Tag Archives: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Michael Jackson named highest earning dead celebrity

HollywoodNews.com: Michael Jackson has been named the highest earning dead celebrity on the latest list from ‘Forbes.’ Jackson reportedly earned $170 million between October 2010 and October 2011 as a result of musical sales and his stake in the Sony/ATV catalog, states Hollyscoop. Elvis Presley came in second but was[...]

Roberta Flack’s Beatles album is ready

HollywoodNews.com: Roberta Flack’s Beatles album is ready. I think I first reported this project in the 1870s. But it turns out, it was worth waiting for. The first “single,” an ingenious cover of “We Can Work It Out,” is ready tomorrow. You can hear it at this website address for[...]

Beatles music will be allowed in Brian Epstein biopic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: On the heels of a story that Hollywood’s actively seeking out fresh musical biopics to meet audience demand comes news of a project tied to the biggest band in the world. Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles and official “fifth Beatle” (according to Paul McCartney), will[...]

Articles on Michael Jackson’s finances getting stronger

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The proliferation of articles about Michael Jackson’s finances is getting stronger as tomorrow approaches. Most of what you’re reading is incorrect. The strangest story came today from Bloomberg News. It was titled, “Jackson Advisers to Keep Stake in Beatles Catalog.” It should have been followed by[...]

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[...]