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US record industry revenues up to $8.72 billion thanks to all your (mainly premium) streams
LA Reid's new company Hitco signs Outkast's Big Boi
Three Japanese music trade bodies form internationally focussed coalition
Appeals court upholds $5.3 million Blurred Lines ruling
Music piracy is booming thanks to streaming
INgrooves up for sale, say sources
Doug Morris talking to Warner about distributing his new label
Songwriters call for publisher commitments on Spotify and Facebook cash
Tristan Coopersmith discusses going public with Charlie Walk accusations
Years & Years' Olly Alexander discusses being told to hide his sexuality
One Liners: Because Music, SoundCloud, Queens Of The Stone Age, more
Long-running Dutch web-block dispute may be considered in court anew
Setlist: Lyor Cohen, iHeartMedia, Miley Cyrus
Country writer takes ASCAP to arbitration over $1.3 million of 'premium' payments
Merlin announces deals with Chinese streaming firms
One Liners: Ross From Friends, Charlie Puth, Sigrid, more
Lyor Cohen confirms YouTube music subscription service at SXSW
IMPALA hits out at article thirteen critics in Brussels
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith launches experimental label Touchtheplants
Watch Lyor Cohen's SXSW keynote
Miley Cyrus sued for $300 million over We Can't Stop lyric
Yungen signs to Sony/ATV
Concord Music launches joint venture with Disciples' Gavin Koolman
UK Music calls for quicker action on business rates
Warner-owned live music outfit in Italy becomes independent business
One Liners: BMG, FUGA, Apple Music, more
Sony Corp in talks to buy rest of EMI Music Publishing
Warner joins the Facebook licensing party
New music licensing platform seeks to legitimise music usage in sport
Kobalt expands AWAL brand