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  1. Grammy Week: The Definitive Guide to All the Goings-On

    9:00 am 1/23/2014

    More than 50 events and parties are scheduled for the days leading up to "Music's Biggest Night."Read more

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  2. The Road to Coachella Belongs to Republic Records

    4:31 pm 4/12/2013

    The Universal label bought eight billboards on California's I-10 promoting such acts as Kid Cudi, Black Sabbath and Alex Clare. Read more

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  3. Motown, EMI Gospel Create Motown Gospel Label

    7:00 am 4/3/2013

    The Universal Music Group imprint will split profits between Island Def Jam/Motown and the Capitol Christian Music Group/Capitol Music Group.Read more

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  4. Universal Signs New Agreement With Republic's Monte and Avery Lipman

    3:45 pm 2/5/2013

    In recent months, the label has scored hits by Gotye, PSY (via Schoolboy Records), Of Monsters and Men, The Weeknd and Florence and the Machine. Read more

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  5. Charlie Walk Named EVP of Republic Records

    1:04 pm 1/28/2013

    The music industry veteran will oversee marketing, PR and promotion at the 18-year-old label, which counts Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Florence + the Machine on its roster.Read more

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  6. 'Pitch Perfect,' 'Les Miserables' Soundtracks Spell Chart Success for Republic

    2:10 am 1/10/2013

    The label has two soundtracks in the Top 10 of this week's Billboard 200 chart. Read more

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  7. The Weeknd Assures Fans in Open Letter: A Major Label Deal Won't Change Me

    3:33 pm 10/7/2012

    Singer and producer Abel Tesfaye signed with Universal Republic in September and his long-awaited release, "Trilogy," is due out Nov. 13. He writes: "I will not disappoint."Read more

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  8. Legendary Motown Producer Frank Wilson Dies at 71

    4:13 pm 9/29/2012

    The Houston native wrote and produced songs for artists such as Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and The Supremes.Read more

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  9. YouTube Star Austin Mahone, aka 'Baby Bieber,' Signs With Chase/Universal Republic

    4:23 pm 8/28/2012

    UPDATED: The teen phenom landed a seven-figure deal with the label that distributes Owl City, Florence + The Machine and the late Amy Winehouse.Read more

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  10. 'Motown: The Musical' to Open on Broadway in April

    6:54 pm 8/27/2012

    Brandon Victor Dixon will play record label founder Berry Gordy.Read more

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