Universal holding fire on SoundCloud deal?

Coral Williamson

Universal has put any licensing deal with SoundCloud on hold while the service is engaged in a lawsuit with PRS for Music.

That's according to a couple of Digital Music News sources, with one stating outright: “[UMG] doesn’t want to do the deal with PRS suing.” 

Back in August, the major label was said to be close to inking a deal, following previous agreements between the streaming service and Merlinthe NMPA and Warner, which is ...

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