Because Music

  1. EMI Publishing Catalog Down to Four Suitors, One Bid Outstanding

    November 28, 2012 8:20 PM EST With one bid still outstanding, the auction to sell off a portion of EMI's publishing catalog is now down to four suitors. According to sources, those still in contention to buy the portfolio of songs -- dubbed the Rosetta catalog, which cont ...

  2. Morning Fix: Pandora & Clear Channel Join Forces; Taylor (& Kendrick's) Week; Rolling Stone's $20 Warm-Up Gig

    October 25, 2012 8:30 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters TAYLOR SWIFT READY TO PAINT BILLBOARD 200 'RED,' KENDRICK LAMAR HEADING FOR NO. 2: Taylor Swift's "Red" is trending toward a 1 million-plus sales w ...

  3. French Constantin Prize Shortlist Announced

    October 03, 2011 12:12 PM EDT Organizers of the tenth annual Constantin Prize, France's equivalent of the U.K.'s Mercury Music Prize, unveiled their shortlist, which is to be held at Paris Olympia on Oct. 17. Named after the late record company executive Philippe Con ...

  4. New U.K. Venture Matches Up Indies, Brands

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST U.K. indies Wichita, Moshi Moshi Records and Bella Union and French indie Because Music have all signed up to IMU, a new London-based venture that will help the independent sector to license content to brands and agencies for marketing campaigns. ...

  5. Universal Onboard With France's Deezer

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music has signed an agreement with French ad-supported on-demand streaming service Deezer, which will provide users from 35 European and Mediterranean countries free access to almost 1 million titles. Deezer co-founder Jonathan Benassaya ...

  6. Because Inks Distribution Deal With Warner France

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Music France has struck a deal to distribute the recordings of French record label Because Music, with effect from Jan. 1, 2008. Because was founded in 2004 by former EMI president for Continental Europe Emmanuel de Buretel. With a roster o ...

  7. ADA Opens Shop In U.K.

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eyeing expansion to continental Europe. The Alternative Distribution Alliance, the Warner Music Group owned U.S.-based indie distributor, is now targeting the indie sector in Europe with the recent launch of a distribution operation in the U.K. Su ...

  8. De Buretel Partners With WMI

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former EMI Music Continental Europe president Emmanuel de Buretel has inked an exclusive global licensing deal with Warner Music International for his new venture, Because Music. The deal excludes Fra LONDON -- Former EMI Music Continental Europe ...

  9. De Buretel Partners With WMI

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former EMI Music Continental Europe president Emmanuel de Buretel has inked an exclusive global licensing deal with Warner Music International for his new venture, Because Music. The deal excludes Fra Former EMI Music Continental Europe president ...

  10. De Buretel Partners With WMI

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former EMI Music Continental Europe president Emmanuel de Buretel has inked an exclusive global licensing deal with Warner Music International for his new venture, Because Music. The deal excludes Fra Former EMI Music Continental Europe president ...