Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
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Ridley Scott's company Scott Free London has inked a deal with Universal Music Publishing, which will see Uni adminster all music publishing rights retained by the shingle. Under the long-term…
The National Music Publishers' Assn. filed a copyright-infringement lawsuit against Fullscreen, alleging the big YouTube multichannel network has used unlicensed songs in video clips, while the trade…
Google's YouTube confirmed reports that it has made an investment in Vevo, the Internet music-video service that is YouTube's biggest content partner. New York-based Vevo is majority owned by Sony…
The Beatles' recordings became the property of Universal Music Group last year, thanks to the label group's acquisition of EMI's recorded assets, but today UMG added a key additional piece to the…
Warner Music Group posted significant gains in revenue and income, with especially notable bounces in digital revenue, in results for the company's second fiscal quarter ending March 31.
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.
Universal Music Group has entered a multi-year, worldwide partnership with Jay-Z's company Roc Nation, under which the firm's eponymous label will operate as a standalone unit within UMG.
Disney has promoted Ken Bunt to president of Disney Music Group. A 15-year vet of the Mouse House’s music division, Bunt oversees all of Disney’s recorded music and music publishing operations, which…
With two sales agreements announced on Wednesday, Universal Music Group finally completed the long, European Commission-mandated divestment process following its acquisition of EMI's recorded music…