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2008-12-22 05:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Playlist, Inc., the leading social media network where music fans discover, create, and share playlists today announced an agreement with SONY BMG that will provide its users direct access to SONY BMG's extensive digital music library of audio and video. By adding SONY BMG's rich catalog to its service, Project Playlist will enhance fans' social networking and discovery experience, and ultimately increase the distribution and digital...

2008-12-04 12:10:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Qtrax, the ad-supported digital music service, today announced a global agreement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT that will make SONY BMG's premier digital music catalogue available to music fans worldwide on the Qtrax platform. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081111/CLTU129LOGO ) "We are always exploring new and exciting ways of bringing our music to fans in the digital space and are very happy to support Qtrax and their...

2008-10-22 09:00:00

Shoppers at Winn-Dixie (NASDAQ:WINN) stores throughout the Southeast are now putting music in their shopping carts, along with their other grocery purchases. Under an agreement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, customers of the Jacksonville-based grocer's 521 stores can purchase the newest form of pre-recorded music that is downloaded to iPods and other digital music players. The Platinum MusicPass is a credit card-size digital album card that allows consumers to download full-length...

2008-10-16 12:00:10

Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) has announced a number of implementations of the organisation's digital communication standards. Implementations are in progress by digital music service providers including iTunes, Muzak, Real Networks, SFR and Telefonica Servicios de Musica S.A.U., music content companies SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT and Warner Music Group, and music rights societies, ASCAP, BMI, HFA, MCPS-PRS, SACEM, SGAE and SUISA. "Whilst the DDEX membership has been extremely successful in...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

STOCKHOLM, October 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Innovative Subscription and Ad-Supported Music Streaming Service Unveiled - All Four Music Majors and Leading Independents on Board Spotify announces a series of licensing deals with music companies including Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, EMI Music, Warner Music Group, Merlin and The Orchard for their content to be included in the new digital music service. Spotify offers instant access to a world of music via a service that enables on-demand...

2008-10-06 12:00:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, and Dada Entertainment (http://www.dada.net/), one of the foremost innovators in digital and mobile entertainment services, have completed an agreement that will now allow Dada.net users access to music from such chart-topping superstars as Young Jeezy, Ne-Yo, Pussycat Dolls and Lil Wayne, among many others. Starting today, tracks from Universal Music Group's catalogue will be available for Dada.net...

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2008-09-25 07:00:00

MySpace plans to flip the switch Thursday on a much-anticipated music service that will give its roughly 120 million users free access to hundreds of thousands of songs from the world's largest recording labels.This effort does come with a drawback:  the music can be played only on personal computers connected to the Internet and listeners have to tolerate advertising splashed across the screen. Those who want to put the song on a portable device can transfer it to Apple's Ipod by buying...

2008-09-25 03:00:16

MySpace, the world's premier social network, alongside its landmark joint venture partners which include EMI Music, SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group (NYSE:WMG), and Sony ATV/ Music Publishing today unveiled the new 'MySpace Music' product (http://www.myspace.com/music) injecting the world's richest online music community with a host of new features for both users and artists. MySpace Music will also incorporate the entire music catalogue from The Orchard...

2008-09-22 00:00:17

Leaders in music, retail and flash memory technology today announced they're bringing consumers an innovative, new physical music format, dubbed "slotMusic(TM)." microSD(TM) cards will soon be made available with pre-loaded, high quality, DRM-free MP3 music of top artists from EMI Music, SONY BMG, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group. A selection of slotMusic cards will first be available at brick-and-mortar and online stores throughout the U.S., including Best Buy and Wal-Mart, with...

2008-08-06 12:00:33

In a world of declining values for just about everything, probably the toughest thing to sell is a music company. Who wants to buy into a business where U.S. sales have fallen by 45% in the last eight years and CD sales -- still the industry's main business -- have dropped another 16% so far this year? Turns out that Sony Corp. (SNE) is still buying, as witnessed by its $900 million deal on Aug. 5 to take the other 50% of its joint venture, Sony BMG Music Entertainment, off the hands of...