ABKCO Records

  1. Sony, Universal, Warner, ABKCO File Copyright Lawsuit Against SiriusXM

    September 11, 2013 8:28 PM EDT As expected, Sony Music Entertainment, UMG Recordings, Warner Music Group and ABKCO have filed suit against SiriusXM for allegedly continuing to ignore state copyright laws and refusing to pay artist performance royalties for pre-1972 music it ...

  2. Rolling Stones Doc 'Charlie Is My Darling' To Screen at Billboard THR Film and TV Music Conference

    October 05, 2012 3:38 PM EDT A midnight screening of the Rolling Stones documentary "Charlie is My Darling" has been added to the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 24. The screening will be held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre locat ...

  3. Publishing Briefs: Imagem Partners With Cutcraft, YouTube Signs Up More Publishers

    June 05, 2012 7:03 PM EDT Imagem Links With Cutcraft Music Group Imagem Music USA has signed a joint venture with the Cutcraft Music Group, which in turn has signed publishing deals with upcoming artists Chet Faker and V, also known as Veronica Bozeman, and writer/producer ...

  4. Real Gone Music, a New Reissue Label, Launches

    September 19, 2011 5:50 PM EDT Former Collector's Choice founder Gordon Anderson and Hep Cat Records & Distribution founder Gabby Castellana are joining forces in launching a new reissue label, Real Gone Music. The label, which will be distributed by Razor & Tie, w ...

  5. Exclusive: Sam Cooke Biopic Moving Forward -- Screenwriters Complete Script

    March 14, 2011 7:19 PM EDT Start singing "Ain't That Good News": A Sam Cooke biopic has taken a significant step toward becoming a reality. The screenwriters behind the all-Beatles musical "Across the Universe" have finished their adaptation of Pete ...

  6. Former Beatles, Stones Manager Allen Klein Dies

    July 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Infamous record label owner Allen Klein, who played a key role in the demise of the Beatles and also nabbed control of some of the Rolling Stones' best-known songs, died in New York on Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, a ...

  7. UMG Rolls Out Stones Reissues

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group is reissuing the Rolling Stones re-mastered, post-1971 back catalog from next month. The 14-album campaign will begin with "Sticky Fingers," "Goats Head Soup," "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll& ...

  8. Rolling Stones, Lil Wayne Lawsuit Settled

    January 29, 2009 12:00 AM EST A lawsuit filed over Lil Wayne's alleged use of the Rolling Stones's song "Play With Fire" was settled today. Abkco Music Inc, which owns the rights to a portion of the Rolling Stones catalog, filed suit against UMG Recordings, ...

  9. Alfred Publishing Signs Zeppelin Deal

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alfred Publishing has also been named to be the exclusive licensing agent for physical and digital print rights for the Led Zeppelin catalog. The territory defined in the deal is worldwide, excluding Europe. This follows on the deal with ABKCO Mus ...

  10. ABKCO Taps Firm For Digital Print Deal

    November 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST ABKCO Music, Inc., a leading independent music publisher based in New York, has tapped Alfred Publishing to be exclusive licensing agent for its physical and digital print rights for the ABKCO catalog. ABKCO's catalog includes songs composed ...

  11. Rolling Stones Sign To Universal

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ending months of speculation, the Rolling Stones have split with longtime label EMI and inked a new deal with the Universal Music Group. The pact covers not only future studio albums but the band's lucrative back catalog from 1971's &quo ...

  12. Rapper Lil Wayne Sued For Stones Copyright Breach

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A musical publishing company that owns the rights to the Rolling Stones' song "Play With Fire" sued U.S. rapper Lil Wayne on today (July 24), saying he released an altered version of the song without permission. Abkco Music Inc accu ...

  13. 'Californication' Set For June Release

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Temptation: Music from the Showtime Series Californication" will be released digitally and physically on June 3 from ABKCO Records. Featured songs on the digital soundtrack include "You Can't Always Get What You Want" by ...

  14. Stones Sign With Universal For Soundtrack

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones have signed a one-album deal with Universal Music as they approach the end of their current contract with EMI, which is understood to expire this year. The band's worldwide deal with Universal is just for the soundtrack alb ...

  15. Gracenote Completes Licenses With Major Publishers

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gracenote has added Warner/Chappell Music and EMI Music Publishing to its song lyrics database, completing licenses with all five major music publishers. It also finalized deals with independent publishers ABKCO Music, the Bob Dylan Music Company, ...

  16. Allen Klein To Be Honored By Songwriters Hall

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards gala will be held on June 15 in New York City. The Songwriters Hall of Fame will be awarding the Abe Olman Publishers Award to Allen Klein, CEO of ABKCO Music & Records. The award, named after one of the founders, goes to a music publis ...

  17. ABKCO Gets Satisfaction With '40 Licks'

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The two-disc Rolling Stones compilation "Forty Licks" will shift to ABKCO Records on Feb. 15. The two-disc Rolling Stones compilation "Forty Licks" will shift to ABKCO Records on Feb. 15. The title, a joint venture between ABKC ...

  18. 'Rock And Roll Circus' Coming To DVD

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT ABKCO release set for fourth quarter. ABKCO release set for fourth quarter. News ...

  19. 'Rock And Roll Circus' Coming To DVD

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT ABKCO Records is preparing the Rolling Stones' film "Rock and Roll Circus" for DVD release, Billboard.biz has learned. ABKCO Records is preparing the Rolling Stones' film "Rock and Roll Circus" for DVD release, Billbo ...

  20. ABKCO To Release Stones Singles Boxes

    March 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST ABKCO Records will release three box sets of the Rolling Stones singles recorded between 1963 and 1971. The first set, "The Rolling Stones Singles 1963-1965," is due May 4 and features 12 CDs, beginni ABKCO Records will release three box ...