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Universal rolls out best of country campaign

Universal rolls out best of country campaign

Universal Music UK has launched a catalogue campaign celebrating classic country acts and the best of the genre’s contemporary artists.

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Mar 25th 2014 at 10:01AM
Vivendi

Universal parent enters talks to sell telco arm

Universal Music Group parent has entered exclusive talks with one of two bidders looking to buy the conglomerate’s telecom arm ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 17th 2014 at 10:43AM
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
Frank Ocean

US indie sues Universal over Frank Ocean track

US indie TufAmerica has filed a lawsuit against Universal Music alleging that a track on Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange LP ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 11th 2014 at 2:47PM

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Thomas Lorain

Caroline International appoints Thomas Lorain to head up France

Caroline International, the label services division of Universal Music, has appointed Thomas Lorain to head its French unit.

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Feb 6th 2014 at 10:19AM
Dominic Louth

Parlophone's Louth joins Caroline as Head of Digital Marketing

Universal’s Caroline International has appointed Dominic Louth as head of digital marketing.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 16th 2014 at 10:38AM
Counting Crows

Counting Crows sue Universal over download royalties

Counting Crows have filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Group over digital royalties and become the latest band to claim ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2014 at 11:22AM
Queen sign new deal with Universal

Queen sign new deal with Universal

Queen and Universal Music Group have renewed their partnership with a long-term deal covering a range of new projects from ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 10:17PM

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BT

BT strikes deal with Universal for TV music streaming service

BT has done a deal with Universal for a music streaming and karaoke platform that it will launch via its ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 29th 2013 at 9:50AM
Vivendi

Universal parent to split media and telco groups

Universal parent Vivendi will go ahead with plans to separate its media and telecom groups.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 27th 2013 at 10:01AM
The Who, Tommy digital box set

Universal releases 'first-ever digital box set' app with The Who

Universal Music Catalogue is hailing the release this week of 'the world’s first-ever digital box set' available on tablets and ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Nov 25th 2013 at 10:32AM
UMPG

UMPG extends admin agreement with Glassnote

Universal Music Publishing Group and Glassnote Records affiliate Insieme Music Publishing have extended their exclusive publishing administration agreement.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 20th 2013 at 10:10AM

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Universal partners with Pure for co-branded radio products

Universal Music UK has partnered with digital and FM radio manufacturer Pure for a co-branded range of products.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 13th 2013 at 2:22PM
Miley Cyrus signs Universal publishing deal for Bangerz

Miley Cyrus signs Universal publishing deal for Bangerz

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed an exclusive worldwide music publishing agreement with Miley Cyrus to administer her hit album Bangerz.

Bangerz was ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 13th 2013 at 9:10AM
Snapverse

Major labels partner with new mobile video and music app

Snapverse - an iPhone app that allows users to combine 20-second videos with licensed music – has struck a deal ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:21AM
Universal's Caroline launches IRS Nashville in US, hires John Grady

Universal's Caroline launches IRS Nashville in US, hires John Grady

Universal's label and artist services division in the US, Caroline, has announced the formation of the I.R.S Nashville label, headed ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 9:22AM

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Vivendi

Universal parent completes video games giant sell-off

Publisher Activision Blizzard is free of its former parent Vivendi.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:50PM
uDiscover

Universal partners with WhoSampled for uDiscover Spotify app

Universal Music has partnered with WhoSampled to power sample-related music discovery within the label's new ‘uDiscover‘ Spotify app

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:13AM
Michele Anthony

Universal names Michele Anthony EVP, US recorded music

Universal Music Group has appointed Michele Anthony as executive vice president of US recorded music.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 27th 2013 at 9:54AM
Vivendi

Universal parent's video games giant sell-off blocked

The proposed buyout of gaming giant Activision from its owner, Universal parent, Vivendi has been stonewalled by a lawsuit from ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 19th 2013 at 4:30PM
SiriusXM

SiriusXM sued by labels for failure to pay royalties on pre-1972 tracks

Satellite radio company SiriusXM was sued yesterday (September 11) by Capitol Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group Recordings and ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Sep 12th 2013 at 2:56PM
Beatles BBC album details announced

Beatles BBC album details announced

Details of The Beatles' forthcoming BBC album have been announced with a tracklisting including 37 previously unreleased performances.

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Sep 12th 2013 at 2:33PM
Lucian Grainge

Grainge: Universal YouTube label is 'just the start' Gated Content

Universal Music boss Lucian Grainge believes the major’s partnership with Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons to create the first big ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 3:34PM
Electrospective

Electrospective Spotify music app launches

The Electrospective Spotify app has launched, containing music from over 550 albums, over a time-span of 50 years, from the ...

by Rory Foster
on Aug 28th 2013 at 12:49PM
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