The CMU Digest provides busy music industry professionals with a concise summary of the biggest stories in the music business week just gone.

CMU Digest 13.08.23: Google, The 1975, Audoo, Utopia Music, Dua Lipa
CMU Digest 30.07.23: Spotify, Utopia Music, The 1975, The Leadmill, Night & Day
CMU Digest 23.07.23: TikTok, NME, AI, UK Music, Utopia
CMU Digest 16.07.23: Luminate stats, regulating AI, The Leadmill, FAC, ECSA
CMU Digest 09.07.23: TikTok Music, Night & Day, Spotify, NTIA, BPI
CMU Digest 02.07.23: Astroworld, Music In The Air, Genius, festival drug testing, US compulsory licence
CMU Digest 25.06.23: Spotify, Dr Luke v Kesha, Doune The Rabbit Hole, BMI, Pollen
CMU Digest 18.06.23: Twitter, Live Nation, Music Fights Fraud, Dr Luke, YouTube
CMU Digest 11.06.23: Remuneration working group, Fix The Tix, DistroKid, Coldplay's eco-friendly touring, Dua Lipa lawsuit
CMU Digest 04.06.23: Remuneration working group, metadata agreement, Genius v Google, Fix The Tix, Cardi B
CMU Digest 28.05.23: Sony Music, BOSS ACT, TikTok, YouTube, Ireland's drug harm-reduction scheme for festivals
CMU Digest 21.05.23: Andy Warhol Foundation, Generative AI, Brixton Academy, Ed Sheeran, Leadmill
CMU Digest 14.05.23: Ticket touts, Ed Sheeran, Warner Music, SoundCloud, Yout
CMU Digest 07.05.23: Ed Sheeran, Brixton Academy, Spinrilla, Adidas, Katy Perry
CMU Digest 30.04.23: Triller, Brixton Academy, Ed Sheeran, IMPALA, Peermusic
CMU Digest 23.04.23: Spotify, AI, SM Entertainment, Dr Luke, BMG
CMU Digest 16.04.23: Fix The Mix, Brixton Academy, AI, Ditto Music, Megan Thee Stallion
CMU Digest 09.04.23: Spotify Live, Own Own Venues, YouTube-dl, Google, Rock Sound
CMU Digest 02.04.23: Warner, Sentric, BMI, SM Entertainment, Apple Music Classical
CMU Digest 26.03.23: IFPI, CMM, TikTok, Hybe, BBC Singers
CMU Digest 19.03.23: Human Artistry Campaign, The Cure, SIAE, Hybe, Deezer
CMU Digest 12.03.23: Spotify, recorded music stats, Live Nation, BBC, Jesus And Mary Chain
CMU Digest 05.03.23: US visa fees, TikTok, Universal Music, Tidal, Apple
CMU Digest 26.02.23: Live Nation, Hybe, Lil Peep, TikTok, Spotify
CMU Digest 19.02.23: TikTok, DF Concerts, Viagogo, EU Copyright Directive, the 100% Venues campaign
CMU Digest 12.02.23: Hybe, ISM, #LetTheMusicMove, Economics Of Streaming, BBC Introducing
CMU Digest 05.02.23: Tidal, TikTok, Music Venue Trust, ticketing fees, AI exceptions
CMU Digest 29.01.23: Spotify, Live Nation, merch commissions, Rick Astley, Warner Music
CMU Digest 22.01.23: Brixton Academy, Amazon, BBC Introducing, Apple, PRS Foundation
CMU Digest 15.01.23: Universal Music memo, new energy support scheme, economics of streaming update, LIVENow, Harry Styles
CMU Digest 18.12.22: Asake, Altice USA, ticket touts, Taylor Swift, Ticketmaster
CMU Digest 27.11.22: Ticketmaster, Adidas, UK Music, Deutsche Grammophon, clubbing culture impact
CMU Digest 20.11.22: IFPI, Taylor Swift, Economics Of Music Streaming, Vogue, Radio 1 Dance
CMU Digest 13.11.22: Cloudflare, Vogue, YouTube, BBC, Attitude Is Everything
CMU Digest 06.11.22: Amazon Prime, Grande Communications, Will Page, Protect Black Art, Yout
CMU Digest 30.10.22: Kanye West, CISAC, Night & Day, Apple Music, Pollen
CMU Digest 23.10.22: Astroworld, Live Nation, Festicket, Green Events Code, Pinterest
CMU Digest 16.10.22: TikTok, BMI, IMPALA, Animal Collective, Afrochella
CMU Digest 02.10.22: ISM, Mr Probz, PRS, MLC, Pollen, Meta
CMU Digest 25.09.22: Festicket, UK Music, YouTube, RIAA, Warner Music
CMU Digest 18.09.22: YouTube, Bang, Gaana, Universal Music, Lizzo
CMU Digest 11.09.22: Kobalt, energy prices, vinyl sales, Nirvana, GEMA
CMU Digest 04.09.22: Streaming rates, Australian industry review, energy prices, Awesome Merchandise, Triller
CMU Digest 28.08.22: Megan Thee Stallion, Eddy Grant, FN Meka, Festicket, Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
CMU Digest 14.08.22: Pollen, Spotify, HitCo, BPI, Taylor Swift
CMU Digest 24.07.22: Epidemic Sound, SoundCloud, EU performer ER, UK music exports, Brexit report
CMU Digest 17.07.22: Web-blocks, Bang, venue licensing, BMI, Hipgnosis
CMU Digest 10.07.22: AI copyright exceptions, Deezer, PRS Foundation, Tim Westwood, Pandora
CMU Digest 03.07.22: CRB streaming rates, Music Education Plan, NZ copyright, TikTok, Viagogo
CMU Digest 26.06.22: Four Tet, MegaUpload, Ed Sheeran, IMPALA, Jimi Hendrix
CMU Digest 19.06.22: Performer ER, Sony Music, Bestival, Spotify, US Radio Music License Committee
CMU Digest 12.06.22: Ditto Music, Greek visas, Spotify, Bang Energy, PRS Foundation
CMU Digest 05.06.22: PRS Foundation, digital burnout, Spinrilla, IFPI, Spotify For Artists
CMU Digest 29.05.22: Sony Music, Music Venue Trust, festival diversity, Travis Scott, BBC
CMU Digest 08.05.22: US mechanical rates, Coldplay, Live Nation, TuneIn, Kanye West
CMU Digest 01.05.22: Spotify, NetEase Cloud Music, Article Seventeen, Digital Services Act, PRS
CMU Digest 24.04.22: Astroworld, Deezer, Justin Bieber, Kesha, termination rights
CMU Digest 17.04.22: Deezer, Astroworld, The Leadmill, Backstreet, Justin Bieber
CMU Digest 10.04.22: Ed Sheeran, Spotify, BBC Sounds, Bob Dylan, Cardi B
CMU Digest 03.04.22: Universal Music, The Leadmill, Spotify, Copyright Royalty Board, Fortnite
CMU Digest 27.03.22: IFPI, Spotify, UK budget, Google, FLVTO/2conv
CMU Digest 20.03.21: AWAL, Spotify, Capitol UK, Ticketmaster, Genius
CMU Digest 13.03.22: Ed Sheeran, Ukraine response, Katy Perry, RIAA, TikTok
CMU Digest 06.03.22: Ukraine response, Bandcamp, ERA, Astroworld, Dua Lipa
CMU Digest 27.02.22: Live Nation, Utopia, Jimi Hendrix Experience, Astroworld, Megan Thee Stallion
CMU Digest 20.02.22: Notorious Markets, AIF boss festival sector warning, AWAL, Dwight Yoakam, Lil Peep
CMU Digest 13.02.22: Spotify, Lil Peep, Pandora, Jimi Hendrix, Global Music Rights
CMU Digest 06.02.22: Spotify, Warner Music, HitPiece NFTs, Lil Yachty, Lady A
CMU Digest 30.01.22: Neil Young, COVID, Cardi B, CMA, SGAE
CMU Digest 23.01.22: BBC,  FAC, Epic, Jimi Hendrix, youtube-dl
CMU Digest 16.01.22: Anti-terror rules, Nevermind baby, Pimco, Dark Horse, Lucian Grainge
CMU Digest 20.12.21: COVID-19, Four Tet, Midem, Music Climate Pact, 300, Bruce Springsteen
CMU Digest 13.12.21: COVID-19, Taylor Swift, Apple, Astroworld, Audiomack
CMU Digest 06.12.21: Brennan bill, comedy rights, ticket tout convictions, NetEase, Apple v Epic
CMU Digest 29.11.21: Brennan bill, Four Tet, Astroworld, Night & Day, BRIT Awards
CMU Digest 22.11.21: Spanish visas, Astroworld, music rights revenues, Tidal, Republic
CMU Digest 15.11.21: Astroworld, performer ER, Jay-Z, The Scala, Apple
CMU Digest 08.11.21: Brexit, the reciprocity approach, Jay-Z, Live Nation, HYBE
CMU Digest 01.11.21: CISAC, Universal Music, COVID Passports, Epic Games, Genius
CMU Digest 25.10.21: CMA, UK Music, CRB, IFPI, Kobalt
CMU Digest 18.10.21: Sony Music, Copyright Royalty Board, Black Lives In Music, Hipgnosis, Lyric Capital, Coldplay
CMU Digest 11.10.21: FLVTO/2conv, COVID Passports, Boiler Room, Friendly Fires, Driift
CMU Digest 04.10.21: CAA, Sony Music, Eddy Grant, Roblox, Twitch
CMU Digest 27.09.21: Universal Music, Economics Of Streaming, Creators' Earnings, Twitch, Yout
CMU Digest 20.09.21: RIAA stats, Apple, COVID Passports, Little Mix, StubHub
CMU Digest 13.09.21: AWAL, COVID Passports, economics of streaming, Viagogo, Quad9
CMU Digest 06.09.21: Apple, PayPerformers, Universal Music, disability study, Primephonic
CMU Digest 30.08.21: Nirvana, Sex Pistols, Megan Thee Stallion, TekSavvy, Flo & Eddie
CMU Digest 23.08.21: Secondary ticketing, streaming black boxes, Audiam, Tencent, repeat infringers
CMU Digest 16.08.21: App stores, COVID rules, Vivendi, Four Tet, Universal Music
CMU Digest 09.08.21: COVID insurance, Sony Music, Spotify, Twitter, Bob Dylan
CMU Digest 02.08.21: Tencent, Women In CTRL, CRB, FLVTO/2conv, Reservoir
CMU Digest 26.07.21: Universal Music, Gymshark, Sex Pistols, European Commission, Sony Music Publishing
CMU Digest 19.07.21: Economics Of Streaming, COVID, Chance The Rapper, The Sex Pistols, Brexit
CMU Digest 12.07.21: COVID-19, Sainsbury's, GECAT Pass, Artist Growth Model, Hipgnosis
CMU Digest 05.07.21: HYBE, Brexit, Spotify Discovery Mode, Damon Dash, IMS stats
CMU Digest 28.06.21: Events Research Programme, Sony Music Australia, Damon Dash, Universal Music, #LetTheMusicMove
CMU Digest 21.06.21: COVID, Kevin Brennan, The Jesus And Mary Chain, Somethin Else, Jay-Z
CMU Digest 14.06.21: Sony Music, COVID, Performer ER, Roblox, TikTok
CMU Digest 07.06.21: Spotify, Universal, festivals, YouTube, Believe
CMU Digest 01.06.21: NetEase, COVID-19, Cox Communications, Brexit, Canadian web-blocks
CMU Digest 24.05.21: AWAL, Triller, Events Research Programme, Vivendi, HD streams
CMU Digest 17.05.21: Believe, Apple, Lady A, BRITs, mental health guides
CMU Digest 10.05.21: AIF, PRS, Apple, Live Nation, Vimeo
CMU Digest 03.05.21: Tencent, Brexit, Downtown, Spotify, PRS
CMU Digest 26.04.21: COVID, #fixstreaming, Apple, Know Your Business Customer, Maria Schneider
CMU Digest 19.04.21: Tencent, Fyre Festival, Triller, Live Nation, Capital Xtra
CMU Digest 12.04.21: Maria Schneider, Events Research Programme, Lil Nas X, Digital Markets Unit, Young
CMU Digest 05.04.21: Katy Perry, PACT, Bob Dylan, Universal Music, TuneIn
CMU Digest 29.03.21: Brexit, COVID, IFPI, IMPALA, economics of streaming
CMU Digest 22.03.21: Brexit, Spotify, BBC, iHeart, MDRCs
CMU Digest 15.03.21: Brexit, women in music, SGAE, Pirate Monitor, ASCAP
CMU Digest 08.03.21: Tidal, SoundCloud, COVID-19, Apple, Viagogo
CMU Digest 01.03.21: Spotify, COVID-19, economics of streaming, BPI, Triller
CMU Digest 22.02.21: MLC, Vivendi, CISAC, Virgin Music, BPI
CMU Digest 15.02.21: Sony Music Publishing, economics of streaming, Brexit, Dwight Yoakam, TikTok
CMU Digest 08.02.21: Triller, streaming inquiry, Viagogo, VAT cut, AWAL
CMU Digest 01.02.21: PRS, Cox Communications, stream manipulation, BOTS Act, Liberty Media
CMU Digest 25.01.21: Economics Of Streaming, Glastonbury, Brexit, consent decrees, Amazon
CMU Digest 18.01.21: Brexit, Cox Communications, Nicki Minaj, DEAG, Capitol Studios
CMU Digest 21.12.20: Tencent, Twitter, platform responsibility, Lil Wayne, Spotify
CMU Digest 14.12.20: Ivors Academy, PRS, Ticketmaster, NTIA, Creative Passport
CMU Digest 07.12.20: Chance The Rapper, COVID-19, DCMS select committee, Twitch, Spinrilla
CMU Digest 30.11.20: COVID, culture select committee, TikTok, Instagram, 0207 Def Jam
CMU Digest 23.11.20: UK Music, Apple, Triller, Taylor Swift, Ticketmaster
CMU Digest 16.11.20: Twitch, COVID-19, festivals, Viagogo, Nirvana
CMU Digest 09.11.20: Live Nation, Spotify, EMMA, MegaUpload, Google
CMU Digest 02.11.20: Spotify, CISAC, Twitch, UMAW, TikTok
CMU Digest 26.10.20: COVID-19, Viagogo, Channel 4, Ed Sheeran, Culture Recovery Fund
CMU Digest 19.10.20: DCMS select committee inquiry, and, BBC Sounds, RDx, Spotify
CMU Digest 12.10.20: Stairway To Heaven, G-A-Y, BMG, Kickass, Stream Manipulation
CMU Digest 05.10.20: Music Venue Trust, Polaris, TikTok, Twitch, Kelly Clarkson
CMU Digest 28.09.20: COVID-19, TikTok, YouTube, CISAC, OfCom
CMU Digest 21.09.20: TikTok, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, BBC Sounds, TuneIn
CMU Digest 14.09.20: RIAA, safe harbour, COVID-19, radio royalties, Hipgnosis
CMU Digest 07.09.20: Amazon, Freeplay, TikTok, Taylor Swift, Gaana
CMU Digest 31.08.20: TikTok, Napster, Fortnite, stream manipulation, Tracy Chapman
CMU Digest 24.08.20: COVID, Fortnite, StubHub, PRS, Apple Music
CMU Digest 17.08.20: Genius, Stairway To Heaven, Fortnite, NMPA, Cox Communications
CMU Digest 10.08.20: Live Nation, TikTok, AM/FM Act, Tunecore, Snapchap
CMU Digest 03.08.20: COVID funding, Wiley, consent decrees, Triller, StubHub
CMU Digest 27.07.20: Q, COVID-19, Viagogo, TikTok, Burger Records
CMU Digest 20.07.20: COVID-19, Migos, Digital Dollar, Spotify, Billboard charts
CMU Digest 13.07.20: COVID-19, Lady A, Global, YouTube, Youth Music
CMU Digest 06.07.20: COVID-19, Eight Mile Style, YouTube, TikTok, Mixmag
CMU Digest 29.06.20: Live Nation, COVID-19, Viagogo, Trax Records, SoundExchange
CMU Digest 22.06.20: Apple, Live Nation, COVID-19, EMI Records, The Carters
CMU Digest 15.06.20: Black Out Tuesday, Viagogo, Tidal, AEG, Twitch
CMU Digest 08.06.20: Warner Music, Black Out Tuesday, Cox Communications, Spotify, Festival Republic
CMU Digest 01.06.30: Warner Music, StubHub, Bauer Media, Ultra Music Festival, Maverick
CMU Digest 25.05.30: ERA, Copyright Office, Spotify, Q magazine, 6ix9ine
CMU Digest 18.05.20: Keep Music Alive, AIF, UK Music, Warner Music, Canadian web-blocks
CMU Digest 11.05.20: IFPI, ERA, Spinrilla, Quincy Jones, Love Parade
CMU Digest 04.05.20: Live Nation, COVID-19, SXSW, Music Venue Trust, Spotify
CMU Digest 27.04.20: Tickemaster, UK radio, Taylor Swift, Sonos, Mixcloud
CMU Digest 20.04.20: UK Music, StubHub, Katy Perry, SGAE, Bonzo Dog Band
CMU Digest 13.04.20: COVID-19, Universal Music, Post Malone, You Raise Me Up, YouTube
CMU Digest 06.04.20: COVID-19, Paradigm, Eminem, Spinrilla, termination rights
CMU Digest 30.03.20: COVID-19, self-employed, emergency funds, Lizzo, StubHub
CMU Digest 23.03.20: COVID-19, economic support, live streaming, Katy Perry, BPI stats
CMU Digest 16.03.20: COVID-19, business rates, Led Zeppelin, safe harbour, NMPA
CMU Digest 09.03.20: COVID-19, Viagogo, Resso, stream manipulation, Lizzo
CMU Digest 02.03.20: Peloton, Touts, Ticketfly, RIAA, Bertelsmann
CMU Digest 24.02.20: Post-Brexit visas, Cloudflare, Pearl Jam, BBC, Recording Academy
CMU Digest 17.02.19: Universal, touts, online harms, Spotify, Soundcloud
CMU Digest 10.02.19: Warner Music, Spotify, YouTube, Cox Communications, buyout deals
CMU Digest 03.02.20: Grassroots venues, Copyright Directive, Peloton, StubHub, digital royalties
CMU Digest 27.01.20: Recording Academy, FYE, FUGA, Payola, BBC
CMU Digest 20.01.19: Spotify, Recording Academy, Guvera, Ariana Grande, HMV
CMU Digest 13.01.19: Sofar Sounds, UK Music, Koko, First Access, Merlin
CMU Digest 23.12.19: Cox Communications, Discovery Networks, Live Nation, Tencent, Viagogo
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CMU Digest 09.12.19: Genius, TuneIn, GMR, Spinal Tap, UK Music
CMU Digest 02.12.19: Tencent, Viagogo, TRNSMT, MLC, Jay-Z
CMU Digest 25.11.19: Taylor Swift, AM-FM Act, Apple Music, Coldplay, UK Music
CMU Digest 18.11.19: Taylor Swift, Distribution Revolution, MLC, big tech, Nirvana
CMU Digest 11.11.19: Spinal Tap, TuneIn, CISAC, Children In Need, MCD
CMU Digest 04.11.19: Taylor Swift, MMF, 360 Reality Audio, Piracy, Apple
CMU Digest 28.10.19: Lizzo, Pledge, PPL, Spotify, Musicians' Union
CMU Digest 21.10.19: Vivendi, Atlantic, Chuck D, MegaUpload, Internet Infrastructure Coalition
CMU Digest 14.10.19: Katy Perry, Lil Peep, HMV, SoundExchange, Apple
CMU Digest 07.10.19: Brexit, SGAE, RIAA, Spotify, Live Nation
CMU Digest 30.09.19: Led Zeppelin, Robert Fripp, IFPI, WME, The Clash
CMU Digest 23.09.19: Live Nation, AXS, MLC, BMG, Harry Warren
CMU Digest 16.09.19: Consent decrees, Deezer, Content ID, UK Music, Cox Communications
CMU Digest 09.09.19: Alibaba, Viagogo, RIAA, Soundgarden, Fyre Festival
CMU Digest 02.09.19: RCN, Tencent, Chrysalis, Universal fire, NMPA
CMU Digest 26.08.19: Led Zeppelin, Eminem, Baby Shark, Tidal, Drake
CMU Digest 19.08.19: CRB, consent decrees, Spotify, Cox, SoundExchange
CMU Digest 22.07.19: Viagogo, Sony, Universal, Woodstock 50, Salt-N-Pepa
CMU Digest 15.07.19: MLC, Live Nation, Music Declares Emergency, Spotify, BBC
CMU Digest 08.07.19: Spotify, Taylor Swift, Viagogo, Ed Sheeran, Charter Communications
CMU Digest 01.07.19: SGAE, Universal Music, Ticketmaster, Apple, Kanye West
CMU Digest 24.06.19: Vivendi, Wixen, stream manipulation, Eventbrite, Genius
CMU Digest 17.06.19: MegaUpload, BOSS Act, Viagogo, Stairway To Heaven, Distrokid
CMU Digest 10.06.19: iTunes, consent decrees, Eventbrite, SGAE, Viagogo
CMU Digest 03.06.19: Warner, SGAE,, Iron Maiden, Snapchat
CMU Digest 20.05.19: NME, Woodstock, Canadian copyright, Beatport, Borderline
CMU Digest 13.05.19: PledgeMusic, Wynk, Rolling Stone, Universal Music, Michael Jackson
CMU Digest 29.04.19: Amazon, Notorious Markets, NoiseTrade, BBC, Spotify