Entertainment News Roundup: Sony Music Announces Acquisition of Bob Dylan’s Recorded Music Catalog; Dior showcases scintillating craftsmanship on the Paris catwalk and more
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Sony Music Announces It Has Acquired Bob Dylan’s Recorded Music Catalog
Sony Music Entertainment announced on Monday that it has acquired Bob Dylan’s catalog of recorded music, including his renditions of popular songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door,” as well as the rights to future releases. . The deal is the latest in Sony Music’s six-decade relationship with the artist and covers all of Dylan’s oeuvre since 1962. Variety cited sources who valued the deal at between $150 million and $200 million. .
‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Becomes Sixth-Highest-Grossing Film in History with $1.69 Billion Worldwide
Add another notch to “Spider-Man: No Way Home’s” long list of box office achievements. Over the weekend, Sony’s comic book adventure became the sixth-highest-grossing film in history with $1.69 billion at the worldwide box office (unadjusted for inflation). It overtook “Jurassic World” ($1.67 billion) and “The Lion King” ($1.66 billion) to secure that spot.
Dior showcases sparkling craftsmanship on the Paris catwalk
Christian Dior paraded in sequins and couture on Monday for the first day of Paris Haute Couture week, sending models down the runway in strapless dresses and neat winter jackets. With the fashion world still hesitating over how to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, Dior has decided to hold an in-person show for one of the most anticipated events of the season.
(With agency contributions.)