Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

Loudr Rolls out New API Version, Making It Even Easier to Manage Mechanical Licenses, Metadata, and Royalties in Real Time – via Loudr

Laurent Hubert will be Richard Sanders’ successor as Kobalt President. – via Hits

After multiple, high-profile incidents of violence recently unfolded on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said the company will add 3,000 people over the next year to work on reviewing videos and other flagged reports – via The Verge

Tim Cook to appear on CNBC’s ‘Mad Money with Jim Cramer’ for third consecutive spring – via AppleInsider

Chance The Rapper has canceled his planned European tour “due to scheduling conflicts beyond his control”. – via CoS

SoundCloud’s ‘The Upload’ uses machine learning to help you find new tracks – via TechCrunch

Cher Lloyd has signed to ie music

Entries for the 2017 CBAA Community Radio Awards close on Monday, 8 May and 9:00am AEST – giving broadcasters just a few days to put in their submissions for any of the 20 categories. – via CBAA

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a worldwide deal with British singer and songwriter Becky Hill. – via RotD

Sia‘s 4th Studio Album ‘Some People Have Real Problems’ Available on Vinyl for First Time Ever – via Amazon

The Damned have signed a record deal with Search & Destroy. – via Billboard

Apple sold 1% fewer iPhones than a year ago in the first three months of 2017. – via BBC

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis‘ breakthrough hit Thrift Shop alleged to borrow heavily from two tracks by New Orleans jazz musician Paul Batiste. – via TMZ

A portrait of Ed Sheeran is now on display in the National Portrait Gallery. – via Daily Mail

Zayn Malik has been attacked by trolls after tweeting an appeal to help his mother’s friend raise £120,000 for cancer treatment. – via Daily Star

Nick Murphy has shared a trailer for his upcoming project Missing Link.