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MMF calls for Universal to follow Warner and Sony in sharing streaming equity revenue with artists

MMF calls for Universal to follow Warner and Sony in sharing streaming equity revenue with artists

Following Warner and Sony's decision to share revenue from equity stakes in streaming services with its artists, the Music Managers ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 5th 2016 at 8:11AM
Beatles streaming results 'have exceeded expectations'

Beatles streaming results 'have exceeded expectations' Gated Content

The performance of The Beatles on streaming platforms has “exceeded all expectations” according to Universal Music Group International (UMGI) SVP ...

by MURRAY STASSEN
on Jan 11th 2016 at 10:30AM
WWF partners with Will Young and Globe for Christmas campaign

WWF partners with Will Young and Globe for Christmas campaign Gated Content

WWF launched their new Christmas campaign #WorldNeedsLove on Friday November 20, with the help of singer Will Young and Globe, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 27th 2015 at 1:43PM
Universal Music Group unveils new executive management Board

Universal Music Group unveils new executive management Board Gated Content

Universal Music Group (UMG), has formed an executive management Board comprised of key leaders from across its multiple business units ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 29th 2015 at 2:43PM

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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
Deadmau5 takes publishing and recordings to Kobalt

Deadmau5 takes publishing and recordings to Kobalt Gated Content

Canadian DJ and producer Deadmau5, aka Joel Zimmerman has reportedly cut ties with Universal and is taking his publishing, recordings ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 8th 2015 at 9:29AM
VKontakte 'cleared' in dispute with Warner and Universal

VKontakte 'cleared' in dispute with Warner and Universal Gated Content

On September 30, Russian social network vKontakte (VK) was ordered by a Russian court to use effective technology to prevent ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 7th 2015 at 3:40PM
Universal reaches deal with Amazon Prime Music

Universal reaches deal with Amazon Prime Music Gated Content

Universal has finally licensed its music to Amazon Prime Music.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 29th 2015 at 2:58PM

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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
Sony/ATV US market share drops below 20% in Q2

Sony/ATV US market share drops below 20% in Q2 Gated Content

Sony/ATV is clinging onto its US market share lead, taking the top spot by a margin of 0.3% in the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 3:22PM
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

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Universal partners with ASOS

Universal partners with ASOS Gated Content

Universal has partnered with ASOS for exclusive content premieres.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2015 at 4:45PM
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 Music Publishing Mexico inks deal with SACM

Universal Music Publishing Mexico inks deal with SACM Gated Content

Universal Music Publishing Mexico has signed an exclusive publishing administration agreement with SACM (Sociedad de Autores y Compositores de México), ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 7th 2015 at 3:47PM
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

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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
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
Universal launches EMI Records India

Universal launches EMI Records India Gated Content

Universal has partnered with top Bollywood film director Mohit Suri to launch new label, EMI Records India. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 27th 2015 at 10:38AM
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Universal to pay up to $11.5m in digital suit Gated Content

Universal Music is to pay as much as $11.5 million and increase future royalties for some artists following a lawsuit ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 15th 2015 at 2:22PM
Sony, Universal and Warner granted injunction on anti-piracy internet policy

Sony, Universal and Warner granted injunction on anti-piracy internet policy Gated Content

Ireland's second largest broadband provider UPC has been ordered to introduce a "three strikes" anti-piracy internet policy, meaning it will ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 30th 2015 at 10:42AM
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Producer Bjorn Lynne accuses Universal of 'hijacking' his music Gated Content

Norwegian producer Bjorn Lynne (pictured) has accused Universal Music Group of "hijacking" his music to use in YouTube ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 18th 2015 at 12:40PM
Century

Century Media looks for buyer Gated Content

US independent rock-centric label, Century Media, is looking for a buyer, with its founder Robert Kampf tipping Universal as his ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 6th 2015 at 11:44AM
Narcís Rebollo appointed President of Universal Music Iberian Peninsula

Narcís Rebollo appointed President of Universal Music Iberian Peninsula Gated Content

Narcís Rebollo has been appointed president of Universal Music Iberian Peninsula.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 13th 2015 at 3:38PM
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Lucian Grainge aims to 'transform the music business' in 2015 Gated Content

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