Tag: sony music
Google holding music event but licensing rumours still swirl
Google has sent journalists an invitation to a music-themed event on Wednesday (16-Nov), sparking speculation that it's finally ready to launch its long-mooted Google Music store. The event is titled 'These Go To Eleven'.
November 14, 2011
Inensu’s SuperFan platform gets started with One Direction
London-based Inensu, founded by former SingStar exec Paulina Bozek, is launching a platform called SuperFan on Facebook, which gets people to sign up as super-fans of their favourite artists, earn points and rewards for their...
November 7, 2011
Sony could lose Meat Loaf distribution rights in royalties row
The latest royalties argument involving a major label could see Sony Music lose the rights to distribute Meat Loaf's back catalogue. The company is being sued by the estate of the late Stephen Popovich, who originally signed...
October 3, 2011
Sony’s Music Unlimited cloud service launches Android app
Sony has quietly launched an Android app for its Qriocity-powered Music Unlimited cloud music service. The app went live on Android Market early this morning as a free download, although a subscription to the service's Basic...
June 15, 2011
Sony India exec touts Vevo, Qriocity launches
Sony Music Entertainment intends to grow its revenues from India to USD $50 million in the next three years, according to an article in Indian publication The Economic Times.
June 10, 2011
Sony Music reveals big drop in revenues for its last quarter
Sony Music Entertainment has published its latest financial results, for both its last fiscal year (which ended in March) and the last quarter of that year. For the year, Sony Music's revenues fell 9.9% to $5.67 billion
May 27, 2011
Now Sony Music gets targeted by hackers (in Greece)
It's been a fairly shocking last month for Sony's consumer electronics arm, thanks to the hack attack that exposed the personal details of millions of PlayStation Network users.
May 24, 2011
SEC docs reveal WMG passed on higher offer from Sony Music
The sale of Warner Music Group to Len Blavatnik's Access Industries may have been agreed, but the discussion around it isn't dying down just yet. ...
May 23, 2011
No, Sony Music isn’t pulling out of iTunes
Remember the headlines caused by a Sony Computer Entertainment executive in Australia seemingly hinting at label group Sony Music pulling its content from iTunes.
February 18, 2011
Sony exec’s comments spark iTunes pullout headlines
The boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Australia Michael Ephraim has made some comments in an interview that we sense may not be welcomed by the label part of Sony
February 14, 2011
Report claims Spotify has a US deal with Sony Music
All Things Digital, which has been tracking Spotify's licensing efforts in the US, is reporting that Sony Music Entertainment has signed on the dotted line.
January 20, 2011