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Setlist: Lyrics, Krept & Konan, Vivendi

By and | Published on Monday 24 June 2019


CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including Genius accusing Google of stealing lyrics from its website, publishing company Wixen accusing Pandora of displaying lyrics from its catalogue without permission, Krept & Konan appearing in Parliament to discuss drill, and when the hell Vivendi is going to sell half of its Universal shares. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:
Genius accuses Google of ripping off its lyrics
Wixen sues Pandora over unlicensed lyrics
Krept & Konan take part in parliamentary debate on the criminalisation of drill rappers
Vivendi’s plan to sell half of Universal Music on track, but no hurry to do a deal
Lucian Grainge tells staff “we owe our artists transparency” over 2008 archive fire

Also mentioned:
Chris on BBC Radio 6 Music (head to 1:40)
Chris on BBC Radio 4
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