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Sony Music Loses Bid for Secrecy in Dr. Luke-Kesha Fight

The public will soon learn a lot more about pop music dealmaking thanks to a marathon libel case headed to trial. On Tuesday, as the legal battle between Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald and Kesha Rose Sebert continues to progress after seven years in court, New York Supreme Court Justice Jennifer Schecter rejected Sony Music’s concerns […]

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. […]

Sony’s Full-Year Results Buoyed by Games, Music, Film Units

The Japanese electronics and entertainment giant sold a record 7.8 million PlayStation 5 units for the fiscal year.

Podcast Producer Broccoli Productions Signs with WME (Exclusive)

The UK-based production company led by Renay Richardson formed a joint venture with Sony Music Entertainment to make socially conscious audio content for global audiences.

Sony Music Makes Strategic Investment in Podcast Producer Neon Hum (Exclusive)

Sony Music Entertainment has made a strategic investment in podcast production company Neon Hum to expand its development of original non-music programming.

Sony Film Unit Posts $366 Million Quarterly Profit

Sony Pictures posted a jump in profits of $366 million for the July to September quarter, Sony Corp. announced in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Sony Music Masterworks Acquires Soundtrack Label Milan Records (Exclusive)

Sony Music Masterworks has acquired Milan Records, a label for film and TV scores and soundtracks.

Sony Pictures CEO Touts Studio’s Upside Amid Consolidation, Rise of Streaming Services

At Sony Corp.'s strategy meeting and investor day Tuesday in Tokyo, Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO Tony Vinciquerra touted the studio's upside amid consolidation and the rise of streaming services, with executives also highlighting the opportunity for developing intellectual property from other Sony units.

Sony Film Unit’s Full-Year Profit Rises to $488 Million

Sony Corp.'s film unit recorded a full fiscal-year operating profit of $488 million (?54.6 billion), up from $376 million in the previous year.

Sony Music London Office Stabbings Lead to Arrests

Two people were stabbed during an incident at Sony Music’s London headquarters on Friday, leading to the arrest of two people, London police said.

Sony Film Unit Posts $209 Million Quarterly Profit

Sony Corp. raised its full-year profit forecast to $8.65 billion while the pictures division enjoyed a strong quarter, thanks to 'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' and a new accounting standard.

Tommy Mottola Inks First-Look TV Deal With Entertainment One

Veteran music exec Tommy Mottola has inked a multiyear TV production deal with Entertainment One. The first project from the deal is 'Harlem High' for Freeform.