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Universal Music Group inks 'landmark' deal with SoundCloud

Universal Music Group inks 'landmark' deal with SoundCloud

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
Overnight news from around the world

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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

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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
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

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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
Villet

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

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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

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Live Nation, Universal, WME invest in Doppler Labs

Live Nation, Universal, WME invest in Doppler Labs Gated Content

Leading music companies Live Nation, Universal Music Group and agency WME have all invested in technology firm Doppler Labs.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jun 15th 2015 at 1:21PM
LoveLive hires former UMG exec Rob Wells

LoveLive hires former UMG exec Rob Wells Gated Content

The former president of global digital business at Universal Music Group, Rob Wells (pictured), will join LoveLive’s advisory ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 10th 2015 at 9:46AM
Universal: 'We share unrecouped digital advances with artists'

Universal: 'We share unrecouped digital advances with artists' Gated Content

Universal Music Group has now confirmed that it too pays breakage to artists.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 4th 2015 at 10:19AM
Universal launches EMI Records India

Universal launches EMI Records India Gated Content

Universal has partnered with top Bollywood film director Mohit Suri to launch new label, EMI Records India. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 27th 2015 at 10:38AM
Lorde

Lorde splits with manager - report Gated Content

Lorde has split from her longtime manager Scott Maclachlan, reports the New Zealand Herald.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 18th 2015 at 11:04AM
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
Universal promotes Deborah Hyacinth

Universal promotes Deborah Hyacinth Gated Content

Universal Music Group has promoted Deborah Hyacinth to the new role of senior vice-president digital marketing innovation.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 12th 2015 at 2:21PM
Universal partners with Philips on concert films project

Universal partners with Philips on concert films project Gated Content

Universal Music Enterprises, the catalogue division of Universal Music Group, is partnering with Philips to present ‘iconic’ concert films.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2015 at 10:38AM
Major labels unite to sue MP3 download site over piracy claim

Major labels unite to sue MP3 download site over piracy claim Gated Content

A coalition of record labels is suing the operators of MP3 download site MP3Skull for copyright infringement,

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:28AM