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Universal Music Group
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over 2008 Universal Music Group Vault Fire
A group of musicians, including Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and Tom Petty, sued UMG last year over destroyed recordings.
Taylor Swift Leaves Big Machine for ‘History-Making’ Record Deal
With one big stipulation.
Universal Music Group’s Deal With the Prince Estate Is Officially Canceled
UMG will get its $31 million back.
Universal Music Wants Out of Deal With Prince’s Estate Over Accusations of Fraud
Universal claims Prince’s estate lied about when and if the label could have access to Prince’s past work under Warner Bros.
the streaming wars
Spotify Is Finally Getting Into the Exclusives Game
The days of free all-access as you know it are over.
Universal Music Will Be the Worldwide Publisher for Prince’s Music
They will also “work closely with Prince’s estate to develop new creative outlets for his music.”
Did Frank Ocean Pull a Fast One on His Label by Going Indie? An Explainer
Ocean’s coup could land him in some legal trouble with Universal Music Group.
Lil Wayne’s Universal Suit Reportedly on Hold
The lawsuit has reportedly been stayed until Lil Wayne’s
lawsuit with Cash Money and Birdman is resolved.
‘Blurred Lines’ Is Here to Stay
A judge has found both T.I. and Universal Music liable for copyright infringement.
same as the old boss
New Universal Music Chief Could Expire at Any Minute
“I believe that the CD will out-survive me as a format,” says 49-year-old Lucian Grange, who will replace Doug Morris as chief executive of Universal Music Group.
leak of the week
U2’s Record Label Hilariously Found Responsible for Accidental Leak of New U2 Record