By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Google Inc. has reached a licensing deal with representatives of European music publishers, artists and composers in which the U.S. online giant and its customers will gain access to 5.5 million musical works across 35 countries from artists including Lady Gaga and Rihanna.
She added that the royalty for publishers and artists was in line with industry standards involving Google rivals like Amazon and Apple's iTunes.