UMG cuts US staff members following EMI merger

RHIAN JONES

[Update] Sources close to Universal Music Group have clarified that the number of employees affected by cuts in the US is closer to 40 [Update ends]

Universal Music Group has reportedly let go of nearly 60 staff members as it consolidates its music distribution companies and its Nashville country music labels following the EMI merger.

According to Billboard, nearly 50 people from distribution were let go and almost 10 from Nashville – the majority of which were with ...

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