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  1. @MIDEM: Collection Societies Bemoan Contradictory Mandate

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST reportoire. For example, SACEM (France's Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music) and Universal Music Publishing Group have a Pan-European joint venture called "D.E.A.L" (Direct ...

  2. Sony/ATV Inks Deal With Thaddis 'Kuk' Harrell

    December 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST contact at Sony/ATV is Rak Sanghvi, MDr of Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK. Ed Christman Publishing Leona ...

  3. Latin Briefs: Chris Syler, Top Stop Music

    December 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST -Chris Syler, co-writer of Tony Dize's "El Doctorado," has signed a co-publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. The Miami-based singer-songwriter, who is half Bolivian, has also co-authored songs for bachata artist Optimo. Syler is affiliated with SESAC Latina for performance ...

  4. Kasabian Signs With Sony/ATV

    December 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment), are published by EMI Music Publishing. The set, the band's third album, ...

  5. Australian Copyright Tribunal Ponders Download Rate

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST label groups, Universal Music and Sony Music. The case, which began Nov. 30, is scheduled to last ...

  6. McCartney, Coldplay Honored At ASCAP Awards

    October 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT for "Viva La Vida." Universal Music Publishing was named publisher of the year for having five ...

  7. EMI Captures Largest U.S. Airplay Share In Q2

    August 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT by Sony/ATV. EMI had a share in 39 of the top 100 songs of the second quarter, up from 34 in the first quarter, ...

  8. The Song Is Mine: Sony/ATV Pursues New Opportunities

    August 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT chairman/CEO Martin Bandier just fine. Bandier--the legendary music publisher who joined the company in April 2007 after spending nearly two decades transforming EMI Music Publishing from a minor firm ...

  9. Sony Bids $50 Million For Jackson Rehearsal Film

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT bidders because Sony Music distributes Jackson's music and is in a 50-50 partnership with his estate in Sony/ATV Music Publishing. The bidding was reported earlier by the Los Angeles Times and industry blogger ...

  10. Inquiries Into Jackson Estate's Sony/ATV Holding

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Major financial firms have made inquiries into buying the 50 per cent share of Sony/ATV Music Publishing owned by the estate of Michael Jackson, according to the New York Times. The Times names Colony Capital, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Plainfield Asset Management and the media mogul Haim ...

  11. Jackson Funeral Date Set As More Details Emerge

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT value on Jackson's 50% stake in the Sony/ATV catalog at $390 million. His overall assets ...

  12. Music Industry Remembers Michael Jackson

    July 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT the ATV music catalogue, which [included] the Beatles catalogue, Michael promised the seller that he would ...

  13. MCPS Finances Hit By Interest Rate Slump

    June 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT the Gettysburg address. "As music publishers we are dedicated to the great task remaining before us ...

  14. UPDATED: Michael Jackson Mourned By Friends, Fans, Fellow Musicians

    June 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Below, a round-up of the music industry's reaction to the pop icon's passing. -- “I am ...

  15. Alicia Villarreal Signs Admin Deal With Sony/ATV

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Regional Mexican singer/songwriter Alicia Villarreal, former lead singer of Grupo Limite, has signed a worldwide, co-publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Sony/ATV will now exclusively administer Villarreal’s catalog, Camixes Publishing, LLC, worldwide. Villareral’s publishing ...

  16. Duffy, Elbow Win Ivor Novello Awards

    May 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Duffy, the Ting Tings, Elbow and electronic music pioneers Massive Attack were ...

  17. Neil Diamond Re-signs With Sony/ATV

    May 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT of the greatest singer/songwriters of an entire generation," chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing ...

  18. Project Playlist Acquires Total Music

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Total Music lives once again. Embattled online playlist service Project Playlist has acquired the assets and employees of the defunct music platform, which it plans to use to offer streaming ...

  19. European Licensing Deals For Comes With Music

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT authors' and publishers' collecting society PRS For Music brokered licensing deals with several publishers. Working with PRS for Music, Warner/Chappell Music issued Nokia with digital licenses through its pan-European digital license (PEDL) initiative. PRS for Music has also administered a deal with Sony/ATV Music ...

  20. Publishers Quarterly: Sony/ATV Pairs Newcomer With Legends

    May 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Webb, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. The Jean project is "publishing in action," Sony/ATV ...

  21. EMI, Sony/ATV Win Big At ASCAP Pop Music Awards

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT at the 26th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held tonight (April 22) at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel ...

  22. Coldplay, Duffy Up For Three Ivor Novellos

    April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hemming's inclusion among the nominees as a self-published musician who releases his own music ...

  23. Rodney Jerkins Becomes ‘Starmaker’

    April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music Mogul . The site features social networking functions, online games and uploaded videos of users ...

  24. Music Biz Coalition Makes Unauthorized Use Of Beatles Lyrics

    April 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The musicFirst Coalition has been highly critical of terrestrial radio stations for what ...

  25. Sony/ATV Acquires Savage Garden Catalog

    March 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT whose music has withstood the test of time," said Martin N. Bandier, Chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV ...

  26. Universal Music Publishing To Administer Jimi Hendrix Catalog Outside U.S.

    March 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Publishing Group has landed a big one: It has become the exclusive administrator of the Jimi Hendrix catalog throughout the world outside the United States. The five-year ...

  27. Sony/ATV, Granada Developing TV Series

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT to Granada and will executive-produce it with veteran music supervisor Joel C. High of Creative Control ...

  28. Reality Of 'Price Discovery' Hitting Publishers

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST of music copyrights are in a period of “price discovery,” peermusic CFO Bill Gorjance said at the Billboard ...

  29. The Beatles To Finally Go Digital With 'Rock Band'

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST the first time the group and it's publishing affiliates -- EMI Music, Harrisons Ltd. and Sony/ATV Music Publishing -- will make the Beatles' music available in the digital realm. The manufacturers are also ...

  30. Extreme Music Inks Deal With Rodney Jerkins

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST Extreme Music, the worldwide production music library unit of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, has signed songwriter/producer/musician Rodney Jerkins to be an executive producer of nine albums within an 18-month period. The initial three albums are planned for the second quarter of this year. ...

  31. Sony/ATV, Linda Perry Renew Deal

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing has renewed a worldwide co-publishing deal to administer the catalogue of songwriter/producer Linda Perry. Moreover, Sony/ATV will administer on a worldwide basis all songwriters signed to Perry's newly formed publishing company, Coldwater Music Publishing. "Linda ...

  32. Bandier Hails Million-Selling 'Hallelujah'

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST of Leonard Cohen's 1984 song by Alexandra Burke, winner of the TV music talent show "The ...

  33. Sony/ATV Launches Pan-Euro Latin & Spanish License

    December 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST rights for the relevant Sony/ATV repertoire. It follows a ruling by the European Commission in July ...

  34. MIDEM Unveils Publishing Summit

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST with the International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP). It will be staged Jan. 20 as part of the MIDEM international music market at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. The line-up for the International Publishing ...

  35. Diane Warren Receives THR/Billboard Award

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Reporter/Billboard Film and TV Music Career Achievement Award. A native of the San Fernando Valley in California, ...

  36. Sony/ATV In Deal For Estéfano Works

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST for Latin America and US Latin and Martin Bandier, chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, includes all songs from Estéfano's three publishing companies: Blue Platinum Publishing, World Deep Music ...

  37. Billboard Honors 'Women In Music'

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT the "Rising Star" award, and told the audience the key to surviving as a young woman in the music ...

  38. MySpace Music Adds IODA

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MySpace Music has drawn criticism from some in the indie community for striking equity deals with major ...

  39. Dido, Kate Nash Honored At ASCAP Awards

    October 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) honored U.K. artists ...

  40. Sony/ATV Signs Worldwide Deal With Claudia Brant

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a long-term, worldwide publishing agreement with singer/songwriter Claudia Brant, one of Latin music’s most successful contemporary songwriters, Billboard.biz has learned. Sony/ATV will exclusively administer Brant’s compositions, including songs on her publishing ...

  41. Grainge, will.i.am Support Comes With Music Launch

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music International chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge and will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas were among those lending their support to Nokia's new all-you-can-eat music package Comes ...

  42. Nokia Unveils Comes With Music Service

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nokia has unveiled its all-you-can-eat Comes With Music package for the U.K., although ...

  43. BMI Appoints Aldridge To Euro Role

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT songwriters, composers and music publishers, and he will play an integral part in our continued outreach ...

  44. Updated: MySpace Music Launch 'Unhealthy,' Says Merlin... Not So Says Orchard, MySpace

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music without its members' repertoire as "incredibly disappointing." However, the London-based trade association says it remains in negotiations to license its members' music. Merlin says ...

  45. MySpace Music Launches with Notable Upgrades, Glaring Omissions

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MySpace will flip the switch on its long-anticipated MySpace Music service on Thursday, ...

  46. Rodgers & Hammerstein Show Tunes Catalog For Sale

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization is in talks to sell its catalog of Broadway musical show tunes and standards to major music companies for between $150 million and $200 million, according to people familiar with the matter. EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Universal ...

  47. Sony/ATV Signs Johnta Austin

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed Grammy Award-winning songwriter Johnta Austin. The long-term, worldwide publishing agreement - covering his future ouput - becomes effective in October. Austin had spent the last 13 years with Chrysalis Music Publishing, which signed him at the age of 15. During ...

  48. Sony/ATV Signs Middle East Licensing Deal

    August 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT new, legitimate markets for our songwriters," says senior VP Sony/ATV Music Publishing ...

  49. Orchard Links With Sony/ATV

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital aggregator The Orchard has added marketing and digital distribution rights for all master recordings from Sony/ATV Music Publishing for international markets outside the U.S. This includes digital distribution to online retailers, as well as representation rights for film/TV/advertising ...

  50. Scott Francis Named Warner/Chappell President

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT of Warner/Chappell Music and chairman and CEO of Warner/Chappell Music U.S. He will report to Warner/Chappell Music ...

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