Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group provides recorded music, music publishing, and merchandising services worldwide.

Universal Music Group provides recorded music, music publishing, and merchandising services worldwide. They own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries.

Universal Music Group works to identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and they produce, distribute and promote critically acclaimed and commercially successful music around the world.

The intellectual property of Universal Music Group includes 12 registered patents primarily in the 'Computing; Calculating' category. Additionally, Universal Music Group has registered 369 trademarks with the most popular class being 'Scientific and electric apparatus and instruments'.

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Andrew Kronfeld

Executive Vice President, Marketing for Universal Music Group

Boyd Muir

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and President of Operations for Universal Music Group

David Joseph

Chairman and CEO of Universal Music UK and Ireland

Frank Briegmann

President and CEO of Central Europe and Deutsche Grammophon

Gautam Srivastava

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Jeffrey Harleston

General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs

Jody Gerson

Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group

Michael Nash

Executive Vice President of Digital Strategy

Michele Anthony

Executive Vice President

Sir Lucian Grainge

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Will Tanous

Executive Vice President of Communications

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Dan Whateley
April 9, 2021
Business Insider
Here are people moves in the creator industry, focusing on digital talent agencies, influencer startups, and social-media platforms.
Universal Music Group
March 1, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music-based entertainment company, announced today that Ethiopia Habtemariam, who has served...
Dorian Lynskey
February 27, 2021
the Guardian
Hit songs can be a better investment than gold - and by snapping up the rights, Merck Mercuriadis has become the most disruptive force in music
February 22, 2021
WebWire
View Official Video & Listen to "Shake" ft. NE-YO & Carmen DeLeon HERE Universal Music Group's Astralwerks label and the LEGO Group teamed up to introduce L.L.A.M.A to the world. He makes his debut with the infectious single "Shake," which features three-time GRAMMY® winner NE-YO and newcomer Carmen DeLeon, who recently released the hit single "Juegas." "Shake" is available on the LEGO VIDIYO app and at all DSPs. On Tuesday, LEGO Group teased the single, as news broke of L.L.A.M....
Universal Music Group
February 17, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Big Hit Entertainment (Big Hit) and Universal Music Group (UMG) today announced an expanded strategic partnership that will see the two...
Pitaya Entertainment
February 16, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cinco importantes ejecutivos de las industrias del entretenimiento, los podcasts y la publicidad unen fuerzas para crear...
BBC News
February 10, 2021
BBC News
The world's biggest record label will invest in a livestreaming platform set up by company behind BTS.
Margaret Gray
February 5, 2021
Los Angeles Times
Ryan J. Haddad, who has cerebral palsy, turns the answer into theater: 'Hi, Are You Single,' streaming through Woolly Mammoth and IAMA theaters.
Tencent Music Entertainment Group
January 29, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Music Entertainment Group ("Tencent Music," "TME," or the "Company") (NYSE:TME), the leading innovative online music entertainment...
By Simon Read
January 6, 2021
BBC News
Investment company Hipgnosis buys a half share of 1,180 songs by the Canadian folk rocker.
Reuters
December 18, 2020
DealStreetAsia
In March, Tencent closed the initial purchase of a 10% stake in UMG.
Tencent
December 18, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Holdings Limited (00700.HK, "Tencent") announces today that a Tencent-led consortium (the "Consortium") has exercised its call option...
ABC News
December 8, 2020
www.abc.net.au
Bob Dylan sells the publishing rights to his catalogue of more than 600 songs, one of the greatest treasures in popular music, to the Universal Music Publishing Group for hundreds of millions of dollars.
BBC News
December 7, 2020
BBC News
The US singer-songwriter has given his entire back catalogue over to the Universal Music Group.
Triller
November 24, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Tuhin Roy has joined Proxima Media as an Operating Principal to contribute to the growth and operations of Proxima portfolio companies...
Megan Corsano
August 4, 2020
AmericanInno
Virginia Beach's Secret Chord Labs was recently named the "2020 Startup of the Year" by Wallifornia MusicTech.
BBC News
February 14, 2020
BBC News
French media giant Vivendi has announced plans to float Universal Music Group on the stock market.
Mathieu Rosemain
February 13, 2020
IN
French media conglomerate Vivendi said on Thursday it planned to list its most-prized asset, Universal Music Group, by early 2023 at the latest, following a year of record profit for the division.
Reuters Editorial
February 13, 2020
IN
French media conglomerate Vivendi said on Thursday it planned to list its most-prized asset, Universal Music Group, by early 2023 at the latest.
Sudip Kar-Gupta
December 31, 2019
IN
A Tencent-led consortium is taking a 10% stake in Vivendi's Universal Music Group, valuing the music label that houses Lady Gaga and The Beatles at 30 billion euros ($34 billion) and giving the Chinese firm a global backstage pass.
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