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Entries in 'Universal Music' (63)

Universal promotes Selina Webb to EVP

Universal promotes Selina Webb to EVP

Universal Music UK has promoted Selina Webb to the position of executive vice-president. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 4th 2016 at 1:20PM
Music Week Awards

Read Max Hole's Music Week Awards speech in full

When Max Hole picked up Music Week’s prestigious lifetime achievement award, The Strat, at last week’s Music Week Awards ceremony, ...

by MusicWeek Staff
on May 2nd 2016 at 9:50PM
Music Week Awards

Five amazing moments from the 2016 Music Week Awards

The Music Week Awards 2016 in association with Google Play Music were the music industry’s biggest night out of the ...

by MusicWeek Staff
on Apr 30th 2016 at 11:41AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Lucian Grainge pays tribute to Sir George Martin 

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

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Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Sony's RED acquires Essential Music & Marketing

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 7:30AM
Sam Smith

Universal hails triple Oscar success Gated Content

Universal executives have been celebrating the major’s haul of Oscars at Sunday night’s ceremony.

by Mark Sutherland
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 10:34AM
Pearl Jam signs worldwide deal with Universal Music Publishing Group

Pearl Jam signs worldwide deal with Universal Music Publishing Group Gated Content

Pearl Jam has reached an exclusive worldwide publishing agreement with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG).

UMPG will represent the band’s ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Feb 22nd 2016 at 3:07PM
UMG

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

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Decca Classics appoints Alexander Buhr as MD

Decca Classics appoints Alexander Buhr as MD Gated Content

Dr. Alexander Buhr has been appointed managing director of Universal Music’s Decca Classics.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 10th 2016 at 9:49AM
Universal dominates BRITs noms as Adele boosts indies

Universal dominates BRITs noms as Adele boosts indies Gated Content

Universal Music had one of its most successful ever years in the 2016 BRIT Awards nominations, scooping 29 out of ...

by Mark Sutherland
on Jan 18th 2016 at 3:09PM
Universal chief David Joseph awarded CBE for contribution to music industry

Universal chief David Joseph awarded CBE for contribution to music industry Gated Content

Universal Music UK & Ireland chairman and CEO David Joseph has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Dec 31st 2015 at 12:23PM
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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Universal Music and HP expand international partnership

Universal Music and HP expand international partnership Gated Content

Universal Music and HP are expanding their international partnership to a further 16 territories around the world after agreeing a ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Oct 14th 2015 at 10:44AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Jon Platt to succeed Cameron Strang as Warner/Chappell CEO

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 7th 2015 at 7:30AM
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 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
Russian court orders vKontakte to stop infringement

Russian court orders vKontakte to stop infringement Gated Content

Russian social network vKontakte (VK) has been ordered by a Russian court to use effective technology to prevent infringement of ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 29th 2015 at 11:49AM
Future Classic partners with Caroline International

Future Classic partners with Caroline International Gated Content

Australian independent label Future Classic has partnered with Caroline International for distribution.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 22nd 2015 at 11:25AM
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
Ariana

Ariana Grande signs worldwide publishing deal with UMPG Gated Content

Universal Music Publishing Group has signed pop star and songwriter Ariana Grande to an exclusive, worldwide publishing agreement.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 2nd 2015 at 10:08AM
Vivendi

UMG parent company Vivendi sees Q1 revenues of €2.49bn Gated Content

Universal Music Group’s (UMG) parent company Vivendi saw its first quarter revenues increase by 7.5% year-on-year, to €2.49 billion, according ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 13th 2015 at 10:30AM
Spotify

Universal attacks free Spotify tier Gated Content

Universal Music Group “is using license negotiations with Spotify to push for changes to the company’s” free tier, according to ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:32AM
Mondia Mix

Universal Music launches subscription streaming app Gated Content

Universal Music has created a subscription streaming app, Mondia Mix, for iOS and Android with worldwide mobile phone operator association ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 16th 2015 at 9:48AM
Dickon

Dickon Stainer appointed President and CEO of Global Classics Gated Content

Decca Records Group president Dickon Stainer has been appointed president and CEO of Global Classics at Universal Music Group.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:09AM