Universal Music Group has been interested in health and fitness startups for some time now. Today it announced new deals.
The latest industry comment on UMG and Deezer’s plans for a new ‘artist-centric’ system of streaming payouts comes from AIM.
In theory, there are plenty of people in the music industry who like the idea of ‘artist-centric’ streaming payouts.
Tens of millions of people are spending time in Fortnite and Roblox: hence all the excitement about the metaverse in the music industry.
Universal Music Group is stepping deeper into south Asian music with its latest joint venture: Desi Trill Music.
Deezer’s new ‘artist-centric’ model, co-designed with UMG, is going to debut in France first. Believe isn’t a fan of all its aspects however.
In their announcement of a new ‘artist-centric’ payouts model for streaming this week, UMG and Deezer introduced the idea of ‘double boosts’.
Earlier this year, Universal Music Group said that it was working with streaming service Deezer on new payout models for streaming.
With China exerting an ever-bigger pull on the ambitions of the global major labels, Universal Music Group has appointed a new boss there.
The Middle East and North Africa continues to be a region of strong interest for the global major labels. UMG is the latest to make a move.
In our recent story about Universal Music Group’s deal with Yoto, we spotted that ‘Fat Bottomed Girls’ had been removed from a Queen album.
The popular website Internet Archive has found itself on the wrong end of a lawsuit from labels including Universal Music and Sony Music.