Add the world’s biggest record label to the list of companies standing up to Amazon.com Inc.
Doug Morris , chairman of Universal Music Group, is seeking an early end to his contract from parent Vivendi SA in order to join Sony Music Entertainment, three people with knowledge of the situation said.
Sony Corp. is negotiating to acquire Big Machine Label Group, home to country music acts including Taylor Swift and Rascal Flatts, according to two people with knowledge of the talks.
Apple Inc. signed an agreement with Sony Music Entertainment, the final record-company holdout needed for the iPhone maker’s planned online radio service, said people with knowledge of the situation.
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