Sanctuary

  1. Universal Music's Acquisition of EMI Approved by Federal Trade Commission

    September 21, 2012 12:50 PM EDT The Federal Trade Commission has weighed in, rubber stamping the EU's decision to approve the Universal Music Group 1.2 billion euro acquisition of EMI, as expected. The Commission voted 5-0 to close its investigation without taking any actio ...

  2. Universal-EMI Divestment Package Expected to Be Complete by Monday, Possibly Sooner

    July 20, 2012 6:25 PM EDT As of late Friday afternoon (ET), the Universal Music Group's remedies package of assets to be divested as part of its effort to win regulatory approval of its proposed acquisition of still had not been formally submitted to the EU Commission ...

  3. Ward, Eminem Rule U.K. Christmas Charts

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shayne Ward, the Manchester-born winner of last week's "The X Factor" TV talent series, achieved the No. 1 single in the U.K. for Christmas with "That's My Goal" (Syco Music/Sony BMG), while Eminem's Shayne Ward, ...

  4. Indie Labels Are Seeking Their Fair Share

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Defining the independent music sector by label ownership rather than distribution. Don Rose is acting president of the American Assn. of Independent Music. Independence is about spirit. The spirit of entrepreneurship. The spirit of innovation. And ...