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  1. Universal Music's Lucian Grainge to Be Honored at Pre-Grammy Gala

    10:57 am 11/21/2013

    Grainge was named chairman and CEO in 2011, having joined UMG in 1986, succeeding Doug Morris.Read more

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  2. Dawn Bridges, Formerly of Time Inc. and Warner Music, Joins Al Jazeera America

    1:56 pm 11/14/2013

    The veteran executive is named executive vp corporate communications at the newly launched news network.Read more

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  3. Universal Music Group, Frank Sinatra Enterprises Team Up for Licensing Pact

    6:00 am 10/30/2013

    A new imprint called Signature Sinatra brings together two arcs of the crooner's career -- Sinatra's work in the 1960s with Reprise and in the 1950s with Capitol.Read more

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  4. Interscope Geffen A&M Acquires Full Ownership of Label Home to Maroon 5

    12:09 pm 10/7/2013

    The A&M/Octone joint venture, of which IGA owned 50 percent, was formed in 2007 and scheduled to conclude in mid-2014.Read more

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  5. Michele Anthony Named EVP at Universal Music Group

    1:41 pm 9/27/2013

    The music industry veteran spent more than 15 years at Sony Music, where she was named COO in 2004.Read more

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  6. Katy Perry Premieres 'Prism': 7 Things Learned at Her Invite-Only Listening Party

    2:08 pm 9/13/2013

    The pop star introduced her new album and played it in its entirety at an exclusive event at Los Angeles' Hammer Museum.Read more

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  7. Hollywood Docket: Lance Armstrong's Lies Protected; 'Real Housewife' Lawsuit; Dodgers Divorce

    8:27 am 9/11/2013

    Hollywood's latest entertainment law stories include NBC's legal victory over "Animal Practice" and the security guard who alleges Universal Music's West Coast office is a drug hotspot.Read more

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  8. Lady Gaga vs. Katy Perry: Fall's Pop-Star Showdown

    5:00 am 8/22/2013

    Two of Universal Music Group's biggest acts go head to head, with Gaga's "ARTPOP" and Perry's "Prism" dropping within three weeks of each other.Read more

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  9. Lady Gaga Releases 'Applause' One Week Early After Leaks, Anti-Piracy Campaign

    6:22 am 8/12/2013

    UPDATE: Despite a fan-led attempt to remove unauthorized versions of the track online, Gaga announced that the first single from her upcoming album and app ARTPOP would be released Monday.Read more

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  10. JoJo Sues to Break Free of Label; Claims 'Irreparable Damage'

    8:57 pm 7/31/2013

    Once a promising pop star with two radio hits under her belt, JoJo alleges that endless delays of her as-yet-to-be-released third album sabotaged her career.Read more

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