In this file photo taken Feb. 16, 2010, a man walks on the zebra crossing made famous from the album cover of The Beatles' 'Abbey Road' in front of Abbey Road Studios, seen at left, in London. EMI Group Ltd., home of The Beatles, Coldplay and Katy Perry, is being sold in two parts for $4.1 billion. (AP Photo/Akira Suemori, File)
November 11, 2011 1:12:24 PM PST
By RYAN NAKASHIMA Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - November 11, 2011 --
EMI Group Ltd., the iconic British music company that is home to The Beatles, Coldplay and Katy Perry, is being split and sold for $4.1 billion.