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R. Kelly Reportedly Has Just $625 To His Name

Amid all of the allegations and child support, R. Kelly’s financial fortunes have apparently dwindled to the point where he has a total of $625 in his banking accounts. His attorney recently said at a hearing that the R&B singer’s finances are “a mess” to the point where a friend had to bail him out of jail. A friend also apparently helped him cover $160,000 in child support. Meanwhile, the landlord of his Chicago studio, home to the supposed “sex cult,” sued Kelly for $200,000 in back ...
Tags: Music, Bank Of America, Chicago, Sony, Bruce Houghton, Kelly, Wintrust Bank


Sony releases wireless turntable, new soundbar amid slew of 2019 audio devices

Sony has announced pricing and availability for its 2019 home audio lineup, including a brand-new wireless turntable, a new soundbar, and a slew of Bluetooth speakers that range from small and portable to huge and cupholder-laden. The post Sony releases wireless turntable, new soundbar amid slew of 2019 audio devices appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Music, News, Trends, Sony, Home Theater, Bluetooth Speaker, Turntable, Soundbar


Sony Animation Is Picking Up Hair Love After Kickstarter Campaign

Update: Since we first reported on Hair Love, an animated short film about a Black father trying to do his daughter's hair, the project's creators had raised $27,757 of their $75,000 goal and were hoping to partner with a major studio to bring it to the masses. Now, two years and $280,000 in pledges later, that dream is finally becoming a reality.Today, director Mathew A. Cherry,Cherry announced that he has teamed up with Sony Pictures Animation to release the film, which is set to hit theaters...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Rihanna, NFL, Sony, Pixar, Sony Pictures Animation, Stephen, Cherry, Dave East, Angela, Disney Pixar, Matthew A Cherry, Peter Ramsey, Zuri, Sony Animation


Tencent Music [NYSE: TME] Stock Fell 11% Wednesday

UPDATE 2: Tencent Music [TME] stock took a hit Wednesday after the streamer's first post-IPO report to investors included a $127 million quarterly loss. Tencent stock closed Wednesday at $16.66 USD, down $1.91 or 10.29% and fell another 1% in after hours trading. Investors were not happy, even though the company had forecast the loss caused by a one time $221 million stock issuance to Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. More details: Tencent Music Posts $127M Loss, ...
Tags: Music, Sony, Tencent, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Tencent Music


Tencent Music [NYSE: TME] Stock Falls 10.3% Wednesday

[UPDATE] Tencent Music [TME] stock took a beating Wednesday after the streamer's first post-IPO report to investors included a $127 million quarterly loss. TME stock closed trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday at 16.66 USD down $1.91 or 10.29%. Investors were not happy, even though the company had forecast the loss caused by a one time $221 million stock issuance to Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. More details: Tencent Music Posts $127M Loss, 664M Mon...
Tags: Music, Sony, New York Stock Exchange, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group


Tencent Music [TME] Stock Falls 9.3% After Earnings Report

Tencent Music stock was taking a beating on Wednesday after the streamer's first IPO report to investors. Tencent Music had posted a $127 million loss. As of early afternoon, TME was trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $ 6.86 USD, down $ 1.71 or 9.21%. Investors were not happy, even thought the company had forecast the loss caused by a one time $221 million stock issuance to Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment. More details: Tencent Music Posts $127M L...
Tags: Music, Sony, Streaming, New York Stock Exchange, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Startups & Funding, Tencent Music


Jaxsta Adds Warner Music To Global Music Metadata Platform

Warner Music Group has granted music metadata platform Jaxsta permission to tap into its massive song and recording database.The deal marks Jaxsta’s 28th licencing data agreement in the last 18 months, including The Recording Academy and Sony Music Entertainment.   With the evolution of digital music, fans lost the 'jacket' and accompanying information that used to come with every album From radio to roadies, artists to producers, photographers to video directors. Jaxsta goal is to bec...
Tags: Music, Sony, Warner Music, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Recording Academy, Jaxsta


Streaming, Artists Without Labels Are Driving Music Industry Growth [Mark Mulligan]

Three key factors shaped the music industry over the last year, according to Mark Mulligan of MIDiA: continued growth, streaming and artists direct (artists without labels).These findings are highlights of the MIDiA Research report: Recorded Music Market 2018: Stream Engine. ________________________   By Mark Mulligan of MIDiA from the blog Recorded music revenues grew in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year, reaching $18.8 billion, up $2.2 billion from 2017. Streaming was the engi...
Tags: Music, Japan, UK, Mexico, Germany, US, Sony, Brazil, Warner Music, Bruce Houghton, Mark Mulligan, Sony Music, Universal Music


WMG, Dubset Partner To Offer Legal DJ Mixes

Dubset, the music marketplace and rights management database for DJs and artists, has inked a deal with Warner Music Group (WMG). Warner is the latest major label to partner with the platform whose aim it is to equip DJs with new mix and remix distribution and monetization opportunities. Sony signed on with Dubset back in August 2017. Since then Merlin, Tidal and SoundCloud have also partnered with the company. Warner’s deal with Dubset means artists using the Dubset platform are now ...
Tags: Music, Diy, Music Industry, Dj, Indie, Sony, Musicians, Streaming, Warner, Music Business, Music Tech, Mixes, Major Labels, Musician, Bruce Houghton, WMG


Orchard Co-Founder Scott Cohen Joins WMG As Chief Innovation Officer

Scott Cohen, co-founder of The Orchard, has joined Warner Music Group in the newly created position of Chief Innovation Officer, Recorded Music. Cohen exited the Sony owned indie distributor earlier this year. The move has been rumored for weeks.  Cohen is charged with helping to chart a long-term course for WMG at the intersection of music, technology and culture. Well known on the industry speaking circuit, Cohen recently warned his peers that they were all but obsolete in a fast appro...
Tags: Music, New York, Pink Floyd, Sony, Warner Music, Warner, The Orchard, Max, Bruce Houghton, Cohen, Warner Music Group, Lower East Side, Sony Music, WMG, Orchard, Scott Cohen


Azure Kinect promises new motion, sensing for art

Gamers’ interest may come and go, but artists are always exploring the potential of computer vision for expression. Microsoft this month has resurrected the Kinect, albeit in pricey, limited form. Let’s fit it to the family tree. Time flies: musicians and electronic artists have now had access to readily available computer vision since the turn of this century. That initially looked like webcams, paired with libraries like the free OpenCV (still a viable option), and later repurposed gaming de...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Microsoft, China, Berlin, US, Kinect, Sony, HoloLens, Sdk, Chris Milk, IBM Cisco, Dasha Rush, Opengl, Stanislav Glazov, Azure Kinect


Audible Magic Adds 'Rights Audit,' The Orchard Signs On

Music technology provider Audible Magic has announced two new services, Rights Audit and Rights Rx, designed to verify rights ownership across more than 200 territories before new music is added to a catalog. Sony owned indie distributor The Orchard is among the first to sign on. The new service will identify a track or clips from that track that have been registered by other rights holders in any territory. A conflict exists if a match is found both with the audio of the underlying sound...
Tags: Music, Sony, Bruce Houghton, Audible Magic, Rights Audit and Rights Rx, Vance Ikezoye, Tucker McCrady


Big Three Major Music Labels Make $19 million a Day From Streaming

According to a new report by industry news outlet Music Business Worldwide, the three major music labels made $6.93 billion combined from streaming in 2018. Universal Music Group, Sony, and Warner are clocking $19 Million a day from streaming along, which translates to $800,000 per hour just from music streaming services.Universal’s biggest selling artists in the year included Drake, Post Malone, Ariana Grande The Beatles and XXXTentacion.Music labels take approximately 80 percent of those earn...
Tags: Music, Sony, Streaming, Universal, Warner, Perspective, Industry News, Music Business Worldwide, Major Music Labels, Universal Music Group Sony, Drake Post Malone Ariana Grande


Warner Music Files Suit To Stop Spotify India Launch, Streamer Claims 'Abusive Behavior'

Warner Music Group and it's Warner Chappell Music (WCM) publishing division filed an injunction in Mumbai on Monday to stop Spotify from launching its streaming service in India. WMG is alleging that the streamer has not obtained the proper publishing licenses. Warner's court filing came after reports surfaced that Spotify was prepared to launch in India without a deal, using a statutory publishing license written for TV and radio broadcasters. Deals for India between Spotify, Universa...
Tags: Spotify, Music, India, Sony, Streaming, Warner, Mumbai, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, WMG, WCM, Publishing & Songwriting, Warner Chappell Music WCM


Peter Ramsey (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”) is First Black Director to Win Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film

The 91st Annual Academy Awards was a big night for black creators and performers.Amid historic wins from actors Regina King and Mahershala Ali, director Spike Lee, and Black Panther’s production designer Hannah Beachler and costume designer Ruth E. Carter … “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” director Peter Ramsey made history Sunday night (Feb. 24) as the first black director win an Oscar for Best Animated Feature.Peter Ramsey ("Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse") is the first black director to...
Tags: UK, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Brooklyn, Sony, Pop Culture, Jazz, Phil Lord, Pixar, Stan Lee, Marvel Studios, Sony Pictures Animation, Black, The Oscars, Lee


February linkfest

Why are some companies, like publishers and fashion businesses, called “houses”? Includes a delightful explanation of how Random House got its name. (Grammar Girl) * I’m a pushover for specialized slang dictionaries, and this is a good one: a guide to carnival lingo. Warning: many irresistible rabbit holes on that site. (Good Magic) A razzle dazzle game (Stevens Magic Emporium) * Have startup names gotten less weird? (Techcrunch) * Speaking of weird: This is an article about ...
Tags: Startups, Books, Music, UK, Science, Design, US, Nasa, Bbc, Linguistics, Sony, Food And Drink, Greek, Mars, Random House, Branding


5 Artists Sue Sony, Universal, For Copyright Infringement

Historically, record labels have made every effort too keep as much revenue as they could for themselves, and paid artist the minimum amount possible, but as the music industry has shifted, many had hoped this practice would lessened. This is not so, at least according to five artists bringing down the litigation hammer on industry majors Sony Music and Universal. ___________________________ Guest post by Bobby Owsinski of Music 3.0 Record labels have always done whatever they could...
Tags: Music, Texas, Sony, Johnny, Sony Music, David Johansen, Universal Music Group, Bobby Owsinski, Buster Poindexter, New York Dolls, John Waite, Paul Collins, Joe Ely, John Lyon, Asbury Park NJ, Sony Universal For Copyright Infringement


Marc Webb's '​The Amazing Spider-Man​' Is a Reboot That Deserves a Rewatch

None Spider-Man 3 (2007) was a disappointment to pretty much everyone, including director Sam Raimi. Although financially successful due to a surprisingly large worldwide gross (it remains the highest-grossing Spider-Man film worldwide), the messy narrative failed to live up to the standards of Raimi's celebrated first two films. In late 2007, Raimi and stars Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst signed on to Spider-Man 4, James Vanderbilt was hired to write the screenplay, and an early May 2011 rele...
Tags: Feature, Music, Adventure, New York City, Marvel, Spider-Man, Action, Sony, John Malkovich, Emma Stone, Anne Hathaway, Amazing Spider-man, Superheroes, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Sony Pictures


Orchard Co-Founder Issues Warning To Music Industry: 'You're Probably Going To Be Replaced'

In this article, Oisin Lunny shares a dire warning from Scott Cohen, the enigmatic music tech pioneer affiliated with company's like, Spotify, The Orchard, and the British Phonographic Industry. In a recent keynote presentation, Cohen warned a massive industry sea change would likely soon reshape the music business entirely. _________________________________ By Oisin Lunny. This article originally appeared on Forbes Scott Cohen is something of an enigma in the music industry. H...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Spotify, Europe, Music, UK, London, Instagram, India, US, Pink Floyd, Canada, United States, Sony, Saab, Glastonbury


Musicians File Class Action Suit Against UMG And Sony To Reclaim Copyrights

Five musicians filed class action lawsuits against Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group earlier this week in an attempt to recapture ownership to the copyrights of their hit songs and recordings. The class actions filed in Manhattan federal court claim that U.S. copyright law ‘permits recording artists to terminate grants of copyright interests 35 years after the initial release,’ however, that Sony and UMG have “routinely and systematically” ignored their notices saying the...
Tags: Music, Los Angeles, Sony, Manhattan, Umg, Bruce Houghton, Johnny, David Johansen, Buster Poindexter, New York Dolls, Evan Cohen, Blank Rome, John Waite, Paul Collins, Joe Ely, John Lyon


Can You Relate? An Interview with 'The Wife' Director, Björn Runge

None The Wife (Sony Pictures, 2018) centres around Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) and her novelist husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce), who is to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. In the shadow of this momentous occasion, the couple's 40-year marriage finds itself on a precipice. Sacrificing her talent, dreams, and ambitions for Joe, she has even ignored his countless infidelities, until in Stockholm for the ceremony, where she finally confronts him and their long-lived secret they've kept from th...
Tags: Feature, Music, UK, Drama, Digital, Sony, Sony Pictures, Glenn Close, Federico Fellini, Stockholm, Joe, Pryce, Jonathan, Glenn, Jonathan Pryce, Jane Anderson


The Orchard Co-Founder Scott Cohen Exits, What's Next?

Scott Cohen,  co-founder of Sony-owned independent music and media distributor The Orchard, says that he is exiting after more than two decades. He's also promising an interesting Act II. “22 years ago I founded the Orchard with Richard Gottehrer,” Cohen wrote. “Today is my last day. Watch this space to know what direction I am heading next." 22 years ago, Scott Cohen & Richard Gottehrer founded The Orchard. Today, Scott announced he will be retiring from The Orchard. From a small off...
Tags: South Korea, Spotify, Music, Sony, Streaming, Music Business, Music Tech, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, Scott, Cohen, Scott Cohen, Orchard St, Richard Gottehrer, Orchard Co


Spotify India Price To Be Just $2 A Month, Labels Delay Launch [REPORT]

As we reported yesterday, Spotify's launch in India has been delayed because the streamer has been unable to close deals with at least two of the major label groups. Now we may have a hint as to why Universal and Sony have not yet signed on. The status of a Spotify and Warner Music Group deal for India is unclear. Apple Music, Gaana, Google Play Music and JioSaavn are already established players in India. The biggest local streamer, JioSaavn, charges about $3.00 USD per month.  But a rep...
Tags: Spotify, Music, India, Sony, Bombay, Bruce Houghton, Warner Music Group, Sahil Bhallamm, Sahil Bhalla


FRI. BRIEF: Sony Music Profits Surge • Napster Plots Future • Zane Lowe To Keynote Music Biz • More

FRIDAY 2.1. 19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Music, Sony, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton


AM BRIEF: Sony Music Profits Surge • Napster Plots Future • Zane Lowe To Keynote Music Biz • More

FRIDAY 2.1. 19 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab [Author: Bruce Houghton]
Tags: Music, Sony, Music Business, Music Tech, Bruce Houghton


Spotify India Launch Delayed To March, Majors Yet To Sign

Spotify's launch in India was unofficially scheduled for January 31st, with one source reporting that a Mumbai's Famous Studios had already been booked for a launch party tonight. Now sources within India are reporting that the launch has been delayed until March. The current delay is reportedly because Spotify has failed to ink deals for India with Universal Music Group and Sony, according to digit.in, a top tech site in the region. Other sources suggest that all three majors have yet to...
Tags: Spotify, Music, India, Sony, Mumbai, Bruce Houghton, Universal Music Group


Sony Music Powered Sony Corp To Record Q3, But Don't Expect That To Happen In Q4

UPDATED: Global entertainment and electronics giant Sony reported a record $3.78B net profit in Q3. Sony's film division grew and gaming struggled. The real star driving profits was music, but here were warning signs that Sony Music Entertainment is struggling, even as the overall music sector is soaring. Operating profits at Sony Music were up $1.35 billion from $361 million, thanks to a one time gain from the consolidation of EMI music publishing.  Overall, however, revenues in the musi...
Tags: Music, Sony, Sony Music Entertainment, Tamara, Bruce Houghton, Don, George Ezra, Sony Music, EMI, Pentatonix, Sony Music Powered Sony Corp, Vivendi s Universal Music Group, Travis Scotts Astroworld, Scott Bob Dylan


Spotify India Launch Delayed To March, Majors Yet To Sign

Spotify's launch in India was unofficially scheduled for January 31st, with one source reporting that a Mumbai's Famous Studios had already been booked for a launch party tonight. Now sources within India are reporting that the launch has been delayed until March. The current delay is reportedly because Spotify has failed to ink deals for India with Universal Music Group and Sony, according to digit.in, a top tech site in the region. Other sources suggest that all three majors have yet to...
Tags: Spotify, Music, India, Sony, Mumbai, Bruce Houghton, Universal Music Group


On Black Girl Magic and Georgia Anne Muldrow's Latest, 'Overload'

None The song "Vital Transformation" is solemn yet expansive, austere yet hopeful. It floats along, kickdrum and handclap accents punctuating the lyrics instead of marking four-on-the-floor. The song itself a swirl, it begins with the swirling, layered incantation, "transforming changing higher spiraling higher", repeated three times, along with the insistence, "it's vital". The lyrics read like stanzas of poetry on the page, but take on a warm, relatable quality when their author, Georgia Anne...
Tags: Feature, Music, Hbo, New York, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, India, NFL, Res, Pop, Chicago, Soul, Tennessee, Sony, Sudan, Madonna


Spotify’s India launch delayed as Amazon Prime Music doubles its users in 5 months

Spotify aren’t launching in India today as rumoured, whilst their competitors continue to grow in the music-loving territory. India is a massive up-and-comer in music streaming as it’s giant 1.3 billion population adopts the new format as their primary music source. They have local Indian music services like the massive JioSaavn which combined the regions two favourite music services last month. Western streamers are getting in on the emerging market too with Apple Music and Amazon’s mu...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Music, India, Launch, Sony, Music Streaming, Streaming Music, Stream, Prime, Mumbai, Digital Music News, Amazon Prime Music, Malhotra, Sahas Malhotra, India Spotify



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