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Mar 18, 2019 | Amanda Collins Named Executive Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Communications, Sony Music Entertainment
New York – March 18, 2019 – Amanda Collins has been named Executive Vice President and Global Head of Corporate Communications, Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today by Rob Stringer, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment. In this role she will
Nov 05, 2018 | Sol Rashidi Named Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Sony Music Entertainment
New York, NY – November 5, 2018 –  Sol Rashidi has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer, Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today. In this newly created role, Rashidi will be responsible for building a
Oct 04, 2018 | Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer Featured on BBC Radio 4’s “The Media Show”: Listen
NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2018 — Check out Sony Music CEO Rob Stringer’s compelling discussion of key issues in the music industry in a new interview with BBC Radio 4’s “The Media Show.” In this quick, informative chat, he talks about music&#
Sep 13, 2018 | Legendary Global Icon Mariah Carey Returns With New Music
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, incomparable, multi-platinum, multiple Grammy award winning global superstar Mariah Carey (the best-selling female artist of all time with 18 Hot 100 #1 hits) returns with the first taste o
Aug 28, 2018 | Constance Williams Named Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources, Americas, Sony Music Entertainment
New York – August 28, 2018—Constance Williams has been named Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources, Americas for Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today by Dasha Smith Dwin, EVP & Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Son
Jul 09, 2018 | Sony Music Relaunches Arista Records With Hitmaker David Massey
NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music Entertainment CEO Rob Stringer today announced the relaunch of Arista Records under the leadership of highly regarded music industry executive David Massey. The legendary label will bec
Feb 02, 2018 | Dasha Smith Dwin Named Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Sony Music Entertainment
New York – February 2, 2018 – Dasha Smith Dwin has been named Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer for Sony Music Entertainment, effective February 5, 2018, it was announced today by Rob Stringer, CEO, Sony Music Ent
Jan 15, 2018 | Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba Named CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA)
BERLIN, Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Daniel Lieberberg, President, Continental Europe and Africa, Sony Music Entertainment today announced that Patrick Mushatsi-Kareba has been named CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, Germany, Switzerland and
Jan 02, 2018 | Ron Perry Named Chairman & CEO, Columbia Records
NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rob Stringer, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment today announced Ron Perry has been named Chairman & CEO of Columbia Records. Based in New York, Perry will report
Dec 14, 2017 | Sony Music and Estate of Michael Jackson Renew Their Landmark Deal
NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music and the Estate of Michael Jackson have agreed to a landmark recording deal that will continue the label’s 42-year relationship with Michael Jackson and his music, it was announced tod
Feb 27, 2017 | Kevin Kelleher Named Chief Operating Officer of Sony Music Entertainment
NEW YORK – February 27, 2017 – Incoming Sony Music Entertainment CEO Rob Stringer, who will be responsible for all worldwide operations of Sony Music, today announces that Kevin Kelleher will be promoted from Executive Vice President and Chief Fi
Mar 19, 2015 | Sony Music to purchase remaining interest in The Orchard, the world’s leading independent digital distributor
NEW YORK—March 19, 2015—Sony Music Entertainment today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Dimensional Associates, LLC to acquire the remaining interest in The Orchard, the global independent music, video and film distribution co
Jan 23, 2014 | FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment Select “We Are One (Ole Ola)” by Global Music Sensation Pitbull Featuring International Superstar Jennifer Lopez and Brazil’s Own Claudia Leitte as FIFA World Cup 2014™ Official Song
“We Are One (Ole Ola)” will be performed at the FIFA World Cup™ Opening Ceremony by Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte on June 12, 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – January 23, 2014 – FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment today announced th
May 09, 2013 | Sony Music Entertainment Completes Purchase Of EMI’s European Stake In “Now That’s What I Call Music!” From Universal Music Group
LONDON/ NEW YORK –  Thursday, May 9th, 2013.  Sony Music Entertainment today announced that it has completed its purchase of EMI Recorded Music’s European rights in NOW That’s What I Call Music! from Universal Music Group (UMG). T
Feb 02, 2012 | Sony Music Comments on the Passing of Whitney Houston
New York – February 12, 2012 – Sony Music Entertainment today issued the following statement regarding Whitney Houston:   “Whitney Houston was an icon and a once-in-a-lifetime talent who inspired a generation of singers and brought joy to
Aug 09, 2011 | Edgar Berger Named President & CEO, International, Sony Music Entertainment
New York, NY, August 9, 2011 – Edgar Berger has been named President & CEO, International, Sony Music Entertainment, it was announced today by Doug Morris, Chief Executive Officer, Sony Music Entertainment. In this role, Berger will be res
Aug 08, 2011 | Peter Edge Named Chief Executive Officer, RCA Music Group
Tom Corson Named President & Chief Operating Officer, RCA Music Group New York, NY, August 8, 2011 – Peter Edge has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, RCA Music Group, it was announced today by Doug Morris, Chief Executive Officer, So
Jul 18, 2011 | Sony Music Entertainment Names Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid Chairman & CEO, Epic Records
New York, NY, July 18, 2011 – Renowned record executive and Grammy Award-winning producer Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid has been named Chairman & CEO of Epic Records, it was announced today by Doug Morris, Chief Executive Officer, Sony Music Ent
May 19, 2011 | FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment Select “Happiness” by Alexis Jordan as FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™ Official Song
NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 — FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment today announced that “Happiness” (Dave Aude Remix) by 19-year-old singing sensation Alexis Jordan (Star Roc/Roc Nation/Columbia), has been chosen as the Official Song of th
May 10, 2011 | Library of Congress Launches, With Sony Music Content, The “National Jukebox,” An Online Destination For Historical Sound Recordings
Largest Collection Of Historical Recordings Ever Made Publicly Available Online   The Library of Congress and Sony Music Entertainment today unveiled a new website of over 10,000 rare historic sound recordings available to the public for the fir
Nov 15, 2019 | Little Women Original Motion Picture Soundtrack With Music Composed & Conducted By Alexandre Desplat
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music announces the release of LITTLE WOMEN (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and GRAMMY® Award-winning composer ALEXANDRE DESPLAT. 
Nov 15, 2019 | Piano Virtuoso Chloe Flower Releases New Original Track “No Limit” Available Everywhere Now
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Powerhouse pianist CHLOE FLOWER is back with her latest original release “NO LIMIT” and its accompanying video. In keeping with the aesthetic of her viral Instagram covers, the video for &
Nov 12, 2019 | THE PIANO GUYS Debut Music Video For “THE AVENGERS / PORTALS”
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Known for their incredibly original instrumental covers and stunning visual companions, THE PIANO GUYS today debut the visual for their newest track, “THE AVENGERS / PORTALS” – watch
Nov 08, 2019 | The Irishman Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album Available Now
Soundtrack Features Music By Fats Domino, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Vale, Johnny Ray, Marty Robbins, Pérez Prado & More Plus An Original Theme Composed By Renowned Guitarist And Composer Robbie Robertson
Nov 05, 2019 | COMEDY LEADER THE ONION AND SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE NEW PODCAST PARTNERSHIP
Daily Satirical News Podcast “The Topical” to Launch in January 2020 NEW YORK and CHICAGO—NOVEMBER 5, 2019—The Onion, the leading comedy and news satire brand, and Sony Music Entertainment today announced a strategic partnership to develop or
Oct 30, 2019 | New Box Set Release Date: December 13, 2019 'Pink Floyd The Later Years'
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Pre-order link here: https://pinkfloyd.lnk.to/TheLaterYears  On December 13, 2019 Pink Floyd Records will release ‘Pink Floyd The Later Years’, a 16-disc set (5xCDs, 6xBlu-Rays, 5xDVDs) co
Oct 24, 2019 | ACCLAIMED PODCAST PRODUCER RENAY RICHARDSON LAUNCHES NEW JOINT VENTURE WITH SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
UK-based Broccoli Content to Drive Continued Expansion of Original Podcast Content for Global Audiences NEW YORK – October 24, 2019 – Award-winning podcast producer Renay Richardson and Sony Music Entertainment today announced the launch of a new
Oct 18, 2019 | Looking For Alaska (Music From The Hulu Series) Available Everywhere Now
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Milan Records, an imprint of Sony Music Masterworks, today releases LOOKING FOR ALASKA (MUSIC FROM THE HULU SERIES) – available everywhere now.  The album includes music from Hulu’s newest
Oct 04, 2019 | Euphoria Original Score From The HBO® Series By Labrinth Available Everywhere Now
NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Milan Records, an imprint of Sony Music Masterworks, today releases EUPHORIA (ORIGINAL SCORE FROM THE HBO SERIES) with music by chart-topping, multiplatinum-selling artist and producer LABRINTH. 
Sep 23, 2019 | SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT PROMOTES MARK CAVELL AND PER HAUBER TO LEAD SONY MUSIC’S MASTERWORKS AND CLASSICAL DIVISION
NEW YORK – September 23, 2019 – Sony Music Entertainment today announced the promotions of Mark Cavell and Per Hauber to lead the Company’s Classical, Jazz, Broadway and non-traditional contemporary music business. Based in New York, Cavel
Sep 20, 2019 | Superstar Cellist Luka Šulić Announces His First Solo Classical Recording, A Bold New Arrangement Of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — After seven years of touring the world as part of the critically acclaimed duo 2CELLOS, Luka Šulić returns to his classical roots with his first solo album for Sony Classical.  A graduate
Sep 20, 2019 | Lea Michele Announces First-Ever Holiday Album Christmas In The City Available October 25 From Sony Music Masterworks – Preorder Now
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Acclaimed actress, singer and author LEA MICHELE will release her first-ever holiday album, Christmas in The City, on October 25th via Sony Music Masterworks. Inspired by her fond memories of gr
Sep 20, 2019 | IL VOLO Announce New Album 10 Years – The Best Of, To Be Released November 8 – Available Now For Preorder
MILAN and NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — IL VOLO announce the global release of their new album 10 Years – The Best of (Sony Music) on November 8.  Available for preorder now, the new album celebrates the trio’s 1
Sep 19, 2019 | Bob Dylan (Featuring Johnny Cash) – Travelin' Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 15 To Be Released By Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings Nov. 1
NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan (featuring Johnny Cash) – Travelin’ Thru, 1967 – 1969: The Bootleg S
Sep 04, 2019 | ADAM MCKAY AND THREE UNCANNY FOUR PRODUCTIONS PARTNER TO LAUNCH INVESTIGATIVE PODCAST FOCUSED ON JEFFREY EPSTEIN
 “Broken: Jeffrey Epstein” To Be Hosted by the New Yorker Magazine’s Ariel Levy and Feature Contributions from Julie K. Brown of the Miami Herald NEW YORK – September 4, 2019 – Adam McKay, the Academy Award-winning writer/director/producer
Aug 29, 2019 | ‘Pink Floyd The Later Years’
Aug 27, 2019 | THE PIANO GUYS Premiere New Rendition of Lewis Capaldi’s Hit Single “Someone You Loved”
DEBUT STUNNING VISUAL FEATURING WORLD OF DANCE FAN-FAVORITE FINALISTS CHARITY ANDERSON & ANDRES PEÑATE
Aug 06, 2019 | SONY MUSIC’S THE THREAD SHOP TO ACQUIRE THE ARACA GROUP’S MUSIC MERCHANDISE DIVISION
Deal Significantly Expands Sony Music’s Presence in the Growing Music Merchandising Landscape. NEW YORK – August 6, 2019 –The Thread Shop, the innovative merchandising division of Sony Music Entertainment, today announced an agreement to acquir
Jul 31, 2019 | Sony Music Masterworks Acquires Leading Soundtrack Label Milan Records
NEW YORK, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music Masterworks today announced it has acquired Milan Records, an international leader in film and television scores and soundtracks.  Founded over 40 years ago by Emmanuel Chamboredon, Milan R
Jul 26, 2019 | Meghan Trainor Releases New Original Song For Playmobil: The Movie “Run Like The River” — Available Everywhere Now
NEW YORK, July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music today releases MEGHAN TRAINOR‘s “Run Like the River,” a new track written by the pop songstress for the forthcoming PLAYMOBIL: THE MOVIE (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRAC