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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
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
Jul 03, 2019 | The Piano Guys Release New Rendition Of The Beatles' Legendary Hit Yesterday
NEW YORK, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Inspired by the newly released musical fantasy film Yesterday, THE PIANO GUYS have added their own unique spin to film’s namesake, taking on The Beatles‘ iconic track “Yesterday.” Av
Jun 25, 2019 | THE PIANO GUYS Debut Music Video For “Avatar (The Theme)” Out Now
NEW YORK, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Having amassed over a billion views on YouTube for their strikingly original and self-made music videos, THE PIANO GUYS return with a new, out-of-this-world visual, taking viewers on a journey to Pand
Jun 21, 2019 | Superstar Pianist CHLOE FLOWER Debuts Music Video For “Get What U Get,” Available Everywhere Now
NEW YORK, June 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Coming off the release of her debut single “Get What U Get,” powerhouse pianist CHLOE FLOWER today releases her first-ever music video for the track.  Directed by Santiago Salviche (J
Jun 11, 2019 | Square Enix Music And Sony Music Masterworks Announce Collaboration To Release Limited Edition Final Fantasy VII Remake And Final Fantasy VII Picture Disc Vinyl
NEW YORK, June 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A joint project from Square Enix and Sony Music Masterworks is announced today. The two companies bring fan-selected tracks from the long awaited “FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE” and timele
Jun 07, 2019 | Ghostbusters™ Original Motion Picture Score Thirty-fifth Anniversary Edition Featuring Music By Elmer Bernstein Available Digitally For The First Time On June 7
NEW YORK, June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters’ 1984 theatrical debut, Sony Music announces a special reissue of “GHOSTBUSTERS (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SCORE)” with music by legenda
Jun 07, 2019 | Men In Black™: International Original Motion Picture Soundtrack With Music By Danny Elfman & Chris Bacon Available June 7 Via Sony Music Masterworks
NEW YORK, June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music announces the release of MEN IN BLACK™: INTERNATIONAL (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by DANNY ELFMAN and CHRIS BACON.  One of the most acclaimed and distinctive f
May 16, 2019 | RENOWNED PODCAST PRODUCERS ADAM DAVIDSON AND LAURA MAYER LAUNCH NEW JOINT VENTURE WITH SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
Original Programming to be Developed by Davidson and Mayer and Made Available Across a Variety of Podcast Platforms NEW YORK – May 16, 2019 – Leading podcast developers Adam Davidson and Laura Mayer and Sony Music Entertainment today announced a
Apr 30, 2019 | Bob Dylan – The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings To Be Released by Columbia Records / Legacy Recordings
NEW YORK, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan – The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings on June 7, 2019. A comprehensive antholog
Apr 23, 2019 | SYLVIA RHONE NAMED CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF EPIC RECORDS
New York, NY, April 23, 2019—Sony Music Entertainment today announced the promotion of Sylvia Rhone to Chairman and CEO of Epic Records. In this role, Rhone will report to Rob Stringer, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment. She will lead the overall creat
Jan 24, 2019 | Sony Music Entertainment and Music Entrepreneur Chris Zarou Launch Visionary Records
NEW YORK— January 24, 2019—Sony Music Entertainment has entered into a worldwide talent development partnership with music entrepreneur Chris Zarou, manager for Logic, Jon Bellion and others, it was announced today. Under the agreement they are l
Jan 18, 2019 | The Upside Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Available January 18 From Sony Music Masterworks
NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music announces the release of THE UPSIDE (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK) with music by renowned film composer and newly-signed Sony Music Masterworks artist Rob Simonsen (The Front Runner,
Jan 08, 2019 | Sony Classical Releases the 2019 New Year's Concert With the Vienna Philharmonic & Christian Thielemann Album Available Now
NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Classical is pleased to announce the release of the recording of one of the world’s most famous classical music events: the 2019 New Year’s Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic under t
Dec 21, 2018 | SPIDER-MAN™: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Presents A VERY SPIDEY CHRISTMAS Available Now From Sony Music Masterworks
NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Just in time for the holiday season, SPIDER-MAN™: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE – A VERY SPIDEY CHRISTMAS EP is available from Sony Music Masterworks. Voiced by cast members of the Columbia Pictures an