Spotify licensing deal
Unreleased Prince EP to remain unreleased following court ruling
Court sides with BMG over Windstream in safe harbour case
Apple Music launches scheme for championing 'developing artists'
CMU:DIY teams up with Wide Days to create ticketing mini-guide
CMU's One Liners: Spinal Tap, Gorillaz, Big Boi, more
Prince estate seeks to stop unofficial EP release
Defamation case against former Kesha lawyer allowed to proceed
Steel Banglez signs to Warner/Chappell
Mysteryland US cancels
One Liners: Kobalt, Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey, more
Police hunt fiancé of ex-TOWIE star over Hackney acid attack
Spotify updates artist analytics platform, launches Facebook Messenger extension
BBC Proms to stream in lossless audio format
UK Music sets out demands to Westminster as General Election called
Universal may seek a $30 million refund from Prince estate over recordings deal