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One Liners: Genting Arena, NME, Within Temptation, more
Perfume firm seeks access to Jay-Z's calendar
Warner buys merch firm EMP Merchandising
Elton John to star in John Lewis Christmas ad
One Liners: Viagogo, Metallica, Eminem, more
DJ Khaled wants to sell you a throne, and a load of other gold furniture he's designed
Spotify launches first branded podcast, as it tries to convince investors there's money in advertising
Aloft Hotels installs recording equipment in showers (not as creepy as it sounds)
Spotify experimenting with ad-skipping 
Setlist: YouTube, Viagogo, Guvera
Revive yourself with coffee vinyl
Jay-Z takes up creative position at Puma
DJ Khaled sues over trademarks exploiting his infant son's name
Robbie Williams criticised over World Cup performance
Arsenal announces tie-up with Tidal
NOFX lose sponsorship deal following Las Vegas shooting comments
Setlist: Spotify, Canada, Kanye
Justin Timberlake added to soft drink false advertising lawsuit
Adidas rejects calls to drop Kanye West
Petition calls on Adidas to cut ties with Kanye West
Miley Cyrus creates glittery clothes for all with Converse
Nike scrapped FKA Twigs directed ad that
Jenner sisters settle photographer litigation over controversial t-shirts
One Liners: Native Sessions, Cardi B, Bill Murray, more
Judge refuses to dismiss latest Monster v Beats legal battle
The Roots' SXSW show cancelled due to bomb threat
Smirnoff expands Equalising Music gender diversity programme
One Liners: Wye Oak, Spotify, Lou Reed, more
Full line-up unveiled for Green Events & Innovations Conference
Airbnb launches platform for intimate gigs