Sony BMG Music Entertainment

  1. Sony BMG Names Business, Legal Senior VP

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wynn will be based in New York. Danny Wynn has been named senior VP of business and legal affairs for Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Wynn, who held a similar position at Sony Music, is based in New York and reports to Ron Wilcox, Sony BMG's ex ...

  2. RED Signs Two Urban Labels

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New York-based RED Distribution has signed a pair of hip-hop/urban labels to its Red Urban Music Marketing (R.U.M.M.) division. RED, the independent distribution arm of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, w LOS ANGELES -- New York-based RED Distribution ...

  3. Sony BMG Posts Fourth Quarter Numbers

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Corp. reports that Sony BMG Music Entertainment posted a fourth quarter net loss of $61.8 million on sales of $962 million for the three months ended March 31. Results for the joint venture inclu NEW YORK -- Sony Corp. reports that Sony BMG M ...

  4. Sony BMG Combines Classical Assets

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has created a new classical music division, Sony BMG Masterworks. The new division will combine the assets of the former BMG Classics and Sony Classical, including imprin Sony BMG Music Entertainment has created a new ...

  5. Lawyer Sues Verity, Siegel For 'Interference'

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims that record companies and a label executive have interfered in his attorney-client relationships. NEW YORK -- A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims that record companies ...

  6. Lawyer Sues Verity, Claiming 'Interference'

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims record companies and a label executive have interfered in his attorney-client relationships. A Connecticut lawyer who represents gospel artists claims record companies and a label executive ...

  7. U.S. Supreme Court Hears Grokster Arguments

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The scene was reminiscent of a rock festival, with people camping out overnight for tickets while artists played guitars and sang nearby. On March 29, however, the artists were protesting and those in WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The scene was reminiscent ...

  8. Gibson Dunn Adds To Litigation Team

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added litigators to its media and entertainment teams in New York and Denver. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has added litigators to its media and entertainment teams in New York and Denver. In New York, Cynthia Ar ...

  9. Snyder Joins Gibson Dunn

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Orin Snyder has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York. Formerly head of the New York and east coast litigation unit for Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, Snyder will continue his intellectual pr Orin Snyder has joined Gibson, Dunn &a ...

  10. Sony BMG To Distribute Razor & Tie Video

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label shifts from Ventura. Razor & Tie is extending its distribution deal with Sony BMG Music Entertainment to include video products. Razor & Tie's audio titles have been distributed by BMG since 1998. Razor & Tie's 2005 vid ...

  11. Sony BMG Names Communications Chief

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shields joins from J. Walter Thompson. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Cory Shields as senior VP of communications. He replaces Keith Estabrook, who has exited. Shields joins the company from advertising agency J. Walter Thompson, where he ...

  12. Sony BMG Signs On For Snocap

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has become the second major label to strike a licensing deal with Snocap, the digital licensing and copyright management music registry and clearinghouse created by former NEW YORK -- Sony BMG Music Entertainment has b ...

  13. Sony BMG Signs On For Snocap

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fingerprinting service also has UMG deal. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has become the second major label to strike a licensing deal with Snocap, the digital licensing and copyright management music registry and clearinghouse created by former Naps ...

  14. Sony BMG Boosts Copy-Protected CDs

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment is stepping up the rollout of what it calls "content-enhanced" copy-protected CDs, according to company executives. NEW YORK -- Sony BMG Music Entertainment is stepping up the rollout of what it calls "c ...

  15. Sony BMG Boosts Copy-Protected CDs

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment is stepping up the rollout of what it calls "content-enhanced" copy-protected CDs, according to company executives. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is stepping up the rollout of what it calls "content-enhan ...

  16. Sony BMG Boosts Copy-Protected CDs

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment is stepping up the rollout of what it calls "content-enhanced" copy-protected CDs, according to company executives. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is stepping up the rollout of what it calls "content-enhan ...

  17. DualDisc Release Slate Heating Up

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST On the heels of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's announcement that it will issue 18 DualDisc titles, all the majors and 5.1 Entertainment Group are stepping up with another 20 or so releases in the form On the heels of Sony BMG Music Entertainm ...

  18. Sony BMG Names Legal Chief

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Daniel Mandil as executive VP/global general counsel/secretary. Mandil is based in New York and reports to Sony BMG CEO Andrew Lack. NEW YORK -- Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Daniel Mandil as executi ...

  19. Sony BMG Distrib Arm Issues Terms

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales, the new company created from the merger of Sony Music Distribution and BMG Distribution, has issued the trading terms it will use in selling to accounts. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales, the new company creat ...

  20. Sony BMG Names Legal Chief

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mandil to set worldwide policies. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Daniel Mandil as executive VP/global general counsel/secretary. Mandil is based in New York and reports to Sony BMG CEO Andrew Lack. Mandil joins Sony BMG from the New York a ...

  21. Sony BMG Unveils Global Marketing Team

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its new global marketing team, which will work the company's repertoire around the world. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its new global marketing team, which will work the company's repertoi ...

  22. All-Star Q&A Highlights Music & Money

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Andrew Lack and John Frankenheimer will take center stage March 3 at the fourth annual Billboard Music & Money Symposium. Andrew Lack and John Frankenheimer will take center stage March 3 at the fourth annual Billboard Music & Money Sy ...

  23. U.S. Album Sales Show Gains

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST UMVD leads market share in positive year. Total U.S. album sales for 2004 were 666.7 million units, an increase of 1.6% in a 52-week comparison to 2003, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Overall sales, including digital tracks, totaled 817 million, ...

  24. EMI Pub, Sony BMG Forge Digital Licensing Pact

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a bold move to pave the way for more widespread licensing of publishing rights, EMI Music Publishing and Sony BMG Music Entertainment have entered an umbrella agreement that sets working guidelines NEW YORK -- In a bold move to pave the way for ...

  25. EMI Pub, Sony BMG Forge Digital Licensing Pact

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a bold move to pave the way for more widespread licensing of publishing rights, EMI Music Publishing and Sony BMG Music Entertainment have entered an umbrella agreement that sets working guidelines In a bold move to pave the way for more widesp ...

  26. EMI Pub, Sony BMG Forge Digital Licensing Pact

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a bold move to pave the way for more widespread licensing of publishing rights, EMI Music Publishing and Sony BMG Music Entertainment have entered an umbrella agreement that sets working guidelines In a bold move to pave the way for more widesp ...

  27. Wal-Mart Sued Over Evanescence Lyrics

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which promotes itself as a seller of clean music, deceived customers by stocking compact discs by the rock group Evanescence that contain the f-word, a lawsuit claims. HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which promo ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. Sony BMG Distribution Arm Makes Cuts

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of Sony BMG -- is laying off 150 staffers as part of the integration of Sony and BMG's distribution operations. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of S ...

  30. Sony BMG Distribution Arm Makes Cuts

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of Sony BMG -- is laying off 150 staffers as part of the integration of Sony and BMG's distribution operations. Sony BMG Music Entertainment Sales -- the new distribution arm of S ...

  31. Verizon Launches U.S. Ringbacks

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Verizon Wireless has become the first major U.S. carrier to launch ringback tones, which are music clips that replace the standard ringing sound callers hear. Verizon Wireless has become the first major U.S. carrier to launch ringback tones, which ...

  32. Sony BMG Names Canada Execs

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisa Zbitnew, president of Sony BMG Music Canada, has announced the company's management structure. Meanwhile, as many as 60 of the 235 Sony and BMG Canadian staffers have been pink-slipped, and more Lisa Zbitnew, president of Sony BMG Music ...

  33. Sony BMG Names Canada Execs

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lisa Zbitnew, president of Sony BMG Music Canada, has announced the company's management structure. Meanwhile, as many as 60 of the 235 Sony and BMG Canadian staffers have been pink-slipped, and more Lisa Zbitnew, president of Sony BMG Music ...

  34. Sony BMG Names Key Euro Execs

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Campet, Hinsch, Meyer report to Steinkamp. Maarten Steinkamp, head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's continental Europe operations, has made three key appointments. Jacques Campet has been named senior VP for continental Europe. He was most r ...

  35. Sony BMG Names Key Euro Execs

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Maarten Steinkamp, head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's continental Europe operations, has made three key appointments. Maarten Steinkamp, head of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's continental Europe operations, has made three key appoint ...

  36. Sony BMG Names New Gov't Relations Exec

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. McDonald, who is based in New York, will report to Michele Anthony, executive VP, Sony BMG Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of i ...

  37. Sony BMG Names Key S.A. Exec

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Gutierrez will continue ...

  38. Sony BMG Names Key S.A. Exec

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Carlos Gutierrez as president for Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela (CEV). Gutierrez will continue ...

  39. Sony BMG Switzerland Appoints Hophan MD

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Annelies Hophan has been named managing director, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Switzerland. Annelies Hophan has been named managing director, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Switzerland. Until recently Hophan served as MD of Sony Music Entertainmen ...

  40. Sony BMG Names Gov't Relations Exec

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. McDonald, who is based in N ...

  41. Sony BMG Names Gov't Relations Exec

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Deirdre McDonald has been named senior VP of industry and government relations, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. McDonald, who is based in N ...

  42. Sony BMG Names Austria Chief

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Horst Unterholzner has been named managing director of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s Austrian company. He reports to Maarten Steinkamp, Sony BMG's chairman/CEO for Germany/Switzerland/Austria and h Horst Unterholzner has been named managing ...

  43. Report: Spitzer To Pursue Record Labels

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Inquiry launched into majors' radio practices. New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, who has confronted the financial services industry over its business practices, is now turning his attention to the record industry's influence ...

  44. Sony BMG Names Executive VPs

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York has named Joe DiMuro as executive VP of strategic marketing and Jeff Jones as executive VP of catalog. Both report to COO Michael Smellie. Sony BMG Music Entertainment in New York has named Joe DiMuro as ex ...

  45. Sources: Barnett To Be Epic Prez

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Look for Steve Barnett to be named president of Epic Records Group. Sources say Barnett -- currently Epic executive VP/GM -- will report to Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner. Look for Steve Barnett to be named president of Epic ...

  46. Sony BMG Appoints Asia MDs

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 18) revealed its executive team for the key Asian territories. Sony BMG Music Entertainment today (Oct. 18) revealed its executive team for the key Asian territories. Adam Tsuei, senior VP for Greater China ...

  47. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise Names Staff

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Morelli, Clyne are exec VP/GMs. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise, the New York-based company being formed from Sony Music Distribution and BMG Distribution, has made several appointments. Bob Morelli and George Clyne have been named as executive VP/GMs. ...

  48. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise Names Staff

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Morelli, Clyne are exec VP/GMs. Sony BMG Sales Enterprise, the New York-based company being formed from Sony Music Distribution and BMG Distribution, has made several appointments. Bob Morelli and George Clyne have been named as executive VP/GMs. ...

  49. Sony BMG, Wind-up Extend Ties

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Wind-up Records have extended their international licensing agreement. Sony Music Entertainment has had an int ...

  50. Sony BMG Names Biz, Legal Exec

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Ron Wilcox as executive VP/chief business and legal affairs officer. Wilcox is based in New York and reports to CEO Andrew Lack. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named Ron Wilcox as executive VP/chief busines ...

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