Sony/ATV To Buy Famous Music Catalog From Viacom
Sony/ATV is set to announce the purchase of Viacom’s Famous Music publishing unit. Leaked details reveal the Famous catalog of roughly 12,500 works will sell for close to $370 million. The Famous Music collection includes tracks from Eminem and scores to many big films including The Godfather and Mission: Impossible. Viacom originally purchased the publishing unit from Paramount Pictures.