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Entries in 'Universal Music Group' (35)

Vivendi dismisses hedge fund calls for UMG sale

Vivendi dismisses hedge fund calls for UMG sale

Universal Music Group parent Vivendi has reiterated that the music company is not for sale, after US activist hedge fund ...

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:25AM
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Caroline and Focusrite launch YouTube record deal competition

Pro audio company Focusrite has teamed up with Caroline International, Universal Music Group’s UK-based services company, to offer an unsigned ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 10:58AM
Universal 'close to settlement' in royalties dispute

Universal 'close to settlement' in royalties dispute

Universal Music Group (UMG) is close to settling claims that it cheated artists out of royalties from digital downloads.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 20th 2015 at 10:30AM
Bjoyn

Producer Bjorn Lynne accuses Universal of 'hijacking' his music

Norwegian producer Bjorn Lynne (pictured) has accused Universal Music Group of "hijacking" his music to use in YouTube ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 18th 2015 at 12:40PM

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Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal Music Group $1 billion over the next two years to cover royalties, ad revenue and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 11th 2015 at 10:44AM
Universal revenues dipped 6.7% in 2014

Universal revenues dipped 6.7% in 2014

Universal Music Group's full-year revenues dipped by 6.7% in 2014, down to €4.56 billion.

by Coral Williamson
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 3:18PM
David Ring to leave UMG

David Ring to leave UMG

Universal Music Group's David Ring is following his boss Rob Wells in leaving the company.

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 27th 2015 at 3:39PM
Lucian Grainge: 'Ad-funded streaming won't sustain the whole music business'

Lucian Grainge: 'Ad-funded streaming won't sustain the whole music business'

UMG chairman and CEO Lucian Grainge has spoken out in favour of paid subscriptions, saying that "ad-funded on-demand is ...

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 10:33AM

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UMG signs deal with Vessel

UMG signs deal with Vessel

Universal Music Group has signed a deal with online video service Vessel.

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 9:36AM
Lucian Grainge tops Billboard Power 100 list

Lucian Grainge tops Billboard Power 100 list

Universal Music Group CEO and chairman Lucian Grainge has been named No.1 in Billboard’s 2015 Power 100 list.

by Coral Williamson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 11:33AM
Universal appoints Andy Fixmer as VP Global Communications

Universal appoints Andy Fixmer as VP Global Communications

Universal Music Group has hired veteran business journalist Andy Fixmer as its vice president, global communications, effective immediately.

by Coral Williamson
on Jan 13th 2015 at 3:37PM
Universal and Havas Group form global data alliance

Universal and Havas Group form global data alliance

Universal Music Group and Havas Group have formed the Global Music Data Alliance (GMDA), a partnership that will enable the ...

by Coral Williamson
on Jan 5th 2015 at 3:34PM

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Vevo confirms CEO Rio Caraeff's departure

Vevo confirms CEO Rio Caraeff's departure

Vevo has confirmed reports that president and CEO Rio Caraeff will leave the company at the end of 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 17th 2014 at 2:23PM
Eagle Rock Entertainment

Eagle Rock Entertainment named exclusive TV distributor for Universal Music Group

Eagle Rock Entertainment has been named the exclusive global distributor for television for Universal Music Group’s audio-visual content and catalogue.
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Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 13th 2014 at 10:30AM
UMG execs lead music industry in Variety's 2014 Women's Impact Report

UMG execs lead music industry in Variety's 2014 Women's Impact Report

Variety has named three US Universal Music Group executives in its 2014 Women's Impact Report.

by Coral Williamson
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:53AM
Universal Music partners with Mirriad and Havas for native in video advertising

Universal Music partners with Mirriad and Havas for native in video advertising

Universal Music Group and ad agency Havas Media have inked a deal with UK-based advertising technology company Mirriad to integrate ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:55AM

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Zach Horowitz

Horowitz steps down as Chairman/CEO of UMPG after 30 years

Universal Music Publishing Group chairman and CEO Zach Horowitz has stepped down from his position after 30 years at the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:34AM
Vevo preparing for sale - report

Vevo preparing for sale - report

Vevo’s owners are looking for a new investor to take control, according to reports, floating valuations of more than $1 ...

by Coral Williamson
on Jul 29th 2014 at 11:07AM
SoundCloud close to finalising major label deals - report

SoundCloud close to finalising major label deals - report

SoundCloud is said to be close to deals with Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group for ...

by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:29AM
Martin Ingestrom to head up UMP Sweden and Nordic operations

Martin Ingestrom to head up UMP Sweden and Nordic operations

Martin Ingestrom has been promoted to president, UMP Sweden and SVP Nordic Countries, UMP.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:07AM
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 ...

by Coral Williamson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:36AM
Bravado launches Marley Apparel

Bravado launches Marley Apparel

Universal Music Group’s global music merchandising company Bravado has launched Marley Apparel, a men’s clothing line that pays tribute from ...

by Coral Williamson
on Jun 13th 2014 at 11:20AM
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Cindy Mabe promoted to Universal Nashville President

Cindy Mabe has been named president of Universal Music Group Nashville.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 13th 2014 at 10:27AM
Amazon to launch Prime music streaming service - report

Amazon to launch Prime music streaming service - report

Amazing will be launching a music streaming service as part of its Amazon Prime membership, launching in June or July ...

by Coral Williamson
on May 30th 2014 at 12:35PM
Universal names Susan Mazo Global Communications SVP

Universal names Susan Mazo Global Communications SVP

Universal Music Group has appointed Susan Mazo as senior vice president of global communications, effective immediately.

by Coral Williamson
on May 22nd 2014 at 5:12PM