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

  1. Apple paid Chance The Rapper $500,000 for Coloring Book exclusive – via MBW
  2. Ed Sheeran Beats ‘Beauty & the Beast’ For No. 1 on Billboard 200 – via Billboard
  3. Gorillaz’s new album: Track titles and guest collaborators registered to licensing company Phonographic Performance Ltd – via CoS
  4. Drake’s latest project, More Life, is now streaming everywhere –  via The Verge
  5. Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway To Heaven” Copyright Case Gets Appeal – via Spin
  6. Live Nation made 13 acquisitions in the past 13 months – via MBW
  7. Brian May writes touching tribute to late Chuck Berry – via NME
  8. Drake has generated more than $50m on Spotify – via MBW
  9. The Music Community Mourns ‘Rock’s Greatest Practitioner’ Chuck Berry – via Vulture
  10. YouTube Blocks LGBTQ Videos Under Restricted Mode – via Teen Vogue
  11. Selena Gomez Files Documents to Trademark Her Name – via Just Jared
  12. Iggy Azalea announces new single ‘Mo Bounce’ to be released next Friday – via NME