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Sony pulls artists from SoundCloud

Sony pulls artists from SoundCloud

Sony Music has removed the music of several of its artists from SoundCloud, including Adele (who is signed to the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 7th 2015 at 12:55PM
Jol De'ath

Music For Nations: 'We don't just want to be known as a reissues label'

Following the relaunch of metal label Music For Nations earlier this year, label consultant Joel De’ath told Music Week ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:26AM
Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey returns to Sony's Epic Records

Mariah Carey has signed an exclusive contract with Sony's Epic Records, returning to the label after a 15-year hiatus spent ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 13th 2015 at 3:36PM
Sony, Universal and Warner granted injunction on anti-piracy internet policy

Sony, Universal and Warner granted injunction on anti-piracy internet policy

Ireland's second largest broadband provider UPC has been ordered to introduce a "three strikes" anti-piracy internet policy, meaning it will ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 30th 2015 at 10:42AM

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Sony reports Q3 2014 sales of $1.35bn

Sony reports Q3 2014 sales of $1.35bn

Sony's music division - encompassing Sony Music Entertainment, Sony Music Japan and Sony/ATV Music Publishing - has reported Q3 2014 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:30AM
Iley hails 'phenomenal' Sony BRITs performance

Iley hails 'phenomenal' Sony BRITs performance

Sony Music’s performance at the BRITs 2015 was the major’s best in nearly 20 years.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 6th 2015 at 11:41AM
Iley hails 'phenomenal' Sony BRITs performance

Iley hails 'phenomenal' Sony BRITs performance

Sony Music’s performance at the BRITs 2015 was the major’s best in nearly 20 years.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:56AM
Steve Barnett

Capitol's Steve Barnett: 'We want to be the best label in America'

Following Capitol’s 13 Grammy wins (four of which went to Sam Smith), chairman and CEO Steve Barnett says the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 1:47PM

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Sony Q3 forecast reports 'higher digital streaming revenues'

Sony Q3 forecast reports 'higher digital streaming revenues'

Sony Music Entertainment's financial results forecast for Q3 (ending December 31, 2014) reveal that its global sales increased 13.1% year-on-year ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 4th 2015 at 10:23AM
Kodaline

Kodaline: 'We'd like to properly break America' Gated Content

With three out of four Kodaline members hailing from Swords, Ireland, the now Dublin-based band have come a long way ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 29th 2015 at 12:27PM
Sony CEO Doug Morris to deliver Midem keynote

Sony CEO Doug Morris to deliver Midem keynote

Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris will deliver the keynote interview at Midem 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 26th 2015 at 3:34PM
Sony Music UK sets 33 year personal best for No.1 singles

Sony Music UK sets 33 year personal best for No.1 singles Gated Content

Sony Music UK ended 2014 with its best No.1 singles performance since 1981. The major claimed more time  at ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 8th 2015 at 2:39PM

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Snapchat to launch record label with Sony?

Mobile messaging service Snapchat could be formulating plans to launch its own music label, according to information in leaked Sony ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Dec 17th 2014 at 11:50AM
Messaging app Line to launch streaming service

Messaging app Line to launch streaming service

Japanese messaging app company Line is launching a music streaming service, Line Music, with the backing of Sony Music Entertainment ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:22AM
X Factor cover of new Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson track tops iTunes chart

X Factor cover of new Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson track tops iTunes chart

A cover of the new Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars track, Uptown Funk, has reached the top of the UK ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Dec 8th 2014 at 9:37AM
Lily Allen's label ITNO folds - report

Lily Allen's label ITNO folds - report

Lily Allen's record label ITNO has folded following its inability to sign enough talent to stay in business, according to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:29PM

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Sony Corp. reports $1.2bn quarterly net loss

Sony Corp. reports $1.2bn quarterly net loss

Electronics giant Sony made a net loss of $1.2bn for the quarter ending September 30, according to its latest set ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 4th 2014 at 11:27AM
Vevo partners with Sony for live concert experiences

Vevo partners with Sony for live concert experiences

Vevo has renewed its partnership with Sony Mobile for a second year, for a series of live concert events.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 11:49AM
SoundCloud's negotiations with major labels reach stalemate - report

SoundCloud's negotiations with major labels reach stalemate - report

SoundCloud’s negotiations with Universal, Sony and Warner have reached an impasse, according to the Financial Times.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 10th 2014 at 3:01PM
Justin

Sony launches free discounted albums app in the UK

Sony Music Entertainment has introduced its first music flash sales app in the UK, Album of the Day, for iPhone ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 14th 2014 at 2:59PM
Example: 'I needed to reinvigorate myself'

Example: 'I needed to reinvigorate myself' Gated Content

Example’s record sales seems to have hit a plateau. After reaching No.1 on the UK Albums Chart with his third ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:55AM
Sony signs deal with Klick Push

Sony signs deal with Klick Push

Music-focused ad platform Klick Push has partnered with Sony Music to offer free music in exchange for ad engagement.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 12:19PM
Jonathan Morrish: A press officer and a gentleman

Jonathan Morrish: A press officer and a gentleman Gated Content

Jonathan Morrish wants to talk about the future. And about other people.

by DAVE ROBERTS
on May 29th 2014 at 3:54PM
Rough Copy

Rough Copy sign to Epic

Semi-finalists from the 2013 outing of The X Factor, Rough Copy have signed a record deal with Epic, bringing them ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:48PM
Liam Bailey

Salaam Remi signs Liam Bailey, Collie Buddz to Sony imprint

Salaam Remi has signed UK singer/songwriter Liam Bailey and Bermudian reggae artist Collie Buddz to his Louder Than Life imprint ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Mar 10th 2014 at 11:26AM