Updated: MySpace Music Acquires Broke Imeem; Moving Users To MySpace Today

MySpace says it has acquired “certain assets” of cash-poor social music service imeem and it’s moving fast to capitalize on the biggest one: users. Sometime today, imeem’s 16 million-plus users will be redirected to MySpace Music. MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta promises via blog post to move fast to offer their imeem playlists on MySpace Music.

But — and that’s a serious capital “B” — it looks like they’re starting the transition without users’ playlists, which would annoy the heck out of me if that’s how I managed my music listening. Van Vatta promises: “As quickly as possible, we