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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Steve Barnett Exiting Sony's Columbia Records for Universal's New Capitol Label Group (Analysis)

    4:44 pm 10/5/2012

    With UMG's acquisition of EMI complete, the veteran music exec will relocate to the west coast where he'll oversee the newly formed entity's rock and pop rosters. Read more

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  8. Vevo Launches in Brazil

    3:27 am 8/15/2012

    The online music video joint venture is offering 50,000 music videos from international and local stars.Read more

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  9. Sold! EMI Music Publishing to Consortium Led by Sony/ATV, Michael Jackson Estate for $2.2 Billion

    2:30 am 6/30/2012

    On Friday, the Federal Trade Commission announced it had completed its investigation into antitrust implications, giving the deal its green light. Read more

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  10. Sony Music Names Adam Block President of Legacy Recordings

    1:58 am 6/27/2012

    The appointment is a promotion from his previous position of EVP and general manager of the imprint. Read more

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