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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Berry Gordy-Inspired 'Motown' Musical to Launch on Broadway in 2013

    10:58 am 6/26/2012

    A bio-show based on the life of the legendary music mogul, the production will feature hits from Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Michael Jackson, among others.Read more

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  6. SAG-AFTRA Moves Toward Halting Music Video Work

    2:20 pm 4/25/2012

    The new union says it may issue a "Do Not Work" order next month, days before talks with the labels resume. The decision on an order will send a signal to studios, commercial producers and even talent agents.Read more

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  7. European Union Approves Sony/ATV's EMI Music Publishing Deal

    7:08 am 4/19/2012

    Anti-trust regulators gave the green light for the $2.2 billion acquisition as long as the new owners sell off some publishing assets.Read more

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  8. 'Weird Al' Yankovic Suing Sony Music for $5 Million

    6:44 pm 3/31/2012

    Through his company Ear Booker Enterprises, the comedian-musician alleges that his label took improper and duplicate recoupments, which resulted in royalty under payments. It also claims that the company hasn't shared money it received from lawsuit settlements.Read more

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  9. Martin Bandier To Stay With Sony/ATV, Signs Long-Term Contract Extension

    5:00 am 3/19/2012

    The industry veteran will remain chairman of the publishing company as it moves forward with its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing.Read more

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  10. Turntable.FM Signs Licensing Deals With All Four Major Labels

    1:13 pm 3/13/2012

    The social DJing site can now legally stream music by Warner, Universal, EMI and Sony artists. Founders Billy Chasen and Seth Goldstein made the announcement at South By Southwest.Read more

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