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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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