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Pink Floyd, David Guetta Catalogs to Be Sold, EMI CEO’s Memo Reveals

As the EMI-Universal merger draws near, Roger Faxon braces the company's global staff for painful divestitures and uncertainty.

Universal Music Submits EMI Deal Concessions to European Regulators

"We believe the package fully addresses the European Commission’s concerns," the company says.

Universal Music May Sell Coldplay Label Parlophone to Seal $1.9 Billion EMI Deal (Report)

The music giant is ready to divest iconic British label Parlophone, but not music from such key acts as Queen and the Beatles, to win European approval.

Universal Looking to Sell EMI Labels to Indies, Not Majors (Report)

European regulators have yet to approve Universal $1.9 billion takeover of the British music group.

Richard Branson Expresses Interest in Buying Back Virgin Records

UPDATED: Universal Music's potential sale to win approval for its proposed EMI acquisition offers "a wonderful opportunity to recreate a dynamic independent label," a Branson spokesman says.

Universal Music May Divest Virgin Records, Mute Rights to Clinch EMI Deal (Report)

Executives of the Vivendi-owned music giant are meeting with European regulators in Brussels this week to discuss concessions.

Universal Music Gets Japan’s Approval for EMI Deal

After the green light in the world's second-largest music market, the company is now focusing on getting regulatory clearance in Europe and the U.S.

In Wake of $2.2 Billion Sale, Layoffs at EMI Music Publishing Begin

Chief executive Roger Faxon is one of 30 to 40 staffers to lose their jobs as a Sony/ATV-led consortium integrates the two companies.

David Guetta Extends Contract With EMI, Credits Label’s Devotion

"They believed in my music a decade ago when EDM was just an underground scene and took it to another level," says the French DJ, Grammy winner and collaborator to the stars.

Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams Honored; EMI Wins Big at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

The night also featured a swan-song moment for "Big" Jon Platt as the outgoing EMI Music Publishing president accepted the Publisher of the Year award -- the company's 20th in 25 years.

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

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

‘Big’ Jon Platt Exiting EMI Music Publishing After 17 Years

The beloved executive, who has discovered hits for the likes of Kanye West, Jay-Z, Diddy and Drake, among many others, made the announcement to his staff on Tuesday.