Hipgnosis has acquired 100% of Johnta Austin's interest in his BMG music
publishing catalogue as well as 100% of his writer share of performance income collected and distributed by the Performance Rights ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers).
Dallas, TX, December 13, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation (TBHEF) has announced that public relations, sports and entertainment industry leader Rick French and BMG music
publishing executive David Hirshland have been named to the board of directors of the Dallas, Texas-based non-profit.
Following the creation of Sony BMG Music
Entertainment in 2005, Legacy assumed responsibility for recordings from the archives of the BMG family of labels (including RCA Records, Arista, J Records, Jive, Profile, Silvertone, Sony BMG Nashville and Windham Hill, as well as imprints including Bang!, CTI, Mainstream, Monument, Ode, and others).
Feel-good in Germany before starting a career in music publishing that culminated in his role as managing director of BMG Music
With over 20 years of experience, he has worked with a diverse range of top firms in addition to Edelman, including Timex Group; Sony BMG Music
Entertainment; and Levi Strauss & Co,
Success in the competition can help launch a music career, with last year's under-18s winner, Hatty Keane, now signed to BMG Music
and a previous overall winner, Birdy, a Radio 1 favourite after signing with Warner.
Last year's winner, Hatty Keane, has since signed up to BMG Music
and performed live sets alongside rap star Tinchy Stryder and popular band Roll Deep.
Borders Group announced that it has agreed to sell itself to Direct Brands -- whose properties include the Book of the Month Club, Doubleday Book Club, and BMG Music
Service -- for $215.1 million, plus the assumption of about $220 million worth of liabilities.
Judges in previous years have included the likes of Another Level's Dane Bowers, Radio 1's Ras Kwame, Mobo award winner Shola Ama, Flavour magazine's Annika Allen, Michael King from BMG music
and Guy Chamber's producer Paul Stanborough.
On October 1, 2008, it acquired Bertelsmann's 50% interest in SONY BMG MUSIC
ENTERTAINMENT (SONY BMG).
Chris, guitarist Jonny Buckland, bassist Guy Berryman and drummer Will Champion agreed their first contract in 1999 with BMG Music
Publishing, before releasing first album Parachutes.