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Here's your (mostly) weekly go-to for the latest music business articles related to trends, news, market development, equity and inclusion, and important changes in today's evolving music industry.

CBC Music The Juno Awards Are Returning to Toronto Next May

Variety Recorded Music Revenues Climbed 27% — and Vinyl Sales Skyrocketed 94% — in First Half of 2021, Per RIAA

Digital Music News Apple Music Is Adding More DJ Mixes and Tapping Shazam to Get Artists Paid

Music Business Worldwide Live Nation To Buy Majority Stake In Latin America’s Biggest Concert Promoter For $450m

CBC Music Touring Is A Mess Right Now. Here's Why Artists Are Doing It Anyway

Hip Hop Canada Musical Communities And Improvisation: ‘Finding A Way Out Of No Way’ In This Year Of Precarious Living

Billboard Canada Reviews New Study on Streaming Economy, But Labels Warn It's 'Flawed'

Pitchfork SoundCloud Says Portishead Song Earned 500% More Under New Royalty Plan 

Digital Music News SiriusXM Launches Hip-Hop-Focused SoundCloud Radio One Week After TikTok Radio’s Debut Are Distros And Label Services Companies Really Killing Record Labels In Nigeria?

Music Business Worldwide African Music Service Mdundo Hits 8.7m Monthly Active Users, Inks Telco Partnership with Mtn Nigeria

The Guardian UK Musicians Back Call To End Harassment Of Women At Live Gigs

Mondaq NFTs And Canadian Copyright Law

CBC British Columbia B.C. Nightlife Venues Say Financial Support From Province And Vaccines Needed For Full Return 

Digital Music News Streaming Is Big — But Where’s the Community? Vertigo Introduces Collaborative ‘Artist Lounges’

Tech Crunch Spotify Officially Launches Blend, Allowing Friends To Match Their Musical Tastes And Make Playlists Together

Musically Linktree Buys Songlink/Odesli As Part Of Music Expansion

Variety Music Industry Moves: ‘Women in the Mix’ Music-Biz Survey Launched by Recording Academy, Berklee, and Arizona State

Culture Dates Helm Studios Flips The For-profit Music Model To Empower Artists

Global News We’re About To Enter A New Era Of Virtual Concerts. And It Is Going To Get Very, Very Weird.

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