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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
Toby Andrews

Toby Andrews hired by Sony Music International electronic music division

Toby Andrews has been snapped up by Sony Music to work in its international electronic music division.

The former Get ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Jan 29th 2014 at 3:39PM
Lay-offs coming at Sony Entertainment as division makes $100m in cuts

Lay-offs coming at Sony Entertainment as division makes $100m in cuts

Sony Corp's Entertainment division is set to make $100m in cost savings, resulting in lay-offs that will predominantly affect the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 19th 2013 at 9:19AM

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Snapverse

Major labels partner with new mobile video and music app

Snapverse - an iPhone app that allows users to combine 20-second videos with licensed music – has struck a deal ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:21AM
Sony

Sony joins high quality audio drive

Sony is the latest company to sign up to the high quality audio initiative after announcing a new line of ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 9th 2013 at 1:51PM
CoolBrands 2013: Spotify, Sony Music, Glastonbury, Apple make Top 20

CoolBrands 2013: Spotify, Sony Music, Glastonbury, Apple make Top 20

Apple has once again topped the annual UK CoolBrands survey, as other music-related companies register in the index's Top 20.
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Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 24th 2013 at 9:23AM

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SiriusXM

SiriusXM sued by labels for failure to pay royalties on pre-1972 tracks

Satellite radio company SiriusXM was sued yesterday (September 11) by Capitol Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group Recordings and ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Sep 12th 2013 at 2:56PM
SImon Cowell

Simon Cowell: 'I'm happy - which is rare'

Simon Cowell has praised the past year’s success of Syco Entertainment as the joint venture with Sony Music is “genuinely ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 12th 2013 at 12:43PM
Gatfield

Gatfield: Music business 'looking more positive than it has for a long time"

Sony Music UK CEO Nick Gatfield has said the future of the music business is looking “more positive than it ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 12th 2013 at 11:21AM
Playstation Vita TV

Sony unveils connected TV PlayStation device

Sony has unveiled the PlayStation Vita TV – a gadget that lets users access a range of entertainment services through ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 10th 2013 at 10:03AM

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Eylar Fox

Global Talent's Elyar Fox signs to RCA

Sony has signed Global Talent's Elyar Fox to its RCA label. The 18-year-old is Global’s first signing to Sony.

by Rory Foster
on Aug 19th 2013 at 3:55PM
Simon Cowell

'Cowell wants to sell Syco,' say insiders

Simon Cowell is looking to sell all or part of his Syco Entertainment JV with Sony, according to the New ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 14th 2013 at 10:53AM
Sony ends Radio Academy Awards sponsorship after 32 years

Sony ends Radio Academy Awards sponsorship after 32 years

Sony has ended its 32-year-old partnership with The Radio Academy Awards.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 12th 2013 at 4:43PM
Sony

Sony rejects call to spin-off entertainment arm, shares drop 5%

Sony Corp shares fell almost 5% after the company rejected stake-holder Daniel Loeb’s proposal to spin-off part of its entertainment ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:16AM

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Tesco

Tesco, Facebook and Sony - news from around the web

We’ve pulled together the biggest and best online news, features and analysis that surfaced this week from sites around the ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 4:07PM
Sony Corp

Sony's music division posts $109m operating profit in Q1

Sony Corp’s music division posted an operating income of 10.8 billion yen (approx. $109 million, £72.3m) in Q1 of its ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 1st 2013 at 11:58AM
Salaam Remi

Salaam Remi launches Sony imprint

Renowned producer and songwriter Salaam Remi has secured his own imprint label under Sony Music.

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Jul 15th 2013 at 3:55PM
BMG

Sony to handle BMG's Depeche Mode catalogue, Universal gets Black Sabbath

BMG has announced Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group as distribution and marketing partners for its Depeche Mode and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 25th 2013 at 3:39PM
Sony Corp

Sony investor Loeb renews call for music and film spin-off

Sony Corp is facing renewed calls from investor Daniel Loeb to spin-off a portion of its film and music business ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 18th 2013 at 3:35PM
Music Unlimited

Sony slashes Music Unlimited annual subscription fee

Sony Entertainment has slashed the annual subscription fee for its Music Unlimited digital streaming service for a limited time.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2013 at 10:32AM
Sebjak signs to Ultra

Swedish DJ Sebjak signs to Ultra Records

Emerging Swedish house DJ Sebjak has signed with Ultra Records for his new album.

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on May 28th 2013 at 5:32PM
Sony continues to battle Apple for better streaming deal

Sony continues to battle Apple for better streaming deal

Sony Music and Sony/ATV are both holding out on striking a deal with Apple for its soon-to-be-announced online radio service ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 24th 2013 at 9:07AM
Sony Corp considers Music division spin-off

Sony Corp considers Music division spin-off

Sony Corp. has confirmed that it will this week discuss proposals that it should sell part of its entertainment business ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 22nd 2013 at 11:17AM