US District Judge Josephine Staton Tucker signed off on the settlement between the website and EMI Group PLC
, Capitol Records and Virgin Records America having ruled in December that they had broken the music labels' copyrights and presented unfair competition.
EMI Group PLC
handled his older material -- as a solo artist and frontman of Wings -- under an exclusive license.
LONDON -- Struggling music company EMI Group PLC
, beset by profit warnings and an accounting scandal in Brazil, was thrown a potential lifeline Tuesday with a possible new takeover bid by former suitor Warner Music Group.
An agreement to provide pre-loaded music videos on the forthcoming Zune digital media player from software company Microsoft Corp, has been signed by EMI Group Plc
, a music company based in London, UK.
The Associated Press reported that London-based music company EMI Group PLC
and Mexico's Grupo Televisa will form a new joint venture record company in Mexico and a U.
The combination of BMG with Sony Music probably would compromise an attempt by EMI Group Plc
to buy Warner Music, lawyers have said.
com a joint venture between RealNetwoks, AOL, Time Warner, Bertelsmann and the EMI Group Plc
and EMI Music, a company of the London-listed EMI Group PLC
and Warner Music Japan stems from the planned merger by the end of this year of their parent firms, EMI Group Plc
of Britain and Time Warner.
The company said it will be acquired by Internet firm America Online and will merge music businesses with British company EMI Group PLC