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Jan 04, 2017, 21:11 ET Kygo Releases The "Carry Me" Premium Virtual Reality Experience

Today, Norwegian superstar, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, a.k.a. Kygo, released the "Carry Me" virtual reality (VR) experience as a premium format on...


Dec 26, 2016, 12:36 ET Statement from Sony Music Entertainment Regarding Twitter Account

Sony Music Entertainment's Twitter account was compromised. This has been rectified. Sony Music apologizes to Britney Spears and her fans for any...


Dec 25, 2016, 20:26 ET Statement from Sony Music Entertainment regarding the passing of George Michael

George Michael was a supremely gifted artist and a true music icon. Sony Music had the privilege to have worked with him over several decades on a...


Oct 25, 2016, 14:04 ET Actress And Comedian, Arielle Vandenberg, To Host "CAR STAR" -- A New Singing Series To Debut On go90™

go90 and Sony Music Originals announced today that Arielle Vandenberg, model, actress and digital superstar with over three million followers, will...


Sep 21, 2016, 10:00 ET Jes Gordon, New York's Premier Event Producer and Designer, Signs with Artist Legacy Group for Global Brand Representation

 Jes Gordon, New York's preeminent event producer and lifestyle design expert has signed with Artist Legacy Group for global brand...


Feb 23, 2016, 11:58 ET Sony Music Entertainment Grows Presence In Africa

Sony Music Entertainment today announced it is expanding its operational presence across Africa as part of a long-term strategy to open offices in...


Jan 27, 2016, 21:49 ET Sony Music Entertainment Sign Nigerian Musician Davido To A Worldwide Deal

 Sony Music Entertainment have signed accomplished musician Davido to a groundbreaking global agreement. The deal...


Nov 23, 2015, 16:31 ET Sony Music Strikes Original Video Content Deal with YouTube star Kurt Hugo Schneider for New Digital Series

 Sony Music Entertainment is partnering with YouTube star Kurt Hugo Schneider to develop a new original series for digital video that will...


Oct 29, 2015, 12:21 ET Sony Music Entertainment and Artist Legacy Group, LLC Enter Groundbreaking New Joint Venture Agreement to Provide Comprehensive Brand Management Services

Sony Music Entertainment ("SME") and Artist Legacy Group, LLC ("ALG") have entered into a groundbreaking joint venture agreement it was announced...


Sep 15, 2015, 17:14 ET Sony Music Entertainment Announces International Licensing Agreement with EGREM for Most Extensive Catalog Of Cuban Music

 The Havana-based Enterprise of Recordings and Musical Editions (known by its Spanish initials EGREM) and Sony Music Entertainment are pleased...


Feb 11, 2015, 12:02 ET NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 53 Debuts At No. 1 On The Billboard Album Chart

 NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 53, the latest numbered volume from the world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I...


Jan 26, 2015, 10:00 ET Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris to Deliver a Keynote Interview on the "Lessons Learned"

 Doug Morris, CEO of Sony Music Entertainment and industry icon, is to deliver a keynote interview at Midem 2015. Organised by Reed MIDEM,...


Jan 22, 2015, 12:15 ET Sony Music Entertainment Releases 'Rockin' Goat,' an Action-Packed Adventure Game Made for Mobile

Sony Music Entertainment today announced the launch of 'Rockin' Goat,' a raucous new mobile adventure game set against the backdrop of Rock and...


May 10, 2014, 04:18 ET LA CANTANTE / COMPOSITORA AUSTRALIANA Jessica Mauboy hace historia en EUROVISIÓN

- LA CANTANTE / COMPOSITORA AUSTRALIANA Jessica Mauboy hace historia en EUROVISIÓN al interpretar SEA OF FLAGS durante la segunda semifinal en...


May 09, 2014, 08:57 ET AUSTRALISCHE SÄNGERIN / SONGSCHREIBERIN Jessica Mauboy schreibt Geschichte beim EUROVISION SONG CONTEST und präsentiert SEA OF FLAGS im zweiten Halbfinale in KOPENHAGEN, DÄNEMARK

- SEA OF FLAGS ist JETZT erhältlich: über itunes Die australische Sängerin / Songschreiberin Jessica Mauboy hat gerade...


May 09, 2014, 08:50 ET LA CHANTEUSE/AUTEURE-COMPOSITRICE AUSTRALIENNE Jessica Mauboy rentre dans l'histoire de l'EUROVISION en performant la chanson SEA OF FLAGS au cours de la deuxième demi-finale qui s'est tenue à COPENHAGUE, DANEMARK

- SEA OF FLAGS est disponible dès MAINTENANT : sur iTunes La chanteuse/auteure-compositrice australienne Jessica Mauboy est...


Mar 28, 2014, 12:52 ET Santana, Wyclef, Avicii & Alexandre Pires Selected For The Official Anthem Of The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Entitled "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find A Way)"

 FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment announce today that the Official Anthem of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil is entitled "Dar um...


Jan 23, 2014, 12:29 ET FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment Select "We Are One (Ole Ola)" by Global Music Sensation Pitbull Featuring International Superstar Jennifer Lopez and Brazil's Own Claudia Leitte as FIFA World Cup 2014™ Official Song

 FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment today announced that "We Are One (Ole Ola)," by global superstar Pitbull, featuring global superstar...


Apr 03, 2013, 07:04 ET Gloria Estefan Reunites With Sony Music Entertainment

 Sony Music Entertainment is proud to announce the return of international superstar Gloria Estefan to her longtime label home. The...


Apr 03, 2013, 07:04 ET Gloria Estefan se reencuentra con Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment se enorgullece en anunciar el regreso de la superestrella internacional Gloria Estefan. Reconocida en todo el...


Jan 23, 2013, 15:06 ET Ultra Music And Sony Music Form Strategic Alliance

 Ultra Music and Sony Music Entertainment today announced a groundbreaking new global strategic relationship covering A&R, distribution,...


Jan 30, 2012, 10:30 ET "Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album" Raises Over $2 Million for African Causes

Sony Music Entertainment today announced that "Listen Up! The Official FIFA World Cup 2010 Album," the star-studded music collection that...


Aug 08, 2011, 09:30 ET Peter Edge Named Chief Executive Officer, RCA Music Group

Peter Edge has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, RCA Music Group, it was announced today by Doug Morris, Chief Executive Officer, Sony Music...


Jul 18, 2011, 09:30 ET Sony Music Entertainment Names Antonio 'L.A.' Reid Chairman & CEO, Epic Records

Renowned record executive and Grammy Award-winning producer Antonio 'L.A.' Reid has been named Chairman & CEO of Epic Records, it was announced...


May 19, 2011, 06:00 ET FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment Select "Happiness" by Alexis Jordan as FIFA Women's World Cup 2011™ Official Song

FIFA and Sony Music Entertainment today announced that "Happiness" (Dave Aude Remix) by 19-year-old singing sensation Alexis Jordan (Star Roc/Roc...