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Entries in 'Universal Music' (54)

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
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

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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
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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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

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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

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Wisnu Surjono named Universal Music MD for Indonesia

Wisnu Surjono named Universal Music MD for Indonesia Gated Content

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

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on Nov 3rd 2014 at 10:41AM
Universal

Turkish Airlines partners with Universal Music Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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
Tom Raffe

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

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 Gated Content

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

by
on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:08AM
Vevo sale halted due to 'accelerating growth'

Vevo sale halted due to 'accelerating growth' Gated Content

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.

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

UMPG catalogue data to be made available online Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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