Universal launches ‘Lost Tunes’ digital rarities store
UMG has launched a new digital music store called Lost Tunes in the UK, which focuses on rare and exclusive tracks. Digital firm 7digital is running the store for UMG, and it currently offers a choice of 134 albums from artists...
July 31, 2008
UMG reports second-quarter revenues
As part of Vivendi's second-quarter financial results announcement, the company has revealed Universal Music Group's performance. UMG generated revenues of just over 1 billion for the quarter, which is either a...
July 25, 2008
MasterCard offering free UMG downloads
The latest brand to give away music as part of a promotion is MasterCard. It's launching a campaign called `Roots of Rock', which offers its customers free downloads from the entire Universal Music Group catalogue....
July 4, 2008
UMG signs music video licensing deal with Last.fm
Universal Music Group has agreed a licensing deal to make thousands of its music videos available through Last.fm, on-demand. UMG and its artists will get an undisclosed fee every time a video is streamed using the service,...
June 18, 2008