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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
1m Brits are paying for subscription music services
Datapoint on the growth of streaming-music subscription services in the UK.
Universal Music Publishing pulling rights from ASCAP/BMI
Universal Music Publishing Group has announced that it is following Sony/ATV’s lead in pulling its digital performance rights from ASCAP and BMI, in order to strike direct deals with services like Pandora.
The near-future is mobile for Universal Music UK
Several members of Universal Music UK’s digital team have been brainstorming their expectations for 2013, laying out some of their ideas in a blog post.
Universal Music working on ‘roadblock’ ads with Dhingana
India-focused streaming music service Dhingana has inked a two-year deal with Universal Music to run advertisements for some of its artists, including ‘roadblock’ ads that have to be watched or listened to before users log in to the service.
Universal Music UK boss reveals streaming / sales stats for 2012
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 […]
CueSongs bags a full set of major music publishers
CueSongs has inked a deal with BMG Rights Management, giving it a full set of the major music publishers.