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  1. Sony/ATV Tops Country's Third Quarter

    November 19, 2015 12:40 PM EST Music Publishing Group came in at No. 3 with 10.5 percent, down from 14.1 percent in the second quarter. ...

  2. Sony Reportedly Considering a Sale of Its Music Publishing Division

    December 23, 2014 9:19 PM EST In an Oct. 3 e-mail,  Bloomberg reports, Sony CFO Kenichro Yoshida raised concerns about the music publishing ...

  3. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV's Neighboring Rights Division Signs Pharrell, Robin Thicke, More; Printz Board to Atlas; Disney Nabs TRiON

    May 20, 2014 9:45 AM EDT and infrastructure from Genika , the neighboring rights business he started in 2012 to the Sony/ATV effort. ...

  4. Publishing Briefs: Zooey Deschanel Signs With Spirit, Tommy James Teams with Sony/ATV, BMG Chrysalis U.S. Buys Rights To 'Khumba'

    March 11, 2014 6:32 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing already handled the early part of James' publishing catalog so the new deal ...

  5. Rap Genius, Universal Music Publishing Group Strike Licensing Deal

    January 22, 2014 12:31 PM EST publisher after Sony/ATV, with whom Rap Genius also reached a licensing agreement in November. Rap Genius and Sony/ATV Reveal Licensing Deal (Exclusive) Universal's publishing roster includes Paul Simon, Eminem, ...

  6. New Signings: Warner Music Nabs Ylvis, WME Inks Leah Turner, Maximum Artist Adds Lalah Hathaway, Warner/Chappell Signs Danny Orton

    October 02, 2013 7:45 AM EDT Ylvis signs with the Warner Music Group . A source with knowledge of the negotiations says the label ...

  7. Pandora Files Motion to Keep Low Publishing Rates

    June 20, 2013 5:47 PM EDT to UMPG, BMG, Warner/Chappell and Sony/ATV until Dec. 31, 2015. Meanwhile, publishers say that Pandora ...

  8. Publishing Briefs: Sting, One Direction, Imagine Dragons Sign New Pub Deals

    May 21, 2013 7:00 AM EDT Leopold”). “Sting is one of the world’s greatest living songwriters,” Sony/ATV chairman/CEO Martin Bandier ...

  9. Sony/ATV Negotiates 25% Royalty Increase With Pandora

    January 17, 2013 3:26 PM EST as for other digital music operations. Pandora's stocks tumbled last month after the company released a disappointing fourth-quarter financial forecast. Sony-ATV CEO Martin Bandier told The Post: "At the end ...

  10. BMG Beats Warner/Chappell to 'New Wave'-Heavy EMI Publishing Divestitures for $90 Million

    December 20, 2012 5:46 PM EST it refused to offer more than Universal Music Group and Sony/ATV Publishing's bids. The assets BMG won, ...

  11. Exclusive: Rob Wiesenthal Out at Sony/ATV, Heading to Warner Music

    December 20, 2012 10:38 AM EST looks to bulk up with acquisitions in both recorded music and publishing in order to compete ...

  12. Deals to Watch in 2013: AEG, Live Nation, EMI Divestments, More

    December 14, 2012 7:00 AM EST the biggest deal has been the sale of EMI Music Publishing and EMI Recorded Music go through respectively to a consortium led by Sony/ATV on June 29; and Universal Music Group on September 28. But in order to get ...

  13. Morning Fix: WBR's Moscowitz Steps Down; Scooter Braun on Bieber Snub, Jets; Rick Ross' Gang Problem

    December 07, 2012 8:34 AM EST music-business newsletters TODD MOSCOWITZ STEPS DOWN FROM WARNER BROS. RECORDS, CAMERON STRANG TAKES OVER: One ...

  14. Jody Gerson

    November 30, 2012 12:52 PM EST Martin Bandier, chairman/CEO, Sony/ATV Music Publishing. "I've been incredibly fortunate ...

  15. EMI Publishing Catalog Down to Four Suitors, One Bid Outstanding

    November 28, 2012 8:20 PM EST of Sony/ATV and a consortium of investors. The publishing assets have a net publisher's share of $12.5 ...

  16. Russell Emmanuel: Taking It To Extremes

    November 19, 2012 12:54 PM EST moved on to Bruton Music, a library of production music now owned by Universal Publishing. At the time, production music had second-class status within the world of music publishing. The business was built around ...

  17. Publishers Quarterly: Sony/ATV Denies Kobalt An Upset

    November 19, 2012 12:52 PM EST with an asterisk: Sony/ATV has vaulted to the top because it now serves as the administrator for EMI Music Publishing. On June 29, a Sony Corp. of America consortium acquired EMI Music Publishing and assigned Sony/ATV ...

  18. Op-Ed: Cutting But Not Running

    October 15, 2012 8:29 AM EDT During the past few weeks, there has been a great deal of chatter about Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing's decision to withdraw certain digital rights from ASCAP and BMI. Since some ...

  19. Morning Fix: Jay-Z on Barclays; Sony/ATV Vs. iPhone 5; Instagram Surpasses Twitter; Neil Young's New Music Service

    September 27, 2012 10:51 PM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters Jay-Z Talks ...

  20. Michael Jackson's Mijac Music Catalog Moves to Sony/ATV

    August 20, 2012 10:43 AM EDT which has been handled by Warner/Chappell Music Publishing since its inception in 1980. In addition ...

  21. Sony/ATV Names International Leadership Team; Guy Moot Appointed President, UK and European Creative

    August 09, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing has named its international leadership team, appointing Guy Moot president of UK and European creative, and Guy Henderson, senior VP of international. Both are based in London. Moot, who formerly held the same title with EMI, will report to Sony/ATV chairman/CEO Martin ...

  22. Startup Boutique Publisher Run by David Renzer Sees Opportunity in the Market

    August 08, 2012 8:15 PM EDT consortium -- which recently completed the acquisition of EMI Music Publishing and BMG Rights Management -- ...

  23. Exclusive: David Renzer, Former UMPG Chairman/CEO, Named Saban Capital Group's Pres. Music Ventures

    August 06, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing After 15 Years While Renzer, who will be president of music ventures ...

  24. 40 Under 40: Jorge Mejia

    August 02, 2012 4:10 PM EDT Jorge Mejia Senior VP, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Latin America/U.S. Latin Website: SonyATV.com Twitter: @jorgemejia1 Helping Manage A Merger Billboard's 2012 Latin publishing corporation of the year, and ASCAP's Latin publisher of the year for a decade straight, is headed ...

  25. Exclusive: Martin Bandier Names New Sony/ATV-EMI Executive Team

    July 10, 2012 5:59 PM EDT Of the above executives, Monaco comes from EMI Music Publishing while the remainder were at Sony/ATV. Earlier ...

  26. Updated: Layoffs at EMI Music Publishing

    July 10, 2012 1:10 PM EDT As expected, layoffs have begun at EMI Music Publishing, in the wake of the completion ...

  27. Updated: Sony-Led Group Closes Purchase of EMI Music Publishing

    June 29, 2012 10:54 AM EDT 750,000 copyrights. "Music publishing, along with the rest of our entertainment companies, has been ...

  28. Donna Hilley, Former Sony ATV Nashville CEO, Dead at 65

    June 21, 2012 11:58 AM EDT and Maypop and secured the back catalog publishing rights to country music legends such as Conway Twitty, ...

  29. Lucian Grainge, Roger Faxon, Irving Azoff to Testify at EMI/Universal Deal's Congressional Hearing

    June 15, 2012 2:04 PM EDT The heads of both Universal Music Group and EMI are expected to appear before a U.S. Congressional hearing June 21 to argue for the proposed sale of EMI's music catalog to Universal, Reuters ...

  30. Adele, PJ Harvey, Lana Del Rey Win at 57th Ivor Novello Awards

    May 17, 2012 2:54 PM EDT content," Adele's "Someone Like You" (Universal Music Publishing/BMG Chrysalis), which she ...

  31. It's Official: Sony-Led Acquisition of EMI Music Publishing Approved by EU

    April 19, 2012 12:06 PM EDT of the two companies," referring to EMI Music Publishing and Sony/ATV. "The exact numbers ...

  32. Sony's Acquisition of EMI to Be Approved Today, Sources Say

    April 19, 2012 12:05 AM EDT its approval of the purchase of EMI Music Publishing by the Sony Corp. of America-led consortium. ...

  33. Zach Horowitz Appointed Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group

    April 18, 2012 9:35 PM EDT as the chairman/CEO of Universal Music Publishing, he takes on day-to-day control of the company he was responsible ...

  34. Read: Sony/ATV Head Martin Bandier's Letter to Staff in Response to Layoff Reports

    April 18, 2012 7:03 PM EDT with the department and regional heads at EMI Music Publishing. Since various governmental agencies around the world ...

  35. Sony Plans To Cut 326 EMI Music Publishing Jobs Over Two Years

    April 18, 2012 1:03 PM EDT in the prospectus, according to the New York Times story, the combined Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing portfolios ...

  36. Universal Music's EMI Acquisition Supported by SAG-AFTRA, AFM

    April 18, 2012 7:06 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Universal Music Group has won the qualified support of two North ...

  37. Sony/ATV Names Rob Wiesenthal President of International

    March 29, 2012 3:20 PM EDT strategy officer for Sony Entertainment, will be based in New York and report to Sony/ATV chairman and CEO ...

  38. California Attorney General's Office Making Inquiries About EMI Music Sale: Report

    March 28, 2012 9:05 AM EDT is planning to sell three of its music-publishing catalogs to help finance its acquisition of EMI's ...

  39. Martin Bandier Signs Long-Term Contract To Remain Chairman/CEO of Sony/ATV

    March 19, 2012 8:29 AM EDT and then joined Sony/ATV in March of that year. "Working at Sony/ATV Music Publishing, especially with its ...

  40. Impala Reiterates Its Opposition to EMI Publishing/Sony Merger

    February 28, 2012 3:25 PM EST of EMI Music Publishing from Citigroup. Tuesday's statement comes a day after Sony officially ...

  41. Analysis: Edgar Bronfman's Big Statements About Universal/EMI Deal Are Business As Usual -- But Much More Public

    February 02, 2012 4:37 PM EST publishing catalog and merged it into its own music publishing company. While the deal wound up being ...

  42. Billboard Power 100: Joel Katz

    January 27, 2012 12:00 AM EST and the Country Music Assn.'s deal with ABC for its awards show. His lengthy client list includes artists ...

  43. Billboard Power 100: Jody Gerson

    January 26, 2012 10:22 PM EST No. 90 Jody Gerson Co-President Sony/ATV Music Publishing Twitter: @JodyGerson Early Adopter... Jody Gerson segued from one power post to another in 2008 when she joined Sony/ATV as co-president after 17 years of helming EMI Music Publishing's West Coast operation. Reuniting with former EMI ...

  44. Billboard Power 100: John Branca

    January 26, 2012 7:48 PM EST And he's been involved in significant music business transactions, such as EMI's acquisition ...

  45. Billboard Power 100: Martin Bandier

    January 26, 2012 5:50 PM EST but with most music publishing functions handled by Sony, which will serve as an administrator. ...

  46. Marty Bandier, Sony ATV CEO, Reveals Plans for EMI Music Publishing, Keeping Name: Report

    December 07, 2011 3:08 PM EST Sony/ATV CEO Marty Bandier recently revealed that EMI Music Publishing, which stands as the second biggest music publisher behind Universal Publishing, will in fact be keeping its name, according to a story in the most recent edition of Music Week . Sony/EMI Deal: Publishing Companies Would Remain ...

  47. Sony Corp. USA To own 38% of EMI Music Publishing, No Official Word on Staffing

    November 11, 2011 8:46 PM EST to use shared services for EMI Music Publishing and Sony/ATV. One possibility, industry observers point out, is to keep A&R staff at EMI Music Publishing and allow Sony/ATV to act as an administrator. ...

  48. It's Official: Sony-Led Group Purchases EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 Billion

    November 11, 2011 6:38 PM EST agreement to acquire EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion from Citigroup. In addition to Sony Corp. ...

  49. Sony/EMI Deal: Publishing Companies Would Remain Separate, But Managed by Sony

    November 11, 2011 4:05 PM EST and Billboard's estimate that Sony/ATV has revenues of about $500 milllion (Sony does not break out publishing ...

  50. Billboard's Women In Music 2011: Jody Gerson

    October 01, 2011 12:00 AM EDT both of music publishing's top honors: ASCAP publisher of the year (2009) and BMI publisher ...

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