BMG has launched a full-service international sound agency. Named BMG Production Music, the agency brings together BMG’s “extensive interests in one-stop, pre-cleared and custom production music…
BMG has signed an agreement with Netflix to exclusively manage and administer the streaming giant’s music-publishing rights outside the U.S. In the U.S., Netflix handles music licensing in-house. The…
BMG had upped Thomas Scherer’s roles as EVP of International Writer Services to EVP BMG US Publishing, responsible for BMG's LA and New York-based publishing creative teams. This announcement comes…
Zach Katz will take the reins as President, U.S. Repertoire and Marketing, for BMG US, overseeing both music publishing and recordings, BMG announced today. In his new position, Katz will take charge…
Alt-rockers OK Go scored a viral hit with the release exclusively on Facebook of the video for “Upside Down & Inside Out” filmed in zero-gravity — and now the video posted to YouTube by the airline…
Multichannel network operator BroadbandTV and BMG, Bertelsmann’s music publishing and rights subsidiary, have formed Windfall — a joint venture promising up-and-coming YouTube music artists a…
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has created a music division that could match its ambitions in film and video.
Music rights giant BMG has struck a "wide-ranging distribution deal" in China with e-commerce giant Alibaba.
BMG has acquired the publishing catalog of the late lyricist Hal David, who penned a string of hits with longtime collaborator Burt Bacharach. The catalog, which the firm purchased from David's sons…
LONDON — Thomas Hesse, who oversaw media giant Bertelsmann’s strategic shift to digital, has stepped down as prexy of corporate development and new businesses, and executive board member. Hesse, who…
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have pacted with BMG for representation of their interests in the Rolling Stones' publishing catalog. As of July 1, the music unit of German media giant Bertelsmann…
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