U2 and Apple developing 'unpirate-able' format the fans will LOVE to pay for
U2 and Apple developing 'unpirate-able' format the fans will LOVE to pay for

Hey, so while you were moaning about U2 devaluing music in your seventeenth opinion piece...

More wrangling in the Michael Jackson hologram case
More wrangling in the Michael Jackson hologram case

The dispute over the Michael Jackson 'hologram' that starred at the Billboard Music Awards earlier...

Ella Henderson signs to Sony/ATV
Ella Henderson signs to Sony/ATV

Pop singer and child-of-'The-X-Factor-2012' Ella Henderson, has signed an international publishing deal with Sony/ATV, this...

BMI announces record-breaking revenues for 2013/4
BMI announces record-breaking revenues for 2013/4

American collecting society BMI, which handles performing rights for songwriters and music publishers, has announced...

TuneCore users get access to Facebook audio recognition
TuneCore users get access to Facebook audio recognition

TuneCore has added Facebook audio recognition to the list of services available to its artists...

Music Futures line-up revealed
Music Futures line-up revealed

Details have been announced about this year's Music Futures conference, the annual music industry event...

CMU's One Liners: PRS Foundation, Kendrick Lamar, Aretha Franklin and more
CMU's One Liners: PRS Foundation, Kendrick Lamar, Aretha Franklin and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The PRS For Music Foundation earlier this week confirmed...

News Corp chief lays into Google on competition and copyright grounds
News Corp chief lays into Google on competition and copyright grounds

Rupert Murdoch's publishing business News Corp has joined the public assault on the ever-powerful and...

Iggy Azalea sues ex-boyfriend over early music release
Iggy Azalea sues ex-boyfriend over early music release

Iggy Azalea has launched legal proceedings against a former boyfriend, who released an EP of...

FAC announces partnership with Youth Music
FAC announces partnership with Youth Music

The Featured Artists Coalition has announced an alliance with music education charity Youth Music which...

SFX appoints VP Of Artists & Labels
SFX appoints VP Of Artists & Labels

EDM obssessed SFX has announced the appointment of Liz Miller to the role of VP...

7digital man to head up entertainment retail trade group
7digital man to head up entertainment retail trade group

The Entertainment Retailers Association has a new Chairman, and for the first time an exec...

La Roux's not happy with her label
La Roux's not happy with her label

So La Roux's Elly Jackson has joined the likes of Lily Allen and MIA on...

Angel Olsen announces album re-issue, tour dates
Angel Olsen announces album re-issue, tour dates

As well as having her 'choppy bangs' game on lock, CMU-approved singer-songwriter Angel Olsen has...

Nitin Sawhney chats about new material ahead of Royal Albert Hall show
Nitin Sawhney chats about new material ahead of Royal Albert Hall show

Nitin Sawhney will showcase some of his much anticipated new album 'Dystopian Dream' at a...

Team Me announce February 2015 UK shows
Team Me announce February 2015 UK shows

Team Me have announced that they will kick off a European tour next February with...

CMU's One Liners: PRS Foundation, Kendrick Lamar, Aretha Franklin and more
CMU's One Liners: PRS Foundation, Kendrick Lamar, Aretha Franklin and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • The PRS For Music Foundation earlier this week confirmed...

CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Miley v Mexico
CMU Beef Of The Week #224: Miley v Mexico

Miley Cyrus has angered Mexico. Why? Well, apparently some people in the country thought that...

Dan Le Sac on Royal Blood
Dan Le Sac on Royal Blood

Following on from last week's look back at Bestival, Dan Le Sac has written another...

CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more
CMU's One Liners: Universal, Sunshine HQ, Slipknot's Corey Taylor and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Universal Music has given digital man Andrew Chang (pictured)...

Peter Hook not happy as @joydivision goes live without him being told
Peter Hook not happy as @joydivision goes live without him being told

Peter Hook is pissed off with his former New Order bandmates. Which is a sentence...

Ariana Grande hopes you all fucking die
Ariana Grande hopes you all fucking die

RED ALERT. Pop's fave new big-voiced and bigger-haired pageant-baby-alike Ariana Grande mightn't be as 'vanilla'...

TV investigation confirms 'death hoax' rapper Tim Dog did really die
TV investigation confirms 'death hoax' rapper Tim Dog did really die

It's been confirmed that rapper and 'Fuck Compton' hitmaker Tim Dog, real name Timothy Blair,...

Lapalux releases three-phase Brainfeeder single
Lapalux releases three-phase Brainfeeder single

Ya boy Lapalux, real identity Stuart Howard, has reappeared on FlyLo's Ninja Tune sub-label Brainfeeder...

  • U2 and Apple developing ‘unpirate-able’ format the fans will LOVE to pay for
  • More wrangling in the Michael Jackson hologram case
  • BMI announces record-breaking revenues for 2013/4
  • La Roux’s not happy with her label
  • Nitin Sawhney chats about new material ahead of Royal Albert Hall show
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