Sales up at Sony Music

The music major posted revenue of 110.3bn yen (?0.81bn) for the three months to June 30, while operating income rose to 7.5bn yen (?55m).

In a statement, the company says, "The increase reflects the strong sales of a number of key releases which more than offset the continued contraction of the physical music market. Best-selling titles during the current quarter included AC/DC's soundtrack to Iron Man 2, music from the hit U.S. television show Glee, Kana Nishino's to LOVE, Usher's ...

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