Universal Music Group announced it was dissolving the Island Def Jam Music Group that housed three of its biggest labels under one roof, as well as a number of label and exec shakeups, on Tuesday…
Republic Records founders Monte and Avery Lipman have reupped with Universal Music Group, signing new long-term pacts with the company and receiving a title bounce.
Continuing to bring top creative talent into the executive suite, Universal Music Group's lsland Records has named producer-writer Dallas Austin as senior vp of A&R.
In what appears to be the makings of a trend, Def Jam Recordings has appointed producer-songwriter-artist The-Dream as executive vp of A&R.
Former Warner Bros. Records chairman-CEO Tom Whalley is returning to Universal Music Group with Seven Four Ent., a new joint venture with Universal Republic Records.
Urban music vet Joie Manda has been appointed president of Universal Music Group's Def Jam Recordings.
Young R&B star Ne-Yo has been named senior vp of A&R at Motown Records, and will shift his own work from Def Jam Recordings to the venerable Universal Music Group imprint.
Continuing the ongoing exec exchange between Sony and Universal Music Group labels, former Jive Records exec Peter Thea will join UMG as exec VP of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam.
The game of musical chairs is continuing at the major labels, as Ivan Gavin segues from Sony Music Entertainment to Universal Music Group, taking the newly created role of chief operating officer at…
Continuing to remake Sony Music Entertainment in his own image, chairman-CEO Doug Morris has appointed his longtime associate Mel Lewinter as executive vp, label strategy.