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Investments

17

Portfolio Exits

3

Partners & Customers

10

About Sony Music Entertainment (USA)

Sony Music Entertainment is a global music company with a roster of current artists that includes both local and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history.

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) Headquarters Location

550 Madison Avenue Room 2316

New York, New York, 10022,

United States

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Latest Sony Music Entertainment (USA) News

Ozuna, Jennifer Lopez, Daddy Yankee to Headline iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina

Jul 30, 2019

Jennifer Lopez, Daddy Yankee and Ozuna (pictured) are among the headliners set to perform at the 2019 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, iHeartMedia announced Tuesday morning. The event is set for Saturday, Nov. 2 at Miami’s American Airlines Arena. The festival, which is in its sixth year, will be hosted by Enrique Santos, chairman and chief creative [...] 17 mins ago While he was appointed chief of Sony Music’s combined operations just two weeks ago, Rob Stringer’s first earnings report for the division is a strong one: Sony Music Entertainment’s operating income is up 18% and revenue up 11% year-over-year in the first fiscal quarter of 2019. The results were released as part of Sony’s overall [...] 42 mins ago International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced that  Queen + Adam Lambert, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, OneRepublic, H.E.R., and Carole King will perform at the organization’s 2019 festival, a free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City on Saturday, September 28, 2019 French Montana, Ben Platt, and Jon Batiste & [...] 4 hours ago At a panel previewing his forthcoming PBS documentary “Country Music,” legendary filmmaker Ken Burns addressed inevitable questions about the origins of country music and the genre “not having a mass appeal.” The director, who was joined on stage by some of the musicians featured in the marathon 16-hour endeavor, bristled a little when asked about [...] 12 hours ago Katy Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” infringed on the song “Joyful Noise” by Christian rap artist Marcus Gray, aka Flame, a Los Angeles jury found on July 29. The decision concerning the track’s underlying beat followed a week-long trial in Los Angeles civil court which included an appearance by Perry herself, who testified for 35 [...] 13 hours ago This year’s Newport Folk Festival, on the occasion of its 60th anniversary, was chock full of one great Woodstock moment after another — representing, you know, not the real Woodstock 50, should there still turn out to be one, but the Woodstock 50 that exists in our imaginations. Imagine a counterculturally oriented festival built on the [...] 15 hours ago Pat Corcoran — longtime manager of Chance the Rapper and founder of the entertainment company Nice Work — today announced that he is joining forces with Warner Records for the release of the new project by the Vermont-based music collective 99 Neighbors. “The partnership with Warner started with a phone call to my friend Chris Morris,” Corcoran [...] 15 hours ago

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) Investments

17 Investments

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) has made 17 investments. Their latest investment was in Slip.stream as part of their Series A on April 4, 2022.

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Sony Music Entertainment (USA) Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/18/2022

Series A

Slip.stream

$7.5M

Yes

2

3/14/2022

Corporate Minority

WK Records

Yes

1

11/23/2021

Unattributed

NetEase Cloud Music

$100M

Yes

5

8/4/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

5/18/2021

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

Date

4/18/2022

3/14/2022

11/23/2021

8/4/2021

5/18/2021

Round

Series A

Corporate Minority

Unattributed

Series A

Seed VC

Company

Slip.stream

WK Records

NetEase Cloud Music

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$7.5M

$100M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

1

5

10

10

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was NetEase Cloud Music on December 02, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

12/2/2021

IPO

$99M

Public

1

12/12/2018

IPO

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$99M

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10

10/24/2009

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

12/2/2021

12/12/2018

10/24/2009

Exit

IPO

IPO

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Public

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10

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Sony Music Entertainment (USA) Acquisitions

9 Acquisitions

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) acquired 9 companies. Their latest acquisition was Ultra Music on January 20, 2022.

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Investment Stage

Companies

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1/20/2022

$99M

Acquired

1

6/22/2021

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$99M

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10

4/2/2021

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$99M

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10

2/1/2021

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$99M

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10

12/4/2020

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$99M

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10

Date

1/20/2022

6/22/2021

4/2/2021

2/1/2021

12/4/2020

Investment Stage

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

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Acquired

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Sony Music Entertainment (USA) Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) has 10 strategic partners and customers. Sony Music Entertainment (USA) recently partnered with Campside Media on August 8, 2022.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

8/1/2022

Partner

United States

Listen to All Episodes, All at Once on The Binge Now . Chameleon: Scam Likely, Season Four of Hit Investigative Podcast From Campside Media, Debuts Today - Sony Music New Season Follows Host and Investigative Journalist Yudhijit Bhattacharjee as He Traces the Steps of Cops and Crooks Involved in an Incredibly Complex Web of Scam Callers .

New York , NY -- August 1 , 2022 -- Campside Media , in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment 's Global Podcast Division , today premiered a new season of the acclaimed investigative podcast series Chameleon with the debut of Chameleon : Scam Likely .

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3/23/2022

Partner

United States

Sony partners with advocacy organization GLAAD to advance LGBTQ representation in music

GLAAD and Sony 's partnership includes several initiatives to advance LGBTQ advocacy and inclusion at Sony and within the broader music industry .

1

3/23/2022

Partner

United States

Sony Music and GLAAD Unveil Partnership to Spotlight LGBTQ Music – Variety Consultation and Education for Sony Music Group from the GLAAD Media Institute.

According to the announcement , the partnership includes several initiatives to advance LGBTQ advocacy and inclusion at Sony Music Group and within the broader music industry : .

3

2/28/2022

Partner

United States

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2/28/2022

Partner

United States

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Date

8/1/2022

3/23/2022

3/23/2022

2/28/2022

2/28/2022

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Listen to All Episodes, All at Once on The Binge Now . Chameleon: Scam Likely, Season Four of Hit Investigative Podcast From Campside Media, Debuts Today - Sony Music New Season Follows Host and Investigative Journalist Yudhijit Bhattacharjee as He Traces the Steps of Cops and Crooks Involved in an Incredibly Complex Web of Scam Callers .

New York , NY -- August 1 , 2022 -- Campside Media , in partnership with Sony Music Entertainment 's Global Podcast Division , today premiered a new season of the acclaimed investigative podcast series Chameleon with the debut of Chameleon : Scam Likely .

Sony partners with advocacy organization GLAAD to advance LGBTQ representation in music

GLAAD and Sony 's partnership includes several initiatives to advance LGBTQ advocacy and inclusion at Sony and within the broader music industry .

Sony Music and GLAAD Unveil Partnership to Spotlight LGBTQ Music – Variety Consultation and Education for Sony Music Group from the GLAAD Media Institute.

According to the announcement , the partnership includes several initiatives to advance LGBTQ advocacy and inclusion at Sony Music Group and within the broader music industry : .

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Sony Music Entertainment (USA) Team

38 Team Members

Sony Music Entertainment (USA) has 38 team members, including former Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Philip R Wiser.

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Work History

Title

Status

Philip R Wiser

Founder, Chief Technology Officer

Former

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Philip R Wiser

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