Sony buys out Bertelsmann’s stake in Sony BMG

August 5, 2008

Beyonce and Justin Timberlake(Updates earlier post to clarify deal terms)

After four years of recriminations and in-fighting between executives from Sony Music and executives from BMG Music Entertainment, Tokyo-based Sony Corp has decided to end the mutual pain of a controversial merger and take full control of Sony BMG.

The Clive is dead! Long live The Clive!

April 18, 2008

Clive Davis with Alicia Keys (l.) and Whitney Houston (r.)Clive Davis is one of those legendary music industry executives who, like some of the artists he has nurtured, is known by just one name, like Miles, Whitney or Santana.