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Feb 08, 2018 | Legacy Recordings to Release Johnny Cash: Forever Words, an Album of Cash's Unknown Poems & Other Writings Transformed into New Songs by Contemporary Artists
NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Johnny Cash: Forever Words–a collaborative album consisting of songs created from Johnny Cash’s unknown poetry, lyrics, an
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
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 mad
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 serv
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 York,
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 groundbreaking new
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 store f
Apr 23, 2018 | UK Vocal Sensation Moss Kena Steps Out Of The Shadows In The Video For “You Don’t Know”
Following the critical success of the release of his debut EP Found You In 06, 20 year old soul singer and songwriter Moss Kena today premieres via The Fader the sultry video for his EP standout track “You Don’t Know.”
Apr 20, 2018 | TWO TIME GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEE LEON BRIDGES RELEASES NEW SONG “BEYOND” IN ADVANCE OF FORTHCOMING SOPHOMORE ALBUM ‘GOOD THING’
Grammy Award nominated R&B recording artist and songwriter Leon Bridges has released his track “Beyond” from forthcoming sophomore album Good Thing.
Apr 20, 2018 | Sony Music Masterworks Announces Release Of The Punk-Fueled Soundtrack To How To Talk To Girls At Parties
NEW YORK, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music Masterworks has announced the release of How To Talk To Girls At Parties (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), the musical companion to the hugely anticipated new film from award-winn
Apr 20, 2018 | Khalid Releases “OTW” Feat. Ty Dolla $ign & 6LACK
Today, Multi-platinum global superstar Khalid releases a brand-new track entitled “OTW” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and 6lack.
Apr 20, 2018 | BURNS Releases New Single “Hands On Me” Feat. Maluma & Rae Sremmurd
Today, critically acclaimed, platinum-selling electronic producer BURNS aka Matthew James Burns delivers his new single “Hands On Me” featuring Latin music superstar Maluma and famed hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd.
Apr 20, 2018 | THE CHAINSMOKERS RELEASE NEW TRACK “SOMEBODY” (FT. DREW LOVE)
Grammy Award-winning artist/producer duo The Chainsmokers have released their new track “Somebody” featuring Drew Love of buzzy R&B duo THEY. today via Disruptor Records / Columbia Records.
Apr 16, 2018 | God of War Soundtrack Gets Early Release on Spotify
NEW YORK, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of the video game’s highly anticipated release, the God of War soundtrack composed by Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead, 10 Cloverfield Lane) has been released on Spot
Apr 13, 2018 | Gizmodo Premieres Nigel Stanford's New Space-Age Music Video “One Hundred Hunters”
NEW YORK, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — “One Hundred Hunters“ is the second single from Stanford’s debut Sony Music Masterworks album, Automatica. Following the success of his wildly popular music video for the title
Mar 30, 2018 | Hear Four Songs Now From Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert
NEW YORK, March 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Masterworks Broadway is excited to announce today’s release of four tracks from Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert – Original Soundtrack of the NBC Television Event, in advance of the
Mar 30, 2018 | DJ ESCO RELEASING HIS ALBUM KOLORBLIND FRIDAY MARCH 30, 2018!
Mar 16, 2018 | Tony Award Nominee Ramin Karimloo Releases New Track “From Now On” His Take on The Greatest Showman Song Available Now Via All Digital Service Providers
NEW YORK, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tony Award-nominee – Ramin Karimloo – releases new track “From Now On,” his version of the powerful song from the Oscar-nominated film The Greatest Showman. Written by Oscar,
Mar 16, 2018 | TOMB RAIDER Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Available on March 16
NEW YORK, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Music proudly announces the release of TOMB RAIDER (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) featuring the music of Dutch composer Tom Holkenborg, a.k.a. Junkie XL. The soundtrack will be r
Mar 12, 2018 | Paul Simon Announces Final Leg Of Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour
NEW YORK, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legendary songwriter, recording artist and performer Paul Simon has announced the final leg of Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour, culminating with four shows in the New York City area: the Prudenti
Mar 08, 2018 | Elvis Presley's RIAA Certified Album Sales More Than 146.5 Million Units
NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records acknowledge the astounding ongoing impact of the music and artistry of Elvis Presley, whose all time RIAA certified
Mar 07, 2018 | Van Morrison Joins Forces with Jazz Organ Virtuoso Joey DeFrancesco on You're Driving Me Crazy, a New Studio Album from Legacy Recordings Available Friday, April 27
NEW YORK, March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Van Morrison’s new 39th studio album, You’re Driving Me Crazy, a musical collaboration with Hammond organ virtuoso and tr
Mar 06, 2018 | Legacy Recordings Announces Eclectic Assortment Of Collectible 7″, 12″ Vinyl And Cassette Titles For Record Store Day 2018 (Saturday, April 21)
NEW YORK, March 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, today announces its most ambitious line-up of collectible releases for Record Store Day, to be released Saturday, April 21, 2018. W
Feb 16, 2018 | TALL HEIGHTS Reflect On The Past And Look To The Future In New Single “Not Like It Was” OUT NOW
NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Electrofolk band, Tall Heights release their 2nd single of the year, “Not Like It Was” (Sony Music Masterworks). Just weeks into their massive 40-date US Winter/Spring tour with Nashville-
Feb 16, 2018 | Willie Nelson Announces Powerhouse Studio album of 11 Newly-Penned Songs on Latest Album, Last Man Standing
NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Last Man Standing, Willie Nelson’s new studio album (and 11th for the label), on Friday, April 27. Arriving just in time f
Feb 13, 2018 | So So Def 25 Coming This Summer Through SONY/Legacy/Certified Classics
NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will commemorate the 25th anniversary of Atlanta’s hottest hip-hop label with the release of So So Def 25 as a digital album
Feb 07, 2018 | RCA/Legacy Recordings Set to Release Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) on Friday, April 6
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records will release Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) on Friday, April 6. The musical companion to