Major record labels have filed suit against SiriusXM, claiming that the satellite radio giant has failed to recompense them for the airplay of thousands of classic recordings made before 1972. The…
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Historic hip-hop imprint Priority Records has been given a new lease on life, this time as a producer-centric electronic music and progressive urban music label. A joint venture of Insurgency Music…
Top producer-writer RedOne's 2101 Records has signed an exclusive multi-year worldwide agreement with Universal Music Group's Capitol Records Group, the companies announced today.
A federal judge ruled in favor of the record industry’s contention that a reseller of digital music infringed on copyright, rejecting startup ReDigi’s contention that such virtual transactions were…
Ron Spaulding, former president of indie distributor Fontana, has been named senior vice president of sales for Capitol Music Group, the company announced today.
Warner Music Group has won the divestment derby and acquired the Parlophone Label Group for approximately $765 million from Universal Music Group.
Universal Music Group has bolstered the staff of its new Capitol Music Group with the appointment of A&R vet Ron Fair as chief creative officer-exec VP and Ashley Burns as g.m. at Virgin Records.
As the embattled music industry continued to morph in 2012, a few trends were clear: Players at the top of heap continued to consolidate, digital distribution and streaming became the rule, not the…
In the wake of former Columbia Records co-chairman-COO Steve Barnett's exit, former Universal Republic Records exec Joel Klaiman has joined Columbia as executive vp-GM.
Kicking off a new era for EMI's labels at Universal Music Group, Steve Barnett has been named chairman-CEO of UMG's Capitol Music Group.
As Universal Music Group sorts top personnel in the wake of its acquisition of EMI's labels, the company has announced a restructuring of senior executive posts in its Nashville division.