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Eagle Rock Entertainment

Universal Music acquires Eagle Rock Entertainment

Little more than 18 months after it welcomed EMI into its ranks, Universal Music is acquiring once again.

Universal ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 8th 2014 at 2:11PM
Geoff Harris named CFO of Capitol Music Group

Geoff Harris named CFO of Capitol Music Group

Universal’s Capitol Music Group (CMG) has appointed of Geoff Harris as its new Chief Financial Officer.  

Reporting to CMG Chairman & CEO ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 10th 2014 at 4:01PM
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
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

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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
Eminem

Eminem extends UMPG publishing deal

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has extended its worldwide publishing deal with Eminem.

The exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement encompasses all ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 2:47PM
Gabriela Lopes

Universal Music appoints IFPI's Lopes as SVP Global Insight

Universal Music has appointed Gabriela Lopes as senior vice president of global insight – she will leave her current role ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 20th 2013 at 11:21AM
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

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Universal Music

Universal Music Japan appoints Naoshi Fujikura as CEO

Universal Music Japan has appointed Naoshi Fujikura as CEO.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Nov 14th 2013 at 3:48PM
Pure Universal radio

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
Frank Sinatra

Universal licenses Frank Sinatra's Reprise catalogue

Universal Music Group has licensed global catalogue rights to Frank Sinatra’s Reprise recordings from Frank Sinatra Enterprises.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2013 at 2:49PM
Marvin Gaye

Universal Music to release HD audio album range from October 21

Universal Music has announced that its range of 'ultra high quality' audio products for Blu-ray format will be on sale ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 9th 2013 at 10:14AM

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uDiscover

Universal Music launches Spotify curation and discovery app

Universal Music has launched the uDiscover Spotify app as a global curation and discovery initiative.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 10th 2013 at 10:34AM
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
Caroline International

Universal launches Caroline International label services division

Universal Music has stepped into the label services sector today with the launch of Caroline International.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 8th 2013 at 12:36PM
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

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EMI's David Rowe joins Universal Music

EMI's David Rowe joins Universal Music

Former EMI exec David Rowe has joined the Universal Music Catalogue team as managing director, A&R and Commerce.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 10:35AM
Universal Music Group

Universal appoints Voss as EVP Marketing, Strategy and Planning

Universal Music’s current EVP of International, East Coast Labels Matt Voss will transfer to London this summer to take up ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 10:48AM
Universal Music Group

Universal appoints new Brand Partnership VPs at East Coast Label Group

Mauro DeCeglie and Jules Ferree have each been named vice presidents of Brand Partnerships for the East Coast Label Group ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 16th 2013 at 11:42AM
UVinyl

Universal Music to launch crowd-funded vinyl re-release service

Universal Music is to launch a service to re-print limited editions of vinyl records that are out of print.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 16th 2013 at 10:10AM
Lucian Grainge

Grainge: PLG sale provides 'significant resources for rebuilding EMI'

Lucian Grainge has commented on Warner’s now complete acquisition of Parlophone Label Group from Universal.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 3:50PM
The Beatles

Apple Corps Bravado deal introduces new Beatles clothing merch

A new licensing deal signed by Apple Corps with Universal's Bravado will see the introduction of a new Beatles merchandising ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jun 12th 2013 at 11:01AM
Universal/Pure

New Universal Music UK and Pure partnership driven by 'wireless speaker demand'

Universal Music UK and music electronics manufacturer Pure have teamed up in a partnership driven by a “high demand for ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 11th 2013 at 10:36AM
Rob Wells takes seat on Universal Music Board

Rob Wells takes seat on Universal Music Board

Universal Music Group (UMG) has appointed Rob Wells, president of global digital business, to serve on its Executive Board. 

Wells, ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 21st 2013 at 5:09PM
Adam Corke named UMTV MD, Nuttall and Cadman promoted to president roles

Adam Corke named UMTV MD, Nuttall and Cadman promoted to president roles

Universal Music UK’s group sales director Adam Corke has been promoted to a new role as managing director of UMTV. ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 16th 2013 at 5:18PM