BMG makes ‘significant investment’ in US business with development of new L.A-based facility

BMG’s Los Angeles operation is its biggest global territory – some way ahead of the UK
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British music is losing its market power in the USA. Does BMG have the answer?

“The problem for UK artists is that US-based companies naturally tend to favor their local repertoire… our view is that UK artists and songwriters deserve better than that.”
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QUICK HITS: BMG • Parlaphone • PJ Loughran • Marathon Music • ALIBI • Emporium

BMG has promoted label veteran Andreas Katsambas to the newly created role of EVP, Latin America, and Canada as part of international expansion. Currently, 50% of BMG’s revenues come from the US, but the company is looking further afield as overseas markets become increasingly important in the era of digital… Continue Reading

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THU. BRIEF: Spotify, FB, IG, BMG Go Latin • Sony Acquires Kontraband • Apple Music Adds Original EPs • More

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BMG expands international ambitions, appoints Andreas Katsambas as EVP, Latin America and Canada

“BMG international’s network is already the biggest outside the established majors. This appointment marks the beginnings of a second-stage rollout of our services around the world.”
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Blink-182 Exits BMG For Columbia Records: Is The Major Label Exodus Now A Revolving Door?

Is the much-touted exodus by established artists from major labels to indies and artist services firms about to become a revolving door? It’s too early to call it a trend, but former major label act Blink-182 has now exited BMG and inked a deal with Sony Music’s Columbia for their… Continue Reading

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With $1bn in annual sales in BMG’s sights, Hartwig Masuch questions ‘irrational’ cost structure of traditional labels

BMG’s boss discusses his confidence in his own company… and his lack of confidence elsewhere
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