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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 'Glee' Hits Digital Sales Music Milestone (Exclusive)

    5:00 am 2/28/2012

    UPDATED: The cast of the Fox series now ranks as the eighth-best-selling digital artist of all time, according to SoundScan.Read more

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  7. 'X Factor's' Rachel Crow Lands Nickelodeon TV Deal, Columbia Records Contract

    10:34 pm 2/21/2012

    The 14-year-old has also landed a recurring role on Nick's new comedy series, "Fred: The Show."Read more

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  8. 'X Factor's' Josh Krajcik Working With Adele's Producer on Debut Album

    8:44 pm 2/21/2012

    While a label designation has yet to be announced, insiders tell THR that the former burrito slinger does have a deal in place with Sony Music. Read more

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  9. Sony Apologizes for Raising Whitney Houston Album Prices

    5:28 am 2/15/2012

    The label, which drew outrage online, says it mistakenly increased the price for two of the late singer's records on iTunes.Read more

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  10. The Italian Bruno Mars, the Croatian Hit 'Brad Pitt' Plus 13 More of Europe's Best Songs From 2011 (Video)

    3:32 pm 12/23/2011

    While the world worries about the Euro, THR celebrates the continent's music, gathering 15 of the year's lesser-known smashes from across the Atlantic.Read more

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