Sony/ATV (Michael Jackson) Ranks 2nd In U.S. Market Share
According to Billboard’s August 15th Publishers Quarterly,
Sony/ATV commanded 14.2% of the second-quarter publishing market share,
solidifying an impressive second place. In addition, Sony/ATV is
extremely proud of its writers Redone, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga for
being named the top three songwriters of the second quarter.
Of the Top 20 Published Songs of the second quarter, Sony/ATV controls Lady Gaga’s Poker Face (2) and Just Dance (19), Beyonce’s Halo (6), Flo Rida’s Right Round (10) and Taylor Swift’s Love Story (15).
Sony/ATV Welcomes Enrique Iglesias to the Family
Sony/ATV recently finalized a worldwide co-publishing agreement with
internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Enrique Iglesias.
already sold over 40,000,000 albums in a little over a decade, Enrique
is fast becoming one of the most successful artists in the history of
His numerous hits include “Hero”, “Bailamos”, “Be With
You”, and “Escape.” As a Spanish-language singer, he has enjoyed
sixteen #1 Billboard Latin hits, more than any other artist in history.
His current hit songs include “Taking Back My Love,” which is a duet
with Ciara and the UEFA hit in Europe, “Can You Hear Me.”
LeToya Album…Now Available!
August 25, 2009
“Don’t Matter” (Oak)
“Tears” (Frankie Storm)
“Untitled” (J. Valentine)
Maxwell Debuts At #1
Maxwell’s July 7th release BLACKsummers’night,
debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200, with 316,000 sales in the
first week. After eight years, it doesn’t look like Maxwell has missed
a beat. BLACKsummers’night has put up the biggest first week numbers of his career, totaling 630,000 copies sold thus far (as of Friday, August 21st).
Featured Writer Profile: Taylor Swift
Signed to Sony/ATV at just 14 years old, Taylor Swift quickly crossed
over from being a young country music star to a pop phenomenon. With
over 8 million record sales under her belt, Taylor’s face and music can
be seen and heard everywhere, including the upcoming MTV Video Music
Awards (Sept. 13th), where she is both a performer and nominated for
“Best Female Video” (“You Belong With Me).