Layoffs At Sony Music Entertainment

Layoffs At Sony Music Entertainment

Layoffs At Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment
has let go approximately 20 employees primarily from the sales and business affairs departments, according to sources reported by Billboard.biz. Among those let go were Larry Kanusher, senior vice president of business and legal affairs for global digital business; Tom Glaser, vice president of sales and marketing research; and Linda Ury Greenberg, vice president of consumer research. Additional layoffs are expected according to the report. (8/17)

Vevo Draws 38 Percent Of YouTube Visitors
Music video site Vevo attracted 59.7 million unique viewers in July, accounting for 37.8 percent of YouTube's 158 million unique U.S. visitors, according to comScore. Vevo finished the month as the No. 1 channel on YouTube, followed by Warner Music Group with 31.2 million unique viewers. Additionally, 40 percent of YouTube's visitors during July watched a music video. (8/17)

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