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  1. Sylvia Rhone on New Label and Undoing 'Old-School Models' That Segregate Along Genre Lines (Q&A)

    7:30 am 2/14/2013

    "What's pop, what's hip-hop, what's rock -- it's really more who that fan is," says the industry veteran and chairman of Vested in Culture, a joint venture with Epic Records. Read more

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  2. Ex-Sony Music Chief Tommy Mottola: Life After $120 Million Buyout and Ex-Wife Mariah Carey (Q&A)

    5:00 am 2/6/2013

    Releasing his first book, the veteran executive reveals David Geffen's advice to him about the movie business and whether he'd ever judge "The X Factor."Read more

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  3. Sylvia Rhone Announces Joint Venture With Epic Records

    11:38 am 1/30/2013

    The new union has a name, Vested in Culture, and a slate of first releases. Read more

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  4. Charlie Walk Named EVP of Republic Records

    1:04 pm 1/28/2013

    The music industry veteran will oversee marketing, PR and promotion at the 18-year-old label, which counts Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Florence + the Machine on its roster.Read more

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  5. YouTube to Acquire 10 Percent Stake in Vevo (Report)

    5:40 am 1/17/2013

    The Google online video site is expected to invest about $50 million and renew a distribution agreement with the Internet music venture of Universal Music and Sony.Read more

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  6. U.K. Hackers Who Stole Michael Jackson Songs Sentenced to Community Service

    7:14 am 1/15/2013

    They downloaded close to 8,000 Sony Music files, including unreleased tracks by the late King of Pop.Read more

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  7. Sony, BMG Reteam for Parlophone Label Bid (Report)

    1:46 am 1/7/2013

    Four years after disbanding their music joint venture, the two media giants are eyeing EMI assets, including the Coldplay label.Read more

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  8. 'X Factor' U.S. Boosts Earnings at TV Arm of Simon Cowell, Sony Venture

    11:53 pm 1/3/2013

    Revenue for the TV production business of Syco Entertainment also nearly doubled for the latest fiscal year.Read more

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  9. BMG Buys Virgin, Famous Music Catalog From Sony/ATV

    5:53 am 12/21/2012

    The deal gives BMG worldwide rights to songs by artiss including Duffy, Nirvana, Take That and Robbie Williams.Read more

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  10. Alicia Keys Sued Over 'Girl on Fire': Is It Based on a Blogger's Ear?

    9:00 am 12/17/2012

    After reading that the Grammy-winning singer supposedly had repurposed his song "Hey There Lonely Girl," Earl Shuman files a copyright infringement lawsuit.Read more

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