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2014-03-21 23:22:21

Music Icons Hit the Broadway Stage to Co-Star in ‘After Midnight’ Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 The names alone conjure up memories in the minds of anyone who loves R&B music and is familiar with the résumés of these two superstars, who have helped shape the genre over the past 25 years. Babyface, as a songwriter, producer, LaFace Records co-founder and artist, is one of the most important figures in the history of R&B and pop music; and in 1992, he introduced...

2011-07-18 08:30:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Entertainment. In this role, Reid will report to Morris and oversee the day-to-day operations of the New York-based label. Morris stated, "L.A. repeatedly has proven over the course of his celebrated career that he knows how to develop...

2010-10-05 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Entertainment today launches the public beta for Ariama.com, a new online store dedicated to classical music that revolutionizes how fans can discover and conveniently acquire classical music on the web. Offering music from more than 50 major and leading independent labels, Ariama is an elegant one-stop destination for CDs, high-quality MP3s and lossless digital downloads. Ariama optimizes the online buying experience by combining this...

2010-09-27 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravado, the world's leading global music merchandising company, has appointed Deane Marcus to General Manager of the company's U.S. operations, it was announced today by Tom Bennett, Chief Executive Officer of Bravado and to whom Mr. Marcus will report. "We're delighted that Deane has joined the Bravado family," stated Mr. Bennett. "The breadth of his experience and track record of success will be invaluable as we continue to expand and diversify our...

2010-05-18 09:00:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment announced today that "Sign Of A Victory" written and produced by R&B superstar R. Kelly has been selected as the official anthem of the upcoming 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. One of three official songs for the event, the soaring ballad reflects the spirit of giving and will highlight the charitable aspect of the World Cup. R. Kelly and the Soweto Spiritual Singers will perform "Sign Of A Victory" (<--...

2009-09-22 07:29:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- AmieStreet.com, the up-and-coming music retailer and discovery service, today announced an agreement with Sony Music Entertainment to sell music from the major label's vast catalog of legendary artists. The deal covers both current hits and classic recordings from Sony Music. Under the agreement, tracks will be priced at set levels of $.69, $.99 and $1.29 per song. Sony Music becomes the first major label to offer its content through AmieStreet.com,...

2009-08-25 15:33:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Music Entertainment today announced that it has been named one of the Web's top 10 entertainment music destinations by comScore Media Metrix, an online marketing research company. Sony Music ranks #10 in the world among online entertainment music destinations, according to comScore's June 2009 key measures report. During the month, Sony Music's network of artist websites attracted more than 33 million visits and almost 20 million unique individuals...

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2009-06-02 05:35:00

Sony Music Entertainment and eMusic revealed on Monday that songs and artists from Sony's catalog would be accessible later in 2009 through an online music store, similar to iTunes. Sony Music and eMusic said that US eMusic members could buy songs that are a minimum of two years old. Financial details of the deal were not made public. Sony Music labels consist of Arista, Columbia, Epic, Jive, LaFace, Legacy Recordings and RCA. The artists that can be purchased on the eMusic site include Billy...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.