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Why Music Will Never Be A Top Priority At Sony Corp [CHART]

Sony-Music-logo-wordmarkRecord labels and other music companies are, by necessity, businesses.  But in an age when each of the three major label groups is part of a larger conglomerate (WMG/Access Industries, UMG/Vivendi and Sony/Sony Corp.), how much clout does a music division have within its respective corporation?

As this charts shows, in the case of Sony,

music is far down the revenue chain.

Sony Corp revenue

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  1. This post offers no evidence at all for its conclusion. In fact, music helps Sony in many of the categories that are bigger than music. Music brings bigger and wider benefits, including devices, movies, gaming, mobile and of course home entertainment. Vivendi and Sony both practice this strategy and it appears to work for them.

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