Ridley Scott's company Scott Free London has inked a deal with Universal Music Publishing, which will see Uni adminster all music publishing rights retained by the shingle. Under the long-term…
The National Music Publishers' Assn. filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against Fullscreen, alleging the big YouTube multichannel network has used unlicensed songs in video clips, while the trade…
Music publishing and rights management company Ole has acquired worldwide publishing rights to a glut of film and TV music from Sony Pictures Entertainment, the two companies announced July 2…
Looking beyond the West to enlarge its international portfolio, Warner Music Group has acquired Russia's Gala Music Group. Terms of the deal were not revealed.
After nearly 10 years steering performing-rights group BMI as president and CEO, Del Bryant will ankle the position come June of 2014, the org announced May 1. A four-decade veteran of BMI, Bryant…
At midnight on Sept. 13, something momentous will happen to the group Village People and one of the anthems that made them emblematic of the 1970s disco era, and a mainstay to this day of many a…
Disney has promoted Ken Bunt to president of Disney Music Group. A 15-year vet of the Mouse House’s music division, Bunt oversees all of Disney’s recorded music and music publishing operations, which…
While overall payments and revenues at ASCAP remained relatively flat, the performance rights group logged substantial increases in revenue from cable TV, according to unaudited 2012 financial…
Company's focus on rights management, licensing and selling singles allows for growth in a fragmented, digital-download age
In a music publishing deal estimated at $90 million, BMG has acquired the catalogs of Virgin Music, Famous UK Music and select Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing writers.
Independent publisher Kobalt Music Group has signed an exclusive long-term deal to administer Paul McCartney's pubbery MPL outside North America and the U.K.