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Vanessa Picken To Lead Sony Music Australia and New Zealand

by Paul Cashmere

Sony Music has appointed Vanessa Picken music executive and entrepreneur Vanessa Picken to lead its Australia and New Zealand team.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Sells His Master Recordings To Sony

by Paul Cashmere

Bob Dylan has sold his entire back catalogue of recorded music to Sony Music Entertainment.

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Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia

ARIA Withdraws Denis Handlin Industry Icon Award

by Paul Cashmere

ARIA has withdrawn the Industry Icon Award given to Sony Chairman Denis Handlin in 2014.

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Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia

Four Corners Sony Music Expose Is Just The Tip of the Iceberg

by Paul Cashmere

Let me start by saying I am not a fan of ‘Trial By Media’. The objective for a television program is eyeballs, not a legal conclusion. That is precisely what a huge brand name like Sony Music can deliver. Four Corners simply opened a door and allowed viewers a peak inside the entertainment industry and it was pretty ugly.

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Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia

Sony Stalwart Denis Handlin To Leave Company

by Paul Cashmere

Sony Music CEO Denis Handlin will leave the company he has headed since 1984 as the Australian operation is accused of “a toxic culture”.

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Amy Shark

Amy Shark’s Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Show Rescheduled To September

by Paul Cashmere

Rod Laver Arena’s first major music event since Covid began, Amy Shark’s ‘Cry Forever’ tour, has been postponed until September.

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Amy Shark

Australian Charts: Amy Shark ‘Cry Forever’ Tops ARIA Chart For A Second Week

by Gavin Ryan

Amy Shark’s second album “Cry Forever” holds for a second week at No.1 in Australia, becoming her longest run at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart.

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Kate Ceberano performs at the APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

Kate Ceberano On Her Return To Sony For ‘Sweet Inspiration’

by Paul Cashmere

Kate Ceberano has released her first contemporary album in eight years back with Sony Music and thanks Denis Handlin and Robert Rigby for the chance.

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Kate Ceberano Sweet Inspiration

Kate Ceberano Debuts Lockdown Song Hold On and Reveals New Album ‘Sweet Inspiration’

by Paul Cashmere

The 2020 lockdown has inspired Kate Ceberano to create a new song called ‘Hold On’ about what the world is going through and it will feature on her next album ‘Sweet Inspiration’.

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Possum Records

Philip Israel Takes Possum To Robert Rigby’s Fanfare Records

by Paul Cashmere

Philip Israel’s record label Possum has done a deal with Robert Rigby’s Fanfare Records for a new joint venture for future projects.

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Ke$ha, Kesha

Dr Luke Attacks Kesha Over False Claims

by Music-News.com

Dr. Luke’s attorney has responded following Kesha’s decision to file an appeal against a judge’s decision not to void her recording contract.

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Diddy and Reid Reunite Within Sony

by Paul Cashmere

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is back working with LA Reid. The two music moguls have teamed up again for new music and a new label coming soon via Sony.

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Denis Handlin AM, Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Australasia

Denis Handlin AM To Receive ARIA Industry Icon Award

by Paul Cashmere

Denis Handlin AM, Chairman & CEO, Australia & New Zealand and President, Asia, will receive the ARIA Industry Icon award at this ARIA’s on Wednesday.

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The Veronicas

The Veronicas Sign With Sony

by Paul Cashmere

The Veronicas will release their next album through Sony Music.

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Jackie Onassis, Noise11, photo

Jackie Onassis Signs With Sony Music

by Paul Cashmere

Sydney hip-hop duo Jackie Onassis has signed with Sony Music.

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Kate Ceberano - Photo by Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo

Kate Ceberano To Release First Original Album In 10 Years

by Paul Cashmere

‘Magnet’ is the name of the first original song from Kate Ceberano’s first original album in 10 years.

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Willie Nelson, Noise11, photo

Willie Nelson Gets The Conan O’Brien Honors For His 80th

by Paul Cashmere

US talk show host Conan O’Brien has been celebrating Willie Nelson’s 80th birthday week with a few fun things and a few musical things.

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Willie Nelson, Noise11, photo

Willie Nelson To Dedicate 80th Birthday Show To Bomb Victims

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Willie Nelson had scheduled a show on April 28 at the The Backyard in Austin, TX to celebrate his 80th birthday which is two days later. 

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Michael Jackson Bad 25

Michael Jackson Bad 25th Anniversary Tracklisting Unveiled

by Paul Cashmere

Sony Music will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ album with a 4 disc (3CD/1DVD) edition of the album in September.

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ARIA Reports Music Sales Down Slightly For 2011

by Paul Cashmere

The Australian Music Industry was still hammered by piracy in 2011 but the good news is that sales are starting to stabilize.

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