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British concert promoter, MPs take on Viagogo

By Lars Brandle

The UK live industry is taking a hands-on approach in tackling Viagogo.

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E!’s new series about females in the music industry is a missed opportunity


If you read the title of E!

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Michael Jackson’s Estate extends Mijac administration agreement with Sony/ATV


The Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony/ATV Music Publishing have today announced a long-term extension of Sony/ATV’s global administration of Michael Jackson’s Mijac Music catalogue.

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Jay-Z is giving up $1 million a week by keeping his new album off Spotify


Just yesterday we spoke about Gotye has not received a single cent in YouTube royalties, due to his decision not to monetise his channel, but now it’s been revealed just how much one of music’s biggest names is giving up by keeping their music off of Spotify.

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Gotye has turned down millions in YouTube royalties over the years


It’s been six years now since the world was introduced to Gotye’s ‘Somebody I Used To Know’.

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Twitter give us some insider dos and don’ts for musicians


Eight of out Top 10 people on Twitter are music artists.

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Kanye responds to Life Of Pablo lawsuit, claiming the album is two separate works


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Divinyls are reforming, without Chrissy, for a fashion show


In the most high-profile Australian case of “just leave it the fuck alone” since INXS decided to replace their obviously irreplaceable vocalist, Divinyls members Mark McEntee, Richard Harvey and Rick Grossman are teaming with The Preatures’ Izzi Manfredi and Jack Moffitt under the name ‘Divinyls’.

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Music biz applauds bipartisan Bill on pre-1972 music

By Lars Brandle

The RIAA, Pandora and SoundExchange are among a chorus of industry bodies and music companies who’ve welcomed a new push in the U.

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Jaddan Comerford: “Vance Joy is so much bigger than you realise”

By Lars Brandle

Vance Joy is making headway with his second album.