CMU Podcast: Prince, TeamRock, rebooting copyrights
By Andy Malt and Chris Cooke | Published on Friday 13 January 2017
CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including all the many Prince-related news stories from deals to no deals, how Metal Hammer and Classic Rock magazines have been saved by the company that sold them off four years ago, and why a load of rare Motown tracks from 1966 have suddenly appeared on music services. The CMU Podcast is sponsored by 7digital.
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Stories discussed this week:
• Prince estate announces merch deal with Universal’s Bravado
• Prince estate confirms deal with Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights
• Tidal responds to lawsuit filed by Prince estate
• Future buys back Metal Hammer and Classic Rock following TeamRock collapse
• Universal releases Motown rarities album to reboot European copyright
• The Carpenters sue Universal over unpaid royalties, including sales-v-licence
• UK live music census announced
• Drop it, Mariah!
• Charlotte Church won’t play for “tyrant” Donald Trump
• “Help! James Blunt wants me dead”, pleads Ed Sheeran