Sony BMG France

  1. French Biz Falters, Digital Remains Strong

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST The wholesale value of the French recorded music market in the first nine months of 2008 decreased to €382 million ($484 million), down 13.9% from the corresponding period last year, according to new figures issued by labels trade body SNEP. It fo ...

  2. First Half Slump For French Market

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The wholesale value of the French market decreased to €278.7 million ($390.74 million) in the first half of 2008, down 12.2% from the corresponding period last year, according to figures released by French trade body Syndicat National de l'ed ...

  3. Ad-Supported Service Deezer Signs With Sony BMG

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG France has signed an agreement which will provide users of French ad-supported on-demand streaming service Deezer with unlimited free access to 165,000 titles. "This deal is experimental," says Christophe Lameignère, chairman an ...

  4. French Market Fizzles In H1

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the first six months, the wholesale value of the French market decreased to €317.8 million ($438.37 million), down 17% from the corresponding period last year, according labels new figures issued by trade body SNEP. It follows a 14% year-on-yea ...

  5. French Market Slows In Q1

    April 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The French recorded music industry is showing no encouraging signs. The wholesale value for the first quarter of 2007 dropped to €172 million ($235 million), down 24% from the same period last year, according to trade association SNEP. The volume ...

  6. Sony BMG Goes Cinematic For French 'Blogsongs' Project

    March 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG France is partnering with mobile carrier Sony Ericsson and cinema advertising sales house Screenvision Europe to launch an innovative music promotion campaign in French movie theaters. From March 21 to November 27, a series of ten "B ...

  7. Tax Credit Scheme Talk Heats Up

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the BPI has entered the debate on tax breaks for labels. In a statement issued today (Sept. 25), the London-based industry organization called on its government to extend a tax credit U.K. trade body the BPI has entered the debate ...

  8. French Biz Down Again

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a relatively stable year in 2005, the French recorded music market is again on a downward slope, according to first-half figures unveiled today (Sept. 15) by trade body SNEP. After a relatively stable year in 2005, the French recorded music ...

  9. France's SNEP Elects Lameignère Pres

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Christophe Lameignère, chairman and CEO of Sony BMG France, was elected president of labels body SNEP during its annual general meeting June 22 in Paris. Christophe Lameignère, chairman and CEO of Sony BMG France, was elected president of ...

  10. France Q1 Trade Results Disappoint

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The French recorded music industry slumped in the first quarter, trade body SNEP reported today (May 3). The market during the first three months generated revenue of €208 million ($262 million) The French recorded music industry slumped ...

  11. WMI Creates Digital Marketing Role

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International is ramping up its efforts in the digital music space through a pair of executive appointments. Warner Music International is ramping up its efforts in the digital music space through a pair of executive appointments. The ...

  12. WMI Creates Digital Marketing Role

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Music International is ramping up its efforts in the digital music space through a pair of executive appointments. Warner Music International is ramping up its efforts in the digital music space through a pair of executive appointments. The ...

  13. Orthmyr Takes Sony BMG Commercial Affairs Role

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Retail veteran Wolfgang Orthmyr has been appointed VP, commercial affairs for Sony BMG Continental Europe, with effect from July 1. Retail veteran Wolfgang Orthmyr has been appointed VP, commercial affairs for Sony BMG Continental Europe, with eff ...

  14. Sony BMG France Chairman/CEO To Exit

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment France chairman/CEO Olivier Montfort will leave the company in the coming weeks, Billboard.biz has learned. Sony BMG Music Entertainment France chairman/CEO Olivier Montfort will leave the company in the coming weeks, ...

  15. French Acts Record Tsunami Fund-Raiser

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST More than 60 French-speaking acts have recorded a fund-raising song for victims of the Asian tsunami. More than 60 French-speaking acts have recorded a fund-raising song for victims of the Asian tsunami. The artists regrouped as Artistes Solidaire ...

  16. French Acts Record Tsunami Fund-Raiser

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST More than 60 French-speaking acts have recorded a fund-raising song for victims of the Asian tsunami. More than 60 French-speaking acts have recorded a fund-raising song for victims of the Asian tsunami. The artists regrouped as Artistes Solidaire ...

  17. Sony BMG France Names Top Execs

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Maarten Steinkamp, head of Continental Europe for Sony BMG Music Entertainment, has appointed his top managers in France. Maarten Steinkamp, head of Continental Europe for Sony BMG Music Entertainment, has appointed his top managers in France. Oli ...