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…
Company's focus on rights management, licensing and selling singles allows for growth in a fragmented, digital-download age
Media giant Bertelsmann's decision to buy equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts' 51% stake in their music joint venture BMG was one made at the right moment, according to BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch. The…
Continuing to build its library of masters, BMG has signed an agreement to purchase Universal Music Group's Sanctuary Records catalog.
Continuing its acquisition of independent publishing and label assets, BMG Chrysalis U.S. has purchased the catalog and masters of American dance music imprint Strictly Rhythm.
On the heels of its purchase of some of EMI's cast-off publishing assets, BMG has acquired the catalog of English punk and electronic label Mute Records from Universal Music Group.