BMG has reached a licensing agreement with Zingy that allows the wireless media company to license and distribute master recordings for use as ringtones. Among the songs available in the deal are tunes from Justin Timberlake, OutKast and Sarah McLachlan. The deal involves BMG's catalog as well.
In the continuing war against digital pirates, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) will introduce an educational campaign against illegal downloading during the 48th annual Grammy Awards, Feb. 8.
Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack took entertainment attorneys to task for not "taking action against online piracy," during his keynote delivered at the 6th annual Entertainment Law Initiative. The luncheon, presented by the Grammy Foundation, was held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles Feb. 6.
Sony Music Entertainment chairman/CEO Andrew Lack debuted a new program aimed to stem the tide of illegal downloading on college campuses during the Entertainment Law Initiative luncheon on Friday (Feb. 6) in Beverly Hills, Calif.