Warner Music Group Rips Universal-EMI Merger Before Senate Panel 47 weeks ago
Universal Music Group’s chief executive told lawmakers on Thursday that the company’s proposed $1.9 billion merger with EMI...
By Doug Halonen
New pact also could provide additional royalties for songwriters and music publishers in emerging platforms like ringtones
Agreement between SAG-AFTRA and the major labels calls for improved working conditions, heath and retirement benefits for most performers involved with music videos
Someone didn't like the Megaupload indictment
The former Vivendi and Seagram's exec sold WMG in May
With the EMI acquisition, Universal will control a third of all music sales; but the real question is what it does with its massive catalog
The company has signed a definitive agreement with Citigroup and will unload $685 million of "non-core assets"
Public Enemy frontman takes label to court over digital royalties
Universal hopes the exec who brought in Justin Bieber can revive the moribund Motown and is also looking for new leadership for Def Jam
Announcing the new head of the once rock-centric label, Jimmy Iovine confirms a week-old scoop by TheWrap.
The expected naming of two black execs to run big labels only serves to illuminate just how few top African-American decision-makers there are
At least a half dozen billionaires, buyout firms and rival music labels are said to be poised to vie for the bank's $7B mistake
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Analysis: Warner Music's new owner, joined by music industry veterans Edgar Bronfman and Lyor Cohen, may look to consolidate the business even more
A farewell by the veteran music executive would continue a high-profile turnover at the world's largest music company.
Will replace outgoing chief Rolf Schmidt-Holtz on July 1
Doug Morris in talks to run Sony Music Entertainment, reports say
Decision against Universal Music Group has broad implication for copyrighted goods
Negotiations at an impasse, so no online videos from Lady GaGa or Eminem
The multi-year pact includes all albums from the show's winners and finalists.
"Viva Forever" aims to capture "distinct personality" of the British girl band
Brokered by U2's Bono, the plan is to aggregate enough top-level content to attract advertising and sponsorship
A blow to artists seeking a greater share of digital profits.
The actor tells TheWrap: "You can’t shy away from a moment when it’s there”