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  1. Jerry Cantrell To Be Honored By MusiCares MAP Fund

    March 22, 2012 11:40 AM EDT Jerry Cantrell, guitarist and singer from grunge metal band Alice in Chains, will be honored at the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert along with Sony/ATV Music Publishing's Neil Lasher. Cantrell, whose Alice In Chains bandmate Layne Staley died of a heroin overdose in 2002, will receive ...

  2. Michael Lynton Expected to Become CEO of Sony USA: Sources

    March 21, 2012 3:54 PM EDT Wiesenthal, who put together the consortium and engineered the winning bid to buy EMI Music Publishing ...

  3. Russian Publishers, Labels Boycotting Nokia and Samsung

    March 20, 2012 2:00 PM EDT MOSCOW - Russia's biggest music publishers and labels are boycotting Nokia and Samsung for their alleged failure to pay music license fees. The labels and publishers which signed ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. BMG Rights Management Purchases R2M Music Lux SARL Catalog

    March 02, 2012 7:00 AM EST BERLIN -- BMG Rights Management (BMG) announced it has purchased the catalogue of R2M Music Lux S.a.r.l with 12,000 copyrights including 35 Top 10 hits and many top songs the 1960s-1990's. R2M was founded by former Sony/ATV Music Publishing executives Paul Russell, Richard Rowe and Phil ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Spirit Music Group Joins IMPEL, Pan-European Licensing Debate Remains Unresolved

    January 26, 2012 5:20 AM EST it joined two-year-old IMPEL (Independent Music Publishers' European Licensing) earlier this month, ...

  9. Record Label Shake Ups, Sales Make For A Tumultuous Year In The Music Industry

    December 08, 2011 7:55 AM EST with a Sony USA-led consortium agreeing to buy EMI Music Publishing and Universal Music Group signing ...

  10. Women In Music 2011 Red Carpet Photo Gallery: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Honorees

    December 02, 2011 4:30 PM EST (Executive VP, Atlantic Records) (Photo: Michael Seto Photography) Jody Gerson (Co-president, Sony/ATV Music ...

  11. Billboard's 2011 Women In Music Hub

    December 02, 2011 12:45 PM EST 1 - Julie Greenwald (Chairman/CEO, Atlantic Records) No. 2 - Jody Gerson (Co-president, Sony/ATV Music ...

  12. Epic Records to Name Tricky Stewart Head of A&R

    November 29, 2011 9:13 PM EST to name ex-LaFace Records executive Mark Shimmel to a senior executive post at the Sony Music label, according to sources familiar with the situation. In another Sony Music appointment, former Interscope ...

  13. 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. ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. EMI Sale Intensifying As Citigroup Renews Negotiations With Sony, Gets Real With Universal

    November 09, 2011 7:13 PM EST is making a last ditch effort to make it a two-horse race for EMI Music Publishing. However, Sony ...

  16. Backbeat: Eight Great Female Writers, 20 Hits Delivered At ASCAP's L.A.'s Song Camp

    November 01, 2011 8:15 AM EDT in Los Angeles. Sponsored by Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Gibson and Casio, the musical powwow was hosted ...

  17. Steve Jobs Remembered by Edgar Bronfman Jr., Martin Bandier and Other Executives

    October 06, 2011 5:13 PM EDT and his business in the music industry that hadn't existed before. In these conversations and written remembrances from key executives in the music business -- some of whom dealt with him personally, some of whom ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. BMG's Purchase of Bug Music Finds It Closing in on Majors

    September 16, 2011 2:17 PM EDT Roberts: If it doesn't succeed in acquiring the publishing assets of either Warner Music Group (WMG) ...

  20. Obituary: Jerry Leiber, 1933-2011

    September 01, 2011 7:40 AM EDT songwriting duos in all of popular music. But beyond their renowned ability to write songs, Leiber & ...

  21. Meet Billboard's 2011 Latin Power Players

    August 19, 2011 10:00 AM EDT For the second consecutive year, leaders of the Latin music industry are being honored ...

  22. Meet Billboard's 2011 '30 Under 30': The Young Execs You Need to Know

    August 05, 2011 1:00 PM EDT Together with the honorees, they affirm the depth of young executive talent in the music business. 30 UNDER ...

  23. Latin Power Players: Jorge Mejia

    August 01, 2011 11:59 PM EDT Jorge Mejia Senior VP of Latin America/U.S. Latin, Sony/ATV Music Publishing With 45 charting titles on Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart in the past 12 months, Sony/ATV Music Publishing continues its streak of hits, second only to Universal in a year-to-date recap of top publishing ...

  24. EMI: Who's Bidding? Nearly Everyone Who Bid for Warner Music Group

    July 28, 2011 6:00 PM EDT which hopes to buy all of EMI and merge it with the Warner Music Group; Universal Music Group, which ...

  25. 30 Under 30 Nominees

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT for North America, EMI Music Publishing DENISE DYCZOK music product manager, Drew's Entertainment ...

  26. Randy Shefer: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT efforts, Sony/ATV continues to control about 25%-30% of the soundtracks for most major, music ...

  27. Publishing Briefs: Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull

    June 02, 2011 7:30 PM EDT Sony/ATV Inks Long-Term Agreement With Pitbull -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing has entered into a long-term, worldwide co-publishing agreement with Pitbull. Moreover, when the artist's current deal with the Universal Music Publishing Group expires, Sony/ATV will serve as exclusive worldwide administrator of his ...

  28. The Michael Jackson Factor: Sony's Music Revenues Down 10% In Fiscal Year, 13% in Fourth Quarter

    May 26, 2011 5:55 PM EDT Sony Corp's music division posted a revenue declined of 9.9% to $5.67 billion ...

  29. Plan B Scoops Three UK Ivor Novello Music Awards

    May 19, 2011 3:57 PM EDT Banks" while his single "She Said" scooped the Music Most Performed Work prize. Rapper Tinie ...

  30. Len Blavatnik's Access Industries Reportedly Close To Purchasing Warner Music Group

    May 05, 2011 7:43 AM EDT Reports emerged over night that Access Industries led by investor Len Blavatnik is close to buying the Warner Music Group for more than $3 billion dollars. The Warner Music Group board has been ...

  31. Billboard Latin Music Conference's Tuesday Panels Explore New Opportunities in a Changing Industry

    April 26, 2011 6:30 PM EDT Music; Billboard's Leila Cobo, Executive Director Latin Content & Programming; Jesus Lopez, Chairman/CEO Universal Music Latin America/Iberian Peninsula (Photo: Arnold Turner/A. Turner Archives) MIAMI -- ...

  32. Plan B, Everything Everything Top Ivor Novello Award Nominations

    April 20, 2011 12:06 PM EDT B's "She Said" (Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Universal Music Publishing) and up against Kylie Minogue's "All The Lovers" (Sony/ATV Music Publishing). The award last year was won by Lily Allen ...

  33. Business Matters: If Labels Don't Like Amazon's Cloud, They Won't Like Tunesbag Either

    March 31, 2011 4:55 PM EDT after the launch of Amazon's cloud storage service rankled rights owners, music storage service ...

  34. Amazon Seeks Approval For Cloud Drive Service -- Will The Labels Play Ball?

    March 31, 2011 11:54 AM EDT Amazon's decision to unveil its new Cloud Drive music locker service without ...

  35. Tito 'El Bambino,' Sony/ATV Win Big at ASCAP Latin Music Awards

    March 25, 2011 7:35 AM EDT and publishers of ASCAP's most performed songs in Latin music in 2010. "El Bambino's" award ...

  36. Britney Spears' 'Hold It Against Me': Do The Bellamy Brothers Have An Infringement Case?

    March 04, 2011 5:53 PM EST nailed a win in 2007 on behalf of Bridgeport Music and Southfield, Bridgeport's sister publisher ...

  37. Beatles iTunes Deal Pays Royalties Directly to Band, Publisher, Sources Say

    January 04, 2011 12:00 AM EST significant that the Fab Four and their publisher are being paid directly by iTunes. U.S. music publishers ...

  38. BACKBEAT: Billboard's Women In Music Luncheon Honors The Industry's Powerful Female Force

    December 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST annual Women in Music Awards luncheon. The event, sponsored by Steve Madden and L'Oreal ...

  39. Getty Images, Sony/ATV Partner For Pre-cleared Music Library

    October 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT with that of a respected publishing house like Sony/ATV, representing some of the world’s biggest independent artists ...

  40. BACKBEAT: The Year's Best Songwriting Celebrated At BMI London Awards

    October 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music Publishing (second from left), holds the Robert S. Musel Award for “Only You Can Love Me This Way” ...

  41. Popkomm: The Industry Reaction

    September 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT off in 2009. The majors were only represented with stands by Universal Music. "The high spirits ...

  42. Business Matters: Zaptunes, Kickstarter, Vivendi and more

    September 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. THE DEAL WITH ZAPTUNES -- In case you haven’t spent any time this week following Zaptunes, a new music service that touts songs by Radiohead ...

  43. LimeWire Calls For Jury In Publishers' Suit

    August 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT File-sharing site Lime Wire has requested a jury trial for a lawsuit filed by music publishers, according to BusinessWeek . On May 12, U.S. Southern District Court of New York Judge Kimba Wood ...

  44. Publishers Sue Limewire

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT filed lawsuit from eight music publishers. The just filed lawsuit claims the company, its CEO Mark ...

  45. Project Playlist Settles Suits With UMG, WMG

    May 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT infringement lawsuits against it by Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. As first reported by CNET ...

  46. Aventura Tops Winners At Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Aventura, the urban bachata group from the Bronx that has re-energized the tropical music ...

  47. Lily Allen, Dizzee Rascal Up For Ivor Novello Awards

    April 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT and lyrically for "The Fear" (Universal Music Publishing and EMI Music Publishing). In that category, ...

  48. A&E, Extreme Music Team For New Production Unit

    April 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A&E Television Networks and Extreme Music, the music unit of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, have created a new production library dubbed Scoreganics Production Music. The new venture will be focused on creating a library of genre-focused television underscores inspired by A&E programming. ...

  49. Briefs: Bruce Hornsby, The Judds, Howard Stern, EMI Cuts?

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST contact for Bruce Hornsby is Sony/ATV Music Publishing co-president Danny Strick. -- EMI Group ...

  50. Robbie Williams To Release Sporting Charity Single

    January 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST to go to the charity. Royalties from the song's writers and their publishers -- Williams and Farrell Music; Danny Spencer, Kelvin Andrews and Chrysalis Music; Richard Scott, Scott Ralph and EMI Music Publishing; Don Black and Sony/ATV Music Publishing -- will also be donated to Sport Relief. Commenting ...

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