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Music floats Sony Corp's 38.8% profit rise in Q1 15

Music floats Sony Corp's 38.8% profit rise in Q1 15

Sony Corp's profits rose by 38.8% year-on-year in fiscal Q1 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 30th 2015 at 10:56AM
LA Reid buying shares in Rhapsody?

LA Reid buying shares in Rhapsody?

Sony's LA Reid is rumoured to be entering the streaming business, bidding to buy a large share of Rhapsody. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 10:02AM
Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has written an open letter on record label and music publisher deals in the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 11:01AM
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Sony's music operating income up 17.4% in FY 2014

Sony’s music business saw combined sales and operating revenues top $4.5bn in its fiscal year ended March 31.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 30th 2015 at 3:14PM

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Major labels unite to sue MP3 download site over piracy claim

Major labels unite to sue MP3 download site over piracy claim

A coalition of record labels is suing the operators of MP3 download site MP3Skull for copyright infringement,

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:28AM
Paul Kalkbrenner

Sony sign electronic music producer Paul Kalkbrenner to long-term deal

Renowned Berlin techno producer Paul Kalkbrenner has signed a long-term deal with Sony Music International.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:19AM
Orchard

Sony Music acquires The Orchard

Sony Music Entertainment has approved the purchase of the remaining equity stake in the Orchard from Dimensional Associates for $200 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:50AM
Lohan

Freemium debate heats up

The debate over whether streaming services should have a free option has heated up, with Ministry of Sound's Lohan Presencer ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 12th 2015 at 9:44AM

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Sony linked with LA office move

Sony Music is moving across Los Angeles to the Sony Pictures Studios lot in the next two years, according to ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 11:04AM
Baz Luhrmann partners with RCA for Bazmark label

Baz Luhrmann partners with RCA for Bazmark label

Baz Luhrmann is partnering with Sony Music's RCA Records on a custom label, Bazmark, to release music from the director's film, ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 19th 2015 at 2:53PM
Sony Corp

Sony Corp identifies Music division among its key growth drivers

Sony Corporation has earmarked its music business among its key growth drivers for the company.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 18th 2015 at 2:08PM
Sony Music

Sony makes string of promotions across Australia and Asia

Sony Music has made a string of executive promotions across its marketing, artist development and advertising divisions in Australia and ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Feb 11th 2015 at 9:36AM

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Red Bull Records partners with Sony Music

Red Bull Records partners with Sony Music Gated Content

Red Bull Records has teamed with Sony Music in a global distribution partnership for its roster. 

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 5:06PM
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Relentless Records signs new three year deal under Sony

Relentless Records has started 2015 with a brand new three year deal under Sony Music UK and a host of ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jan 21st 2015 at 11:07AM
Sony Music UK hires Indy Vidyalankara as Director of Communications

Sony Music UK hires Indy Vidyalankara as Director of Communications

Sony Music UK has appointed  Indy Vidyalankara as its new director of communications, starting in January.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 4th 2014 at 9:08AM
Sony Music UK strikes global Black Butter deal

Sony Music UK strikes global Black Butter deal

Rising independent label Black Butter has signed a global deal with Sony Music UK chairman & CEO Jason Iley that ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 20th 2014 at 7:30AM

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Kelvin

Kelvin Jones signs to Epic Records in the UK

Epic Records and Sony Four Music Germany have signed artist Kelvin Jones.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 10:40AM
Kygo

Ultra/Sony Music sign Norwegian producer and DJ Kygo

Ultra/Sony Music has signed Norwegian producer and DJ Kygo in a worldwide deal.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 2:12PM
KISS FM partners with Sony Music for new KISSTORY compilation

KISS FM partners with Sony Music for new KISSTORY compilation

KISS FM UK has partnered with Sony Music to release compilation album, KISSTORY 2014: The Best Old Skool & Anthems.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 28th 2014 at 12:31PM
Emma Pike to leave Sony Music UK next month

Emma Pike to leave Sony Music UK next month

Sony Music UK's VP of industry relations, Emma Pike, is leaving the major next month after six years.

Pike joined ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:40AM
Sony Music buys 26% stake in Indian digital platform

Sony Music buys 26% stake in Indian digital platform

Sony Music Entertainment has swooped for a 26% stake in an India-based digital entertainment platform.

The deal sees the company ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2014 at 6:36PM
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
Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss launch exclusive worldwide partnership

Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss launch exclusive worldwide partnership

Sony Music and Wolfgang Boss have arranged to set up a long-term global partnership.

Boss‘ label B1 Recordings and Sony Music will ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:32PM
Jason Iley named Sony Music UK boss

Jason Iley named Sony Music UK boss

Former Mercury Records boss Jason Iley has been named Chairman and CEO of, Sony Music UK & Ireland, replacing Nick ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 4th 2014 at 8:57AM
Tony Wadsworth Sony move ruled out

Tony Wadsworth Sony move ruled out

Popular record label veteran Tony Wadsworth definitely won't be joining Sony Music UK, Music Week has learnt – despite recent ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 13th 2014 at 4:44PM