Sony, WMG Win Copyright Infringement Case vs TuneIn, More Lawsuits Expected

The High Court of England and Wales has ruled against digital radio company TuneIn in a copyright infringement case brought by Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group. The lawsuit filed by the two major record companies alleged that TuneIn played and rebroadcast music without a U.K. license. Of particular… Continue Reading

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Warner Brothers Records Has Changed Its Name…

WMG’s flagship label, Warner Bros. Records, is rebranding as Warner Records after 61 years.The major label is billing this the latest step in the company’s ongoing evolution. But let’s be honest, "Bros." was always an awkward add-on. View this post on Instagram #WeAreWarnerRecords: Born in the California sun, at home… Continue Reading

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Billie Eilish Set For Massive Debut

Interscope buzz artist Billie Eilish’s first full release "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? "is expected to debut at No. 1 on next week’s Billboard 200 chart with more than 275,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending April 4, according to the trade magazine. That… Continue Reading

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UMG Acquires Independent Music Distributor Ingrooves

Universal Music Group is acquiring independent music distributor Ingrooves Music Group. Ingrooves will continue to operate as a standalone company led by CEO Bob Roback. UMG has been a minority investor in Ingrooves since 2006. The acquisition of Ingrooves is expected to close before the end of the current quarter… Continue Reading

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