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Sony Music, Bob Dylan Twitter Accounts Hacked, Falsely Tweet Death of Britney Spears

"Sony Music apologizes to Britney Spears and her fans for any confusion."

YouTube Reports $1 Billion Paid to Recording Industry Through Advertising This Year

The video giant issues a cheery update to its friends in the music industry.

Duran Duran Loses Case, Brought in Britain, Over American Copyrights

Judge Richard Arnold found, "not without hesitation," that "any termination notices filed by the band were voided by these provisions in their contract."

Drake Tops Justin Bieber as Most-Streamed Artist on Spotify

The milestone is especially impressive given the limited time that the whole of Drake's new record 'Views' has been available on the platform — less than a week.

Louis Meyers, SXSW Co-Founder, Dies

He was part of the original team that birthed SXSW out of New York's New Music Seminar.

Adele: Donald Trump Does Not Have Permission to Use My Music in His Campaign

The singer has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning, including Trump's.

Music App Aurous Sued by Major Labels Three Days After Debut

The three major labels and two of their subsidiaries filed suit alleging "blatant" copyright infringement by the nascent app maker.

Pitchfork President Chris Kaskie on the Origins of Conde Nast’s Acquisition

"It doesn't suddenly become, 'Let's do what everything we want,' but now there's a greater support system in place. That might mean any number of things. Growing is marked by any number of things to us."

Bon Jovi’s Chinese Tour Dates Canceled, No Reason Given

The Chinese government scotches the rockers' plans, but no clear cause was given.

Former Beats Music Head Exits Apple Music

Ian Rogers will reportedly be taking a job in Europe in an unrelated industry.

Spotify CEO Issues Apology Over New Privacy Controversy

The music streaming service introduced the following new policy in a Monday blog post: "We may ask for customer permission to collect information from new sources, such as address book, location, and sensor data from the mobile device to improve the customer experience and inform product decisions."

Universal Music Group Extends CEO Lucian Grainge’s Contract “At Least” Through 2020

Grainge led the company through its acquisition of EMI's labels.