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Monday, September 25, 2023


Rock Royalty: Queen’s Music Catalog Set To Command Over $1 Billion In Epic Sale

Insiders report that the race to acquire the Queen catalog is on and that the sale could bring the group's Roger Taylor, Brian May, John Deacon and the estate of Freddie Mercury in excess of GBP 1 billion

Post Malone Wins Prestigious Award for Writing Songs About Drinking and Drugs

In a move that has left many scratching their heads, Post Malone has been awarded the Songwriters Hall of Fame's Hal David Starlight Award for Young Creators. The award is given to "gifted young songwriters who are making a significant impact in the music industry with their original songs."

Update: Ed Sheeran Defends Himself Against Copyright Infringement Claims In Court

On Monday, Ed Sheeran took the stand during his copyright infringement trial, where he was being sued by the estate of one of Marvin Gaye's co-writers.

The Biggest Music Event in Canada is Back

Canadian Music Week 2023, the country's leading entertainment event showcasing conferences, trade exhibitions, award shows, and a six-night new music festival featuring hundreds of bands at various live music venues in downtown Toronto.

The Real Issues Surrounding BPI Figures And The Distribution Of Streaming Revenue…

Jakomi Mathews takes a closer look at the British Phonographic Industry's (BPI) latest study The figures show that major artists are now getting paid less than they were in 2007, despite the industry being worth more than ever before.

A Reply: Sir Lucian Grainge & The Need For An Evolution Of The Streaming Model Part 1

Sir Lucian recently sent his annual start of the year message to all Universal Music employees. To my mind some of his thinking is...

UK Looking For Labels & Streamers To Cough Up

Record companies are pushing music streaming services for a bigger payout. But who will subsidize that? Not the labels. that's for sure


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