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Entries in 'Lucian Grainge' (13)

Spotify

Universal attacks free Spotify tier

Universal Music Group “is using license negotiations with Spotify to push for changes to the company’s” free tier, according to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:32AM
Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal Music Group $1 billion over the next two years to cover royalties, ad revenue and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 11th 2015 at 10:44AM
Lucian Grainge wins Creative Fusion Award

Lucian Grainge wins Creative Fusion Award

Lucian Grainge CBE, chairman and chief executive officer of Universal Music Group, will receive the 2015 Creative Fusion Award at ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 6th 2015 at 11:24AM
Rob Wells

Rob Wells bids Universal Music Group farewell

Universal Music Group’s president of global digital business Rob Wells is to leave the company after 14 years.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 24th 2015 at 11:19AM

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Steve Barnett

Capitol's Steve Barnett: 'We want to be the best label in America'

Following Capitol’s 13 Grammy wins (four of which went to Sam Smith), chairman and CEO Steve Barnett says the ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 1:47PM
Lucian Grainge: 'Ad-funded streaming won't sustain the whole music business'

Lucian Grainge: 'Ad-funded streaming won't sustain the whole music business'

UMG chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge has spoken out in favour of paid subscriptions, saying that "ad-funded on-demand is ...

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 10:33AM
Grainge

Lucian Grainge aims to 'transform the music business' in 2015

Universal Music Group boss Lucian Grainge has tasked his staff with the “lofty goal” of transforming the music business in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 9:53AM
Lucian Grainge

Grainge: 'SoundCloud can generate incredible revenue - with the right model'

Universal Music Group boss Lucian Grainge has tipped SoundCloud to be a major revenue earner in the future – if ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:42AM

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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