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  1. Stringer, Handlin Land Key Sony BMG Posts

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bowen -- who has been placed in charge of operations in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa -- has made two key appointments. Sony BMG Music Entertainment executive Tim Bow ...

  2. Integrity Extends Epic Distribution Deal

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Integrity Music Group has extended its worldwide, mainstream distribution/marketing agreement with Epic Records and signed a new deal with Sony BMG-owned Provident Music Group for distribution to the Integrity Music Group has extended its worldwid ...

  3. Integrity Extends Epic Distribution Deal

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Integrity Music Group has extended its worldwide, mainstream distribution/marketing agreement with Epic Records and signed a new deal with Sony BMG-owned Provident Music Group for distribution to the Integrity Music Group has extended its worldwid ...

  4. Smellie: Sony BMG Sets Revamp Deadline

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG's management has set June 30, 2005, as the deadline for the full integration of the merged companies. Sony BMG's management has set June 30, 2005, as the deadline for the full integration of the merged companies. Sony BMG COO Mi ...

  5. Sony BMG Taps Leaders For Non-U.S. Regions

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper tier of management for the territories in which it has operations outside the United States. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper tier of management for the territories in which it has o ...

  6. Sony BMG Taps Leaders For Non-U.S. Regions

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper tier of management for the territories in which it has operations outside the United States. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has named its upper tier of management for the territories in which it has o ...

  7. Sources: Steinkamp To Take On Sony BMG Europe

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Maarten Steinkamp, currently BMG president of international and acting president of BMG Germany, is expected today (Sept. 20) to be appointed president of Sony BMG Continental Europe, according to sou Maarten Steinkamp, currently BMG president of ...

  8. Usher, OutKast Top Winners At World Music Awards

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With three awards each, Usher and OutKast were the top winners at tonight's (Sept. 15) 16th annual World Music Awards. Usher opened the show with first single "Yeah!" from his latest LaFace/Zomba set With three awards each, Usher an ...

  9. Tim Prescott Takes Key Sony BMG Post

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG vet named executive VP/chief marketing officer. Tim Prescott has been named executive VP/chief marketing officer for Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Prescott -- who is based in New York and reports to Sony BMG CEO Andrew Lack -- has the mandate ...

  10. IFPI Unveils Territorial Market-Share Details

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT UMG leads eight of world's top 10 music markets. Universal Music Group maintained its leadership across most of the top 10 music markets in 2003, the IFPI reveals in a report issued today (Sept. 14). The trade group is upbeat on the developme ...

  11. IFPI Unveils Territorial Market-Share Details

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group maintained its leadership across most of the top 10 music markets in 2003, the IFPI reveals in a report issued today (Sept. 14). The trade group is upbeat on the development of n Universal Music Group maintained its leadershi ...

  12. Ienner CEO, Sony Music Label Group, U.S.

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Add CEO to Don Ienner's list of titles as the boss of recorded music at Sony Music in the United States. Ienner has assumed the chief executive designation in addition to his existing title of preside Ienner CEO, Sony Music Label Group, U.S. ...

  13. Anthony COO Of Sony Music Label Group U.S.

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michele Anthony has added the new title of COO, Sony Music Label Group U.S., to her existing role as executive VP of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Michele Anthony has added the new title of COO, Sony Music Label Group U.S., to her existing role as ...

  14. Carolyn Dawn Johnson Leads CCMA Awards

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Carolyn Dawn Johnson was the top winner at tonight's (Sept. 13) Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA), held at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The artist took home four awards, includ For the fourth year in a row, Arista Nash ...

  15. Michele Anthony Adds COO Stripes

    September 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michele Anthony has added the new title of COO, Sony Music Label Group U.S., to her existing role as executive VP of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Michele Anthony has added the new title of COO, Sony Music Label Group U.S., to her existing role as ...

  16. Don Ienner Earns CEO Stripes

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Add CEO to Don Ienner's list of titles as the boss of recorded music at Sony Music in the United States. Ienner has assumed the chief executive designation in addition to his existing title of preside Add CEO to Don Ienner's list of titl ...

  17. J/Arista Names Promotion VP

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT J/Arista Records has named Randy Franklin as VP of urban promotion. The New York-based executive reports to senior VP of urban promotion Ken Wilson. J/Arista Records has named Randy Franklin as VP of urban promotion. The New York-based executive r ...

  18. Picture This

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment releases Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" on DVD about a month before Election Day. Read Jill Kipnis' column. Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment releases Michael Moore's "Fahrenhe ...

  19. Sony BMG Begins To Cut Work Force

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie sent out a memo Tuesday offering either early retirement or a voluntary severance program for all eligible employees who choose to leave the company. Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie ...

  20. Sony BMG Begins To Cut Work Force

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie sent out a memo Tuesday offering either early retirement or a voluntary severance program for all eligible employees who choose to leave the company. Sony BMG chief operating officer Michael Smellie ...

  21. 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Set For Q4 DVD Release

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Moore's controversial documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11," about President Bush and the events surrounding Sept. 11, 2001, is coming to DVD on Oct. 5 from Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment. Michael Moore's controversial doc ...

  22. Sony BMG Int'l To Report To Smellie

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Post-merger decisions being implemented. With the integration of the Sony BMG Music Entertainment joint venture underway, some decisions are starting to leak from the company. In the wake of the expected departures of Sony Music International chai ...

  23. Sources: Bowlin, Dobbis To Exit Sony Int'l

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The management restructuring has begun at the new Sony BMG Music Entertainment, sources say. At New York-based Sony Music International, chairman Bob Bowlin and president Rick Dobbis are not expected The management restructuring has begun at the n ...

  24. Sources: Bowlin, Dobbis To Exit Sony Int'l

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony building to serve as merged major's HQ. The management restructuring has begun at the new Sony BMG Music Entertainment, sources say. At New York-based Sony Music International, chairman Bob Bowlin and president Rick Dobbis are not expect ...

  25. Sony Norte To Distribute 2 New Labels

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Norte has signed a three-year distribution deal with Mexa Music, a new regional Mexican label created by record executive Miguel Trujillo. Sony Music Norte has signed a three-year distribution deal with Mexa Music, a new regional Mexica ...

  26. It's Official: Sony BMG Is Born

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment is based in New York. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is based in New York. News ...

  27. It's Official: Sony BMG Is Born

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The long-anticipated merger of Sony Music and BMG was completed today (Aug. 5). The new company, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, is based in New York and is 50% owned by Bertelsmann and 50% owned by Son The long-anticipated merger of Sony Music and ...

  28. It's Official: Sony BMG Is Born

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The long-anticipated merger of Sony Music and BMG was completed today (Aug. 5). The new company, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, is based in New York and is 50% owned by Bertelsmann and 50% owned by Son The long-anticipated merger of Sony Music and ...

  29. Toshiba/NEC To Bow HD Systems Next Year

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. The manufacturers officially announced last week at a Tokyo showcase that HD- ...

  30. Toshiba/NEC To Bow HD Systems Next Year

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. Toshiba/NEC's high-definition DVD hardware is expected in stores in early 2005. The manufacturers officially announced last week at a Tokyo showcase that HD- ...

  31. Latin Vet Ricky Correoso Dead At 57

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Held key posts at Universal Latino, Sony. Held key posts at Universal Latino, Sony. News ...

  32. FTC Clears Sony BMG

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The merger of Sony Music and BMG has cleared its final regulatory hurdle, as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today (July 28) announced that it has closed its investigation into the proposed deal. The merger of Sony Music and BMG has cleared its ...

  33. Sony Music Q1 Sales Up, Loss Down

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Parent Sony Corp. also shows gains. Parent Sony Corp. also shows gains. News ...

  34. Sony Music Q1 Sales Up, Loss Down

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Parent Sony Corp. also shows gains. Sony Corp. posted net income of 23.3 billion yen ($215 million) on sales of 1.6 trillion yen ($14.9 billion) in its fiscal first quarter, which ended June 30. The results represent a significant increase from th ...

  35. EC Approval Of Sony BMG: A Textbook Merger Review

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In 2000, the European Commission voiced serious objections to a proposed merger between EMI and Warner Music. Yet a few weeks ago, stories began circulating that the Commission was prepared to approve In 2000, the European Commission voiced seriou ...

  36. Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure After EC OKs Merger

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the final hurdle before the deal's completion. Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared ...

  37. Biz Cautious On Digital Distribution

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldstuck told attendees of the Jupiter Plug.In conference today (July 26) in New York that the CD -- not digital distribution -- will dictate how the recording BMG North America president/COO Charles Goldst ...

  38. Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure After EC OKs Merger

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the final hurdle before the deal's completion. <br clear Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure A ...

  39. Britney Spears

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT For all the extraordinary songs that R. Kelly has written, it's surprising that Britney got such a dud. For all the extraordinary songs that R. Kelly has written, it's surprising that Britney got such a dud. News R. Kelly ...

  40. MTV Films Says 'Yeah' To Usher

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Having spent nine weeks atop the Billboard 200 with his current album, "Confessions" (LaFace/Zomba), R&amp;B artist Usher could next be testing his drawing power on the boxoffice charts. Having spent nine weeks atop the Billboard 200 ...

  41. BMG Execs Turn Eyes To Integration

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG chairman Rolf Schmidt-Holtz tells Billboard.biz that the integration of Sony and BMG could take a year to complete. BMG chairman Rolf Schmidt-Holtz tells Billboard.biz that the integration of Sony and BMG could take a year to complete. His com ...

  42. BMG Execs Turn Eyes To Integration

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT BMG chairman Rolf Schmidt-Holtz tells Billboard.biz that the integration of Sony and BMG could take a year to complete. BMG chairman Rolf Schmidt-Holtz tells Billboard.biz that the integration of Sony and BMG could take a year to complete. His com ...

  43. Update: EC Vows To Monitor Music Market

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Impala Decries Approval Of Sony BMG. Impala Decries Approval Of Sony BMG. News ...

  44. Update: EC Vows To Monitor Music Market

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission pledged today (July 20) to remain vigilant and monitor the music market. The announcement came the day after the body gave the green light to the planned merger between Sony Mu The European Commission pledged today (July 20 ...

  45. Update: EC Vows To Monitor Music Market

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission pledged today (July 20) to remain vigilant and monitor the music market. The announcement came the day after the body gave the green light to the planned merger between Sony Mu The European Commission pledged today (July 20 ...

  46. Euro Commission Approves Sony BMG

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission voted today to approve the merger of BMG and Sony Music Entertainment. The decision follows extensive consultation with all parties involved and a full investigation into the c The European Commission voted today to approve ...

  47. Euro Commission Approves Sony BMG

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission voted today to approve the merger of BMG and Sony Music Entertainment. The decision follows extensive consultation with all parties involved and a full investigation into the c The European Commission voted today to approve ...

  48. Reports: Sony, BMG To Cut 2,000 Staffers

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT About 2,000 staffers worldwide will be let go as a result of the Sony Music-BMG merger, sources said. The combined company is expected to reap cost savings of $300 million-$360 million a year, accordi About 2,000 staffers worldwide will be let go ...

  49. Picture This

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment obtains the rights to such programs as Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet under an exclusive distribution deal with Discovery Communications. Read Jill Kipnis Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment obtains th ...

  50. MGM Music Unit Names Senior VP

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MGM Music, a division of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has tapped Julia Michels as senior VP of music. MGM Music, a division of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has tapped Julia Michels as senior VP of music. Michels joins the company ...

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