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Entries in 'Universal Music Group' (52)

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
Queen sign new deal with Universal

Queen sign new deal with Universal

Queen and Universal Music Group have renewed their partnership with a long-term deal covering a range of new projects from ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 10:17PM
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
Lucian Grainge on Universal ownership chatter: 'I'm not thinking about it until it becomes a possibility'

Lucian Grainge on Universal ownership chatter: 'I'm not thinking about it until it becomes a possibility'

There’s been plenty of interest in Vivendi’s changing structure this week, after the Universal Music parent bought out the co-owner ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 1st 2013 at 11:27AM

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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
Universal Music Group

Universal revenues up 16.3% in H1 2013, Vivendi net income drops 25%

Universal Music Group recorded revenues of €2.236 million (£1.91m) in the first half of 2013 – up 16.3% period on ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 29th 2013 at 3:51PM
Vivendi

Universal parent's video games giant goes independent

Universal’s parent Vivendi is set to let go of Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s biggest games companies, which is ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 26th 2013 at 12:20PM
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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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
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
Universal

Universal argues artists right to privacy in digital royalties lawsuit

UMG is refusing to hand over download revenue and volume data tied to particular artists in a digital royalties lawsuit, ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 1st 2013 at 9:41AM
UMG

Universal forms partnership for Decca, Deutsche Grammophon digital compilations

Universal Music Group has partnered with Swedish digital music company X5 Music to produce digital compilation albums from the Decca, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 18th 2013 at 10:58AM

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Jonas Brothers

Jonas Brothers sign worldwide licensing deal with Universal Music Group

Jonas Brothers have signed a worldwide licensing deal with Universal Music Group that will cover the release of the trio's ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 10th 2013 at 10:21AM
UMG

Universal partners with Bang & Olufsen

Universal Music and audio hardware manufacturer Bang & Olufsen have partnered for a number of joint activities geared towards ‘premium ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 25th 2013 at 10:30AM
Afrojack

Afrojack signs exclusive, worldwide deal with Island and Universal Music Group

Producer and DJ Afrojack has been signed an exclusive worldwide deal with Island Records and Universal Music Group (UMG), through ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Mar 14th 2013 at 2:45PM
Agnetha Faltskog

Abba's Agnetha Faltskog to release new album on Universal

Abba’s Agnetha Faltskog is to release a new album on Universal Music this May.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 11th 2013 at 2:14PM

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UMG

UMG revenues up 8.3% in 2012, Vivendi revenues rise 0.6%

Universal Music Group saw an 8.3% rise in revenues in 2012 compared to 2011.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2013 at 2:57PM
Elizabeth Sobol

Elizabeth Sobol appointed President and CEO of Decca USA

Universal Music Group International have appointed Elizabeth Sobol as president and CEO of the Decca Label Group, USA.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 17th 2013 at 2:23PM
Max Hole

Max Hole named Chairman and CEO, UMG International

Universal Music Group has promoted Max Hole to the position of chairman and chief executive officer of UMG International.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 7th 2013 at 9:30AM
Columbia

Joel Klaiman set for Columbia Records executive VP/GM - report

Joel Klaiman is reportedly in line for a promotion to Columbia Records executive vice president/general manager, in the ongoing executive ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2012 at 11:24AM
UMGEMI

Universal and Sony EMI deals delayed in Brazil

Universal’s acquisition of EMI Music has been delayed in Brazil along with Sony/ATV’s purchase of EMI Music Publishing.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 8th 2012 at 10:49AM
Universal/EMI

UMG cuts US staff members following EMI merger

[Update] Sources close to Universal Music Group have clarified that the number of employees affected by cuts in the US ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 29th 2012 at 10:04AM
Richard Branson

Branson hopes to help UMG 'reinvigorate' Virgin Records

Richard Branson may have missed his chance to buy back Virgin Records following Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of EMI Music, but ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2012 at 2:12PM
UMG/EMI

Universal completes EMI acquisition

Universal Music Group has announced the official completion of its EMI Recorded Music acquisition. 

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 28th 2012 at 12:15PM
Universal/EMI

POLL: Was the EC's decision on Universal's EMI buyout a fair result?

Universal’s £1.2bn acquisition of EMI buyout was finally approved last week, but only after the EC ordered Universal to sell ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 27th 2012 at 9:49AM