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Entries in 'Universal Music Group' (30)

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.

Coral Williamson
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.

Coral Williamson
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 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 10:33AM
UMG signs deal with Vessel

UMG signs deal with Vessel

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

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 9:36AM

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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.

Coral Williamson
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.

Coral Williamson
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 ...

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

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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.

Coral Williamson
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
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

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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 ...

Coral Williamson
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 ...

Coral Williamson
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 ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:36AM

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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 ...

Coral Williamson
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 ...

Coral Williamson
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.

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