January 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Will Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights firm really launch a billion-dollar copyright lawsuit against YouTube? Azoff continued to rattle his sabre up to Christmas. When asked by The Hollywood Reporter...

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November 19th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Okay, it’s extremely unlikely that Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights (GMR) is going to sue YouTube for $3bn. But the company is ramping up the pressure on Google’s video service over the 20,000...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Did anyone expect YouTube Music Key to launch without at least one rightsholder controversy? Irving Azoff made waves overnight by threatening to pull 20,000 songs from YouTube – including its new service...

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October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Okay, that headline is hardly a shock: famous manager wants more dosh for their clients. But apparently Irving Azoff’s Global Music Rights venture is promising artists it will “wring royalties that...

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January 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally


The final day of 2012 saw some big news for the traditional music industry as Irving Azoff announced he was leaving Live Nation with immediate effect.

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November 8th, 2012 by Music Ally


"I heard a number from an investment banker this week that [Pandora] are out selling for a $3 billion valuation," said Irving Azoff, according to Billboard's writeup.

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January 30th, 2012 by Music Ally


Billboard has published its annual Power 100 index of music executives, with Live Nation's Irving Azoff topping the list ahead of Red Light Management's Coran Capshaw and UMG's Lucian Grainge.

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