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Universal Music UK hires Brian Celler to push UK acts on global scale

Universal Music UK hires Brian Celler to push UK acts on global scale

Universal Music UK has hired Brian Celler in the newly-created role of EVP, head of international.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 26th 2016 at 11:26AM
UMG promotes Barak Moffitt to EVP, Content Strategy & Operations

UMG promotes Barak Moffitt to EVP, Content Strategy & Operations

Universal Music Group (UMG) has promoted Barak Moffitt to the newly created position of executive vice president of content strategy ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 11:25AM
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Lucian Grainge pays tribute to Sir George Martin 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 10th 2016 at 7:32AM

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Former VH1 President joins Spotify

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 4th 2016 at 7:30AM
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UMG recorded music revenues up 2.4% as streaming offsets physical decline Gated Content

Universal Music Group’s recorded music revenues were up 2.4% in 2015 thanks to growth in streaming, which “more than offset” ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 19th 2016 at 2:10PM
Olivier Nusse appointed CEO of Universal Music France

Olivier Nusse appointed CEO of Universal Music France Gated Content

Universal Music Group has promoted Olivier Nusse, managing director of Mercury Music Group and Universal Classic & Jazz France, to CEO of Universal Music ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2016 at 9:56AM
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Sony Entertainment boss thinks windowing could become the norm

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2016 at 6:43AM

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Polydor's Unger-Hamilton linked with Sony move

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 10th 2016 at 7:40AM
UMG beefs up film, TV and theatre divisions with producer hires

UMG beefs up film, TV and theatre divisions with producer hires Gated Content

Universal Music Group has hired producers David Blackman and Scott Landis to lead its development and production of film, television and theatrical projects. Their ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 8th 2016 at 3:34PM
Universal Music Group and iHeartMedia reveal virtual reality-focused partnership

Universal Music Group and iHeartMedia reveal virtual reality-focused partnership Gated Content

Universal Music Group (UMG) and iHeartMedia have entered a partnership focused around virtual reality (VR) that will enable the companies ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 7th 2016 at 3:44PM
Universal Music Publishing Group signs worldwide deal with Demi Lovato

Universal Music Publishing Group signs worldwide deal with Demi Lovato Gated Content

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed an exclusive, global publishing deal to represent the music of Demi Lovato.  

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 15th 2015 at 3:44PM

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RIAA says TPP 'moves us in the right direction'

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 6th 2015 at 7:40AM
Max Hole departs Universal Music Group International

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.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:28AM
Universal Music's HQ to move to King's Cross

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.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 6th 2015 at 10:18AM
Rob Wells takes top role at social start-up Crowdmix

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.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 5th 2015 at 10:33AM

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Universal holding fire on SoundCloud deal?

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 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 2:33PM
SoundCloud close to deal with Universal - report

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.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:35AM
Universal hires Jay Frank to lead playlist marketing strategy

Universal hires Jay Frank to lead playlist marketing strategy Gated Content

Universal Music Group has hired music and media industry executive Jay Frank, founder of music and marketing analytics companies DigSin ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:48AM
Doppler Labs raises $17m in funding

Doppler Labs raises $17m in funding Gated Content

Wearable tech start-up Doppler Labs has closed a Series B investment round, raising $17 million.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:38AM
Universal collusion investigation dropped

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.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 9:59AM
Live Nation, Universal, WME invest in Doppler Labs

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.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 15th 2015 at 1:21PM
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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 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 11th 2015 at 1:08PM
LoveLive hires former UMG exec Rob Wells

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 ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 10th 2015 at 9:46AM
Universal: 'We share unrecouped digital advances with artists'

Universal: 'We share unrecouped digital advances with artists' Gated Content

Universal Music Group has now confirmed that it too pays breakage to artists.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 4th 2015 at 10:19AM