Die Antwoord Sign with Interscope

Die Antwoord, the South African group that has been everywhere lately has just signed to Interscope according to their website. Although official reps for the band remain silent on the deal, a “guess what!?”” button…

Sony to Release Some New Michael Jackson Songs

Sony has just made a deal with Michael Jackson’s estate to release some of his unreleased material, since his contract with the label extends into 2017. However, there has been some recent findings according to…

2010 Quarter 1 Marketshare for Major Music Labels

Record industry trade Hits Daily Double has gone through the numbers for Q1 of 2010 to see how the major label marketshare is shaping up. Sony has been gaining some great marketshare from Universal, Im…

Sony open Myplay Online Store – iTunes competitor?

Sony’s new MyPlay store is live, and they’re hoping they can claw back some of their sales margin from iTunes, currently the biggest outlet online. Doubtless this will have some effect, especially if they plug…

AmieStreet Sign Sony Catalog. However, Sony To Scared About Using The AmieStreet Fan-Driven Pricing Model

The very popular music discovery and download site AmieStreet will soon be adding the Sony Music Entertainment catalog. AmieStreet which is best know for their fan-driven pricing model will bring the Sony catalog to their…

The Beatles Rock Band Video Game Launched

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr turned up onstage at Microsoft’s E3 press conference last night to plug the upcoming music game The Beatles: Rock Band. The game will include over 45 songs with others also…

eMusic Adds Sony to Their Music Store But Reactions Have Been Terrible

A few days ago it was reported that eMusic has come to a deal with Sony to add their catalogue. However, there has been a lot of reaction from this new deal for eMusic, because…

How Much Does Simon Cowell Make for Sony

I was sitting in my living this evening watching Britain’s Got Talent Final and really wondered what Simon Cowell actually owns and how much his companies make. Well I thought I would write a quick…

Universal Music and YouTube Partner for New Music Vide Website

CNET and the Wall Street Journal are both reporting that Universal Music Group and YouTube are in final negotiations to create a new music videos website, with the working title of Vevo. The site is…

Qtrax Signs Sony BMG To Their Ad Supported Service

Qtrax has released a press release this morning stating that they have finally signed Sony BMG to their catalogue. Qtrax is a legal P2P downloading service. In January 2008, Qtrax was overeager to announce it’s…