Entries in 'umg' (38)
RIAA says TPP 'moves us in the right direction'
Max Hole departs Universal Music Group International Gated Content
Universal Music Group International chairman and CEO Max Hole will be stepping down from his roles, effective immediately.
Universal Music's HQ to move to King's Cross Gated Content
Universal Music's HQ, currently based in Kensington, will be moving to new office space in Four Pancras Square, King's Cross.
Rob Wells takes top role at social start-up Crowdmix Gated Content
New London-based music-focused social network Crowdmix has appointed Rob Wells to head up its North American operations.
Universal holding fire on SoundCloud deal? Gated Content
Universal has put any licensing deal with SoundCloud on hold while the service is engaged in a lawsuit with PRS ...
SoundCloud close to deal with Universal - report Gated Content
SoundCloud is said to be close to signing a deal with a second major label - Universal.
Universal Music Group has hired music and media industry executive Jay Frank, founder of music and marketing analytics companies DigSin ...
Doppler Labs raises $17m in funding Gated Content
Wearable tech start-up Doppler Labs has closed a Series B investment round, raising $17 million.
Universal collusion investigation dropped Gated Content
New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman has closed the inquiry into whether Universal colluded with Apple over freemium services.
Live Nation, Universal, WME invest in Doppler Labs Gated Content
Leading music companies Live Nation, Universal Music Group and agency WME have all invested in technology firm Doppler Labs.
Universal denies freemium cut-off collusion with Apple Gated Content
Universal Music Group has denied colluding with Apple or conspiring with the other major labels to bring an end to ...
LoveLive hires former UMG exec Rob Wells Gated Content
The former president of global digital business at Universal Music Group, Rob Wells (pictured), will join LoveLive’s advisory ...
Universal Music Group has now confirmed that it too pays breakage to artists.
Universal launches EMI Records India Gated Content
Universal has partnered with top Bollywood film director Mohit Suri to launch new label, EMI Records India.
UMG parent company Vivendi sees Q1 revenues of €2.49bn Gated Content
Universal Music Group’s (UMG) parent company Vivendi saw its first quarter revenues increase by 7.5% year-on-year, to €2.49 billion, according ...
Vivendi agrees deal with rebel shareholder PSAM Gated Content
Vivendi has agreed a deal with rebel minority investor P. Schoenfeld Asset Management (PSAM).
Vivendi's battle with rebel shareholder escalates Gated Content
Vivendi has submitted an open letter to New York-based minority shareholder, P. Schoenfield Asset Management (PSAM), in response to its ...
Vivendi dismisses hedge fund calls for UMG sale Gated Content
Universal Music Group parent Vivendi has reiterated that the music company is not for sale, after US activist hedge fund ...
Universal attacks free Spotify tier Gated Content
Universal Music Group “is using license negotiations with Spotify to push for changes to the company’s” free tier, according to ...
Norwegian producer Bjorn Lynne (pictured) has accused Universal Music Group of "hijacking" his music to use in YouTube ...
Spotify expects to pay Universal Music Group $1 billion over the next two years to cover royalties, ad revenue and ...
Universal revenues dipped 6.7% in 2014 Gated Content
Universal Music Group's full-year revenues dipped by 6.7% in 2014, down to €4.56 billion.
David Ring to leave UMG Gated Content
Universal Music Group's David Ring is following his boss Rob Wells in leaving the company.
Rob Wells bids Universal Music Group farewell Gated Content
Universal Music Group’s president of global digital business Rob Wells is to leave the company after 14 years.
UMG chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge has spoken out in favour of paid subscriptions, saying that "ad-funded on-demand is ...