Sony BMG U.K.

  1. Brits Honor For Pet Shop Boys

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. dance-pop duo the Pet Shop Boys will receive the outstanding contribution to music award at the 2009 Brit Awards at Earls Court on Feb. 18. The Pet Shop Boys will also perform at the awards, which are screened on ITV1. The BPI, the U. ...

  2. Gatfield Cites 'Lack Of Confidence' In A&R

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nick Gatfield, EMI Music's president of A&R Labels, North America and U.K., has outlined his approach to developing artists and expressed his concern about A&R departments in his first high-profile appearance at an industry event sinc ...

  3. Tuer Rises As Sony BMG U.K. Revamps Sales Activities

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG U.K. and Ireland has a new commercial sales division. Nicola Tuer, senior VP sales, has been elevated to head the new group as senior VP commercial sales group, with immediate effect. The new London-based unit, which brings together the p ...

  4. U.K. Phone Carrier 3 To Offer UMG Catalog

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. carrier 3 will offer mobile phone subscribers the repertoire of Universal Music Group via Groove Mobile's off-portal distribution platform. The off-portal move means the customers will be able to download UMG tracks without having to sub ...

  5. Bray Joins RCA U.K. As Promotions Director

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nick Bray is returning to the Sony BMG U.K. fold in the role as director of promotions for the RCA Label Group. "I'm delighted that we've been able to persuade Nick to rejoin the company and the RCA label," says Craig Logan, ma ...

  6. U.K. Storm Brewing Over Prince Album

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG U.K. will not handle Prince's upcoming album release after a national British newspaper struck a deal to give the CD away. Columbia in the United States recently struck a worldwide deal, understood to cover just the one Prince album ...

  7. Sony BMG Rejigs Classical A&R Structure

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment is creating a new centralized A&R structure for its Sony BMG Masterworks classical music group. Artist development will now be run through an International Repertoire Center (IRC), overseen by Chris Craker, most re ...

  8. Legal Vet George Joins Edge Group

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alasdair George, the former senior VP of legal and business affairs at Sony BMG U.K., has joined London-based advisory and investment firm Edge Group, with effect from April 16. Based in London, he will report to Edge Group founder David Glick. Du ...

  9. Sony BMG U.K. Launches Online A&R, Blog Service

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG U.K. is getting closer to the unsigned artist community through a new interactive Web initiative. The music major is encouraging musicians to become members of its RCA or Columbia labels' A&R "virtual neighbourhood," wh ...

  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. Cowell Re-Ups With Sony BMG

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell, through his production firm Syco, has extended his exclusive relationship with Sony BMG for the next five years. The deal covers all of the music entrepreneur's music and TV activities. Simon Cowell, through his production firm ...

  13. Cowell Re-Ups With Sony BMG

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Simon Cowell, through his production firm Syco, has extended his exclusive relationship with Sony BMG for the next five years. The deal covers all of the music entrepreneur's music and TV activities. Simon Cowell, through his production firm ...

  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. Jamiroquai To Front Orange, Sony Ericsson Campaign

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with international cell-phone operator Orange and handset maker Sony Ericsson to launch an integrated pan-European marketing campaign for British pop/urban act Jamiroqu Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with internati ...

  17. Jamiroquai To Front Orange, Sony Ericsson Campaign

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with international cell-phone operator Orange and handset maker Sony Ericsson to launch an integrated pan-European marketing campaign for British pop/urban act Jamiroqu Sony BMG U.K. has joined forces with internati ...

  18. Sony Vet Farrow Starts PR Firm

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. PR executive Gary Farrow is returning to the music business with a new venture, the Corporation. First clients for the London-based firm include Sony BMG U.K., Elton John, the Old Vic The Veteran U.K. PR executive Gary Farrow is retur ...

  19. Sony BMG Germany Names Int'l Marketing Team

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Germany has unveiled the marketing team for the amalgamated company's international department. Helmed by managing director international Willy Ehmann, the newly established team is responsib Sony BMG Germany has unveiled the marketi ...

  20. 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 ...