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Jonathan Van Ness’ Podcast Leaves SiriusXM’s Earwolf for Sony Music Entertainment

Jonathan Van Ness is bringing his podcast to Sony Music Entertainment. Van Ness has struck an ad sales and distribution deal with Sony Music for Getting Curious With Jonathan Van Ness, the podcast he started hosting in 2015 prior to his breakout on Netflix’s Queer Eye. On the audio show, Van Ness explores a wide […]

Major Music Labels Awarded $47M Over Piracy Suit

A Texas jury has awarded Universal Music Group and several other recording companies more than $46.7 million in their lawsuit against Astound Broadband for failing to stop its users from pirating music. The company formerly known as Grande Communications must pay roughly $33,000 in damages for each of 1,403 works that were infringed upon, the […]

Sony Hires Former Westbrook Producer Serita Wesley to Oversee U.S. Entertainment Podcasts

Sony Music Entertainment has named Serita Wesley, a former senior audio producer at Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith’s Westbrook Inc., to oversee entertainment podcasts in the U.S., the company said on Monday. Wesley will lead the development of new shows across genres including comedy, pop culture and self-care and manage the expansion of the […]

Celine Dion Doc in the Works from Sony Music Entertainment

Continuing a pattern of documentary features on celebrities made with the close involvement of the subjects they depict, Sony Music Entertainment’s Premium Content Division, in partnership with SME Canada and Vermilion Films, announced the start of production for an untitled feature-length documentary about Celine Dion, the five-time Grammy-winning artist who has sold more than 250 […]

Bob Dylan Film ‘Odd and Ends’ to Be Digitally Released by SME (Exclusive)

In the latest salvo in the distribution collaboration between its global recording and film divisions, Sony Music Entertainment and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are releasing Bob Dylan: Odds and Ends, a compilation film of promotional material, footage from other documentaries left on the cutting-room floor and assorted demos and alternate takes from the singer-songwriter’s six-decade career. […]