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The recent legacy lawsuits against Sony, on the basis that digital sales are licenses not sales, so artists deserve 50% of the revenue from these streams, might not actually result in the artists getting much money at all. digitalmusicnews.com...

Rumors that the O2 Arena owning AEG company are looking to buy HMV aren’t exactly being quietened with HMV’s recent announcement that “this review remains on going.” musicweek.com...

Diplo’s Mad Decent label are launching a $10-a-month premium club. With that subscription price you get loads of music delivered in WAV or MP3 formats, along with exclusive digital streams of videos and shows. maddecent.com...

Labels are increasingly looking at 360 deals for new signings, with the success of Live Nations Madonna and Jay Z deals maybe there’s something in it? brand-m.biz...

Citroen have signed a deal with Universal music for their cars to be delivered to feature in all videos by the label by their female fronted acts. The first act to go ‘driving’ will the The Saturday’s in their upcoming single clip. prweek.com...

Twitter are in agreements with Locog to help control any piggybacking of this years Olympic Games by other brands. for example, no non-official sponsors will be able to buy ‘sponsored tweets’ with the use of #Olympics2012 in it. brandrepublic.com...

Jagermeister have developed the Talenthouse platform around upcoming Alaskan band Portugal. The Man. The platform lets fans input designs for the upcoming Jagermesiter sponsored Portugal. The Man tour. The ultimate winners win (along with having their work featured) a MacBook Pro and a Jager branded...

Converse is taking its ‘Rubber Tracks’ initiative to SXSW this year. The idea is to bring a pro recording studio for upcoming local artists to use, to them, in the shape of a van. The shoe brand is also hosting a selection of showcases at...

Nestle’s new cereal promotional clip, ‘Battle of the Breakfasts’, is set to try and demonstrate why cereals are a good choice for the morning rush. The video seems to have been inspired the Harry Hill’s TV Burp ‘fight’ skits. brandrepublic.com...