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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. Rick Rubin Brings American Recordings to Universal Republic

    7:15 am 8/23/2012

    After a controversial stint at Columbia Records, during which he spent much of his time working with artists signed to competing labels, the famed producer starts a new deal with brothers Monte and Avery Lipman which will see him issuing three or four albums a year.Read more

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  4. Joseph Schmidt Named CFO of Universal Music Group's East Coast Labels

    1:02 pm 7/3/2012

    The former vp of finance for RCA Records will oversee planning, forecasting, reporting, deal analysis, and marketing administration for Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic.Read more

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  5. Former Warner Bros. Records Chairman Tom Whalley Signs Label Deal With Universal

    8:45 pm 4/12/2012

    The music industry veteran brings his Seven Four Ent. to UMG's Universal Republic.Read more

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  6. Bruno Mars, Peter Frampton, Carly Simon Confirmed for ASCAP 'I Create Music' EXPO

    3:38 pm 3/7/2012

    The event will also feature panels with industry execs from Warner Bros., Universal Motown and Atlantic Records.Read more

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  7. Ne-Yo Joins Motown Roster, Appointed Senior VP of A&R

    6:33 pm 1/24/2012

    Co-star of the George Lucas-produced 'Red Tails,' the R&B hitmaker will also take on the role of A&R executive as part of his post-Def Jam plan.Read more

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  8. Cash Money Goes Pop With Signing Of Savvy (Video)

    7:33 pm 8/30/2011

    The singing and dancing quintet tells THR that the label is hoping to reach “that Justin Bieber type crowd.”Read more

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  9. Layoffs Hit Universal Motown

    11:20 am 6/17/2011

    Twenty staffers are let go, mostly from back office functions in legal, finance and digital, five are promoted, and Sylvia Rhone is said to be in negotiations for her own UMG-housed entertainment company. Read more

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  10. Is Sylvia Rhone Leaving Universal?

    6:48 pm 4/29/2011

    Recent reports allege that the longtime Universal Motown President is being shown the door. THR investigates.Read more

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