Music biz vet Sylvia Rhone has been named president of Sony Music’s Epic Records unit. Rhone was already working under the Sony Music umbrella with the label, Vested in Culture, she launched in…
Sony Music has filed suit against United Airlines, claiming that it is infringing its copyrights because it has not obtained permission to offer music from artists ranging from Carrie Underwood to…
Universal Music Group has tapped industry vet Michele Anthony to serve in a newly-created top level position, naming her executive vice president of U.S. recorded music. Starting work in November…
Responding to the increasing demand for original music in reality television, which commands the majority of primetime programming across the channel spectrum, Sony/ATV Music Publishing's production…
Sony has rejected Third Point’s proposal that it spinoff as much as 20% of its studio and other entertainment assets, saying that a “rights or public offering is not consistent with the company’s…
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…
The news that Sony is at least considering Third Point founder and CEO Daniel Loeb's proposal to partially spin off the company's entertainment assets seems to have unleashed a bevy of what-ifs.
Universal Music Group has entered a multi-year, worldwide partnership with Jay-Z's company Roc Nation, under which the firm's eponymous label will operate as a standalone unit within UMG.
Sony Corp. of America chief Michael Lynton recently repeated what has become the company's mantra over the past few months: "The studio is absolutely not for sale," he told CNBC last week.
Sylvia Rhone's long-simmering Sony Music Entertainment venture was finally unveiled officially Wednesday, as the former Motown exec's Vested in Culture (VIC) announced its initial talent slate.