Universal's Capitol takes shape: Barnett in, Beatles on roster

Universal Music Group has appointed Steve Barnett as Chairman and CEO of its Capitol Music Group - which now includes The Beatles catalogue.

In a statement, UMG said the hiring "underscores [our] commitment to expanding the marketplace for new music" as it looks to "begin the revitalisation of EMI Recorded Music".

Capitol was a key asset purchased by Universal as part of its £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music.
 
Based in Los Angeles, California, at the iconic Capitol Records Tower, ...

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