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…
Universal Music Publishing Group
Company's focus on rights management, licensing and selling singles allows for growth in a fragmented, digital-download age
Media giant Bertelsmann's decision to buy equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts' 51% stake in their music joint venture BMG was one made at the right moment, according to BMG CEO Hartwig Masuch. The…
In a music publishing deal estimated at $90 million, BMG has acquired the catalogs of Virgin Music, Famous UK Music and select Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing writers.
TOKYO -- Universal Music LLC, the Japanese arm of Universal Music Group, has been fined $38 million by the Tokyo tax authorities for not declaring nearly $101 million in taxable income.
Wrapping the biggest music publishing deal in history, an investor consortium led by Sony/ATV Music announced Friday that it had closed the $2.2 billion purchase of EMI Music Publishing.
The digital music-rights landscape is shifting again, this time through a pact unveiled Tuesday between Universal Music Group and the National Music Publishers' Assn. that calls for songwriters and…
The European Commission's approval Thursday of the $2.2 billion purchase of EMI Music Publishing by a consortium led by Sony/ATV represents the first draft in a major redrawing of the international…
Universal Music Group prexy-CEO Zach Horowitz is moving to a new role within the music giant as chairman-CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group.
The MPAA has added two execs in its Washington office with the appointment of Cybele Daley as senior veep of government affairs and Anna Soellner as veepee of corporate communications. Daley comes to…
Filling a vacuum at the top of one of music publishing's biggest firms, Evan Lamberg has been promoted to president of Universal Music Publishing Group, North America.