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Sister Sledge – ”We Are Family” filed a class action suit against Warner Music Group

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Popular seventies recording act Sister Sledge–”We Are Family” was their monster hit– and country star Ronnie Blakely of the movie “Nashville”–have filed a class action suit against Warner Music Group. This is a big deal. The suit is based on Eminem’s successful similar suit against Universal Music[...]

Saturday is Record Store Day

By Roger Friedman Saturday is Record Store Day around the country. Support your local independent record store! Here in Manhattan the situation is tragic. With the demise of Tower, Virgin and HMV, there are few places where you can actually buy CDs, LPs, or videos. Back in the late 70s and early[...]

OK Go leaves EMI to start Paracadute Recordings

BY LINELLE SCHULTZ OK Go has left EMI to go form their own independent label entitled Paracadute Recordings. This move allows them to have total control over their recent album, “Of the Blue Colour of the Sky.” Below is the statement from EMI: “OK Go, the band whose inventive internet campaigns and self-directed[...]

EMI links with Vevo

According to Wired, EMI has officially partnered with Vevo to take their music presence even further. Vevo is an online music entertainment service powered by Youtube and was originally co-founded by the Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. The company will be having a U.S./Canadian launch today in[...]

Singer Robbie Williams to court investors: report

“British singer Robbie Williams may sell the right to half his future album, touring and sponsorship earnings in a 50 million pound ($83 million) deal, one of his managers was reported to say on Saturday. Managers for Williams, whose hits including “Angels” and “Let Me Entertain You,” will court investors as[...]