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

Live Nation announced its second quarter earnings, which saw its revenues grow 29% to $2.8bn from a year earlier. Its net income nearly doubled from $37.7m in 2016 to $81.5m this quarter. – via Billboard

James Bay has launched his fashion collection with Topman – via Independent

Francis Lowe, who had headed PRS for Music’s Policy and Public Affairs team, has passed away. – via RotD

Rihanna, Skrillex and Blackbear Might Be Collaborating – via Billboard

Taylor Swift’s Best Comebacks During Her Cross-Examination at Her Sexual-Assault Trial – via Vulture “Here we are years later, and I’m being blamed for the unfortunate events of his life that are the product of his decisions — not mine.”

A teenager in Uruguay has scored $10K after finding and reporting a bug in Google’s App Engine to view confidential internal Google documents. – via Register

Peermusic Australia is excited to announce the signing of a global publishing deal with Matt Swan & Josh Swan, better known as ELEGANT SHIVA. – via Peer Music

The Orchard Recruits Ken Seki as Director, Japan – via The Orchard