Here’s the music industry news you need to know this morning.

  1. Drake’s More Life tops 250m streams across Apple Music and Spotify in two-and-a-half days – via MBW
  2. Viagogo a No-Show at U.K. Hearing Into Secondary Ticketing: ‘Huge Lack of Respect’, Accused of Fraud – via Billboard
  3. Facebook now lets you broadcast live video from a PC – via The Verge
  4. Daniel Ek’s ‘Brilliant Minds’ conference will return to Sweden on June 8—9 as part of Symposium Stockholm. – via MBW
  5. A2IM Indie Week on Thursday, June 8 in NY Announces Initial 2017 Speakers – via Hypebot
  6. Google has been warned that it is “colluding” with the fraudulent and extortionate mis-selling of tickets for entertainment events – via Times
  7. Sony Music launches Weekday Records. Pure Noise founder Jake Round to helm imprint – via MBW
  8. Collarts have acquired Mercer School of Interior Design and are launching two new courses in Content Creation & Music Production – via Collarts
  9. Space Jam’s Jams Score Vinyl Rerelease on Record Store Day – via Vulture
  10. Laura Mvula has revealed she found out she was dropped by her record label Sony via e-mail – via BBC
  11. Damon Albarn to premiere new Gorillaz music tomorrow – CoS
  12. Woman gifted £9,000 by George Michael for IVF treatment found out she was pregnant on day he died – via The Sun
  13. Manny Smith named SVP of A&R at Interscope Records – via MBW
  14. Amazon Music might land in India in 2018 – via The Next Web
  15. James Grant Group readies rapid expansion in US market – via MBW
  16. Noah Cyrus has signed a contract with Sony to launch her music career – via The Sun
  17. Rihanna could not bear watching her Bates Motel sex scene… so she started a live Instagram drinking game instead – via Daily Mail
  18. Nicki Minaj, Ellie Goulding, Niall Horan & More React to Parliament Attack: ‘May God Protect Everyone in London’ – via Billboard
  19. China’s Alibaba Group has fully acquired online ticketing platform Damai.cn – via Reuters
  20. Red Bull Music Academy NYC Will Feature Solange at the Guggenheim, Plus Gucci Mane and Zaytoven Doing Piano Ballads – via Spin
  21. ASCAP relaunches royalty admin services arm Songwize – via MBW