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Entries in 'Universal Music' (33)

Vevo sale halted due to 'accelerating growth'

Vevo sale halted due to 'accelerating growth'

Music video streaming platform Vevo is no longer for sale, according to sources close to the New York Post.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 19th 2014 at 3:21PM
Hinkley and Rowe appointed joint Managing Directors of Universal Music Catalogue

Hinkley and Rowe appointed joint Managing Directors of Universal Music Catalogue Gated Content

Universal Music UK has promoted Richard Hinkley and David Rowe to joint managing directors of Universal Music Catalogue.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 25th 2014 at 10:37AM
UMPG catalogue data to be made available online

UMPG catalogue data to be made available online

In a bid to make its catalogue more transparent for potential licensees, Universal Music Publishing Group is to make its ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 30th 2014 at 10:29AM
Universal Music parent to push integration and media content focus

Universal Music parent to push integration and media content focus

The new chairman of Universal Music’s parent company Vivendi intends to increase integration across the group with a focus on ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:36AM

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Universal Music UK partners with Sony DADC

Universal Music UK partners with Sony DADC

Sony DADC has won a contract to provide supply chain services from its Enfield Distribution Centre to Universal Music UK.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 9:44AM
Taylor and Aboud named Joint MDs of Universal Music Labels Australia

Taylor and Aboud named Joint MDs of Universal Music Labels Australia

Michael Taylor and Darren Aboud have been appointed joint Managing Directors for Universal Music Labels Australia.

The division includes record ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 4th 2014 at 8:02PM
Universal appoints new e-commerce boss

Universal appoints new e-commerce boss Gated Content

Universal Music’s David Hawkes has been promoted to a new position that will see him lead the company’s direct to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 29th 2014 at 3:19PM
ROLI Seaboard GRAND

Universal among investors behind music tech start-up ROLI

London music start-up ROLI has secured £7.6 million in a round of investment with Universal Music among the backers.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 22nd 2014 at 10:29AM

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Universal Music revenues dip 2% in Q1, but EBITA soars

Universal Music revenues dip 2% in Q1, but EBITA soars

Universal Music Group’s (UMG) revenues stood at €984 million in the first three months of 2014, down 2.0% at constant ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on May 16th 2014 at 10:11AM
Peral Music

Universal and Daniel Barenboim partner for digital-only label

Universal Music has partnered with Argentine-born pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim to launch digital-only label, Peral Music.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 1st 2014 at 10:51AM
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

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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
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
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

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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
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
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