Kanye West puts record deals in the spotlight

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Kanye West's big dispute over the structure of record company deals with artists (and the contents of the deals he dumped on Twitter), and Facebook's deals with the music industry to include music in video game livestreams on its Twitch rival Facebook Gaming.

SECTION TIMES
01: Kanye v Universal (00:05:19)
02: Facebook Gaming (00:29:51)

STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• Kanye West hits out at Universal and Sony in latest Twitter rant (https://completemusicupdate.com/article/kanye-west-hits-out-at-universal-and-sony-in-latest-twitter-rant/)
• Kanye West publishes his Universal Music contracts as anti-label Twitter rant continues (https://completemusicupdate.com/article/kanye-west-publishes-his-universal-music-contracts-as-anti-label-twitter-rant-continues/)
• Facebook secures music deals for its gaming app (https://completemusicupdate.com/article/facebook-secures-music-deals-for-its-gaming-app/)
• SACEM announces licensing deal with Twitch
(https://completemusicupdate.com/article/sacem-announces-licensing-deal-with-twitch/)

ALSO MENTIONED
• Nicki Minaj wins one element of her Tracy Chapman copyright dispute, but the wider case will go to a jury
(https://completemusicupdate.com/article/nicki-minaj-wins-one-element-of-her-tracy-chapman-copyright-dispute-but-the-wider-case-will-go-to-a-jury/)

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