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News on Sony Music Entertainment (Ticker: SNE) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

8 hrs ago |

Amway sues Sony, other music companies over 1998 copyright settlement

Amway is back in court over a dispute with record companies tied to a copyright infringement case settled 16 years ago.


Related Topix: Media, Music, Marketing, Orlando, FL

8 hrs ago | Mashable

New 'N Sync Album Surprises Lance Bass: 'I Didn't Even Know About It'

'N Sync members were caught off guard when they found out a new 'N Sync two-CD compilation album, The Essential *NSYNC , would be released this week.


Related Topix: Lance Bass, Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Nsync, Twitter, Media, Music, Country, Alabama

12 hrs ago |

Isabel Rose Releases New Album Trouble in Paradise

Trouble in Paradise, the new CD from acclaimed singer Isabel Rose is a top-drawer musical event.


Related Topix: Media, Music

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Vevo Reportedly Trying to Become Profitable Before Being Sold

Back in April, Bloomberg reported that Vevo's owners were looking to sell the music video platform.


Related Topix: Media, Music, Abu Dhabi Media Company


Sony's Major Label Shenanigans Revealed By American Idol Lawsuit

The lawsuit sheds light on some controversial accounting practices at the major labels and explores the minefield that is the various incomes streams that now comprise the modern music business.


Related Topix: Media, Music, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Dance, Pop/Rock, Country

DM News

Sony Brings Data to Outdoor Advertising

Outdoor advertising is one of the oldest forms of marketing around, and its effectiveness can be assumed based on its longevity.


Related Topix: Media, Music, Marketing

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NBC Chicago

One Fan's Quest for Garth Brooks Tickets

Country superstar Garth Brooks, announced to fans that he is starting a world tour and has a new record deal with Sony Music Entertainment.


Related Topix: Media, Music

Seeking Alpha

Wall Street Breakfast: SEC Reforms, Tech Earnings, PayPal Expansion

Economy U.S. regulators are expected to approve new rules that force prime money funds held by asset managers to float their share price and limit access or impose fees on investors if they redeem shares in times of market tumult.


Related Topix: PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, US Energy Systems, Energy, Sony, Media, Music, LinkedIn, eBay

Seeking Alpha

Sony to increase image sensor production

Sony has announced that it will invest 35B to boost production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets as the demand for "selfies" and video calls increases.


Related Topix: Sony, Sony Online Entertainment, Media, Sony Pictures Television, Electronics, Television, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Video Games, Software, Music

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Amway, Hells Angels, Fracking: Intellectual Property

Sony Music Entertainment and other major music companies persuaded a federal court in Orlando , Florida, to narrow a copyright-related suit brought by Alticor Inc. and its Amway unit.


Related Topix: Media, Music, Ada, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Sony Music Fights Lawsuit Alleging Cheating of 'American Idol' Stars

Are artists like Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson getting their share of money from Spotify, iTunes and the music industry's fight against piracy? Five months after the record company founded by American Idol creator Simon Fuller brought a blockbuster lawsuit against Sony Music Entertainment for allegedly cheating artists such as Kelly Clarkson ... (more)


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Media, Music, Online Music, Kelly Clarkson, Dance, Country, Pop/Rock, Carrie Underwood

Sony exec joins Dotcom's music service

BIG GUNS: Former finance director of Sony Music Entertainment in Australia and New Zealand Tony Smith joins Kim Dotcom's Baboom online music venture.


Related Topix: Media, Music, Financial Services, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Long-Disputed Early Jimi Hendrix Masters to Go to Legacy...

After decades of litigation a deal has finally been struck between Experience Hendrix LLC, the Hendrix family music company which owns and administers the Jimi Hendrix music rights, and Legacy Recordings, the catalog wing of Sony Music Entertainment, in respect of some early Jimi Hendrix Master recordings.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, Media, Music

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Nina Simone Case Crawls Toward Conclusion

The estate of Nina Simone's former husband and business partner must turn over a number of materials to Simone's estate, a federal judge ruled.


Related Topix: Media, Music

Mon Jul 14, 2014


Ricky Martin Returns to New Zealand

ANTICIPATED RETURN TO THE NEW ZEALAND CONCERT STAGES IN APRIL 2015 - TICKETS ON SALE FROM 10AM, WEDNESDAY JULY 23RD Fresh from performing 'Vida' on The Voice in Sydney, Nine Live and Sony Music Entertainment are proud to announce that GRAMMY winning music superstar Ricky Martin will return to New Zealand in April next year for his One World Tour .


Related Topix: Media, Music

The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To New Rochelle's Tommy Mottola

Mottola, a music executive, co-owner of Casablanca Records in a joint venture with the Universal Music Group, was born July 14, 1949, in The Bronx.


Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Universal Music Group, Media, Music, The Bronx, NY, New York, NY, Pop/Rock, Daryl Hall John Oates

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Garth Brooks Announces New Music and a World Tour

Garth Brooks is back in a big way - the country superstar announced a world tour and a new record deal with Sony Music Entertainment on Thursday.


Related Topix: Media, Music

Mon Jul 07, 2014

NBC Dallas

American Airlines Sues Music Provider Over Royalties

The Fort Worth-based airline filed a lawsuit against Inflight Productions USA Inc. in Tarrant County District Court, claiming Inflight is responsible for obtaining all licenses and paying music royalty fees.


Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX, Media, Music

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Urban Business Roundtable Spotlight On Transcultural Marketing Mogul Steve Stoute

Stoute, a New York City native, has long enjoyed success as music industry executive and tastemaker, beginning his career with Sony Music Entertainment, where he served as president of urban music.


Related Topix: Marketing, Media, Music, Interscope Records, Celebrities, Eminem, Hip-Hop, Rap, Non-Profit


Rentrak Announces Top Ten Digital Movie Purchases & Rentals for Week Ending June 15, 2014

Rentrak , the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate.


Related Topix: Retail, Rentrak, Electronics, Sony, Sony Online Entertainment, Media, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Music, Software, Video Games


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