Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

Global indie digital rights agency Merlin has announced results of its biennial board elections, including Dave Hansen, Epitaph’s SVP of Business Development, replacing Beggars Group founder Martin Mills as the new Chairman. – via Hypebot

The FREE Gold Coast event Broadbeach Country Music Festival has announced a name change to Groundwater Country Music Festival – via FB

Concert discovery platform Bandsintown is looking to give some emerging artists their “Big Break” with a new data-driven spotlight programme. – via Billboard

Sydney writer/producer Golden Features has signed a worldwide music publishing deal with BMG – via BMG

Tidal — the on-demand music service co-owned by artists like Jay-Z — is now available to stream on vehicles equipped with Apple CarPlay. – via AppleInsider

Classical music streaming service IDAGIO has closed a €8m Series A funding round. – via RotD

Katy Perry has been awarded $10m (£7.44m) in damages over the sale of a covent she wanted to turn into a home – via Independent

Harvey Weinstein Accusers File Class-Action Lawsuit Over Sexual Harassment – via Vulture