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Former Ticketbis exec says resale sites dominated by 50 super touts
Setlist: Copyright Directive, Childish Gambino, Rage Against The Machine
Tencent confirms it will IPO in the US
Apple Music and Spotify neck-and-neck in the US
Sonos files for IPO
Beef Of The Week #411: Drake haters v Spotify
MegaUpload founder can be extradited to the US, says NZ appeals court
Piracy level downs among younger consumers, reckons IPO stats pack 
One Liners: Peermusic, MMF, Diplo, Justin Timberlake, more
Spotify subscribers score refund over excessive Drake peddling
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - The collapse of HMV
Instagram makes use of Facebook music licences in Stories
WhoSampled adds audio recognition to mobile app
Beef Of The Week #410: The tech lobby v Article 13
Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine ordered to pay $25 million to former Beats partner
Merlin indie label members seeing rapid streaming growth, report finds
Jay-Z disputes claims of unpaid fees over Tidal acquisition
BBC launches new app aggregating its audio output
AEG venues ally with new AXS ticket resale site, end StubHub partnership
CD Baby opens London office
YouTube plays to be counted in UK singles chart
Tidal lawsuit over Kanye's
Setlist: Copyright, Touts, Prince
Copyright case testing liabilities of Cloudflare settled out of court
StubHub says critics ignore its positive efforts
Music industry welcomes copyright directive vote in the European Parliament
Prince heirs want Tidal deal reconsidered because of stat-fiddling allegations
Dre insists he came up with Beats concept in royalty court battle
Google needs to stop profiting from rule-breaker Viagogo, say anti-touting campaigners
VK Music counts over 1.5 million subscribers