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Michael Jackson Estate Sells Sony/ATV Music Publishing Business to Sony


The estate of Michael Jackson has sold its 50 percent stake in Sony/ATV Music Publishing to the Sony Corporation for $750 million, giving Sony sole ownership, Billboard reports. Sony/ATV, which also controls EMI Music Publishing, is the world’s largest music publisher. Jackson paid $47.5 million for the ATV catalogue in 1985, acquiring valuable copyrights that famously included most of the…