Tolkien Estate Sues Warner Bros. For Breaching Contract

The estate of renowned author J.R.R Tolkien and its publisher HarperCollins filed a complaint against Warner Bros. for breaching their contract agreement involving the sale of merchandises based on the famous Lord of the Rings lore. According to, Tolkien and HarperCollins filed Tuesday an $80 million lawsuit in U.S District Court in Los Angeles,, spotify, cnet, engadget, theverge

Spotify Begins Adding Label Content Apps: UMG, Sony, Warner, Def Jam & More

Last year Spotify opened up their development platform inviting developers to develop using Spotify APIs. Most of the major record labels have jumped at that opportunity. Thursday Spotify announced that they’ve added 12 new apps from major record labels including: Universal, Sony, Warner, Def Jam, and Matador. Some of the highlights include Spotify’s new Classify

Dear Google Music, Where’s My Green Day, Frank Sinatra & Led Zeppelin?

Over the weekend, prior to the announcement Wednesday of Google Music, Google was still reportedly scrambling to secure content and licensing deals from the four major record labels. According to top music industry and radio website, only EMI and Vivendi Universal were all in prior to the announcement yesterday. According to Allaccess and other