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UK music streaming inquiry returns with follow-up evidence sessions

Thought you’d heard the last of the UK’s parliamentary inquiry into the economics of music streaming. Soz, but no.
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BPI boss Geoff Taylor talks Broken Record, new DSPs and AI music

In his first interview since announcing plans to step down as CEO of British labels body the BPI, Geoff Taylor has been talking to the Music Ally Focus podcast about the current state of the music streaming economy. Unsurprisingly,...
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British music industry responds to CMA’s market investigation decision

How is the music industry reacting to the CMA's decision not to refer a full market investigation into streaming? Here are the key responses.
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Key stats from the CMA’s music and streaming update report

This morning, UK competition regulator the CMA published an update report from its market study on streaming and the music industry.
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What’s driving streams on Spotify, YouTube Music, Apple Music and Amazon Music?

A fascinating question, eh? And thanks to this morning's update report from UK competition regulator the CMA, we now have some answers.
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CMA won’t launch a full market investigation of streaming and the music industry

The UK's competition regulator has decided NOT to conduct a full market investigation into streaming music and the music industry.
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CMA publishes final report on Apple and Google’s apps policies

UK competition regulator the CMA is emerging as a notable player in the ongoing debates (and potential crackdowns) on how Apple and Google run their app stores.
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CMA officially clears Sony Music’s acquisition of AWAL

UK competition regulator the CMA has officially cleared Sony Music's acquisition of AWAL, following its provisional approval of the deal in February.
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Can the UK music industry solve its crisis of trust? (Guest post)

This guest column is by Andy Heath CBE, director of Beggars Group and co-founder of UK Music. In it, he draws from his deep personal experience in the music industry to address how a “crisis of trust” has taken over the...
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AIM and Impala respond to Sony / AWAL merger decision

The CMA provisionally cleared Sony Music's acquisition of AWAL on Friday, but will await the views of interested parties before publishing a final decision.
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CMA provisionally clears Sony Music’s acquisition of AWAL

UK competition watchdog the CMA has published its provisional decision on Sony Music's acquisition of distributor and artist services company AWAL.
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UK’s CMA officially launches its music streaming market study

UK competition regulator the CMA has this morning officially launched its music streaming market study. What's new is the 'statement of scope'.