Tag: universal music group
Russian download store Fidel returned to original owners
Russian music download store Fidel has been returned to its original owners due to financial problems at media group RBC, which acquired a majority stake in the service last year.
September 9, 2009
Orange UK has launched a £5 million marketing campaign
Orange UK has launched a £5 million marketing campaign for its new Monkey mobile music service, working with partners Channel 4 and Universal Music Group on a cross-platform promosplurge (the technical term). Much of which...
September 1, 2009
BigChampagne strikes analytics deal with UMG
Universal Music Group has announced a "music monitoring and information" deal with BigChampagne, which will involve the latter providing the major label with analysis of songs and listening patterns from music fans on social...
August 18, 2009
Top 15 most visited music websites
Not many surprises here: according to a new report from Comscore Media Metrix, these are the most visited music sites in April, measured by unique users.
May 18, 2009
LayoffWatch: Buzz Media, Veoh, Hi5…
As the recession continues to bite, so more tech firms are laying off staff. Music/entertainment blog network Buzz Media is letting 20% of its staff go, and is reining in its plans to add more sites to its 40-strong portfolio.
April 2, 2009
Mash-ups to be core part of Activision’s DJ Hero
We've reported before on Activision Blizzard's plans to launch DJ Hero - a new dance and hip-hop focused addition to its Guitar Hero franchise.
March 12, 2009
UMG signs video deals with Kiwibox and Clipfish
Universal Music Group might be rumoured to be launching a music videos portal with YouTube (see yesterday's Bulletin), but that isn't stopping the label from signing video licensing deals with other sites.
March 6, 2009
Vivendi reveals latest UMG financials
Vivendi has announced its latest set of financials, revealing that Universal Music Group posted revenues of €4.65 billion for 2008 as a whole - down 4.5% year-on-year.
March 3, 2009