Tag: universal music
Mobile video app Snapverse strikes deals with Universal, Sony and Warner Bros
We wrote about Snapverse earlier in the year when it was one of a crop of mobile apps trying to be a 'Snapchat for music'.
November 1, 2013
This Charming Charlie Tumblr creator vows to fight UMPG takedowns
Universal Music Publishing Group is getting more of a fight than it expected after sending DMCA takedown requests to a Tumblr blog.
September 25, 2013
Universal Music launches its own Spotify music discovery app
Universal is the latest label rolling up its sleeves and launching a music discovery app on Spotify.
September 13, 2013
Vevo tipped for Apple AND Samsung TV distribution deals
The Wall Street Journal is not only claiming that the Apple app's launch may be imminent, but that it may be joined by a separate app for Samsung's connected televisions.
August 21, 2013
Universal Music launches ‘Record Club’ on Spotify
Universal Music Catalogue is trying something interesting on Spotify called Record Club: a followable profile on the streaming service that recommends a single classic album every day.
July 31, 2013
LoveLive buys Show Cobra to push into the US
Digital content firm LoveLive has acquired one of its US peers, Show Cobra, as part of a push into North America.
June 26, 2013
Universal Music taps Muve Music for June music promotion
US mobile music subscription service Muve Music has kicked off its first major label marketing campaign, with Universal Music
June 7, 2013
German music sales dropped 3.2% in 2012
German industry body Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI) has released figures for the music market there in 2012, revealing that overall recorded music revenues dropped 3.2% last year to €1.44bn.
March 27, 2013
Merlin slaps Australian streaming service Songl as ‘waste of money’
Another day, another new streaming music service – and yet another that's drawing fire from licensing body Merlin for disrespecting independent labels.
March 22, 2013
YouTube streaming music rumours still swirling
The speculation about an on-demand streaming music service from Google is reaching deafening levels, with two seemingly well-sourced stories pushing the rumour on yesterday.
March 6, 2013
UMG’s Keeling hails potential for Google streaming music service
Universal Music Group's Francis Keeling comments about the prospect of Google entering the (audio) streaming music market.
February 27, 2013