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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 announ
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). The purchase, which
Jun 04, 2012 | Kenny Chesney Extends Worldwide Recording Agreement with Sony Music Nashville
Chesney's Future Recordings To Release on Blue Chair Records/Columbia Nashville Historic Columbia Nashville Now Home to BNA Records Artists and Employees NASHVILLE, TN, June 4, 2012 -- Sony Music Nashville announces the extension of its exclusiv
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 j
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 respon
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, Sony Mu
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 the upcoming FIFA W
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 t
May 02, 2011 | Sony Names Doug Morris New Head Of Sony Music Entertainment
(New York, NY – March 2, 2011) -- Doug Morris, one of the most respected and influential executives in the global music industry, will join Sony Music Entertainment as Chief Executive Officer, effective July 1, 2011.  The announcement was made tod
Jan 20, 2011 | Sony Music Entertainment To Develop Dynamic Artist Apps Using Innovative Mobile Roadie Platform
New York, NY -- January 20, 2011 -- Sony Music Entertainment today announced plans to develop interactive mobile entertainment applications across its network of artists and labels using technology from Mobile Roadie, the premier self service platfo
Dec 21, 2010 | Remix Bob Dylan’s “Subterranean Homesick Blues” Online Using the Original 4-Track Vocal, Guitar, Bass and Drum Recordings
“The Remix Project,” From Sony make.believe, Allows Fans to Re-imagine Dylan Classic Fan Contest, Also Featuring Collaborations from The Ting Tings, 2AM Club and Others, Will Award a Grand Prize Trip to South by Southwest Music Festival New
Dec 20, 2010 | Ariama.com Celebrates The Season!
An Ariama Christmas, Volume I ** Over Three Hours of Holiday Choral Music for $2.99 ** Free Shipping on all Titles and 20% off Holiday Titles NEW YORK, NY – December 20, 2010  – To welcome the holiday season, Ariama.com, the groundbreaki
Dec 14, 2010 | Ariama.com Announces Partnership Agreements with Key Classical Institutions
Carnegie Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, WQXR, and WFMT Join Current Site Partners Gramophone and BBC Music Magazine NEW YORK, NY – December 14, 2010 – Ariama.com, the groundbreaking new online classical music stor
Oct 05, 2010 | Sony Music Entertainment Launches Public Beta For Groundbreaking Classical Music Store Ariama.com
One-stop shopping solution for classical CDs and digital downloads from more than 50 major and independent labels  Enhanced search tools make buying music easier and more enjoyable New York, NY—October 5th, 2010—Sony Music Entertainment
May 19, 2010 | Myxer Announces Agreement With Sony Music Entertainment
Content From Sony Music Artists Available To Myxer’s 35 Million Member Community Miami, FL (May 19, 2010) – Myxer, a leader in mobile entertainment, today announced an agreement with Sony Music Entertainment to make Sony Music’s catalog of
Apr 26, 2010 | FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment select “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)” by Shakira featuring Freshlyground as FIFA World Cup 2010™ Official Song
The song will be performed at the FIFA World Cup™ Final by Shakira and South African artist Freshlyground on July 11, 2010. NEW YORK, NY – April 26, 2010 – FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment today announced that Waka Waka (This Time For Afri
Apr 10, 2010 | SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING AND SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE GROUND-BREAKING AGREEMENT FOR DIGITAL PRODUCTS IN ASIAN MARKET
April 11, 2008 — Sony/ATV Music Publishing and SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT today announced that they have reached an agreement covering digital royalty collection for the music publisher across Asia. The agreement encompasses China, Hong Kong, Ind
Sep 26, 2017 | Australian Pop Vocal Group Human Nature Sign to Legacy Recordings Ahead of The Release of Their Hit Album JUKEBOX: The Ultimate Playlist on Friday, November 3, 2017
Sep 21, 2017 | "Pretty Paper" Now Part of A Love So Beautiful: Roy Orbison With the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Album Out November 3
Willie Nelson-penned Roy Orbison hit utilizing original vocal track and brand-new Royal Philharmonic accompaniment added to much anticipated Orbison release
Sep 20, 2017 | Bob Dylan - Trouble No More - The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 to Be Released by Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings on Friday, November 3
Deluxe 9 Disc (8CD/1DVD) Box Set, Latest Volume in Acclaimed Dylan Bootleg Series Presents Definitive Retrospective of a Pivotal Period in the Artist's Canon
Sep 19, 2017 | Legacy Recordings Set to Release Deluxe Digital Version of Clive Davis - The Soundtrack of Our Lives--an Apple Music Exclusive--on Wednesday, September 27
Standard Digital Version Available Friday, September 29
Sep 19, 2017 | Legacy Recordings Set to Release Willie Nelson and the Boys (Willie's Stash, Vol. 2) on Friday, October 20
Second Release in Acclaimed Willie's Stash Archival Recordings Series Premieres 11 Country Classics and One Brand-New Song Performed by the American Music Icon and His Sons, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson
Sep 15, 2017 | Columbia Records To Release Johnny Mathis Sings The Great New American Songbook September 29, 2017
New Album Available For Pre-Order Now; Includes Instant Grat Track "Hallelujah"
Sep 15, 2017 | TechCrunch Premieres Nigel Stanford's Next Mini-Movie "Automatica - Robots vs. Music"
Robotics Meets Music In New Groundbreaking "Mini-Movie" As Stanford Raises Tech/Dance-Pop Interface to Astounding Heights
Sep 07, 2017 | Dee Dee Bridgewater Releases New Album Memphis...Yes, I'm Ready On September 15th Via DDB Records/OKeh Records
Inspired by Bridgewater's Return to Her Birth City of Memphis and the Exploration of Her Musical Roots and Influences
Aug 25, 2017 | Boyz II Men Release New Album UNDER THE STREETLIGHT Available October 20, 2017
Featuring Guest Artists Brian McKnight, Amber Riley and Take 6
Aug 21, 2017 | Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos And Yo-Yo Ma In First Recording Together - The Complete Piano Trios Of Brahms Available September 15, 2017, on Sony Classical
Ax, Kavakos and Ma to Perform All Three Brahms Piano Trios Throughout the US During the 2018 Concert Season
Aug 18, 2017 | Pop Star Rachel Platten Crashes The Ceiling With Brand New Single "Broken Glass"
Tune In To "Good Morning America" This Monday, August 21 For The Premiere Performance Of "Broken Glass"
Aug 18, 2017 | SpongeBob SquarePants - The New Musical Original Cast Recording Available September 22 From Masterworks Broadway
Album Features the Musical's One-of-a-Kind Original Score With All-New Songs Written by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady
Aug 04, 2017 | Columbia Records Releases The Soundtrack To Sundance Sensation STEP
EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY RAPHAEL SAADIQ, FEATURING MUSIC BY FIFTH HARMONY, CYNTHIA EVIRO, AND MORE
Jul 25, 2017 | Fifth Harmony To Release Third Album 'Fifth Harmony' August 25th
AS ANNOUNCED FOLLOWING THEIR DEBUT PERFORMANCE OF "DOWN" ON THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
Jul 21, 2017 | David Gilmour - Live At Pompeii
2xCD, BLU-RAY, 2xDVD, BLU-RAY + CD DELUXE EDITION BOXSET, 4xLP BOXSET, HD DIGITAL DOWNLOADS TO BE RELEASED ON COLUMBIA RECORDS ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
Jun 02, 2017 | Fifth Harmony Returns With New Single "Down" Feat. Gucci Mane
GROUP DEBUTS NEW TRACK ALONGSIDE GUCCI MANE ON GOOD MORNING AMERICA
Apr 20, 2017 | Big Boi Launches Third Solo Album Boomiverse in June
ZANE LOWE TO GLOBALLY PREMIERE LEAD SINGLE "MIC JACK" FEAT. ADAM LEVINE AS BEATS 1 "WORLD RECORD"APRIL 20 AT 9:30AM PT
Apr 20, 2017 | New Roger Waters Album, Is This The Life We Really Want?, Set For Global Release Friday, June 2
MONUMENTAL ROGER WATERS US + THEM NORTH AMERICAN TOUR KICKS OFF FRIDAY, MAY 26
Oct 18, 2016 | ROB STRINGER PROMOTED TO CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
Doug Morris To Take Chairman Position [New York, NY – October 18, 2016] Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment, today announced that Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris will transition from the operational management of Sony Music Entertai
Aug 10, 2016 | SONY MUSIC UK ACQUIRES MINISTRY OF SOUND RECORDINGS
New deal with UK’s leading dance label expands Sony Music’s world-class portfolio Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd. (“Sony Music UK”) today (08.10) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ministry of Sound Recordings (more…)