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Jun 30, 2014, 10:45 ET

Republic Records Promotes Joseph Carozza To Senior Vice President, Media Relations

Republic Records is proud to announce the promotion of Joseph Carozza to Senior Vice President, Media Relations. This announcement...

Jun 25, 2014, 10:06 ET

Sam Smith's Debut Album In The Lonely Hour Enters Billboard Top 200 At #2 -- Makes History With Highest First-Week U.S. Sales For A UK Male Artist In Soundscan Era

 British soul singer and songwriter Sam Smith has made U.S. pop music history with his debut album, In The Lonely Hour, selling more...

May 28, 2014, 16:32 ET

John Janick To Succeed Jimmy Iovine As Chairman & CEO Of Interscope Geffen A&M

 Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today that John Janick, COO and President of Interscope Geffen...

May 28, 2014, 16:32 ET

Statement By Lucian Grainge, Chairman And CEO, Universal Music Group, Regarding Jimmy Iovine's Appointment At Apple And The Sale Of Beats Electronics And Beats Music

"History teaches us that great entrepreneurs are few and far between.  Jimmy Iovine is one of that small number of entrepreneurs...

May 21, 2014, 10:30 ET

SUSAN MAZO NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS FOR UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

 Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, announced today the appointment of Susan Mazo as senior vice president of...

May 12, 2014, 11:00 ET

Motown Records Appoints Myisha Brooks Vice President Of Creative Relations & Marketing

 Myisha Brooks has been named Vice President of Creative Relations and Marketing for Motown Records, it was announced today by company...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Universal Music Group Acquires Eagle Rock Entertainment

 Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, today announced that it has acquired UK-based Eagle Rock Entertainment, an...

Feb 13, 2014, 07:00 ET

UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP AND GLASSNOTE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP ANNOUNCE GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

 Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, and Glassnote Entertainment Group, the renowned independent music company...

Jan 21, 2014, 11:31 ET

CAPITOL RECORDS SIGNS LEGENDARY ARTIST NEIL DIAMOND TO LONG-TERM WORLDWIDE RECORDING AGREEMENT

Neil Diamond, one of the world's premier recording artists, internationally renowned and record-breaking concert performer and revered songwriter -...

Jan 15, 2014, 11:18 ET

MORRISSEY SIGNS WORLDWIDE RECORDING AGREEMENT WITH HARVEST RECORDS

 Harvest Records has signed globally-renowned artist Morrissey to a worldwide recording agreement, it was announced today by the label's...

Dec 04, 2013, 15:40 ET

Broods - Hot New Zealand Duo Sign With Capitol In U.S. And Polydor UK

Broods – the fast-rising brother-sister duo from New Zealand – have signed with Capitol Records in the U.S. and Polydor in the UK, in a...

Nov 25, 2013, 15:28 ET

"Songs for the Philippines" Launched Globally On iTunes To Benefit The Philippines Disaster Relief Efforts

 The global music community has come together for the worldwide release today of a new compilation that features the biggest names in...

Nov 14, 2013, 14:30 ET

Porter Robinson Signs Worldwide Deal With Astralwerks Records And Virgin EMI U.K.

Alternative-electronic artist Porter Robinson has signed a worldwide deal with Astralwerks Records and Virgin EMI U.K. Scheduled for 2014 release,...

Nov 04, 2013, 12:00 ET

Bravado and Brush Buddies Team Up To Energize Your Morning Routine with Two of the World's Most Popular Recording Artists

Universal Music Group's Bravado, the world's leading music merchandising company, and Brush Buddies, the world's leading provider of entertaining...

Oct 30, 2013, 13:29 ET

T Bone Burnett And Electromagnetic Recordings Sign Multi-Faceted Agreement With Capitol Music Group

 Multiple Grammy- and Academy Award-winning producer, musician and songwriter T Bone Burnett has signed an agreement with...

Oct 29, 2013, 10:07 ET

Universal Music Group And Frank Sinatra Enterprises Announce Global Licensing Initiative For The Legendary Entertainer's Reprise Catalog

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, has licensed global audio catalog rights to Frank Sinatra's timeless...

Oct 24, 2013, 12:45 ET

Bravado Partners With Leading Licensees To Bring The Iconic Imagery Of The Beatles' Legendary Film, Yellow Submarine, To Fans

 Bravado, Universal Music Group's global music merchandising company, announced today the company has partnered with two leading North American...

Oct 22, 2013, 20:00 ET

Caroline And Executive John Grady Announce Formation Of I.R.S. Nashville

 Caroline, the independent services division of Capitol Music Group, and highly-respected Nashville-based music executive John Grady, announced...

Oct 14, 2013, 12:00 ET

Astralwerks And deadmau5 Announce Partnership

Today two giants of electronic music-- Astralwerks Records and deadmau5--each credited with pioneering the genre's evolution from esoteric...

Sep 26, 2013, 10:00 ET

Universal Music Group Names Michele Anthony Executive Vice President, U.S. Recorded Music

 Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music company, named Michele Anthony, one of the music industry's most experienced and...

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