Tag Archives: Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc.

Christina Aguilera can’t escape problems, facing lawsuit

HollywoodNews.com: Christina Aguilera is reportedly back in trouble as she is now facing a lawsuit in relation to her song “Ain’t No Other Man.” The lawsuit has reportedly been filed against Aguilera and Sony Music by TufAmerica, states TMZ. It is being reported that Sony Music did not pay the rightful[...]

Is Paula Abdul Joining Simon Cowell at “X Factor”?”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Big headline this morning that Simon Cowell’s talking to Paula Abdul about joining “X Factor.” In fact, I told you last August 9th that this was already in the works. Cowell always planned on Paula being the “X Factor” in his judge panel. A high up at[...]

Grammy Party Cutbacks… what is going on?

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com:This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise since record or CD or download sales are literally at a fraction of what they used to be: on Grammy night, the two biggest record companies are not having after parties. As of now, Universal Music–the leader–has nothing scheduled.[...]

The Beatles’ Norwegian Wood to be used

hollywoodnews.com: The Beatles’ track Norwegian Wood will appear in the film adaptation of Japanese author Haruki Murakami’s novel of the same name. In a rare movie deal, producers of film, which takes its name from the song, persuaded Apple Records and Sony Music to allow them to use the track[...]

Shakira to perform during FIFA World Cup closing ceremonies

HollywoodNews.com: Shakira and special guest Freshlyground will be performing the #1 Hit “Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)” during the closing ceremonies of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The performance will take place on the field at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg on July 11 at 6:42 local time to[...]

Michael Jackson is $1 billion richer since passing away a year ago

HollywoodNews.com: Even though he’s in a better place now, Michael Jackson’s spirit is laughing all the way to the bank. Billboard has been counting the Jackson estate revenue streams since his ill-fated death on June 25, 2009 and estimates that $1 billion has been made. — $429 million was generated from music[...]

Sony Music turns down Michael Jackson documentarians

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: It’s bad news for anyone who’s got the idea to make an unauthorized Michael Jackson documentary. There won’t be any music in it by Jackson. Sony Music isn’t clearing any music rights for filmmakers who think they’ve got The Next Big Thing. That includes sleaze digger Ian Halperin,[...]

Lindsay Lohan’s star rises; new music single dropped

By Hollywood News Staff Hollywoodnews.com: Unless you’ve been stuck in an abbey with cloistered nuns, it would be completely innate not to realize that Lindsay Lohan is planning a gradual comeback. And if it’s not a comeback, it’s a clever PR campaign to resuscitate her image and get any news about[...]

Sony Pulls Beyonce’s Music Videos from her own YouTube

Sony Music has taken the ax to Beyonce’s YouTube video account and has pulled the music videos from her account. Her own record label has removed hits such as “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)” to be followed by a screen that says “This video contains content from Sony[...]

Sony Music Bloodbath: Beyonce and the Boss’s Peeps Are Purged

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN Bruce Springsteen may have a $100 million record deal at Sony Music but the person he trusted most is gone. Tracy Nurse, a 30 year veteran of the company, has been purged as part of a blood bath that’s taken place in the last few days. Nurse, I am[...]
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