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Entries in 'japan' (11)

Warner Music Group

Warner Music Japan names new CEO and COO

Warner Music Group has appointed Kazuyuki (Kaz) Kobayashi as chief executive officer and Shuji Utsumi as chief operating officer in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 10:00AM
Apple

Apple applies for iWatch trademark in Japan

Apple has filed for an ‘iWatch’ trademark in Japan, suggesting that it may be looking to develop a smart device ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 10:47AM
RIAJ

Digital music sales down in Japan but smartphone-related sales are growing

Figures released by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), show that despite digital music sales falling overall, there has ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jun 19th 2013 at 11:55AM
Jasrac

Japanese authors' society reports 5.6% rise in royalty collections YoY

The Japanese authors’ society (JASRAC) says its music-copyright fee collections rose 5.6% in the year ending March 31, 2013, to ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jun 14th 2013 at 10:55AM

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Barks

Japanese music site BARKS launches English language version

Japanese online music news site BARKS has launched an English language version.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 24th 2013 at 2:28PM
Physical music shipments grow 9% in Japan in 2012

Physical music shipments grow 9% in Japan in 2012

Shipments of physical music in Japan jumped 9% in 2012 to 218m units, according to new figures from local trade ...

on Jan 28th 2013 at 10:11AM
Japan

Spotify and Rdio to launch in Japan?

Spotify and Rdio are expected to launch in Japan in the next few months, according to a report at Japanese ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 14th 2013 at 10:08AM
iTunes

Sony Music Japan licenses domestic catalogue to iTunes

Sony Music Entertainment Japan (SMEJ) has licensed its domestic catalogue to iTunes.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 9th 2012 at 9:46AM

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Spotify

Spotify to launch in Japan next year?

Spotify is reportedly is talks with record labels about opening up shop in Japan - the world's second biggest music ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 12th 2012 at 10:04AM
Piracy

Japan cracks down on piracy with prison time and hefty penalty fines

A campaign by the Japanese music industry, The Recording Industry Association of Japan, has led to a change in piracy ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Oct 1st 2012 at 11:05AM
Universal Music Japan accused of tax avoidance

Universal Music Japan accused of tax avoidance

UMJ borrowed 80 billion yen ($1 billion) from an affiliate in France during its restructure in 2008 and declared 9 ...

on Jul 17th 2012 at 11:52AM