Sony Music France

  1. French Export Sales Jumped 12 Percent in 2010, Says Bureau Export

    February 23, 2012 1:30 PM EST Sales of exported recorded music produced in France jumped 12% in 2010 to €55 million ($73.1 million) with 36% coming from digital sales (18% in 2009), according to the latest figures unveiled by the French Music Bureau Export. The jump came from ...

  2. El Sayegh Upped At France's SNEP

    March 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT David El Sayegh has been named as the new director-general of French labels body Snep, effective June 20. El Sayegh is currently head of legal affairs at IFPI affiliate Snep, a role he has held since September 2007. Prior to that, he was with Fren ...

  3. French Market Drops 15%

    January 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST The French biz was down 15% to €606 million ($794.9 million) based on wholesale market figures in 2008, trade label body Snep revealed during the MIDEM international music market and conference in Cannes. The physical market dropped 19.9% to €530 ...

  4. Sony Vet Campet Dies

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sony Music stalwart Jacques Campet has passed away following a battle with a cancer-related illness. He was 64. Campet died at the Maison Medicale Jeanne Garnier on Jan. 31, according to friends close to the industry executive. An academic who had ...

  5. Albertini Splits With WMI

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a surprise move, Warner Music International chairman/CEO Paul-René Albertini has exited the company, with immediate effect. The French executive has been replaced by veteran U.S. broadcast exe In a surprise move, Warner Music Internati ...

  6. Albertini Splits With WMI

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a surprise move, Warner Music International chairman/CEO Paul-René Albertini has exited the company, with immediate effect. The French executive has been replaced by veteran U.S. broadcast exe In a surprise move, Warner Music Internati ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. French Labels Drop Singles Prices

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In an attempt to revive France's declining singles market, some leading labels have decided to lower the price of singles by about 25%. In an attempt to revive France's declining singles market, some leading labels have decided to lower ...

  12. France's SNEP Re-elects Bressand President

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gilles Bressand, president of French indie XIII Bis Records, was unanimously re-elected president of French labels body SNEP July 18. Fellow SNEP members voted Bressand to another two-year term. SNEP Gilles Bressand, president of French indie XIII ...

  13. France's Virgin Stores Revamps Download Service

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music download service. France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music dow ...

  14. France's Virgin Stores Revamps Download Service

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music download service. France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music dow ...

  15. France's Virgin Stores Revamps Download Service

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music download service. France's Virgin Stores, the country's second largest specialist retail network, has upgraded its music dow ...

  16. Chassagne Named Warner France Prez

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Thierry Chassagne has been appointed president of Warner Music France, effective immediately. He takes over a position left unfilled since the death last summer of the Paris-based company's former chi Thierry Chassagne has been appointed pres ...

  17. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  18. OD2 France Adds Sony To Its Major Offering

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with the French affiliate of Sony, paving the way for the digital wholesaler to offer content in that market from all five of the majors through its partner si OD2 France has inked a distribution deal with ...

  19. Universal Music Buys Trema

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST French independent label Trema, home to some of the biggest names in chanson française, has been bought out for an undisclosed sum by Universal Music France. French independent label Trema, home to some of the biggest names in chanson fra ...