AM News: Sony’s Music Future, 50 Cent The Pirate, Lyor Grabs $7M, Mix-A-Lot Game, #ampNMS, More
After the recent security breaches, Sony's music comeback story needs a third act. (CNet) The cloud music space is heating up and Sony must rename, re-brand and redesign tomorrow... or it will be too late.
- Did Universal Music Declare 50 Cent's Own Website Is A Pirate Site? (Techdirt)
- Gloom Lifts on Music in Cannes as Vevo, Spotify Add Customers (Bloomberg)
- According to a SEC filing, Warner Music Group North American Chairman/CEO of Recorded Music Lyor Cohen sold 871,102 shares of the company for $7.13 million at $8.19 per share.
- Apple Launches HD Streaming App for iTunes Festival 2011. (Wired)
- Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot of “Baby Got Back” fame has launched an hilarious new Facebook game. (Mashable)
- Sony Music Palace Intrigue: Fredo Neutered ‘For The Good Of Mankind’ (Wayne's World)
- Don't miss Andrew Dubber's free #ampNMS online music biz discussion @ 4pm UK time and 8pm UK time here today. Tuesday's session was great.