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  1. 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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  2. Sony Music’s Digital Boss Thomas Hesse Joins Bertelsmann Board

    1:46 am 11/30/2011

    Hesse will oversee the digital transformation of Bertelsmann’s core businesses.Read more

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  3. Showbiz Law Firm Buys, Revamps Michael Ovitz Building

    5:05 pm 11/22/2011

    The Liner Grode Stein firm has acquired the 9800 Wilshire Blvd. property for about $13.5 million.Read more

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  4. Google Music Store to Launch Wednesday

    4:46 pm 11/14/2011

    According to sources, Warner Music Group and Sony Music have yet to get on board which may diminish the impact of the announcement.Read more

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  5. EMI Sale: Read CEO Roger Faxon's FAQ Memo to Staff

    3:12 pm 11/14/2011

    "We run our show until completion," writes the chief executive, who also warns that, "there are some very serious consequences for EMI if we screw this up."Read more

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  6. Indie Music Group: Regulators Will Block EMI Deals With Universal, Sony

    2:11 pm 11/11/2011

    Even if UMG increases its promise of divestitures beyond 500 million euros, IMPALA argues the deal would not be accepted. Read more

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  7. Van Halen to Sign With Interscope Records

    12:27 pm 11/11/2011

    A source tells THR the deal is expected to be finalized next week. The band had been with Warner Music for 35 years.Read more

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  8. EMI Units to be Sold to Universal Music, Sony for $4.1 Billion

    5:20 am 11/11/2011

    Citigroup is expected to sell the recorded music arm of the storied U.K. music firm to Vivendi's Universal Music and its publishing division to a group led by Sony for a total price tag that looks to come in ahead of industry expectations. Read more

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  9. Doug Morris Signs Dr. Luke to Sony Label Deal, Calls the Hitmaker His ‘New Jimmy’

    3:49 am 11/8/2011

    In an interview with the New York Times, the Sony Music CEO announces the January launch of Kemosabe Records and an exclusive five-year contract with the star producer.Read more

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  10. 'American Idol': With Scotty McCreery's Successful Debut, Did Universal Learn From Sony's Mistakes?

    6:30 am 10/21/2011

    With the season 10 winner moving 196,000 copies of his album "Clear as Day," and runner-up Lauren Alaina notching a respectable 69,000 of her debut, "Wildflower," has the "Idol" curse been broken? Read more

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