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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. '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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Credit Agency Cuts Sony Debt Rating to Junk Status

    4:08 am 11/22/2012

    Ratings firm Fitch cites a weak financial outlook for the entertainment and electronics giant.Read more

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  10. Rage Against the Machine to Mark 20th Anniversary with 'XX' Box Set

    2:20 pm 10/9/2012

    The collection, due out Nov. 27, comes in three configurations and features liner notes written by longtime fan and hip-hop pioneer Chuck D.Read more

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