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Entries in 'Lucian Grainge' (26)

International Music Industry Awards

Lucian Grainge and Daniel Glass honoured at International Music Industry Awards

A&R Worldwide launched the first of its International Music Industry Awards at Musexpo 2014 last week, with UMG chairman and ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 14th 2014 at 11:49AM
Glassnote signs worldwide deal with Universal

Glassnote signs worldwide deal with Universal

Successful US indie music group Glassnote has signed a worldwide distribution deal with Universal, Music Week has been told - ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 13th 2014 at 8:37AM
Beyonce

Jay Z & Beyonce pip Lucian Grainge to top spot on Billboard's Power 100

The Billboard Power 100 list for 2014 has been revealed with Jay Z and Beyonce pipping Universal's Lucian Grainge to ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:33AM
Lucian Grainge on Universal ownership chatter: 'I'm not thinking about it until it becomes a possibility'

Lucian Grainge on Universal ownership chatter: 'I'm not thinking about it until it becomes a possibility'

There’s been plenty of interest in Vivendi’s changing structure this week, after the Universal Music parent bought out the co-owner ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 1st 2013 at 11:27AM

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Lucian Grainge

Grainge: PLG sale provides 'significant resources for rebuilding EMI'

Lucian Grainge has commented on Warner’s now complete acquisition of Parlophone Label Group from Universal.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 3:50PM
Universal names Warner's Tanous new global comms boss, LoFrumento exits

Universal names Warner's Tanous new global comms boss, LoFrumento exits

Universal Music Group (UMG) has appointed Warner's Will Tanous as its new executive vice president and head of global communications. ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 1st 2013 at 3:41PM
Universal and Disney sign new global deal

Universal and Disney sign new global deal

Universal Music Group and The Disney Music Group - which includes Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records and Disney Music Publishing ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 20th 2013 at 2:58PM
Lucian Grainge

Lucian Grainge tops Billboard Power 100 2013

Chairman of Universal Music Group Lucian Grainge has been placed at the top of Billboard’s Power 100 for 2013.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 8th 2013 at 3:26PM

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US charts: Sande album rises in States

US charts: Sande album rises in States

Emeli Sande's Our Version Of Events has lifted more than 100 places on the Billboard 200 chart following a round ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Feb 7th 2013 at 2:30PM
Republic Records

Republic Records' Lipman brothers sign new agreement with Universal

Universal Music has signed a new deal with Republic Records founders Monte and Avery Lipman.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 5th 2013 at 3:07PM
Universal names Pascal Negre global head of new business

Universal names Pascal Negre global head of new business

Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced that Pascal Nègre, president of Universal Music France, Italy, Middle East and Africa, is ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 14th 2013 at 7:16PM
Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart: 'Lucian Grainge is a proper lad - I like him' Gated Content

Since his debut solo album Rod Stewart has built up a reputation as not only a fine songwriter, but as ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Nov 13th 2012 at 1:16PM

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Universal to bolster Silicon Valley relationship with new office

UMG boss Lucian Grainge has revealed plans to open a new office in Silicon Valley in an effort to work ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 6th 2012 at 10:26AM
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
Richard Branson

Branson hopes to help UMG 'reinvigorate' Virgin Records

Richard Branson may have missed his chance to buy back Virgin Records following Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music, but ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2012 at 2:12PM
Universal/EMI: Grainge addresses staff

Universal/EMI: Grainge addresses staff

Universal Music CEO and chairman Lucian Grainge has addressed staff at his new combined music label following UMG's £1.2bn buyout ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 9:26AM

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Grainge confirms EMI job cuts to come

Universal Music Group chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge has confirmed that there will be job losses following UMG’s £1.2bn acquisition ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 24th 2012 at 11:31AM
Lucian Grainge

Grainge speaks of 'regret' over Parlophone loss

Lucian Grainge has spoken of his regret over losing Parlophone as part of necessary divestments in Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 24th 2012 at 10:51AM
Lucian Grainge: We'll 'cuddle' EMI back to greatness

Lucian Grainge: We'll 'cuddle' EMI back to greatness

Universal Music chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge has moved to reassure EMI staff that they won't see any painful disruption ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 21st 2012 at 5:55PM
Universal/EMI: what Universal keeps, what it must divest

Universal/EMI: what Universal keeps, what it must divest

The Beatles are heading to Universal, but it must divest many other rich assets to satisfy EC regulators about its ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Sep 21st 2012 at 11:29AM
Daddy, what's A&R?

Daddy, what's A&R? Gated Content

We all love some scurrilous re-telling of industry lore – especially from the days when the music business was gluttonously, ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 10th 2012 at 4:04PM
RedOne and Cash Money launch JV within Universal

RedOne and Cash Money launch JV within Universal

Multi-Grammy award-winning producer/songwriter RedOne has launched a new joint venture with Cash Money Records within Universal Music.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 4th 2012 at 12:59AM
Universal/EMI

Universal/EMI: US Senate urges 'careful FTC review'

US senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have co-signed a letter to the Federal Trade Commission in which they acknowledge ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 5:41PM
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Lucian Grainge's indie offer 'makes sense' - PIAS boss

It's the hottest topic in the music business: Universal has offered independent labels first refusal on buying €250m-worth of assets ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 26th 2012 at 12:51PM
Alison Wenham AIM

Universal/EMI: AIM unmoved by Grainge's indie proposal Gated Content

The UK independent label community is split down the middle over Universal's proposed $1.2bn buyout of EMI.

Some companies, such ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 26th 2012 at 9:50AM