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  1. Universal Music Appoints New Heads of Film, Television & Theatrical Development

    9:15 am 1/7/2016

    'The Devil Wears Prada' producer David Blackman and Broadway producer Scott Landis join the company to head its development and production of film, television and theatrical projects.Read more

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  2. iHeartMedia Heads to Canada, Continuing International Digital Expansion

    6:42 am 1/6/2016

    The former Clear Channel, led by Bob Pittman, has signed an exclusive partnership with Canadian broadcaster Bell Media to get its iHeartRadio service over the border. Read more

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  3. Universal Music International Boss Max Hole Steps Down

    2:57 am 10/21/2015

    "In January, Max contracted encephalitis, as a result of which he has suffered some memory loss," the Vivendi-owned music major says.Read more

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  4. U.K.-Produced Music Videos Get Movie-Style Age Ratings Online

    1:53 am 8/18/2015

    YouTube, Vevo, Universal, Sony and Warner Music will all participate in the system, admistered by the British Board of Film Classification and backed by the government.Read more

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  5. Hollywood Docket: Musicians Guild Sues Major Labels Over Streaming Revenue

    9:33 pm 8/10/2015

    Foreign streaming and nonpermanent downloads are the subject of the guild's latest big legal move.Read more

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  6. Rodolphe Belmer Jettisoned as CanalPlus CEO, Replaced by Maxime Saada

    9:54 am 7/3/2015

    Vivendi in a statement said Belmer had been "relieved of his responsibilities" by the board. Read more

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  7. Lionsgate, Tribeca Enterprises Name Head of Branded SVOD Platform

    7:12 am 5/27/2015

    Former Universal Music Group exec Jeff Bronikowski will lead Tribeca Shortlist, to launch this fall. Read more

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  8. 'Pitch Perfect 2' Soundtrack: The Inside Story of Why It's Been Kept Under Wraps

    10:44 am 5/8/2015

    A soundtrack franchise was born with the unlikely success of "Cups" — 3 million downloads sold — so why the sequel's radio silence? Surprise is everything, says the film's music team.Read more

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  9. Universal Music Countersued In Battle Over In-Flight Music

    6:47 pm 3/19/2015

    The music service Inflight claims the label “changed its tune” after permitting use of its songs for years.Read more

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  10. Universal Music Group CEO Lucian Grainge Honored at Billboard Power 100 Party

    11:20 am 2/6/2015

    Music's top decision-makers were feted at the annual celebration, which took place in Beverly Hills on Thursday night.Read more

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