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Google Rumored To Be Opening Up Music Store
2011-10-14 11:26:40

The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Google Inc. is creating its own online music store. The Journal said, citing people familiar with the situation, that all four major music companies have held talks with Google about opening the new online store. However, the report said that only EMI Group is close to striking a deal with the Internet giant. Other reports by news sites like the New York Times also said Google is trying to enter the game. The New York Times said on...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

LONDON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pink Floyd and EMI Music, whose association dates from 1967, announce a comprehensive release schedule, to be launched on September 26, 2011, encompassing CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, SACD, an array of digital formats, viral marketing, iPhone Apps and a brand-new single-album 'Best Of' collection. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110510/LA98883) The legendary band, who are still one of the most successful and iconic artists of all time,...

2008-10-08 12:00:24

The 10th edition of MidemNet (17-18 January, MIDEM, Cannes) will be the occasion for the forum dedicated to new technologies and business models in the music industry to look back on a decade of profound change and examine the current and future shape of the industry. Three leading figures will come together for the opening MidemNet session: the former Chairman and Chief Executive of the EMI Group and current Chairman of VUE Entertainment and R&R Music, Eric Nicoli; Hilary Rosen,...

2008-01-29 00:00:00

On Monday, Qtrax executives told news agencies that they had deals with all four major companies including Vivendi's Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group and EMI Group to offer songs for download on their website.Today, the world's biggest music companies, including Warner Music Group Corp and Sony BMG, denied that they have agreed to license songs for a free download service that was launched by Qtrax on Monday.Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner had...

2006-06-05 16:49:42

LONDON -- EMI Group said on Monday it would make its music catalog available to the first advertising supported peer-to-peer service as the entertainment industry embraces the same technology that once nearly crippled it. The new service called Qtrax, developed by New York-based LTDnetwork and slated for launch later this year, will give consumers the ability to download music for free after watching ads, or the option of paying for a premium subscription version. Financial terms of the deal...

2006-05-03 00:23:28

NEW YORK (Reuters) - EMI Group is in early talks to buy smaller rival Warner Music Group in the third attempt in more than five years to bring together the two music companies, a source familiar with the matter said late on Tuesday. EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli made the offer to Warner Music chairman Edgar Bronfman, Jr. to combine the world's third and fourth biggest music companies earlier this week, the source said, but added that the discussions were still at an early stage and...

2005-12-16 09:04:00

By Adam Pasick LONDON (Reuters) - Echoing their song "You Never Give Me Your Money," The Beatles have sued record company EMI Group, claiming that they are owed 30 million pounds ($53.1 million) in royalties after negotiations broke down. Apple Records -- owned by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and the families of John Lennon and George Harrison -- said on Friday that an audit determined that EMI has not been fulfilling the terms of its contract. EMI owns the copyright to The Beatles...

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