EMI Australia

  1. O'Donnell Returns To EMI Australia in Top Job

    February 20, 2013 6:00 PM EST In a surprise move, John O'Donnell has returned to EMI Music Australia, where he takes the vacant post of managing director.   With effect from March 4, O’Donnell will take duties for the EMI, Capitol and Virgin labels, and will oversee the ...

  2. Mark Poston, EMI Australia Chairman, Steps Down

    January 17, 2013 2:37 PM EST EMI Australia's chairman Mark Poston is out as Universal presses-on with its integration of EMI. According to a note circulated today by Universal Music, Poston has "decided to step down" from his current position as chairman and se ...

  3. Tiesto, Diplo, Execs From Ultra, Ministry of Sound, EMI, Modular Hit Australia's First Electronic Music Conference

    December 04, 2012 3:08 PM EST Australian artist and Neon Records owner Grant Smillie (left) chats with DJ Tiesto during the day one opening of Australia's EMC keynote Q&A. Adapt or die was the killer theme which spilled from the Nov. 27-28 Electronic Music Conference ...

  4. Jet Announces Break-Up

    March 27, 2012 6:00 AM EDT Australian rock 'n' roll group Jet has taken its last flight. One of the biggest breakthrough bands to emerge from these shores in the past decade, Jet confirmed their split by way of a statement issued Monday on its Website, and the fol ...

  5. EMI Australia Launches Music Knowledge Game With Music Discounts, Space Chickens

    March 15, 2011 3:46 PM EDT Casual Web games are a hot ticket right now, and EMI Music Australia is hoping to take advantage with a game that merges music knowledge with store discounts. The game, Way Out Wars , has users controlling a Star Wars-like spaceship that shoots at ...

  6. EMI Hires Hit Producer Down Under

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT ARIA Award-winning producer and engineer Scott Horscroft will succeed Craig Hawker as VP A&R at EMI Music Australasia, the music company said today (Oct. 12). Sydney-based Horscroft produced the Presets' multi-platinum hit album "Apo ...

  7. EMI, Australian telco Launch Bundled Music Service

    February 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Australia has teamed with national telco AAPT to create a groundbreaking music service. The new AAPT "Entertainment Bundle" fuses unlimited broadband and home phone line rental with a music subscription, and is a first for the ...

  8. EMI Music Australia Enters Blogosphere

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia has launched its own blog. At a glance, the service – theinsoundfromwayout.com – is a visual-rich ecosystem prominently featuring high-definition streams of clips of artists within the EMI orbit. Dig a little deeper and there a ...

  9. Poston Restructures EMI Aus

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australasia has completed a restructure of its A&R, marketing and new channel, synchronization & licensing departments. Its new chairman Mark Poston, who took over from John O'Donnell on Sept. 11, last month upped head of A& ...

  10. EMI Australia Launches MP3 Store

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia has launched its mp3 store www.musicheadmp3.com.au. The major says it is the first in Australia to offer the format direct to consumers. Half a million tracks are available ranging from its international artists, including Robb ...

  11. O'Donnell Splits EMI Australia, Poston Rises

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT John O'Donnell, Sydney-based CEO of EMI Music Australasia is leaving the company at the end of September. He continues in an advisory capacity until March 2009. Meanwhile, Mark Poston has been elevated to the dual roles of senior VP of market ...

  12. Harlow Takes UMGI Int'l Marketing Role

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International will announce today (Jan. 7) the appointment of Tony Harlow as senior VP of international marketing, Billboard.biz has learned. Reporting to Max Hole, executive VP of UMGI, Harlow will be tasked with all UMGI� ...

  13. Aussie EMI Vet East Dies

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI veteran Ken East, a key figure in the Australian and U.K. record industries in the 1970s and 1980s, died Nov. 25 at his home in Elizabeth Bay in Sydney. East, who had been battling cancer for some months, was 83. Elton John dedicated his show ...

  14. V2 To Live On Within UMG's Mercury Group

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group has started the integration of its newly-acquired V2 Music Group. Moving forward, the British arm of V2 will be aligned with Mercury Records under Mercury U.K. president Jason Iley. UMG is committed to absorbing some of the a ...

  15. Robinson, Ebert To Split EMI South East Asia

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music South East Asia is waving goodbye to two of its key executives. The company's president/COO Paul Robinson will exit at the end of July to "pursue other ventures," the music major said today. In addition, Hans Ebert, execut ...

  16. Angel Strengthens Exec Team

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Poston, Christidis take key roles. EMI Music U.K. senior VP Mark Collen has beefed-up the executive structure of his Angel Music Group. Mark Poston, a long-time EMI Australia executive, has been appointed to the new post as director, Angel Music G ...

  17. EMI Oz Appoints Sorensen CFO

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate to Sydney to take the role of CFO for EMI Australia. Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate ...

  18. EMI Oz Appoints Sorensen CFO

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate to Sydney to take the role of CFO for EMI Australia. Flemming Sorensen, London-based VP of management reporting for EMI International, is to relocate ...

  19. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly-owned CD manufacturing business Digital Audio Technologies Australia (DATA) to Summit Technology Australia for an undis SYDNEY -- EMI Music Australia and Warner Music ...

  20. Urban Signs With Capitol Australia

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Urban was contracted to EMI Music Australia in the early part of ...

  21. Urban Signs With Capitol Australia

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Urban was contracted to EMI Music Australia in the early part of ...