Nightlife Crisis Averted GEMA Strikes Fee Deal with Clubs

Nightlife organizers have finalized an agreement with performers' rights organization GEMA about controversial fee increases for rights to play songs. The previously proposed increases had been seen as a threat to Berlin nightlife.
An agreement reached between GEMA and German nightclubs has averted what many saw as an impending Berlin nightlife crisis.

An agreement reached between GEMA and German nightclubs has averted what many saw as an impending Berlin nightlife crisis.

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