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Netflix signs with BMG to manage music rights outside of the US: The international agreement with Netflix consists of transition cues, themes, and feature songs for content owned by Netflix. That includes the original series Stranger Things, Chelsea Handler’s talk show, and documentary films -- Digital Music News
Music Publishers' Q4 Report: Top 3 Companies Have the Same No. 1 Song. Sony/ATV, Universal Music Publishing Group and Warner/Chappell -- have a share in the same top song: "Closer," by The Chainsmokers, which has six authors and is also the top radio song for the fourth quarter of 2016
Big Machine teams with Canadian firm to find the 'next pop superstar' -- The Tennessean
Feds must take action on copyright trolls: The defence of copyright misuse, based on the idea that rights holders should face sanctions for attempting to inflate their rights beyond their entitlement in law, is regularly used in the U.S., but it has not yet caught on in this country -- Law Times
Lady Gaga announces tour plans -- Chicago Tribune