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Lawyers in Ed Sheeran song-theft case debate impact of Stairway To Heaven appeals court judgement
Israeli court fines activists over Lorde Tel Aviv show cancellation
Lindsey Buckingham sues Fleetwood Mac over firing
MMA signed into law, and then Kanye West waffled
Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland sentenced to six years in prison
European songwriter organisation joins calls for regulators to block Sony's EMI deals
Liam Gallagher questioned over alleged assault
Setlist: NAFTA, BASCA, Live music industry stress
Court throws out Gwen Stefani song-theft case
Kanye West fights class action status for lawsuit over Life Of Pablo
Eventbrite sued over Ticketfly hack
Suge Knight sentenced to 28 years in prison
FanFair hits out as advertising regulator says Viagogo ads are all good
RIAA expresses disappointment over safe harbour provision in the all new NAFTA
National Trading Standards charges nine ticket touts in the UK, as Ticketmaster faces a class action over resale Stateside
Judge declines summary judgement in Beyonce's Feyonce dispute
Appeals court overturns ruling in Stairway To Heaven song-theft case
Sexual assault case against Nelly dropped
Ricky Nelson estate sues Sony over international deductions on streaming money
Label that dropped Zex over sexual assault claims retracts allegations
Ticketmaster US continues to push back following touting exposé
Latest draft of MMA approved by House Of Representatives
BMI heads to the rate court over live industry royalties
Elton John settles with The Sun over libellous dog bite story, and ramps up his Universal Music alliance
Suge Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter, gets 28 years
Beef Of The Week #422: Heaven's Gate v Lil Uzi Vert
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US Senate passes Music Modernization Act
Spotify sued for gender discrimination by former US sales exec
Perfume firm seeks access to Jay-Z's calendar