News tagged with sony music

YouTube to launch music service amid indie dispute

YouTube will launch a new subscription music service, the company acknowledged Tuesday after being dragged into a public dispute over royalties that will result in the blockade of some independent artists' music videos.

Jun 18, 2014
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Subscriptions woo fans back from pirated music

Fans are increasingly willing to pay for digital music through subscription streaming services rather than downloading it illegally for free, according to an upbeat report published on Tuesday.

Mar 18, 2014
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Music video platform Vevo comes to Germany

US online music video channel Vevo said Monday it will launch its services in Germany this year after reaching a licensing deal with GEMA, the country's publishing rights agency.

Sep 02, 2013
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Sony chief says time needed to study proposal

Sony Corp. needs more time to study a key proposal from a U.S. hedge fund to spin off a part of its entertainment unit as a way to propel its fledgling revival, the chief executive told shareholders Thursday.

Jun 20, 2013
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Google strikes deal with European music publishers

Google Inc. has reached a licensing deal with representatives of European music publishers, artists and composers in which the U.S. online giant and its customers will gain access to 5.5 million musical works across 35 countries ...

Nov 19, 2012
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