Blurred Lines plagiarism case to proceed to court
Blurred Lines plagiarism case to proceed to court

The big fat Blurred Lines plagiarism case is set to proceed to court, after a...

Gregg Allman and others dropped from civil case over biopic death
Gregg Allman and others dropped from civil case over biopic death

The family of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who died during the filming of Gregg...

Sony/ATV re-signs Calvin Harris
Sony/ATV re-signs Calvin Harris

Concluding a deeply enthralling week for Sony/ATV news, the publishing co has now confirmed an...

Raw Power label allies with Universal's Spinefarm
Raw Power label allies with Universal's Spinefarm

Artist management firm Raw Power Management has announced a new global alliance for its label...

Azoff vows to increase performance royalties by 30% with his new PRO
Azoff vows to increase performance royalties by 30% with his new PRO

Irving Azoff has said that he will secure royalties for songwriters signed up to his...

Beatbox Booking makes redundancies, in continued Tinderbox festival fallout
Beatbox Booking makes redundancies, in continued Tinderbox festival fallout

In the continued fallout from the ongoing battle centring stemming from the launch of new...

The Agency Group buys Coalition
The Agency Group buys Coalition

The Agency Group has announced the purchase of the Coalition Talent Agency. The celebrity and...

Ibiza Rocks team extend to Croatia for a new festival
Ibiza Rocks team extend to Croatia for a new festival

Following their recent decision to end operations in Mallorca, the people behind Ibiza Rocks have...

Kim Dotcom's battle for his MegaUpload assets moves to Hong Kong
Kim Dotcom's battle for his MegaUpload assets moves to Hong Kong

Kim Dotcom's hit back on all things MegaUpload shifted over to Hong Kong earlier this...

Music Venues Trust announces London conference
Music Venues Trust announces London conference

The Music Venues Trust has announced Venues Day, an event due to take place at...

Universal chief comments on SoundCloud talks (a bit)
Universal chief comments on SoundCloud talks (a bit)

Ah, SoundCloud. What are we to do about SoundCloud? Well, actually, it's nothing to do...

Tim Ingham resigning as Music Week editor, plus new hires
Tim Ingham resigning as Music Week editor, plus new hires

Tim Ingham is to leave his three year old post as Editor of Music Week...

RIAA updates list of rogue piracy sites
RIAA updates list of rogue piracy sites

The Recording Industry Association Of America has submitted its updated list of 'rogue' websites to...

Fleetwood Mac and Queen not playing Glasto, confirms Mike Eavis
Fleetwood Mac and Queen not playing Glasto, confirms Mike Eavis

Dear anyone playing the ongoing game of 'who's not headlining Glastonbury in 2015' (I know...

CMU's One Liners: Chvrches, Cheryl, Dizzee Rascal and more
CMU's One Liners: Chvrches, Cheryl, Dizzee Rascal and more

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Having played a sold out show at Brixton Academy...

CMU Beef Of The Week #229: Pan Fried Beef Fillet at the Mercury Prize
CMU Beef Of The Week #229: Pan Fried Beef Fillet at the Mercury Prize

Now, obviously you all read our comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Mercury Prize yesterday, so...

Former U2 bassist PA loses appeal against theft conviction
Former U2 bassist PA loses appeal against theft conviction

The former PA to U2 bassist Adam Clayton has lost her appeal against a conviction...

Japanese rock band Vamps discuss the challenges of making it abroad
Japanese rock band Vamps discuss the challenges of making it abroad

At last week's Tokyo International Music Market, the Japan Night organisation held a previously reported...

Sharon Van Etten confirms 2015 shows, screens new video
Sharon Van Etten confirms 2015 shows, screens new video

American folk lady Sharon 'Shaz' Van Etten has confirmed a good lot of shows in...

 Young Fathers win the Mercury Prize
Young Fathers win the Mercury Prize

So, the ever masterful CMU Editor Andy Malt let me leave early yesterday to attend...

Ant & Dec to host the BRITs (yes, in 2015)
Ant & Dec to host the BRITs (yes, in 2015)

Hey, hey, what? No? Yes! Ant & Dec are only bloody well hosting the 2015...

CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift, The Death Weather, Tulisa and more
CMU's One Liners: Taylor Swift, The Death Weather, Tulisa and more

Other notable announcements and developments today… • Taylor Swift, aka the only artist OF ALL TIME...

Ice Cube went on Sesame Street. The end.
Ice Cube went on Sesame Street. The end.

Times have changed, big time, for one-time gangsta rap man Ice Cube since he first...

Bye bye Dirty Beaches
Bye bye Dirty Beaches

Taiwan-born and now Canada-based artist Alex Zhang Hungtai is casting off his nine year-old Dirty...

Official Charts Company announces
Official Charts Company announces "real winners" of Mercury Prize

The Official Charts Company has this morning announced what it's calling the "real winners" of...

Eric Clapton shares Jack Bruce tribute track
Eric Clapton shares Jack Bruce tribute track

Eric Clapton has shared a song dedicated to his late Cream bandmate Jack Bruce, who...

  • Blurred Lines plagiarism case to proceed to court
  • Azoff vows to increase performance royalties by 30% with his new PRO
  • CMU’s One Liners: Chvrches, Cheryl, Dizzee Rascal and more
  • CMU Beef Of The Week #229: Pan Fried Beef Fillet at the Mercury Prize
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