Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K.

  1. Amazon's U.K. MP3 Store Goes Live

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST The long-anticipated Amazon.co.uk MP3 service has finally arrived, although the online retailer's download store had a low-key launch. The service went live today (Dec. 3) and boasts 3 million DRM-free tracks from all four majors and leading ...

  2. AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Dominates Euro Albums Chart

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC soars triumphantly on European Top 100 Albums, racing 67-1 with "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony Music). Pink's "So What" (LaFace/Sony Music) starts a second week atop Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. "Black Ice" claim ...

  3. O2 Launches Sony BMG Mobile Music Store

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. mobile operator O2 is partnering with Sony BMG on what it claims is the first operator-supported major label mobile music store. My Play will be available exclusively through the web portal O2 Active and it will offer videos, full track audio ...

  4. Vodafone Director Ferguson Joins Sony BMG

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has hired former Vodafone executive Graeme Ferguson to the new position of SVP digital and strategic partnerships. Ferguson will join the music major at the start of September from Vodafone, the mobile carrier, wh ...

  5. Elderton Elected MPA Chair

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An animated debate on the future of music publishing formed the backdrop for this year's annual general meeting of the U.K.'s Music Publishers Association. The meeting, held Tuesday in central London, kicked off with elections for positi ...

  6. Oasis Inks Deal With Sony BMG

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis has expanded its partnership with Sony BMG by signing a new three-album deal with the company. The profit-sharing agreement will find Oasis continuing to release music on its own Big Brother imprint, with global distribution and marketing by ...

  7. Sony BMG U.K. Names Curran COO

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music publishing veteran Paul Curran has been appointed COO of Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. and Ireland, with effect from May 1. In his new role, Curran will report to the music major's U.K. chairman and CEO Ged Doherty. Until now, Curra ...

  8. Napster Mobile Arrives In U.K. Through O2, Ericsson

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT O2 has struck a deal with Napster that gives the wireless carrier's U.K. subscribers access to the online music firm's five million-plus track catalog. The partnership, unveiled today, is described by all involved parties as the largest ...

  9. Sony BMG Blasts Lennox 'Dropped' Reports

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG today hit out at "ludicrous" press reports stating the company had dropped Annie Lennox after a 25-year association. British tabloid newspaper the Daily Mirror had quoted the singer as saying Sony BMG had recently ignored her ca ...

  10. Sony BMG, Pandora Strike U.K. License

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. & Ireland has licensed its works to Pandora Media ahead of the U.K. launch of the California-based company's free Internet radio service, due to go live in spring 2007. The music major said today (Nov. 29 ...

  11. Sony BMG, Pandora Strike U.K. License

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. & Ireland has licensed its works to Pandora Media ahead of the U.K. launch of the California-based company's free Internet radio service, due to go live in spring Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. &am ...

  12. Doherty Appointed Chief Of Sony BMG U.K.

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ged Doherty has been promoted to chairman and CEO of Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. and Ireland. He will succeed Rob Stringer, who will assume a New York-based role this September as president of S Ged Doherty has been promoted to chairman and ...

  13. Doherty Appointed Chief Of Sony BMG U.K.

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ged Doherty has been promoted to chairman and CEO of Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. and Ireland. He will succeed Rob Stringer, who will assume a New York-based role this September as president of S Ged Doherty has been promoted to chairman and ...

  14. Sony BMG, Fremantle Launch JV

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. is spreading its wings into other genres of entertainment through a joint venture it is forming with Fremantle International Distribution, the TV-distribution arm of LONDON -- Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. is ...

  15. Sony BMG, Fremantle Launch JV

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. is spreading its music recording wings into other genres of entertainment through a joint-venture firm it is forming with Fremantle International Distribution, the TV Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. is spreading ...

  16. Sony BMG Enters New Deal With 3

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered into a new content supplying agreement with British third-generation telecoms network 3. Through the new pact, the major record company will provide a wid Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered ...

  17. Sony BMG Enters New Deal With 3

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered into a content supplying agreement with British third-generation telecoms network 3. Through the new pact, Sony BMG will provide a wide range of music vid Sony BMG Music Entertainment U.K. has entered ...

  18. Sony BMG Taps Leaders For Non-U.S. Regions

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper tier of management for the territories in which it has operations outside the United States. The executives' titles have yet to be determined. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper t ...

  19. Stringer, Handlin Land Key Sony BMG Posts

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bowen -- who has been placed in charge of operations in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa -- has made two key appointments. Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bow ...

  20. Stringer, Handlin Land Key Sony BMG Posts

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bowen -- who has been placed in charge of operations in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa -- has made two key appointments. Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bow ...