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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Russell Simmons, Steve Rifkind, Brian Robbins Launch All Def Music Label

    2:12 pm 7/23/2013

    The Universal label's sole focus is the promotion and development of artists via the medium of YouTube.Read more

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  9. Vivendi Rejected $8.5 Billion Offer for Universal Music Group (Report)

    9:24 pm 7/18/2013

    The French conglomerate declined Japanese phone carrier SoftBank's bid, which was $2 billion higher than some analysts value the music company.Read more

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  10. U.K.'s LoveLive Buys U.S. Music Media Banner Show Cobra

    7:33 am 6/25/2013

    The acquisition will give the British company a foothold in the world's biggest music market.Read more

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