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Universal Music Group

  1. yeezy season … on hold
    Kanye Says He Won’t Release New Music Until He’s Free From His LabelAccording to “friend” Rick Fox, West has been suspended from Twitter for 12 hours.
  2. credits
    Mykki Blanco Finally Received Payment for ‘WTP’ After Calling Out Teyana TaylorBlanco confirmed the news on Twitter.
  3. umg fire
    Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over 2008 Universal Music Group Vault FireA group of musicians, including Soundgarden, Hole, Steve Earle and Tom Petty, sued UMG last year over destroyed recordings.
  4. the industry
    Taylor Swift Leaves Big Machine for ‘History-Making’ Record DealWith one big stipulation.
  5. prince estate
    Universal Music Group’s Deal With the Prince Estate Is Officially CanceledUMG will get its $31 million back.
  6. prince estate
    Universal Music Wants Out of Deal With Prince’s Estate Over Accusations of FraudUniversal claims Prince’s estate lied about when and if the label could have access to Prince’s past work under Warner Bros.
  7. the streaming wars
    Spotify Is Finally Getting Into the Exclusives GameThe days of free all-access as you know it are over.
  8. prince
    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.”
  9. explainers
    Did Frank Ocean Pull a Fast One on His Label by Going Indie? An ExplainerOcean’s coup could land him in some legal trouble with Universal Music Group.
  10. lawsuits
    Lil Wayne’s Universal Suit Reportedly on HoldThe lawsuit has reportedly been stayed until Lil Wayne’s other lawsuit with Cash Money and Birdman is resolved.
  11. blurred lines
    ‘Blurred Lines’ Is Here to StayA judge has found both T.I. and Universal Music liable for copyright infringement.
  12. 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.
  13. leak of the week
    U2’s Record Label Hilariously Found Responsible for Accidental Leak of New U2 RecordAaaarrrrrr!