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March 29, 2015 6:25 AM ET

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Company Overview of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Company Overview

Sony Music Entertainment Inc. operates as a music publishing company. It publishes various music labels, including classic, rock, and other albums. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, New York with additional offices in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Central America, Chile, China, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Venezuela; and Du...

550 Madison Avenue

Room 2316

New York, NY 10022-3211

United States

Founded in 2004

Phone:

212-833-8000

Fax:

212-833-5828

Key Executives for Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 75
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive of BMG Unit Zomba Lable Group, President of BMG Unit Zomba Lable Group and Head of BMG Label Group
Chairman of International, Chief Executive Officer of International and President of International
Chairman of Epic Records and Chief Executive Officer of Epic Records
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Key Developments

Sony Music Entertainment Inc. Announces Resignation of Gary Overton as Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Nashville

Sony Music Entertainment Inc. announced that Gary Overton will step down as chairman and CEO of Sony Music Nashville at the end of March 2015.

Investors Reportedly Ends Sales Talks To Sell VEVO

The owners of VEVO LLC have ended the sales process after deciding that the five-year-old property is poised for continued rapid growth, several sources told The Post. The owners are Universal Music Group, Inc., Sony Music Entertainment Inc., Google Inc. (NasdaqGS:GOOGL), and Abu Dhabi Media Company PJSC decided in recent days that they’d prefer to keep their holding as is and ended all sale talks, sources said.

SoundCloud Nears Deal With Record Labels

SoundCloud Ltd. is close to a deal with Universal Music Group, Inc. Sony Music Entertainment Inc. and Warner Music Group Corp for licenses to continue playing their songs and avoid potential legal disputes, Bloomberg reported citing people with knowledge of the matter. SoundCloud is in return negotiating offering a 3% to 5% stake to the companies as well as a percentage of future revenue, the website reported.

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