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MTV bags pan-European deal for indie music videos from VPL

Viacom has announced that it has a two-year licensing deal with UK collecting society Video Performance Limited (VPL) to stream independent music videos on its European websites.
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HTC + Beats + Mog = a streaming music match in heaven?

Speculation about a likely sale of streaming music service Mog has been heating up overnight, with audio technology firm Beats fingered as the buyer.
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Dell and YouTube to livestream US music festivals

Four big US music festivals will be livestreamed on YouTube this year, courtesy of a sponsorship deal with computing firm Dell.
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Spotify yet to finalise GEMA deal for its German launch

Spotify launched in Germany yesterday with its free tier intact, so how did it persuade collecting society GEMA to support its business model?
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Turntable.fm bags all four major labels for licensing deals

Turntable.fm has secured licensing deals with all four major labels.
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Turntable.fm bags all four major labels for licensing deals

As predicted, US music startup Turntable.fm has secured licensing deals with all four major labels. The company announced the news during a session at SXSW Interactive yesterday.
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X5 inks digital compilations deals with Cooking Vinyl, Welk, OneRPM

X5 inks digital compilations deals with Cooking Vinyl, Welk, OneRPM
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X5 inks digital compilations deals with Cooking Vinyl, Welk, OneRPM

X5 Music Group has made a decent business out of digital music compilations, and now it's working with three more labels. The company has signed deals with Cooking Vinyl, Welk Music Group and OneRPM.
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Foursquare introduces Specials for concerts

Social location service Foursquare has allowed venues to run 'Specials' for some time now - deals and discounts for people who check in there. Think cheaper coffees at Starbucks, for example.
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WiMP goes live on Sonos in Scandinavia

Aspiro has announced that its WiMP subscription music service is now available on Sonos' wireless hi-fis in Scandinavia, including the service's editorial content.
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Muve Music looks to move beyond the US

Muve Music service now has 600k paying users, and is looking to expand beyond the US
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Beatport bags digital publishing licence for Nordic/Baltic region

Digital dance music store Beatport has announced a digital publishing licensing deal covering the entire Nordic and Baltic region, struck through the joint Nordic/Baltic online licence fronted by Nordisk Copyright Bureau.