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Entries in 'Universal Music Group' (73)

Universal Music UK hires Brian Celler to push UK acts on global scale

Universal Music UK hires Brian Celler to push UK acts on global scale

Universal Music UK has hired Brian Celler in the newly-created role of EVP, head of international.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 26th 2016 at 11:26AM
UMG promotes Barak Moffitt to EVP, Content Strategy & Operations

UMG promotes Barak Moffitt to EVP, Content Strategy & Operations

Universal Music Group (UMG) has promoted Barak Moffitt to the newly created position of executive vice president of content strategy ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 11:25AM
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Ticketmaster to start selling tickets directly on Facebook 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 12th 2016 at 7:35AM

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Universal Music Group partners with watch company Raymond Weil

Universal Music Group partners with watch company Raymond Weil Gated Content

Universal Music Group has partnered with watch company Raymond Weil to launch a radio station with 40 songs curated by Raymond ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 18th 2016 at 3:16PM
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Sam Smith picks up Oscar for Best Song, Amy wins Best Documentary

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 29th 2016 at 7:35AM
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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
Olivier Nusse appointed CEO of Universal Music France

Olivier Nusse appointed CEO of Universal Music France Gated Content

Universal Music Group has promoted Olivier Nusse, managing director of Mercury Music Group and Universal Classic & Jazz France, to CEO of Universal Music ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2016 at 9:56AM

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Sony Entertainment boss thinks windowing could become the norm

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2016 at 6:43AM
Universal Music Group inks 'landmark' deal with SoundCloud

Universal Music Group inks 'landmark' deal with SoundCloud Gated Content

Universal Music Group (UMG) and SoundCloud have reached an agreement that is set to create a host of new creative, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 13th 2016 at 2:00PM
UMG beefs up film, TV and theatre divisions with producer hires

UMG beefs up film, TV and theatre divisions with producer hires Gated Content

Universal Music Group has hired producers David Blackman and Scott Landis to lead its development and production of film, television and theatrical projects. Their ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 8th 2016 at 3:34PM
Universal Music Group and iHeartMedia reveal virtual reality-focused partnership

Universal Music Group and iHeartMedia reveal virtual reality-focused partnership Gated Content

Universal Music Group (UMG) and iHeartMedia have entered a partnership focused around virtual reality (VR) that will enable the companies ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 7th 2016 at 3:44PM

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Sony Music partners with Verizon for original video content

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jan 7th 2016 at 7:30AM
Streaming accounted for 51% of UMG's digital revenue in Q3

Streaming accounted for 51% of UMG's digital revenue in Q3 Gated Content

Universal Music Group's (UMG) streaming revenue accounted for 51% of its total digital revenue in Q3 2015.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Nov 11th 2015 at 10:05AM
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RIAA says TPP 'moves us in the right direction'

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 6th 2015 at 7:40AM
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'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
Universal holding fire on SoundCloud deal?

Universal holding fire on SoundCloud deal? Gated Content

Universal has put any licensing deal with SoundCloud on hold while the service is engaged in a lawsuit with PRS ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 2:33PM
Universal acquires stake in Indian festival

Universal acquires stake in Indian festival Gated Content

Universal Music Group (UMG) has acquired a 50% stake in India’s Enchanted Valley Carnival (EVC), reputedly the country’s first camping ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Sep 11th 2015 at 10:14AM
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UMG revenues on the up

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 7:43AM
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Franck Villet appointed Universal Music COO in Asia Gated Content

Franck Villet (pictured) has been appointed as Universal Music's chief operating officer in Asia.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 21st 2015 at 2:18PM
SoundCloud close to deal with Universal - report

SoundCloud close to deal with Universal - report Gated Content

SoundCloud is said to be close to signing a deal with a second major label - Universal.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:35AM
Universal hires Jay Frank to lead playlist marketing strategy

Universal hires Jay Frank to lead playlist marketing strategy Gated Content

Universal Music Group has hired music and media industry executive Jay Frank, founder of music and marketing analytics companies DigSin ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:48AM
Doppler Labs raises $17m in funding

Doppler Labs raises $17m in funding Gated Content

Wearable tech start-up Doppler Labs has closed a Series B investment round, raising $17 million.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 8th 2015 at 11:38AM
Universal collusion investigation dropped

Universal collusion investigation dropped Gated Content

New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman has closed the inquiry into whether Universal colluded with Apple over freemium services.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 16th 2015 at 9:59AM