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EMI sold to Universal & Sony

News: 14th November 2011 by Louise Dodgson under Record Labels

It's been a long time coming, but finally the sale of EMI has gone through. For a while Warners was the main runner to snap up the major label, but in a final twist rivals Universal and Sony have come together to buy the record company for a reported sum of £2.5 billion. At the moment it looks like the publishing division will be handed over to Sony and other particulars over the sale will be decided over the coming weeks. Find out more about the end of a chapter in UK music history by checking out the links to related articles below...

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/nov/11/emi-sold-to-universal-and-sony?INTCMP=SRCH

http://legrandnetwork.blogspot.com/2011/11/who-wins-and-who-loses-in-emis-sale.html

http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry/publishing/sony-corp-usa-to-own-38-of-emi-music-publishing-1005511952.story

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2011/nov/11/emi-demise-british-music-company


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emi records, sony music, warner records, universal music, major labels, record labels, record companies, guy hands

 

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