Sony Music complete their acquisition of AWAL for $430m, as UK body CMA investigate the deal

Sony Music have completed their purchase of Kobalt’s AWAL and Kobalt Neighbouring Rights for $430 million.

Sony Music Publishing partner with Stockholm-based music management and publishing company The Very Good

Sony recently announced its partnership with Stockholm-based company The Very Good Music Publishing to provide support to their catalogue.

Sony/ATV Rebrands And Returns As Sony Music Publishing

The world’s largest music publishing company changes name back to Sony Music Publishing.

Huawei gets the approval of all 3 major labels for Spotify rivalling music app

Huawei Music has launched in Europe to take on the plethora of music streaming services with over 50 million tracks. Chinese phone, tech and software developers Huawei have launched a brand new music streaming service…

Apple Music sign new deals with major labels but maybe not the ones they wanted

Apple’s new deals with the Big Three record labels don’t equip them for Apple TV+ bundles as they probably hoped. The time of renewal was upon Apple Music to ensure that they could stream music…

Snapchat Trying to License Major Label Content from Universal Music, Sony Music and Warner Music

It has been reported that Snap is currently in talk with the major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app. Snapchat is obviously starting to…

Warner Music and Sony Music Own $200 Million in Shares of Tencent Music in China

Tencent Music has just filed for it’s IPO in the United States. Within that filing it was announced that Warner Music Group (through its Chinese subsidiary) and Sony Music have bought $200m of shares in…

Ministry Of Sound compilation label bought out by Sony

Ministry Of Sound, the UK label famed for it’s many varying compilations, has been bought by Sony Music UK. Ministry Of Sound have become renowned in the UK for their compilations covering basically every type…