AM News Brief: 7Digital’s 1M Mobile, $1.4 Royalty Lawsuit, MetalBlade, Deezer Beats UMG & More
7digital says they're reaching a million active mobile users with 20% of digital sales come direct from mobile devices. The company says it expects to be pre-installed on over 20 million devices by next year.
- Music Royalty, a music company that was assigned royalties by the widow of Chic bass player Bernard Edwards claims it was stiffed by the late musician's estate and wants $1.4 million in damages. (Courthouse News)
- Still no word why Metal Blade Records pulled it's music off Spotify, but others are confirming the story we ran last week and we're hearing that the label will issue a statement soon.