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Digital Music News

Tencent Music May Push IPO to 2019
Daniel Sanchez, 21 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Mexico City Has More Spotify Listeners Than London, New York Or Paris
By MBW, 21 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Country In the 'Shift Age': This Year's CMAs Reflected a Music Business in Transition
By Tom Roland, 21 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Streaming Breathes New Life Into Older Record Catalogs
Guest Post, 21 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Aretha Franklin Earns First AC Entry Since 1994 as Holiday Hits Jingle Onto the Chart
By Gary Trust, 21 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Mexico City Is 'Streaming Music Capital,' According to Spotify
By Judy Cantor-Navas, 21 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

What Spotify Song Skip Rates Tell Us About Our Attention Span
By Guest Post, 21 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Mumford & Sons' 'Delta' Heading for No. 1 Debut on Billboard 200 Albums Chart
By Keith Caulfield, 21 Nov 2018

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Music 3.0

Universal Music Artists Might Get A Big Gift Thanks To Taylor Swift
By Bobby Owsinski, 21 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Majors v Cox Communications will stay in the same court as the BMG case
By Chris Cooke, 21 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Spotify Stock Ready To Rebound After All-Time Low
Bruce Houghton, 21 Nov 2018

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Music Week

Jin Genius: Hitmaker Extraordinaire Jin Jin's Women In Music Winner's Speech
By Ben Homewood, 21 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Music Business Worldwide, Sound Royalties And Adrev Team Up To Pay Advances To Youtube Creators
By MBW, 21 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

How Robyn Sold 50% of Madison Square Garden In 2 Days
By Guest Post, 21 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Sound Royalties And Adrev Team Up To Pay Advances To Youtube Creators
By MBW, 21 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Universal Sues Poker Podcast Over Uncleared Music Use
By Chris Cooke , 21 Nov 2018

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Music Ally

Songwriter Sam Barsh publishes ‘shocking’ royalty figures
By Stuart Dredge, 20 November 2018

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Celebrity Access

The Rolling Stones Rumored For Jazz Fest
By Ian Courtney, 20 Nov 2018

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Music Week

'Emerging Artists Will Find It Harder To Be Discovered': Lyor Cohen Slams Article 13 – Again
By Andre Paine, 20 November 2018

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Digital Music News

Continuing on Its Downward Slide, Spotify Stock Reaches a New Low at $120
Daniel Sanchez, Nov 20 2018

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Rolling Stone

Watch Willie Nelson, Steven Tyler, Tom Morello Sing ‘All You Need Is Love’
By Ryan Reed, 20 Nov 2018

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Billboard

SiriusXM's Acquisition of Pandora Approved in Europe, Where Neither Service Is Available
By Dan Rys, Nov 20 2018

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Digital Music News

Multiple AMLC Board Members Quit as a Post-MMA Turf War Breaks Out
By Paul Resnikoff, 20 Nov 2018

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Billboard

How Taylor Swift Could Get Her First Six Albums Back - and Push Label Prices to New Heights (Analysis)
By Ed Christman, 20 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Tidal Gets Fit With Barry
By Chris Cooke, 20 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

SiriusXM’s Buyout Of Pandora Granted Approval In Europe, Island, More…
Daniel Sanchez, 20 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Music Modernization Act: What’s In It, Why Is It In There, Is It A Good Thing?
Guest post by Stephen Carlisle, 20 Nov 2018

Opinion

Bloomberg

Taylor Swift's $300 Million Love Song Is Worth Every Penny
By Alex Webb, 20 November 2018

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Billboard

Snoop Dogg Accepts Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame, Gives Himself a Shout-Out: Watch
By Lars Brandle, 20 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Taylor Swift Includes Demands On Spotify Equity In New Deal With Universal
By Andy Malt, 20 Nov 2018

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Rain News

iHeartMedia Acquires Jelli
Posted By Anna Washenko, 19 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

The Latest Music Industry Hirings: Maverick, Spotify, Pandora, Big Label, AEG Presents, Island, More…
Daniel Sanchez, 19 Nov 2018

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Nashville Scene

Taylor Swift Leaves Big Machine, Inks a Deal With UMG
By Stephen Trageser, 19 November 2018

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Rolling Stone

Taylor Swift’s New Record Deal Affects Thousands of Other Musicians
By Amy X. Wang, 19 November 2018

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PYMNTS.com

Pandora Premium Subscribers Can Now Stream Music Via Alexa Devices
19 November 2018

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Billboard

With New Contract, Taylor Swift Secures Better Deal For All UMG Artists
By Melinda Newman , 19 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Big Radio Payments To Artists, Producers, Labels Are Overdue
By James Burgess, 19 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Spotify Is Trialing Premium In South Africa for 42-Cents a Month — and $4.20 After That
Ashley King, 19 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Why Did Warner Just Spend $180M To Buy A Merchandising Company?
By Murray Stassen, 19 Nov 2018

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Music Week

Michael Bublé leads Frantic Albums Chart Battle
By Ben Homewood, 19 Nov 2018

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Billboard

iHeartMedia Buys Tech Firm Behind Its Ad Buying Platform
By Billboard Staff, 19 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Taylor Swift Bids Farewell to Big Machine Label Group, Joining Universal Music Group
Daniel Sanchez, 19 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

iHeartMedia Acquires Radio Tech Platform Jelli
Bruce Houghton, 19 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Universal Will Ignore Artists’ Unrecouped Balances When It Pays Out Spotify Share Money… Thanks To Taylor Swift
By Tim Ingham, 19 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

More Article Thirteen Sparring, While Google Threatens To Bail On News In Europe
By Chris Cooke , 19 Nov 2018

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Music 3.0

Spotify Song Skip Rates Tell Us A Lot About Our Attention Span
By Bobby Owsinski, 19 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Sound Royalties Pairs With AdRev to Provide Advances for YouTube Creators
By Billboard Staff

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Music Week

Taylor Swift Unveils Historic New Deal With Republic/Universal
By Mark Sutherland, 19 Nov 2018

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The Wall Street Journal

Spotify, Pandora Turn to Podcasts for Listeners, Profits
By Anne Steele, 18 November 2018

Opinion

Forbes

Beyond 'The Hunger Games', The Disruptive Music Business Model Of AWAL
By Oisin Lunny, 18 November 2018

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Android Headlines

Tidal Music Service Reaches For Larger Audience Via Amazon Alexa
By Daniel Golightly, 18 November 2018

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Billboard

The Beatles' White Album Returns to Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart
By Keith Caulfield, 19 Nov 2018

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Rolling Stone

Who’s Telling the Truth: YouTube, or the Music Industry? We’re About to Find Out
16 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Muse Lands Their Sixth U.K. No. 1 Album With 'Simulation Theory'
By Paul Sexton, 16 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Who Uses Spotify In The U.S.? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Bruce Houghton, 16 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

A SoundCloud Troll Successfully Rips Down Artists’ Works Using DMCA ‘Hacks’
Daniel Sanchez, 16 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Sonos Reports $273 Million in Q4 Revenue
By Associated Press / Billboard Staff, 16 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Crosley Is Now Releasing Retro Cassette Players Starting at $60
Ashley King, 16 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Ethical Streaming Royalties: More For Few Or Fewer For More
By Chris Castle, 16 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

IMPALA Responds To YouTube’s Latest Article Thirteen Griping
By Chris Cooke, 16 Nov 2018

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Billboard

IFPI Refutes Claim YouTube Paid Music Industry $1.8B, Says Figures 'Don't Match Our Own'
By Colin Stutz , 16 2018

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Music Week

UMG streaming revenues up 36% in 2018
by Andre Paine, 16 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Spotify Alums Create Canopy App Offering Recommendations Without Stealing Your Data
Bruce Houghton, 16 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Are Asian Fan Armies Going to Keep Invading the Charts? (Column)
By Fred Hwang, 16 2018

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Hypebot

Universal Music Revenue Up 13% As Sale Plans Acceleratel
Bruce Houghton, 16 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

At Least Two Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) Contenders Have Emerged — Here’s the First One
Paul Resnikoff, 16 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Latin Grammys 2018 Winners List
By Leila Cobo, 15 Nov 2018

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Forbes

What 'A Star Is Born' Gets Right About The Modern Music Business
By Danny Ross, 15 November 2018

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Digital Music News

Sony Has Officially Acquired EMI Music Publishing. Officially.
By Daniel Sanchez, 16 Nov 2018

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Billboard

John Mayer Receives Legend of Live Award; Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift & More Win at Billboard Live Music Awards
By Josh Glicksman, 15 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Will Taylor Swift Exercise Her Nuclear Option?
By Guest Post, 15 Nov 2018

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The Federalist

‘The White Album’ Hits Its 50th In The Perfect Moment To Recall Its Release
By Samuel Buntz, 15 Nov 2018

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Billboard

It's All About the Music at 2018 Latin Grammys Person of the Year Maná Tribute
By Leila Cobo, 15 Nov 2018

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Variety

Roy Clark, Legendary Country Guitarist and ‘Hee Haw’ Star, Dies at 85
By Variety Staff, 15 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Music Modernization Act A 'Countdown to Modernity' - Progress Chart For Mechanical Licensing Collective
By Guest Post, 15 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Vivendi Launches Bank Sellection Process To Find Buter For Stake In Universal Music Group
By MBW, 15 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Liberty Media ‘Absolutely’ Interested in UMG Stake
Daniel Sanchez, 15 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Janelle Monae's 'I Like That' Hits No. 1 On Adult R&B Songs
By Trevor Anderson, 15 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Chris Stapleton Triumphs, Garth Brooks Holds Back the Tears at 2018 CMA Awards: Recap
By Chuck Dauphin, 15 Nov 2018

Opinion

Variety

It’s Long Past Time for Big Radio to Pay Artists, Producers and Labels
By Richard James Burgess, CEO of A2IM, 15 November 2018

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Hypebot

Country Music Awards Winners 2018 - The Complete List: Chris Stapleton, Kacey Musgraves, More
Bruce Houghton, 15 Nov 2018

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Pacific Standard

Does Vezt Provide Songwriters With Their Business Model Of The Future?
By Jack Denton, 15 November 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Tidal Is Now Available On Amazon Echo
By MBW, 15 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Sony completes acquisition of EMI Music Publishing
By Chris Cooke, 15 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

STOCK WATCH: Eventbrite, Spotify and Snap,
Bruce Houghton, 15 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Ticket Sellers, Promoters & Streaming Giants Discuss How Consumer Data Boosts Ticket Sales at Billboard Live Music Summit
By Chris Eggertsen, 14 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Ed Sheeran’s Promoter Declares AMA Award Winning Anti-Tout Strategy A Success
By Chris Cooke, 15 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Spotify (Finally) Launches New Apple Watch App
Bruce Houghton, 15 Nov 2018

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The New York Times

Who Rules YouTube? Swift? Bieber? Nope. It’s T-Series, a Record Label in India.
By Andrew R. Chow, 14 November 2018

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Digital Music News

‘YouTube Burnout’ Claims Another Victim: Lilly Singh. Sadly, the Music Industry Can Relate
Ashley King, 14 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Here Are All the Winners From the 2018 CMA Awards
By Katie Atkinson, 14 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

I Legally Purchased 16,000 SoundCloud Plays
Guest Post By Brian Hazard, 14 Nov 2018

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Billboard

SiriusXM to Participate in WhyHunger's Hungerthon for 10th Straight Year
By Josh Glicksman, 14 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

With a $5 Price Tag (Or Lower), Spotify Officially Launches in the UAE and MENA Region
14 Nov 2018

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Music Week

Ariana Grande Sails Towards A Second Week At No.1 For Thank U, Next
By Ben Homewood, 14 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Pandora, Spotify Podcast Moves Good News For Musicians and Record Labels
Bruce Houghton, 14 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Dismissing the Singer’s Sales as ‘Unverified,’ Kris Wu Lands at No. 100 on the Billboard 200
Daniel Sanchez, 14 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Sony Completes $2.3BN Deal To Acquire EMI Music Publishing
By Murry Stassen, 14 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Facebook Outage Reveals People Still Read News Other Ways, Would YouTube Outage Reveal Something Similar About Music?
Guest Post, 14 Nov 2018

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Billboard

CMA Entertainers In The Stadium Era: How Big Venues Changed The Music
By Tom Roland, 14 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Tencent Rival NetEase Secures New Funding For Music Service
By Chris Cooke, 14 Nov 2018

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Billboard

BMI Country Awards: Jesse Frasure Wins Top Songwriter Honors, Steve Cropper Honored as an 'Icon'
By Tom Roland, 14 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

iHeartMedia Announces Post-Bankruptcy Board of Directors
Bruce Houghton, 14 Nov 2018

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Music Week

"It's Important To Give Electronic Music The Limelight It Deserves": Deezer Launch Second Series Of Trailblazers Podcast
By George Garner, 14 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Prince Estate Seeks Final Ruling On $4 Million Damages In Unauthorized EP Case
By Andy Malt, 14 Nov 2018

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Music Week

Spotify Launches In The Middle East and North Africa, Increases Global Footprint To 78 Markets
By George Garner, 14 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Spotify Expands Into Middle East And North Africa
By Chris Cooke, 14 Nov 2018

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The Hollywood Reporter

Foo Fighters Set for Chris Cornell Tribute Concert
By the Associated Press, 14 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Ashley Gorley and Warner/Chappell Win Big (Again), Lee Ann Womack Honored at ASCAP Country Music Awards
By Tom Roland, 13 November 2018

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USA Today

After a Long Wait, Spotify Finally Arrives on the Apple Watch
By Eli Blumenthal, 13 November 2018

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Fortune

Spotify Is Rolling Out Its Official Apple Watch App This Week
By Kevin Kelleher, 13 November 2018

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Hypebot

WARNING: Do Not Post Duplicative Content To YouTube
By Chris Robley, 13 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Queen Rules Billboard Artist 100, Ariana Grande Rises to No. 2 & EXO Hits Top 10
By Xander Zellner, 13 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Pandora Unveils Its ‘Podcast Genome Project’ In a Bid for Differentiation
Ashley King, 13 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

One Reason Why Spotify's Deals With The Major Labels Are Balanced On A Knife-Edge
By Tim Ingham, 13 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

YouTube Music Charts 11.2 - 8, 2018: Ariana Grande Is #1, Linkin Park Passes 1B Views
Bruce Houghton, 13 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

NetEase Cloud Music Raises $600 Million; Counts More Than 600 Million Total Users
Daniel Sanchez, 13 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

YouTube CEO Says Article 13 Could Kill Music Videos
Bruce Houghton, 13 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Podcast Choices Got Your Head Spinning? Pandora Launches 'Genome Project' for a Crowded Medium
By Grant Rindner, 13 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

YouTube boss takes her article thirteen griping to the FT
By Chris Cooke, 13 Nov 2018

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Tech Crunch

China’s NetEase Raises $600M for its Music Streaming Business
By Jon Russell, 13 November 2018

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Hypebot

Spotify Stock Hits All Time Low After Analysts Downgrade
13 Nov 2018

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Rolling Stone

See Midland Perform ‘Burn Out’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’
By Joseph Hudak, 13 Nov 2018

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Houston Press

Streaming Ushers in a New Golden Age of Music Box Sets
By Cory Garcia, 12 November 2018

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Digital Music News

0 for 3: YouTube Once Again Begs Users to Turn Against Article 13
Daniel Sanchez, 12 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Music Business Worldwide And Rolling Stone Ink Global Content Partnership
By MBW, 12 Nov 2018

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Music 3.0

I Thought CDs Were Supposed To Be Dying, But Maybe I Got It All Wrong
By Bobby Owsinski, 21 Nov 2018

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Billboard

BTS Hits Landmark 100th Week at No. 1 on Social 50 Chart
By Trevor Anderson, 12 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Spotify’s Stock Plunges to $126 as JPMorgan Chase, Evercore, Nomura, Wells Fargo Lower Targets
Daniel Sanchez, 12 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Spotify Share Price Falls To Another All-Time Low, As Market Cap Drops Under $24BN
By Tim Ingham, 12 Nov 2018

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The Verge

YouTube CEO Calls EU’s Proposed Copyright Regulation Financially Impossible
By Julia Alexander, 12 November 2018

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Rolling Stone

Spotify’s New Show Lives Inside Its Playlists
By Amy X. Wang, 12 November 2018

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Digital Music News

Bankrupt iHeartMedia Reports a Slightly Better Q3 Though 2018 Is Down
By Ashley King, 12 November 2018

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Billboard

Wanna Chat With Migos? Why Artists Are Using 'Stashimi' Chatbots to Bond With Fans on Facebook Messenger
By Hannah Karp, 9 Nov 2018

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The Atlantic

What the Beatles Sounded Like Unedited
By James Parker, 9 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Why Is Spotify Charging Half Price In Some Of The World's Richest Countries?
Bruce Houghton, 9 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

SoundCloud Is Doubling Down on Pre-Release Collaboration With Expanded Private Sharing
Paul Resnikoff, 9 Nov 2018

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Billboard

BMG Parent Bertelsmann Posts Highest 9-Month Revenue in a Decade, By Wolfgang Spahrr
By Hannah Karp, 9 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Music Has More To Gain From The Future Of Transportation Than You Might Think
By Cherie Hu, 9 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

The Power Of The Playlist: Is It Overblown?
Bruce Houghton, Nov 9 2018

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Billboard

What Today's Fast-Rising Streaming Stars Are Missing: Practice on Stage
By Steve Knopper, Nov 9 2018

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Complete Music Update

Spotify Launches New Analytics Tools For Music Publishers
By Chris Cooke, Nov 9 2018

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Hypebot

SoundCloud Adds Private Track, Playlist Sharing On iOS
Bruce Houghton, Nov 9 2018

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Music Week

'It is a huge opportunity': Universal's Orla Lee-Fisher On The Beatles' White Album reissue
By James Hanley, Nov 9 2018

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Spotify to Musicians: Let Us Be Your Label
By Lucas Shaw, 9 November 2018

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Complete Music Update

Google reckons its anti-piracy efforts are working, while bragging about Its YouTube Pay-Outs
By Chris Cooke , Nov 9 2018

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Music Week

Positiva teams up with YouTube channel Selected to release Jay Pryor EP
By MusicWeek Staff, Nov 9 2018

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FYI Music News

Miranda Mulholland Interviews RIAA Chair Cary Sherman
By Karen Bliss, 9 November 2018

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Music 3.0

Spotify Offering New Analytics To Publishers
By Bobby Owsinski, Nov 9 2018

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Engadget

iHeartRadio's app now supports direct control of Sonos speakers
By Jon Fingas, 8 November 2018

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Billboard

Netflix & Warner Bros. Records Bet on Unscripted Music Reality Show 'Westside'
By Melinda Newman, Nov 8 2018

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U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

Passage of the Music Modernization Act
By Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, 8 November 2018

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Lexology

Music Modernization Act Signed Into Law
By David S. Gold & Emily I. Park of Cole Schotz PC, 8 November 2018

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Linux Journal

An Immodest Proposal for the Music Industry
By doc Searls, 8 November 2018

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Billboard

SiriusXM Parent Liberty Media Posts $2.3 Billion in Q3 Revenue, By Georg Szalai
By Gordon Murray, 8 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Did Chart Topper Kris Wu Just Game iTunes?
Bruce Houghton, 8 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Lambasting YouTube, CISAC Posts $11 Billion in Global Royalty Collections
Daniel Sanchez, 8 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Lenny Kravitz Goes Highest With First Dance Chart No. 1 'Low,' Calls It 'An Honor'
By Gordon Murray

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Digital Music News

Google Says They’re Passing the Industry’s Anti-Piracy Tests ‘With Flying Colors’
Paul Resnikoff, 8 Nov 2018

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Billboard

The Struts Debut On Emerging Artists Chart, Billie Eilish Returns to No. 1
By Xander Zellner, 8 Nov 2018

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Billboard

YouTube Reports $1.8B Paid to Music Industry in Past Year
By Colin Stutz, 8 Nov 2018

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Music Week

Digital Royalties Top €1 Billion For The First Time According To 2018 CISAC report
By MW Staff, 8 Nov 2018

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Variety

CISAC Reports Nearly $11 Billion in Royalties, Slams YouTube Over ‘Distortion’ of Digital Market
By Jem Aswad, 8 November 2018

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Complete Music Update

Song right collections top 8.3 billion euros, says CISAC
By Chris Cooke, 8 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Spotify Music Publishing Analytics Launches In Beta
Bruce Houghton, 8 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Global Music Collections Rise 6% To €8.34BN, Digital Royalties Top €1BN
By MBW, 8 Nov 2018

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Forbes

Artists Earn Record $10.8 Billion, Battle For More Royalties
By Mark Beech, 8 November 2018

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Billboard

Apple Music Taps CD Baby, The Orchard and Kontor For 'Apple Preferred Distribution Program'
By Grant Rindner, 8 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Google Reckons Its Anti-Piracy Efforts Are Working, While Bragging About Its YouTube Pay-Outs
By Chris Cooke , 8 Nov 2018

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Music Week

Data With Destiny: Spotify Launches Publishing Analytics Tool
By MW Staff, 8 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

LANDR Artists Pass 2 Million As Platform Evolves
Bruce Houghton, 8 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

SPOTIFY LAUNCHES PUBLISHING Analytics Platform In Beta
By Murray Stassen, 8 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Spotify Releases Analytics Tool For Music Publishers
By Billboard Staff, 8 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Apple Music Launches Preferred Distributor Programme
By Andy Malt , 8 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

AT&T Starts Cracking Down on Infringement on Its Network — With Actual Account Terminations
Daniel Sanchez, 7 Nov 2018

Viewpoint

Music Week

Sammy Andrews on Blockchain
11 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Greta Van Fleet and the Value of the Pan: Can a Bad Review Be a Good Thing in the Streaming Age?
By Bobby Olivier, 7 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Amazon Music Adds Mexico As Anderson.Paak, Future Kick Off Major US, UK Marketing Campaign [VIDEO]
By Bruce Houghton, 7 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Despite YouTube Music’s Relaunch, YouTube Premium Falls Out of the Top 10 Streaming Services In the U.S.
Paul Resnikoff, 7 Nov 2018

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Billboard

MelodyVR CEO On Building a Global Music Business Out Of Virtual Reality
By Starr Bowenbank, 7 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Insta-Albums and Why It (Sort Of) Pays To Be Social
Guest post from AWAL, 7 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

YouTube Has Allegedly Paid $6 Billion to the Music Industry
Daniel Sanchez, 7 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

If You Want To Live Stream, Twitch Dwarfs YouTube [CHART]
By Bruce Houghton, 7 Nov 2018

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Music Week

Taylor Made: How Taylor Swift's Next Deal Could Change The Game For The Music Business...
By Mark Sutherland, 7 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Shania Twain's USA Show 'Real Country' Seeks Uniqueness
By Tom Roland, 7 Nov 2018

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Quartz

A Chinese Phone Maker Is Building One Of The World’s Biggest Music Streaming Services In Africa
By Yomu Kazeem, 7 November 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Spotify Allows Free Tier Streaming On Connect-Enabled Speakers
7 Nov 2018

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Music 3.0

Is The Power Of The Playlist Overblown?
by Bobby Owsinski, 7 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Musicians Launch Post-Brexit ‘Save Music’ Campaign
By Bruce Houghton, 7 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Marshmello & Bastille's 'Happier' Makes History Atop Alternative Songs Chart
By Kevin Rutherford, 7 Nov 2018

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Music Week

"The Release Will Change The Game": Spotify Free Is Coming To A Connected Speaker Near You
By George Garner, 7 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Bandsintown Nears 45 Million Registered Fans
By Bruce Houghton, 7 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Spotify for Artists Will Charge for Certain Services, Daniel Ek Says
Daniel Sanchez, 6 Nov 2018

Opinion

The Wilson Post

New Law Will Finally Show Songwriters the Money
By Sen. Lamar Alexander, 6 November 2018

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Billboard

Pandora Active Users Dip Under 70 Million, But Paid Subscribers and Revenue Were Up in Q3
By Marc Schneider, 6 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Social Media In U.S. Has Stopped Growing
By Bruce Houghton, 6 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Amazon Music Reveals Another Voice-Enabled Trick: Alexa-Powered New Release Notifications
Ashley King, 6 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Panic! at the Disco Scores First Hot Rock Songs No. 1 With 'High Hopes'
By Kevin Rutherford, 6 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Apple Rewards 3 'Preferred Plus' Music Distribution Partners With Advanced Features, Analytics
By Bruce Houghton, 6 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Pandora’s Q3 2018 – 6.8 Million Subscribers, Plummeting Active Users and Listening Hours
Daniel Sanchez, 6 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Music Modernization Act Was Verse One, Rest Of The Song Yet to Be Written
Guest Post By Michael Huppe, 6 Nov 2018

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Billboard

BTS Becomes First Korean Act to Surpass 1 Billion Streams on Apple Music
By Tamar Herman, 6 Nov 2018

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Digital Trends

As Amazon Turns Up the Volume on Streaming, Spotify Should Shudder
By Tamir Koch, 6 November 2018

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Music Week

IAFAR Organization Set Up To Protect Neighboring Rights Sector
By Ben Homewood, 6 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

One Liners: Jake Gosling, Sony Music, MusicTank, more
By Andy Malt, 6 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

CD Manufacturers Can't Keep Up With Demand
By Bruce Houghton, 6 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Guitar Center Unveils Remodeled Hollywood Store and How It Plans to Come Back From the Brink
By Andy Hermann, 6 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

New Neighboring Rights Trade Body Launches
By Chris Cooke, 6 Nov 2018

Blog

Consequence of Sound

The Failed MP3 Player That Changed the Music Industry Forever
By Ryan Bray, 5 November 2018

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Digital Music News

Musical Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Soars to a $51.1 Million Opening Weekend in North America
Daniel Sanchez, 5 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Profits, Payments And Podcasts: 5 Takeaways From Spotify's Q3 Earnings Call
By Tin Ingham, 6 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

A FLVTO.biz Clone Is Already Popping Up — With Half-a-Million Monthly Page views
Paul Resnikoff, 5 Nov 2018

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MTV International

Panic! At The Disco - "High Hopes" Live | MTV EMAs 2018
5 Nov 2018

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Billboard

How the MMA Could Shift Music's Wealth From Labels to Publishers -- and Impact Companies That Own Both
By Ed Christman, 5 Nov 2018

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Spotify For Artists Has Plan To Charge For Some Services
Says CEO Daniel Elk, 5 Nov 2018

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Spotify Unveils $1 Billion Stock Repurchase Program
Daniel Sanchez, 5 Nov 2018

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Music Week

The Prodigy Take Early Lead In Albums Chart
By Ben Homewood, 5 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Joji's 'Ballads 1' Debuts at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart
By Trevor Anderson, 5 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Prince Estate Releasing Rare Videos From 1995-2010 Era
By Gil Kaufman, 5 Nov 2018

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Complete Music Update

Following Yandex Stand-Off, Russian Watchdog To Launch New Anti-Piracy Database
By Chris Cooke, 5 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Spotify [NYSE:SPOT] Announces $1 Billion Stock Buy Back
Bruce Houghton, 5 Nov 2018

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Music Week

MTV EMAs 2018: The Music Week Verdict
by James Hanley, 5 Nov 2018

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The Hill

Congress Should Pass Bill To Prevent Stacked Taxation Of Digital Purchases
By Liam Sigaud, 5 November 2018

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Sub Pop Relaunches Vinyl Singles Club
Bruce Houghton, 5 Nov 2018

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Music Business Worldwide

Universal Becomes First Major To Licence Africa's Biggest Streaming Platform, Boomplay
By MBW, 5 Nov 2018

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Music Week

International Charts Analysis: A Star Is Born Continues Global Ascent
By Alan Jones, 5 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Engineer Al Schmitt on Winning 23 Grammys and Working With Frank Sinatra, Paul McCartney & Steely Dan
By Melinda Newman, 5 Nov 2018

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Universal Allies With LadBible On New Emerging Talent Series
By Chris Cooke, 5 Nov 2018

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Billboard

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' Lights up Australia's Charts
By Lars Brandle, 5 Nov 2018

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Hypebot

Cabello Wins Big, Grande Shut Out At MTV EMAs 2019
Posted By Bruce Houghton, 5 Nov 2018

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Andrea Bocelli Earns First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Si'
By Keith Caulfield, 5 Nov 2018

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YouTube Could Be Arriving on the Nintendo Switch this Month
By David Nield, 4 November 2018

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Bohemian Rhapsody Takes The Box Office By Storm
Posted By , Ian Courtney, 4 Nov 2018

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Publisher's Quarterly: Sony/ATV Widens Lead as Nearest Competitors Lose Ground in Q3
By Ed Chrisman, 1 Nov 2018

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Hyperon

Benefits For Producers, Engineers In Music Modernization Act
1 Nov 2018

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Digital Music News

Remasters Aren’t Brand-New Copyrights, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Reaffirms
Paul Resnikoff, 1 Nov 2018

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Music Business World Wide

Lyor Cohen Warns Music Industry Over ‘Unintended Consequences’ Of Article 13
By Murry Stassen, 1 Nov 2018

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Can Kobalt Disrupt the Label Game With AWAL?
By Dan Rys, 1 Nov 2018

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ASCAP Opens Registration For 'I Create Music' EXPO 2019
By Bruce Houghton, 1 Nov 2018

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UK Music Is Booming Says UK Music – But It Still Needs Help
By Andy Malt, 1 Nov 2018

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Shazam, Instagram Partner On New Stories Functionality
By Dan Rys, 1 Nov 2018

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In Full Panic Mode, YouTube’s Lyor Cohen Warns Article 13 Will Have “Severe Unintended Consequences”
Daniel Sanchez, 1 Nov 2018

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Music Business World Wide

Spoyify Subscriber Growth Slows As Paying Customer Base Hits 87M
By MBW, 1 Nov 2018

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YouTube's Lyor Cohen Warns Article 13 Will Have 'Severe Unintended Consequences' For Music Biz
By Richard Smirke, 1 November 2018

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CNBC

Apple is Reportedly Considering A Tie-Up With US Radio Group iHeartMedia
Saheli Roy Choudhury, 1 Nov 2018

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Spotify Gives Away Google Home Minis In the US
By Chris Cooke , 1 Nov 2018

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JD Supra

Blog: The Music Modernization Act
By Fox Rothschild LLP, 1 November 2018

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Billboard

U.K. Music Biz Now Worth $5.8 Billion a Year
By Richard Smirke, 1 Nov 2018

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Is Spotify Negotiating To Invest In Universal Music?
By Bruce Houghton, 1 Nov 2018

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No one’s Sure Why The Pirate Bay Is Experiencing Downtime
By Chris Cooke , 1 Nov 2018

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Reuters

Music Streaming Leader Spotify Reports Modest Rise in Paid Users
By Eric Auchard, Helena Soderpalm, and Olof Swahnberg, 1 November 2018

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The Wall Street Journal

Spotify Attributes First-Ever Quarterly Profit to One-Time Tax Event
By Anne Steele, 1 November 2018

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Spotify Passes 191M Users Fueled By Int'l Growth
By Bruce Houghton, 1 Nov 2018

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