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ASCAP

US appeals court backs Pandora in ASCAP battle

A US appeals court has rejected ASCAP’s bid to increase the rate that Pandora must pay to license its music, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 6th 2015 at 5:16PM
Pandora

Pandora FM radio station acquisition approved

Pandora has secured its acquisition of US terrestrial radio station KXMZ-FM for $600,000, after nearly two years of awaiting for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 6th 2015 at 10:16AM
De La Soul raise $600,000 on Kickstarter for first album in more than a decade

De La Soul raise $600,000 on Kickstarter for first album in more than a decade

Hip-hip veterans De La Soul's Kickstarter to fund their new album has become the second biggest music project on the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:11AM
Apple yet to reach licensing agreements - report

Apple yet to reach licensing agreements - report

A number of key labels are said to have not yet reached a licensing agreement with Apple for its upcoming ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 6th 2015 at 9:59AM

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7digital partners with CrowdTunes

7digital partners with CrowdTunes

7digital has partnered with CrowdTunes, a music management service for bars, restaurants and retailers, for its launch in the US.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 1st 2015 at 3:09PM
Tidal

Tidal Discovery launched to showcase new artists

Tidal, the artist owned streaming company purchased by Jay Z earlier this year, has introduced Tidal Discovery, a new feature designed ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 1st 2015 at 10:38AM
Grooveshark

Grooveshark shuts down

Notorious copyright-infringing digital music service Grooveshark has finally surrendered.

As part of a legal settlement with the major record companies ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on May 1st 2015 at 6:32AM

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Vevo appoints Erik Huggers President and CEO

Vevo appoints Erik Huggers President and CEO

Vevo has hired Erik Huggers as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 2:44PM
Kobalt's ambition to monetise 1.5 billion people over the next six months

Kobalt's ambition to monetise 1.5 billion people over the next six months

Kobalt founder and CEO Willard Ahdritz has laid out ambitious plans for his company over the next six months, from expanding ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 12:56PM
Pandora/Google/Amazon

Amazon, Google and Pandora launch coalition to battle digital royalties hike

Amazon, Google and Pandora have joined forces to launch a coalition to oppose efforts from musicians, publishers and record labels ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:15AM
James Bursey

Has Apple poached four BBC Radio 1 producers?

Apple is said to have poached yet more music experts from BBC Radio 1, with four producers reportedly joining the ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:10AM

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iTunes

iTunes Store sales dip 4% in Q2

Although Apple posted quarterly net profit of $13 billion for its 2015 second quarter earlier this week, the company saw ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:02AM
Music Week digital edition now available

Music Week digital edition now available

On the front page of the new Music Week, EarMusic establishes a permanent presence in the UK.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 10:00AM
Instagram

Instagram launches @music handle for music related content

Instagram is launching the @music handle today, an account dedicated to "exploring music, those who create it, and the community ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2015 at 3:54PM
TuneCore

TuneCore artists earn $36m in Q1 2015

TuneCore's Q1 financial results show that its artists enjoyed 5% year-on-year growth on their first quarter earnings, bringing the total ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2015 at 3:10PM

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Paul McCartney records 'sound stickers' for Line

Paul McCartney records 'sound stickers' for Line

Paul McCarney is one of the most popular artists on Japan-based communication app Line, with 10.7 million followers in total ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2015 at 10:57AM
Google

Google Now for Android integrates with 70 apps including Spotify and YouTube

Google has partnered with 70 app providers for its Android-based Now card service, which it introduced in January this year.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2015 at 10:21AM
Radioplayer set to appear on Apple Watch

Radioplayer set to appear on Apple Watch

Radioplayer has been approved to appear on the Apple Watch in the UK.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 28th 2015 at 2:47PM
Daniel Ek and Ash Pournouri partner for digital conference

Daniel Ek and Ash Pournouri partner for digital conference

Spotify founder Daniel Ek and At Night Management head Ash Pournouri have partnered to launch a digital music conference, Symposium ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 28th 2015 at 9:50AM
Twitter's Sunil Singhvi promoted to Director of Music

Twitter's Sunil Singhvi promoted to Director of Music

Twitter's UK head of entertainment, Sunil Singhvi (pictured), has been promoted to director of music in the US.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 28th 2015 at 9:39AM
Ex-Deezer MD joins 7digital

Ex-Deezer MD joins 7digital

Mark Foster, CEO of Arts Alliance, has joined 7digital as non-executive director, effective immediately.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 2:32PM
Music Gateway partners with ACM

Music Gateway partners with ACM

Online music marketplace Music Gateway has partnered with the Academy of Contemporary Music to give it use of the Private ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:39AM
Russia

New Russian anti-piracy law set for May 1

Russia-based pirate site operators have been given a final warning by government, with an amendment to the country’s copyright law ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:15AM
Jay

Jay Z hits back at Tidal critics

Jay Z has hit back at critics of his newly acquired 'artist-friendly' streaming service, Tidal, accusing "many big companies" of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:52AM