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  1. Sony/ATV Auction for Virgin, Famous UK Catalogs Begins

    September 21, 2012 6:30 AM EDT The package of assets -- comprised of 30,000 copyrights from the Virgin and Famous Music U.K. publishing catalogs -- that the Sony-led consortium agreed to sell in order to gain regulatory approval to buy EMI Music Publishing is about to hit the a ...

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

    June 29, 2012 10:54 AM EDT The Sony Corp. of America led investor consortium completed its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing today, just hours after the Federal Trade Commission issued a statement saying it closed its antitrust investigation of the $2.2 billion deal -- wh ...

  3. Tom Jones, Kooks Join Guinness Anniversary Line-Up

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sir Tom Jones, the Kooks and Calvin Harris are among a host of newly announced acts to take part in brewery business Guinness' 250th Anniversary celebrations. Set to take place Sept. 24 in various cities around the world including New York, L ...

  4. Black Eyed Peas Head Guinness Celebrations

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas top an international bill of artists set to honor the 250th anniversary of Guinness. It was announced today (May 13) that the Grammy Award-winning act will perform in Asia on Sept. 24 as part of Guinness' global anniversary ce ...

  5. Featured Artists Opposed To Cutting Off File-Sharers

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural meeting of the U.K.'s Featured Artists' Coalition (FAC) in London resulted in a vote among its members opposing any measures that criminalize file-sharing. The FAC was formed to give artists a collective voice to campaign f ...

  6. Featured Artist Coalition Set For Inaugural Meeting

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Featured Artist Coalition (FAC) will hold its inaugural meeting in London today (March 11) and the current impasse between YouTube and PRS for Music over royalty rates is likely to be a major topic of discussion. The FAC was formed ...

  7. Featured Artists Coalition Meeting Re-Scheduled

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST The first meeting of the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) has been re-scheduled for March 11 at London venue Heaven. The meeting remains restricted to artists and will be hosted by the steering committee, comprising Radiohead's Ed O'Brie ...

  8. Snow Stops Featured Artists' Meeting

    February 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Featured Artists' Coalition, a new U.K. organization which campaigns for performers' and musicians' rights, has postponed its inaugural meeting because of heavy snow. The members' meeting was due to take place in London tod ...

  9. Royal Honors For Kylie, Parkinson

    December 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue, veteran British broadcaster Michael Parkinson and Beggars Group chairman Martin Mills are among the music industry names on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's Honours list. The list, based on recommendat ...

  10. Secondary 'Parasites' Ruining Biz, Goldsmith Tells ITC

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Harvey Goldsmith used his keynote speech on day two of the In The City international music convention to issue a stark warning to the live music industry and to call for greater unity between publishers, promoters and record companies. "Today ...