EMI France

  1. FAQ on Approval of Universal Music - EMI Deal

    September 21, 2012 1:50 PM EDT As Universal Music Group's acquisition of EMI Music's recorded music division today received approval from both European and U.S. regulators , details have emerged about the exact steps Universal must take to win European Commission supp ...

  2. Read: EMI CEO Roger Faxon's Letter to Staff About Universal Deal

    July 27, 2012 4:16 PM EDT Today, not long after Universal Music submitted the long-delayed divestment package for its proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded-music division to the European Commission , moving the process one big step closer to a conclusion. EMI Group C ...

  3. French Music Sales Slow in 2011, Digital Continues Growth

    December 07, 2011 12:28 PM EST The French recorded music market went down -5.6% in trade value for the first nine months of 2011 to €321.3 million, labels body SNEP (Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique) revealed in a late November press conference in Paris. The p ...

  4. French Biz Down In Q3

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST The French recorded music market has experienced a sudden pause in its fragile recovery, labels trade body Snep revealed. The market had shown signs of recovery earlier this year, amid suggestions that the incoming HADOPI graduated response measur ...

  5. French Biz Continues To Grow In 2010

    September 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The French recorded music market went up 4.1% in trade value for the first half of 2010 to €239.3 million ($305.1 million), labels body Snep revealed today (Sept. 8) in a press conference in Paris. The physical market went up 2.5% in value to €196 ...

  6. Aznavour Honored At MIDEM

    January 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Legendary French singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour has been awarded MIDEM's Lifetime Achievement Award for 2009. At a ceremony in Cannes' Carlton Hotel, Reed MIDEM CEO Paul Zilk handed over the prize, hailing Aznavour as "a rem ...

  7. Boury Upped At EMI

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI has appointed Morvan Boury as EMEA VP marketing services and digital business development, a position newly created by EMI Group. He has been EMI France VP strategy and development since 2005. Based in Paris, Boury will be handling marketing s ...

  8. French Artists Find A U.S. Audience

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Long considered nigh-impossible to export, a new wave of French music is finally breaking on U.S. shores. When French-Israeli pop singer Yael Naïm's "New Soul" (Atlantic) hit No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February, it marked the ...

  9. Distribution Fusion III To Oversee EMI French Catalog

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Montreal-based Distribution Fusion III will begin handling the promotion, marketing and distribution of EMI Music France's French-language repertoire in Canada, effective May 28th. The catalog had been distributed in Canada by EMI Music Canad ...

  10. EMI, Archos Pre-Load Depeche Mode

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music France and French multimedia device manufacturer Archos have launched two limited-edition portable players pre-loaded with music and videos from British alternative rock act Depeche Mode. EMI Music France and French multimedia device man ...

  11. EMI France Launches EMI Mobile

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music France has launched a self-branded WAP (wireless application protocol) site. EMI Music France has launched a self-branded WAP (wireless application protocol) site. The "EMI Mobile" service is currently live on Gallery, the mult ...

  12. Phoenix Rise On New Music Format

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI France is experimenting with a new format which combines an illustrated collector book with codes to unlock digital downloads. The new DigHitBook format will be tested May 30 with the release of EMI France is experimenting with a new format wh ...

  13. EMI France Strengthens Exec Team

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean-François Cecillon has unveiled an executive reshuffle at the French company, which he says heralds a "new generation of managers." EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean-Fra ...

  14. France Investigates EMI, FNAC In Copy Control Case

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music France and music retailer FNAC have been placed under investigation by a magistrate at a court in Nanterre, near Paris. PARIS -- Controversial copy-protection technology is once again causing legal trouble for companies in France. EMI Mu ...

  15. Warner's De Souza Joins EMI France

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean Francois Cecillon continues to realign the management team of its French company with the appointment of Michel de Souza as its GM and commercial and ope EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO Jean ...

  16. EMI France Pres Tong Cuong To Exit

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music France president Eric Tong Cuong is leaving the company after 16 month in the role. EMI Music France president Eric Tong Cuong is leaving the company after 16 month in the role. The announcement was made today (July 20) by London-based E ...

  17. France's SNEP Re-elects Bressand President

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gilles Bressand, president of French indie XIII Bis Records, was unanimously re-elected president of French labels body SNEP July 18. Fellow SNEP members voted Bressand to another two-year term. SNEP Gilles Bressand, president of French indie XIII ...

  18. French Music Biz Protest Job Cuts

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris yesterday staged an unprecedented collective protest against industry-wide restructuring. An estimated 400 staff from all five major labels in France gathered at Paris' Palais Royal, home to the Paris yesterday staged an unprecedented c ...

  19. French Industry in Groundbreaking Talks With Unions

    April 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French record industry leaders and employees' representatives met today to discuss employment conditions for the first time. French record industry leaders and employees' representatives met today to discuss employment conditions for the ...