Universal Music Group has tapped industry vet Michele Anthony to serve in a newly-created top level position, naming her executive vice president of U.S. recorded music. Starting work in November…
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…
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…
MADRID — French media conglom Vivendi unveiled its 2012 earnings on Tuesday, revealing that the Canal Plus Group, one of Europe’s biggest buyers of Hollywood content, is holding up despite recession…
Conventional wisdom nowadays is that movie soundtrack albums do not sell. Labels count themselves lucky if they manage to move a few thousand copies of each. Yet, within the past few weeks, the…
Clearing one of two crucial regulatory hurdles, Universal Music Group's pending acquisition of EMI Music's label assets has been approved in Europe.
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.
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.