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Universal yearly digital sales exceeded physical for first time in 2013

Universal Music Group saw its yearly digital sales outstrip physical for the first time in 2013, according to the company’s ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 25th 2014 at 2:06PM
Caroline, Capitol, G Unit

G-Unit Records goes independent with Caroline/Capitol/UMG services deal

50 Cent and G-Unit Records has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution and services agreement with Caroline/Capitol/UMG.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Feb 20th 2014 at 5:38PM
UMG

Universal revenues up 22% in first 9 months of 2013

Universal Music Group saw revenues of €3.4bn billion (£2.84bn) in the first nine months of 2013 – up 21.9% at ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 15th 2013 at 8:15AM
Jonas Nachsin

Universal names Nachsin worldwide GM of Spinefarm Records

Universal Music has appointed Jonas Nachsin as worldwide general manager of hard rock and metal label Spinefarm Records.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 12th 2013 at 10:30AM

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Russell Simmons

Simmons, Robbins, Rifkind partner with UMG to launch YouTube-focused label

Def Jam founder Russell Simmons, Brian Robbins and Steve Rifkind have partnered with Universal Music Group to launch a “next-generation” ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 24th 2013 at 10:05AM
UMG

Universal revenues rise 13.5% in Q1 2013 as Vivendi profit dips

Universal Music Group saw revenues rise 13.5% in Q1 2013, while parent Vivendi has reported an 18.5% profit dip for ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 15th 2013 at 11:03AM
Hayley Lloyd

UMG appoints Hayley Lloyd to VP Global Digital Accounts

Universal Music Group has appointed Hayley Lloyd to the new London-based role of vice president of Global Digital Accounts

Lloyd, ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 11:22AM
UMG

Universal forms partnership for Decca, Deutsche Grammophon digital compilations

Universal Music Group has partnered with Swedish digital music company X5 Music to produce digital compilation albums from the Decca, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 18th 2013 at 10:58AM

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Jonas Brothers

Jonas Brothers sign worldwide licensing deal with Universal Music Group

Jonas Brothers have signed a worldwide licensing deal with Universal Music Group that will cover the release of the trio's ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 10th 2013 at 10:21AM
Caldas

UMG could be our competitor and our retailer, warns concerned Caldas

Merlin boss Charles Caldas has warned against a “dangerous dynamic” created by the major labels' continuing acquisition of distribution companies.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 9:52AM
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
Google

Google streaming could provide 'biggest route to legal music consumption'

A Google streaming service could provide the music industry with ‘the biggest funnel it can have’ in terms of migrating ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 27th 2013 at 10:35AM

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UMG

UMG revenues up 8.3% in 2012, Vivendi revenues rise 0.6%

Universal Music Group saw an 8.3% rise in revenues in 2012 compared to 2011.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2013 at 2:57PM
Eric Clapton Old Sock

Polydor to release Eric Clapton's 21st studio album

Universal Music Group International has announced the signing of Eric Clapton to Polydor for the release of his 21st ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 12th 2013 at 5:09PM
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
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

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Max Hole

Max Hole named Chairman and CEO, UMG International

Universal Music Group has promoted Max Hole to the position of chairman and chief executive officer of UMG International.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 7th 2013 at 9:30AM
UMG

Universal revenue rises in first 9 months of 2012 - but earnings dip

Universal Music Group posted a revenue rise of 2.1% to €2.9 billion in the first nine months of 2012 year-on-year.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 14th 2012 at 9:50AM
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
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
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
UMG/EMI

Universal completes EMI acquisition

Universal Music Group has announced the official completion of its EMI Recorded Music acquisition. 

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 28th 2012 at 12:15PM
Co-Op

Co-Op sale to PIAS: indies object

Universal is about to sell Cooperative Music to PIAS according to a clutch of independent labels who have written to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 27th 2012 at 9:50AM
UMG EMI

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