Gaga, Perry Lead MTV EMA Nods

Gaga, Perry Lead MTV EMA Nods
Nominations were announced for the MTV Europe Music Awards 2010 with GRAMMY winner Lady Gaga and GRAMMY-nominated artist Katy Perry receiving five nominations each, including Best Pop, Best Song, Best Female, and Best Video. Gaga also received a nomination for Best Live Act and Perry for Best World Stage Performance. Eminem received four nods for Best Song, Best Male, Best Hip-Hop, and Best Video. Other artists receiving nods were 30 Seconds To Mars, Bon Jovi, Kings Of Leon, Muse, Ozzy Osbourne, and Kanye West. The awards will take place on Nov. 7 in Madrid. (9/20)

BMG To Acquire Evergreen
BMG Rights Management, the Berlin-based joint venture between Bertelsmann and private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., has agreed to acquire Evergreen Copyrights. While terms of the agreement were not disclosed, the deal follows BMG's investments made earlier this year to acquire Cross Town Songs, Cherry Lane Music Publishing and Stage Three Music. The Evergreen catalog includes songs from 2Pac, Eric Clapton, Nick Drake, MC Hammer, and Teddy Riley. (9/20)

 

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