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Sony/ATV (Michael Jackson) Ranks 2nd In U.S. Market Share



According to the November 21st issue of Billboard, Sony/ATV (Michael Jackson) ranked 2nd in the “Publisher’s Quarterly,” with a solid 17.1%. In addition,
Sony/ATV publishes three of the top four songwriters of the quarter:
Taylor Swift (#1), RedOne (#2), and Lady Gaga (#4).

Sony/ATV also publishes six of the Top 20 Publishing Songs of the quarter:
#1: “You Belong With Me,” Taylor Swift
#4: “Best I Ever Had,” Boi-1da (performed by Jay Sean)
#7: “LoveGame” Lady Gaga & RedOne
#11: “Down,” Orange Factory (performed by Jay Sean)
#14: “Fire Burning,” Sean Kingston & RedOne
#18: “Battlefied,” Wayne Wilkins & Louis Biancaniello (performed by Jordin Sparks)

(Billboard, 11/21/2009)

Sony/ATV Wins Big At BMI Country Awards

The BMI Country Music Awards in Nashville proved to be another incredible evening for Sony/ATV as the company was crowned Publisher of the Year for a staggering and impressive 8th consecutive year. In addition, Sony/ATV’s Taylor Swift won Song of the Year for “Love Story” and Brooks & Dunn were awarded the BMI President’s Award.

In all, Sony/ATV won awards for 14 songs among this year’s top 50
(Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville had the highest percentage of
songs, with nearly 30%). Our award winning songs include:

“Do You Believe Me Now” – Joe West, D. Pahanish, T. Johnson
“Don’t” – Jim Beavers, J. Singleton
“You Look Good In My Shirt” – Tony Martin, T. Shapiro, M. Nesler
“Troubadour” – Leslie Satcher, M. Holmes
“River Of Love” – Shawn Camp, B. Burnette, D. Morgan
“Gunpowder And Lead” – Miranda Lambert, H. Little
“Love Story” – Taylor Swift
“Picture To Burn” – Taylor Swift, Liz Rose (Sesac)
“Should’ve Said No” – Taylor Swift
“Cowgirls Don’t Cry” – Ronnie Dunn, T. Mcbride
“God Must Be Busy” – Clint Daniels, Michael P. Heeney
“Let It Go” – Tom Douglas, B. Luther, A. Mayo
“Roll With Me” – Clint Daniels, T. Karlas
“Trying To Stop Your Leaving” – Jim Beavers, B. Beavers, D. Bentley

Taylor Swift Sweeps 2009 CMA Awards & AMA’s

Taylor Swift continues to dominate, both on the charts and at awards
shows. Following on the heels of her big win with “Song of the Year” at
the BMI Country Awards (for the second year in a row), Taylor cleaned
up the next night at the 2009 Country Music Awards ceremony in
Nashville. Her astonishing list of awards includes “Entertainer of the Year,” “Female Vocalist of the Year,” “Album of the Year” (Fearless), and “Music Video of the Year” (“Love Story”).
In addition to being the youngest artist ever named “Entertainer of the
Year” at the CMA’s, she is also the first female to win the award since
Shania Twain won in 1999. Lady Antebellum’s “I Run to You,” won “Single
of the Year.” The song was co-written by Sony/ATV’s Tom Douglas.

On November 22nd, Taylor Swift dominated the American Music Awards by
winning “Favorite pop/rock female artist,” “Favorite country female
artist,” and “Artist of the Year.”

Sony/ATV Wins 6 Aria Artisan Awards

Although the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Awards
are being held on November 26, the winners for the ARIA Artisan Awards
were already announced and Sony/ATV won a staggering 6 out of 8 awards,

Best Cover Art – Empire Of The Sun’s Walking On A Dream
Best Video – Empire Of The Sun’s Walking On A Dream
Engineer of the Year – A Tie between… DJ Debris – Hilltop Hoods, State Of The Art and Greg Wales – You Am I, Dilettantes
Producer of the Year – Empire Of The Sun and Donnie Sloan with Peter Mayes – Empire Of The Sun’s Walking on A Dream
Best Jazz Album – Katie Noonan – Blackbird
Best Original Soundtrack/Cast/Show Album – Soundtrack Lisa Gerard – Balibo

Sony/ATV Cleans Up At 2009 MTV European Music Awards

Sony/ATV UK dominated at this year’s MTV European Music Awards, including the following awards:

Best Video – Beyonce – Single Ladies (Kuk Harrell)
Best Song – Beyonce- Halo (Evan Bogart)
Best Alternative – Placebo
Best New Act – Lady GaGa
Best UK & Ireland Act – Pixie Lott

Sony/ATV Music Publishing was established in 1995 as a joint venture between Sony and trusts formed by Michael Jackson.

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