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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A New High Court Ruling in India Could Jeopardize Spotify’s Case Against Warner Music Group

Several months ago, after waiting nearly a year, Spotify finally launched its streaming music service in India. The service has found mostly mixed success, at best.  During its first week, Spotify signed up one million new users in the country – both p… Continue Reading

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TOP POSTS: This Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

This week, some of our most popular articles on Hypebot dug into the world’s most popular websites, Festify’s new utilization of Spotify which allows you to craft your dream festival, a stunning defeat of Warner Music as the company is found guilty of wrongfully withholding royalties from a ‘Vogue’ co-writer,… Continue Reading

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Stunning Warner Music Defeat vs Madonna ‘Vogue’ Co-Writer

A Manhattan federal appeals court has found that Warner Music Group is guilty of wrongfully withholding royalties from the co-writer behind Madonna’s hit song “Vogue.” Two years ago, Robert ‘Shep’ Pettibone filed a lawsuit against the label claiming that both WMG and publishing division Warner/Chappell “withheld and failed to pay”… Continue Reading

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In a Stunning Defeat, Madonna ‘Vogue’ Co-Writer Beats Warner Music Group in Court

A federal appeals court has found that Warner Music Group had wrongfully kept Madonna’s co-writer’s royalties – his livelihood – for years. Two years ago, the co-writer behind Madonna’s ‘Vogue’ filed a lawsuit against a major music group. Taking on War… Continue Reading

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