February 26th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Digital music has been out-earning physical music in some countries for major labels for a while now, but yesterday saw a notable (if not surprising) tipping point for Universal Music Group. Its parent...

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September 18th, 2013 by Music Ally

Universal Music's parent company Vivendi may be planning to split itself into two groups.

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July 26th, 2013 by Music Ally

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ionGames publisher Activision has announced a significant buyback of shares from its (now-former) parent company Vivendi.

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July 19th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Thought we were done with major-label acquisitions in the music industry?

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May 15th, 2013 by Music Ally

It wasn't just Warner Music Group declaring its Q1 financial results last night. Vivendi was also posting its latest figures.

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November 14th, 2012 by Music Ally

Vivendi's latest financial results reveal that UMG's global business saw its revenues for the first nine months of 2012 rise 2.1% year-on-year to €2.9bn.

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November 14th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge

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7.5bn music tracks have been streamed in the UK in 2012 so far, according to Universal Music UK boss David Joseph – a startling rise from the 1.1bn tracks that were streamed in 2011. Joseph revealed...

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August 31st, 2012 by Music Ally

Media group Vivendi announced financial results for Q2 of 2012.

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August 31st, 2012 by Music Ally

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Media group Vivendi has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2012, including figures for Universal Music Group.

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