<ul><li> Artists signed under Warner include: David Bowie Blondie Fall Out Boy Hootie and the Blowfish Van Morrison The prodigy </li></ul>
<ul><li>Warner’s negotiations with video sharing website, Youtube broke down. Due to copyright infringement, Warner decided to block or mute videos that contained their music, including covers by Youtube users. This angered the internet community and caused them to attempt to boycott Warner. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Artists from EMI include: Elvis Presley Pink Floyd Lily Allen Kate Bush Mariah Carey Elvis Costello Gary Glitter Radiohead </li></ul>
<ul><li>• In 2005, Apple Records (the label of The Beatles) tried to sue EMI for non payment of royalties. According to Apple, EMI withheld $50 million from them. They eventually came to a legal settlement in 2007, although the terms of the agreement were undisclosed. • In 2006, EMI attempted to buy Warner but were rejected. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Artists represented by Sony include: Beyonce Bob Dylan Cyndi Lauper Kings of Leon MGMT Simon and Garfunkel Whitney Houston </li></ul>
<ul><li> • In 2004, Sony tried to merge with Bertelsmann. This failed, and consequently they lost a lot of money. The Market shares of digital album and song sales plummeted from 28.6% to 22.5% • Sony were also sued by many parties when their technology was found to be faulty. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Who’s with Universal? Bombay Bicycle Club Kaiser Chiefs Owl City Scissor Sisters Busta Rhymes Mushroomhead </li></ul>
<ul><li>In recent times, Universal have had to lay people off from their jobs, due to financial issues. </li></ul>
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