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Chinese Social Media Giant Takes Stake In South Korean Agency YG Entertainment

Chinese social media company Tencent and it's online ticketing company Weiying Technology have announced plans to invest $85 million in South Korean booking agency YG Entertainment.

Eavis Talks New Home For Glasto

Glastonbury founder Michael Eavis revealed that he hopes to move the successful festival from its longtime home.

Kraftwerk Loses Copyright Suit

Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk were dealt a legal setback after a German court ruled that a hip hop artist could use a two second beat sampled from a Kraftwerk track without infringing on their copyright.

Jon Platt Joins Strong Midem Line-Up

Jon Platt, Chairman & CEO of Warner/Chappell Music, will give a keynote interview at Midem later this week.

Spotify Reported To Be Launching In Japan In July

After months of speculation, Spotify finally appears to be gearing up for a launch in Japan.

Paulo Lima Named President Of UMG Brazil

Veteran label exec Paulo Lima has been appointed to the post of President of Universal Music Brazil.

UK Anti-Terrorism Official Says Country On High Alert For Festival Season

As the UK gears up for a busy festival season, one of the UK's highest ranking anti-terrorism officers said that the country will be on "high alert" for potential terror attacks.

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