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  1. Badfinger Catalog Moves to Kobalt

    October 09, 2013 3:59 PM EDT Less than two weeks after Badfinger’s “Baby Blue” closed out the AMC series “Breaking Bad,” the catalog of the band’s two songwriters has been moved to Kobalt from BMG Publishing.   Kobalt has signed exclusive deals with the estates of Pete Ham ...

  2. Zach Horowitz Appointed Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group

    April 18, 2012 9:35 PM EDT Universal Music Group Chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge announced today that Zach Horowitz would be moving from his position as President and Chief Operating Officer at UMG to become the new Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group. UMPG ...

  3. Just Signed: UMPG, Emack, Warner/Chappell, John Paul Jones and Joshua Homme

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The Universal Music Publishing Group has acquired the publishing assets of Emack Music, the publishing arm of Christian label Gotee Records. The catalog includes songs by Relient K, Luna Halo, Grits, Jennifer Knapp, Ayeisha, House of Heroes, an ...

  4. Business Matters: Live Nation/Ticketmaster, Net Neutrality, Garth Brooks

    October 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Major concessions would be needed for the Justice Department to approve a merger of Ticketmaster and Live Nation , sources have told the Wall Street Journal. The report offered no details or guesses on which concessions could be made. One possi ...

  5. Universal, 19 Sign Publishing Deal

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Entertainment has sealed a new long-term agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group. UMPG will administer the London-based company's music publishing interests on a worldwide basis for all future publishing signings. All previous publ ...

  6. Bertelsmann Unveils BMG Rights Management

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT German media group Bertelsmann is investing in the music business again: BMG Rights Management will be opening its head office in Berlin as of Jan. 2009. In the coming months offices are also to be opened in Amsterdam, Paris, London, Madrid and Mi ...

  7. Sony BMG Oz Revives Music Pub Arm

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT SonyBMG Music Entertainment Australia and New Zealand has re-entered the music publishing business after four years. Sydney-based senior A&R manager Courtney Hard will take on the additional duties as senior manager of Sony BMG Publishing, rep ...

  8. U.K./Continental A&R Role For Sony/ATV's Ramage

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ian Ramage has been appointed to the new post as head of A&R for Sony/ATV Music Publishing's operations in the U.K. and Continental Europe, with effect from Jan. 7, 2008. Based in the music publisher's new central London premises in ...

  9. Big Changes At Warner Finland

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Finland has restructured its executive team as the Helsinki-based affiliate looks to shift towards a new integrated, artist-focused business model. With immediate effect, Niko Nordström has joined the Warner Finland as GM, while Asko ...

  10. Wenzel Rises, Masuch Out At Universal Pub Germany

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Markus Wenzel has been appointed managing director of Universal Music Publishing Group Germany, the new company formed after Universal acquired BMG Publishing. At the same time, Hartwig Masuch, managing director of BMG Music Publishing Germany sin ...

  11. Vivendi Posts Solid Sales; UMG Revenue Rises Slightly

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST French media and telecom group Vivendi posted on Wednesday an 18% rise in adjusted full-year net profit, as its Universal Music Group division reported revenues up slightly. The parent group made a full-year net adjusted profit of €2.614 billion ( ...

  12. Sony BMG Drags Bertelsmann's Bottom Line

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Sony BMG joint venture "continues to face challenges" in light of a "sharp decrease" in the volume of the recorded music market, parent company Bertelsmann reported today (Nov. 8). The Sony BMG joint venture "continues ...

  13. Impala Turns Attention To BMG Publishing

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sale of publishing catalog would be 'foolhardy.' European independents labels group Impala warned Thursday (July 20) that if BMG Publishing is sold to another music major, the move would merely tighten the effective cartel in the global ...

  14. Impala Turns Attention To BMG Publishing

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sale of publishing catalog would be 'foolhardy.' European independents labels group Impala warned Thursday (July 20) that if BMG Publishing is sold to another music major, the move would merely tighten the effective cartel in the global ...

  15. Endemol Nabs Global Deal With BMG Publishing

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing has clinched a worldwide deal to sub-publish the music catalog of Endemol, the giant TV production company responsible for global programming brands such as "Big Brother," "Deal o BMG Music Publishing has clinch ...

  16. Endemol Nabs Global Deal With BMG Publishing

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing has clinched a worldwide deal to sub-publish the music catalog of Endemol, the giant TV production company responsible for global programming brands such as "Big Brother," "Deal o BMG Music Publishing has clinch ...

  17. Report: Bertelsmann To Optimize Sony BMG Stake

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sale of BMG Publishing a necessary 'sacrifice.' Sale of BMG Publishing a necessary 'sacrifice.' News ...

  18. Report: Bertelsmann To Optimize Sony BMG Stake

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann wants to structure its 50% share in the Sony BMG joint-venture more flexibly over the next few months, Bertelsmann CFO Thomas Rabe told German daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitun Bertelsmann wants to structure its 50% share i ...

  19. Report: Bertelsmann To Optimize Sony BMG Stake

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann wants to structure its 50% share in the Sony BMG joint-venture more flexibly over the next few months, Bertelsmann CFO Thomas Rabe told German daily newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitun Bertelsmann wants to structure its 50% share i ...

  20. Bertelsmann To Sell BMG Music Publishing

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann has decided to sell its BMG Music Publishing division to help prevent a minority shareholder from taking its shares public. Bertelsmann has decided to sell its BMG Music Publishing division to help prevent a minority shareholder from t ...

  21. Bertelsmann To Sell BMG Music Publishing

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bertelsmann has decided to sell its BMG Music Publishing division to help prevent a minority shareholder from taking its shares public. Bertelsmann has decided to sell its BMG Music Publishing division to help prevent a minority shareholder from t ...

  22. BMG Pub U.K. Signs Duffy

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Writer works with Robbie Williams. BMG Music Publishing U.K. has signed Stephen Duffy, writing partner to Robbie Williams, to a worldwide exclusive deal. Duffy co-wrote the top-10 U.K. hits "Radio" and "Misunderstood," both of ...

  23. BMG Pub U.K. Signs Duffy

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Writer works with Robbie Williams. BMG Music Publishing U.K. has signed Stephen Duffy, writing partner to Robbie Williams, to a worldwide exclusive deal. Duffy co-wrote the top-10 U.K. hits "Radio" and "Misunderstood," both of ...

  24. Playground Music Scandinavia Launches Pub Arm

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Swedish indie Playground Music Scandinavia has launched a publishing division through a joint-venture deal with BMG Music Publishing Scandinavia. Swedish indie Playground Music Scandinavia has launched a publishing division through a joint-venture ...

  25. Sony BMG Names U.K., Ireland, S.A. Execs

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  26. Sony BMG Taps U.K., Ireland Senior Execs

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  27. BMG Finland MD, A&R Manager To Exit

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG Finland managing director Niko Nordström and A&R manager Asko Kallonen will leave the company to set up their own record label. BMG Finland managing director Niko Nordström and A&R manager Asko Kallonen will leave the comp ...

  28. Massive Attack's Del Naja Pacts With BMG Publishing

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Massive Attack front man and founding member Robert Del Naja (aka 3-D) has inked an exclusive worldwide publishing deal with BMG Music Publishing for his future works. Massive Attack front man and founding member Robert Del Naja (aka 3-D) has inke ...