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ASCAP's 'We Write the Songs' Event Brings Fight for Songwriters to D.C.: 'We Are Getting Paid Almost Nothing'
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Old Town Road Takes Top Spot In YouTube’s Global Songs Chart
Stuart Dredge, 22 May 2019

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See Taylor Swift, Brendon Urie Perform ‘ME!’ With Giant Butterfly on ‘The Voice’
22 May 2019

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Record Labels’ A&R and Marketing Investment Reaches $5.8 Billion in 2017
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CD Baby Partners With Mastering Service CloudBounce
By Murray Stassen, 22 May 2019

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Sofar Sounds Adds $25M While Musicians Make $100 A Show
Bruce Houghton, 22 May 2019

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Justin Timberlake Earns First Billion-View Video on YouTube With 'Can't Stop the Feeling!'
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Songwriters Call For More Freedoms, Less Regulation During ASCAP “Stand With Songwriters” Advocacy Day on May 22
22 May 2019

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Sony/ATV, Music App Developer Gismart Ink Content Deal
Bruce Houghton, 22 May 2019

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Bytedance Has Indian Label Deals For New Music Service
22 May 2019

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Tencent Music Makes You Pay To Stream Current Music -- Will That Catch On?
By Bobby Owsinski, 21 May 2019

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Apple Updates Top-End MacBook Pros With Tweaked Keyboard And Faster Processors
By Chaim Gartenberg, 21 May 2019

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Sofar Sounds Raises $25M To Help ‘Scale The Artist-Fan Connection Globally’
By Tim Ingham, 21 May 2019

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Italian Version of the Copyright Directive Bans All Copyrighted Content Online
Daniel Sanchez, 21 May 2019

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Jay-Z and Timbaland Sued Over Two Decade Old Sample
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Flying Lotus, Denzel Curry Complete Trilogy With ‘Black Balloons Reprise’
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Apple, Amazon, Google Sued For 'Massive' Music Piracy
Bruce Houghton, 21 May 2019

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TikTok Owner To Launch Spotify Rival – Report
By Murray Stassen, 21, May 2019

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How To Unlock Dozens Of Revenue Streams From A Single Song
By Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan, 21 May 2019

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Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's 'I Don't Care' Leads U.K. Midweek Chart, Lewis Capaldi's Debut LP Enjoys Hot Start
By Lars Brandle, 21 May 2019

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ZZ Top Announce Rock Musical Coming to Las Vegas
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Sony Music To Boost Royalty Reporting And Speed Up Payments
By Chris Cooke, 21, May 2019

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TikTok Is the Most Download iOS App — for the 5th Straight Quarter
By Ashley King, 20 May 2019

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Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' Tops Billboard Hot 100 for Seventh Week, Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber's 'I Don't Care' Debuts at No. 2
By Gary Trust, 20 May 2019

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Spotify Confirms Public Test of Car Thing, Its First Official Hardware Product
Daniel Sanchez, 20 May 2019

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Watch Foo Fighters + The Struts’ Luke Spiller Cover Queen
20 May 2019

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Music Discovery Startup LÜM Closes $1.2M Seed Funding Round
Partners With Frank Productions, 20 May 2019

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Ólafur Arnalds Takes Over As UMG’s ‘Peaceful Music’ Curator
Stuart Dredge, 20 May 2019

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Sony Music Making Upgrades to Royalty Payments Portal
By Marc Schneider, 20 May 2019

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Apple, Amazon, Google, And Others Sued For Selling Thousands Of Pirated Recordings
By Jon Porter, 20 May 2019

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Australian Court Orders Web-Blocks Against Stream-Ripping Sites
By Chris Cooke, 20 May 2019

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Sony/ATV Sign Deal With Music App Maker Gismart
By MW Staff 20 May 2019

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China’s Music Industry Discusses Social Music-Promotion
Stuart Dredge, 20 May 2019

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Move Over Music, Spotify App Update Highlights Podcasts
Bruce Houghton, 20 May 2019

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Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber Fly to No. 1 in Australia With 'I Don't Care'
By Lars Brandle, 19 May 2019

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Spotify Car Thing Hardware Streams Music And Podcasts To Drivers
Stuart Dredge, 17 May 2019

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Time Traveling Cowboys and Yee Yee Juice: Watch Lil Nas X, Billy Ray Cyrus’ ‘Old Town Road’ Video
By Jon Blistein, 17 May 2019

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Billie Eilish, FINNEAS Honored By Julia Roberts At ASCAP Pop Music Awards
By Gail Mitchell, 17 May 2019

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Spotify Is Encouraging Artists To Make Their Own Podcasts Using Anchor
By Murray Stassen, 17 May 2019

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One Liners: Elton John & Taron Egerton, The Black Keys, Biffy Clyro, more
By CMU Editorial, 17 May 2019

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Spotify Begins Testing Its First Hardware: A car Smart Assistant
By Ashley Carmen, 17 May 2019

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2019 BET Awards: Cardi B Leads Nominations With Seven
By Associated Press, 17 May 2019

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YouTube Unveils ‘Bumper Machine’ Tool To Create Six-Second Ads
Stuart Dredge, 17 May 2019

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Watch Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber Have a Trippy Good Time in ‘I Don’t Care’ Video
By Claire Shaffer, 17 May 2019

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Sony Music Launches New Podcast Venture
By Chris Cooke, 17 May 2019

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Foo Fighters Welcome Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Play Rarities In New Orleans
By Scott, Bernstein, 17 May 2019

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NME, Uncut Acquired By BandLab Technologies
Bruce Houghton, 17 May 2019

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New Report Examines Weak Spots in Canada's Copyright Act, Urges DSPs to Be Regulated Like Other Services
By Karen Bliss, 16 May 2019

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Watch the Who Perform ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ With Toy Instruments on ‘Fallon’
16 May 2019

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Canadian Music Industry Celebrates Report Calling on Strict Regulation on Streaming Music Services
16 May 2019

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YouTub Now Offline As Music Industry Scores Two Wins vs Stream Rippers
Bruce Houghton 16 May 2019

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Gimme Radio Launches Its Second Music Service: Gimme Country
Stuart Dredge, 16 May 2019

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Event Organizers Can Sell Tickets Through FaceBook Now Via Eventbrite
16 May 2019

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Spotify in India: ‘Our job Is To Grow The Market’
Stuart Dredge, 16 May 2019

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Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled North American Tour Dates
By Gil Kaufman, 16 May 2019

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Eurovision To Bring Its Weird, Wonderful Song Contest To North America
16 May 2019

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Woodstock’s Financial Backers Can’t Cancel The Event, Court Rules
By Chris Cooke, 16 May 2019

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With ‘Rocketman’ About to Launch, Why Is Twitter Banning Users for Jamming Elton John Songs?
By Roy Trakin, 16 May 2019

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Record Breaking Revenues In The Music Business, But Are Musicians Getting A Raw Deal?
By Oisin Lunny, 15 May 2019

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Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber's 'I Don't Care' Headed for No. 2 Billboard Hot 100 Debut
By Gary Trust, 15 May 2019

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Spotify Unveils Soundtrap for Storytellers, a New Subscription Service for Podcasters
Daniel Sanchez, 15 May 2019

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Watch Eric Clapton Play Smoking Cover of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ In London
By Andy Green, 15 mat 2019

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YouTube Music Adds 6 Countries
Bruce Houghton, 15 May 2019

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Gimme Radio Launches Country Platform With Brandy Clark, Lee Ann Womack as DJs
By Annie Reuter, 15 May 2019

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Instagram’s New E-Commerce Features Could Transform Music Marketing – But Only If The Record Industry Is Willing To Change
Cherie Hu, 15 May 2019

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Eurovision Song Contest Eyeing U.S. Move as 'American Song Contest'
By David Caspi, 15 May 2019

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Sonos Adds Google Assistant Integration
By Murray Stassen, 15 May 2019

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Americana Music Awards Nominations 2019: Women Take Center Stage [FULL LIST]
Bruce Houghton, 15 May 2019

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Beatport Puts New Streaming Service For DJs Into Beta
By Chris Cooke, 15 May 2019

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Why Country is Missing from Streaming
By Matt Bailey, 15 May 2019

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Tencent Music Is ‘Windowing’ Premium Music Behind A Streaming Paywall – With ‘Encouraging Results’
By Tim Ingham, 14 May 2019

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Tencent Music Tops Revenue Estimate But Monthly User Growth Slows in Q1
By Marc Schneider, 14 May 2019

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PledgeMusic Cofounder Benji Rogers Quietly Steps Aside at AMLC as Bankruptcy Fallout Continues
14 May 2019

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Help Musicians Backs Research Into ‘Playing-Related’ Injuries For Musicians
14 May 2019

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The Eternal Revenue Stream of Led Zeppelin,Bt Amy x. Wang
14 May 2019

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SoundCloud Adds Pioneer DJ Integration
Bruce Houghton, 14 May 2019

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Beatport Launches Subscription Music Streaming Service For DJs
By Murray Stassen, 14 May 2019

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How Apple's Loss at Supreme Court Could Impact Entertainment
By Eriq Gardner, 14 May 2019

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King Crimson Shades Spotify With Apple Music Exclusive
Bruce Houghton, 14 May 2019

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Spotify’s Soundtrap Division Launches Podcast Production Service
Wendy Lee, 14 May 2019

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Beatport Announces Beatport Link Subscription Service For DJs
By George Garner, 14 May 2019

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Spotify’s Storylines Are Like Instagram Stories For Musicians
By Jon Porter, 14 May 2019

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NMPA President Says Spotify Treats Songwriters Like Uber Treats Drivers: ‘Is One Better Than the Other?’
Daniel Sanchez , 13 May 2019

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Handing Apple a Major Setback, U.S. Supreme Court Allows an App Store Antitrust Case to Proceed
Daniel Sanchez, 13 May 2019

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Streaming: ‘Pricing Has To Go Up And If It Doesn’t, Free Has To Go’
Stuart Dredge, 13 May 2019

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PledgeMusic Story Is Starting To Sound Like A Broken Record says Bandzoogle's Dave Cool
By Dave Cool, 13 May 2019

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Safe Harbor Reform In The United States: The Time is Now (Guest Op-Ed)
By Jordan Bromley, 13 May 2019

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Ed Sheeran And Justin Bieber Tear Into Singles Chart Lead
By Ben Homewood, 13 May 2019

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Spotify Launches Its Stripped-Down ‘Lite’ App In India
Stuart Dredge, 13 May 2019

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Lil Nas X and Pink Retain Australian Chart Crowns
By Lars Brandle, 13 May 2019

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Millennials Prefer Yesterday’s Hits To Todays
By Bobby Owsinski, 13 May 2019

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Elton John’s Magical Mystery Movie: Inside The Making of ‘Rocketman’
By Andy Greene, 13 May 2019

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NMPA Boss Fires New Shot At Spotify By Comparing It To Uber
Stuart Dredge, 13 May 2019

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Rolling Stone Music Charts Launch Delayed Indefinitely
Bruce Houghton, 13 May 2019

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UK Music Calls For Government Investigation Into PledgeMusic Collapse
By Andy Malt, 13 May 2019

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How Infighting and Delays Caused Woodstock 50 to Come Unwound
By Dave Brooks, 10 May 2019

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Flashback: Johnny Cash Sings ‘The Unclouded Day’ With His Mother
By Stephen L. Betts, 10 May 2019

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Playlist Manipulation Will Create A Crisis In Streaming says MIDiA's Mark Mulligan
10 May 2019

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More Information Leaks on Apple’s Standalone Music App
Daniel Sanchez, 10 May 2019

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Move Over Music, Spotify App Redesign Spotlights Podcasts
Bruce Houghton, 10 May 2019

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Berliner Philharmoniker signs distribution deal with [PIAS]
By Andy Malt, 10 May 2019

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Justin Kalifowitz On Why Downtown Bought CD Baby Owner AVL Digital
By Murray Stassen, 10 May 2019

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One Liners: Justin Bieber & Ed Sheeran, Madonna, Carly Rae Jepsen, More
By Andy Malt, 10 May 2019

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Industry Calls For Gov't Investigation Of PledgeMusic As Crowdfunder Enters Administration
Bruce Houghton, 10 May 2019

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Hear Snippet Of David Lee Roth's Unreleased Album With John 5
10 May 2019

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Time's Up, TikTok: Labels, Publishers Eye Better Licensing Deals With the Buzz-Making App
By Colin Stutz , 9 May 2019

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Cox Communications Is Disclosing the Identities of 2,793 Business Subscribers to the RIAA
Daniel Sanchez, 9 May 2019

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From Bastille to Selena Gomez, Marshmello Collabs Mean Mega-Streams, By Billboard Staff
By Murray Stassen, 9 May 2019

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Local Musicians Face the Facts About Streaming Platforms
By Jacob Vaughn, 9 May 2019

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User-centric streaming payouts: Apple, major labels, new artists…
9 May 2019

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Watch Tom Petty’s Poignant New ‘For Real’ Video
By David Browne, 9 May 2019

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Google Now Has 16 Million Paid Music Subscribers — Here’s Why That Doesn’t Matter
Daniel Sanchez, 9 May 2019

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Facebook Alters How Its Video Ranking System
By Bobby Owsinski, 9 May 2019

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Facebook Users Can Now Add Birthday Music to Their Stories Using New Feature
By Chris Eggertsen, 9 May 2019

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Ex-PledgeMusic CEO Benji Rogers Pens Letter Of Apology As Crowdfunder Files For Bankruptcy
9 May 2019

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Create Music Group’s New App Will Manage Songwriting Splits
Stuart Dredge, 9 May 2019

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Ruling Against Indian Streaming Service Could Have Implications For Spotify’s Battle With Warner
By Andy Malt, 9 May 2019

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Deezer’s Free Tier Can Be Controled With Amazon Alexa Now, But Not In The US And Japan
By Murray Stassen, 9 May 2019

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Pandora Expands Its Music-and-Podcasts Product Pandora Stories With Help From Siriusxm’s Guests
By Sarah Perez, 8 May 2019

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New SPLITS App From Create Music Group Aims to Solve Songwriting Disputes
By Tatiana Cirisano, 8 May 2019

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See Blink-182’s Graffitied Lyric Video for New Song ‘Blame It On My Youth’
By Claire Shaffer, 8 May 2019

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YouTube, Google Music Services Have Just 16M Subscribers [REPORT]
Bruce Houghton, 8 May 2019

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NBA and UFC Urge Congress for Stricter Laws Against Livestreaming Piracy
Daniel Sanchez, 8 May 2019

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Rolling Stone creates new US chart
Stuart Dredge, 8 May 2019

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The Black Keys Nab First Mainstream Rock Songs No. 1 With 'Lo/Hi'
By Kevin Rutherford, 8 May 2019

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How Music Companies Are Gaming Streaming With “Playlist Stuffing”
Stuart Dredge, 8 May 2019

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Deezer Rebrands With New Design, Logo
Bruce Houghton, 8 May 2019

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Music Licensing for Canadian Businesses Just Got Easier With SOCAN & RE:SOUND's Entandem Platform
By Karen Bliss, 8 May 2019

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Facebook Changes How It Ranks Videos
By Bobby Owsinski, 8 May 2019

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Groundbreaking Metadata Alliance Announced Between Music, Film, TV Industries — “This Partnership Will Have a Truly Significant Impact on Rights Holders”
By Paul Resnikoff, 8 May 2019

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Judge Rules Against Indian Streaming Service Wynk In Case With Big Repercussions For Spotify & Warner Music
By Richard Smirke, 7 May 2019

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Streaming Revenue Jumps 29.4% in Warner Music Group’s Q2 2019 Report
Daniel Sanchez, 7 May 2019

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Pandora Begins Offering Premium Plan Discounts to Military, Veterans, Students
By Tatiana Cirisano, 7 May 2019

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Flashback: The ‘Brady Bunch’ Cast Covers the Who
Paul McCartney, 7 May 2019

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Rolling Stone Magazine to Launch Music Charts
By Ed Christman, 7 May 2019

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Federal Court Grants RIAA Subpoena to Obtain Cloudflare’s Clients’ Personal Information
By Daniel Sanchez, 7 May 2019

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Michael Lang Now Needs Another $30 Million by Friday to Save Woodstock 50
Daniel Sanchez, 7 May 2019

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Rolling Stone To Challenge Billboard With Music Charts
Bruce Houghton, 7 May 2019

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Warner Music Group Labels' Streaming Revenue Up 29% In Q2
By Andre Paine, 7 May 2019

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Spotify Turns the Anti-Apple Volume Up to 11
By Lionel Laurent, 7 May 2019

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Paylola 2.0: The Native Ad Model For Streaming Music?
By MBW, 7 May 2019

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Full Screen Direct Shutters As D2F Takes Another Hit
Bruce Houghton, 7 May 2019

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RIAA Chief Mitch Glazier Advocates for Industry Consensus to Fight Piracy, Negotiate Radio Royalties at MusicBiz 2019
By Ed Christman, 6 May 2019

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Watch Dave Grohl Cover Motorhead, Thin Lizzy at Ronnie James Dio Tribute
By Jon Blisteen, 6 May 2019

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Spotify Expands ‘Stations,’ a Leanback Listening App, Into Australia
Daniel Sanchez, 6 May 2019

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to Launch New Global 100 Chart and International Music Conference
By Tatiana Cirisano, 6 May 2019

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YouTube Coachella Views Jump 90% A Live Concert Streaming Comes Of Age
Bruce Houghton, 6 May 2019

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Garth Brooks Surpasses 1 Million ‘Legacy Collection’ Vinyl Pre-Orders — Setting Up the Biggest Vinyl Sales Week Yet
Paul Resnikoff, 6 May 2019,

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Creators and Tech Companies: Let’s Fix The DMCA Together
By Mitch Glazier, 6 May 2019

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Highlights From ASCAP Expo 2019,
Bruce Houghton, 6 May 2019

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TuneCore Collecting $1 Million Per Day For Its Indie Artists
By Bobby Owsinski, 6 May 2019

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European Union to Probe Spotify's Antitrust Complaint of Apple Music
By Scott Roxborough, 6 May 2019

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PledgeMusic Enters Pre-Administration As Buyer Deliberates
Bruce Houghton, 6 May 2019

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New York City Officially Renames Staten Island Neighborhood as ‘Wu-Tang Clan District’
Paul Resnikoff, 5 May 2019

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