Welcome!

Login

Subscribe

Entries in 'Universal Music' (43)

Ariana

Ariana Grande signs worldwide publishing deal with UMPG

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

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

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

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

Advertisement

Dickon

Dickon Stainer appointed President and CEO of Global Classics

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
Wisnu Surjono named Universal Music MD for Indonesia

Wisnu Surjono named Universal Music MD for Indonesia

Universal Music has appointed Wisnu Surjono as Managing Director for Indonesia, effective from November 3 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 10:41AM
Universal

Turkish Airlines partners with Universal Music

Turkish Airlines has struck a partnership with Universal Music Group, which will allow its passengers to access the major's songs, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:37AM
Axwell/Ingrosso

Axwell and Ingrosso sign to Universal, debut album out 2015

Former Swedish House Mafia members Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso have signed to Universal Music Group for their debut album, due ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 2:28PM

Advertisement

Tom Raffe

Universal Music does global deal with Screenburn Media for long-form video campaigns

Video-on-demand Facebook platform Screenburn Media has signed a global deal with Universal Music Group.

Screenburn is a white label app ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 15th 2014 at 2:57PM
Universal Music generates €2 billion in first half of 2014

Universal Music generates €2 billion in first half of 2014

Universal Music Group’s revenues in the six months to June 30 stood at 2.0 billion, down 10.4% on the  ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:08AM
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

Advertisement

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
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

Advertisement

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
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
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