BMG concludes Virgin and Famous UK songs deal

Paul Williams

BMG has concluded its takeover of the Virgin Music and Famous UK Music songwriting catalogues from Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing.

The purchase covers the Virgin UK, Europe and US catalogues as well as Famous's UK interests and includes songs by the likes of Kurt Cobain, including his contribution to Smells Like Teen Spirit, Human League, Culture Club, OMD, Tears For Fears, The Kooks and Terence Trent D'Arby as well as deals and catalogues with more contemporary writers such as ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...