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Tony Wadsworth to leave BPI this year

Tony Wadsworth to leave BPI this year

Tony Wadsworth CBE has decided to step down as chairman of the BPI and BRIT Awards Limited by the end ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 20th 2014 at 7:12AM
Grooveshark

Grooveshark and EMI Publishing settle licensing dispute, new deal on the horizon?

Grooveshark is said to have finally settled its legal disputes with EMI and is expected to announce a licensing deal ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:30AM
Russel Coultart

Universal integrates EMI's Digital Stores Limited into new D2C unit

Universal Music Group has launched a new global direct to consumer unit following the integration of EMI Music’s Digital Stores ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 6th 2013 at 10:19AM
EMI's £1.5bn pension fund sold by CitiGroup to PIC

EMI's £1.5bn pension fund sold by CitiGroup to PIC

Citigroup has sold EMI Group’s £1.5bn pension fund to the Pension Insurance Corporation. It is the largest ever pension insurance ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 9th 2013 at 3:17PM

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EMI

'Over-performing' EMI contributed €200m to UMG revenues in Q1 2013

EMI contributed €200 million to Universal Music Group’s overall revenues in Q1 2013 and is “over-performing”.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 15th 2013 at 12:07PM
Sony completes acquisition of Now! EU stake

Sony completes acquisition of Now! EU stake

Sony Music Entertainment has completed its purchase of EMI Music's European rights to Now! That's What I Call Music! from ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 9th 2013 at 5:14PM
Universal launches Virgin EMI Records, Capitol UK coming next month

Universal launches Virgin EMI Records, Capitol UK coming next month

Universal Music UK has announced the launch of Virgin EMI Records – a new label which brings together Virgin Records ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 18th 2013 at 12:10PM
EMI's 'extraordinary' rise under Hands did not happen in UK or US

EMI's 'extraordinary' rise under Hands did not happen in UK or US

Guy Hands' boast this week of EMI's market share accelerating under Terra Firma ownership is contrary to the company's UK ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Mar 7th 2013 at 2:22PM

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Guy Hands

Guy Hands: 'Terra Firma's EMI strategy worked'

Terra Firma boss Guy Hands has admitted a big misstep during his company’s reign over EMI, but maintains that the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 6th 2013 at 10:28AM
EMI's Now! stake sold to Sony

EMI's Now! stake sold to Sony

Universal Music Group is to sell EMI’s European rights in the Now! compilation series to Sony, subject to regulatory approval. ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 27th 2013 at 10:39PM
UMG/EMI

No plans to drop acts following UMG/EMI merger, says Aussie boss

Universal Music Australasia president has said that there are no plans to drop artists following the £1.2bn acquisition of EMI ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 15th 2013 at 10:39AM
Parlophone confident staff will be re-homed at Warner

Parlophone confident staff will be re-homed at Warner

Parlophone Label Group UK CEO Andria Vidler has told Music Week of her optimism that her key staff will find ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 7th 2013 at 6:35PM

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UMG/EMI

EMI Australia redundancies 'unfortunate', but 'key creative areas expanding'

Universal Music Australia president George Ash has released a statement following the major’s acquisition of EMI Music and subsequent redundancies ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 31st 2013 at 9:55AM
Daft Punk

Daft Punk part with Virgin/EMI, move to Columbia

After 17 years at Virgin/EMI, French electronic music duo Daft Punk have signed to Columbia prior to the release of ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jan 28th 2013 at 10:32AM
Ron Fair

Ron Fair named Chief Creative Officer/EVP of Virgin Records

Ron Fair has been named chief creative officer and executive vice president of Virgin Records in the US.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 5:21PM
Capitol Music Group

Greg Thompson promoted to Capitol Music Group EVP

Greg Thompson has been promoted to executive vice president of the Capitol Music Group.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 11:00AM

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UMG/EMI

EMI lay-offs reported in the US

EMI lay-offs reportedly occurred today according to sources at the Universal-acquired label.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 8th 2013 at 2:21PM
HMV

Universal liable for HMV High Street rent following EMI deal - report

Universal is reportedly liable for the rent on approximately 40 HMV stores after its £1.2bn acquisition of EMI last year.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:50AM
Universal outlines EMI Germany plans

Universal outlines EMI Germany plans

Universal Music Group is to move the German core business of the recently-acquired EMI from Cologne to Berlin.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 5th 2012 at 11:31AM
Now! 83 becomes 2012's fastest-selling album

Now! 83 becomes 2012's fastest-selling album

The Now That's What I Call Music! 83 compilation has become the fastest-selling album of 2012, according to Music Week ...

on Nov 26th 2012 at 9:51AM
EMI

Nine groups in Parlophone race, 12 eyeing other UMG/EMI assets

The Blackwell/Fuller partnership is joined by eight other bidders making preliminary proposals for EMI's iconic Parlophone label, while there are ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 15th 2012 at 10:21AM
UMGEMI

Universal and Sony EMI deals delayed in Brazil

Universal’s acquisition of EMI Music has been delayed in Brazil along with Sony/ATV’s purchase of EMI Music Publishing.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 8th 2012 at 10:49AM
Capitol

Universal to launch Capitol Records in UK

Universal Music Group boss Lucian Grainge has revealed the intention to create a division of Capitol Records in the UK.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2012 at 10:06AM
EMI

EMI Ireland pre-tax profit drops 74% over 12 months

EMI Ireland's pre-tax profits fell by 74% from €1m to €288,822 in the 12 months to the end of March this ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 11th 2012 at 10:18AM
Capitol

Columbia COO Steve Barnett set for Capitol hot seat - report

Columbia Records co-chairman and COO Steve Barnett could be heading for the hot seat at a new Capitol Label Group ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 8th 2012 at 11:47AM