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  1. 'American Idol' Finalist Angie Miller Lands Publishing Deal

    6:00 am 5/22/2013

    Universal Music Publishing Group signs the season 12 top-three finalist, who recently released her first single, "You Set Me Free" -- a song she wrote. Read more

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  2. Universal Music South East Asia Ups President Sandy Monteiro

    7:17 am 5/13/2013

    A long-standing music industry executive in Asia, Monteiro is appointed head of new business for Asia Pacific.Read more

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  3. Rod Stewart on Being a Born-Again Songwriter, Future Faces Reunion (Q&A)

    2:00 pm 5/9/2013

    "It's exciting and it's scary," says the 68-year-old singer of releasing new album "Time," his first for Capitol/Universal.Read more

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  4. Universal Music Says Artist Privacy at Stake in Digital Royalties Dispute

    9:29 am 4/30/2013

    Defending a class action lawsuit, the record giant wants to keep certain financial information secret.Read more

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  5. Universal Music Group Wins Appeal Against Grooveshark

    4:00 pm 4/23/2013

    In the closely watched digital copyright lawsuit, the New York State Supreme Court of Appeals reversed a lower state court decision.Read more

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  6. Capitol Music Group Names New Head of International

    4:00 am 4/16/2013

    Robbie McIntosh is appointed executive vice president and will relocate from London to Los Angeles.Read more

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  7. Universal Music Group West Coast Office Alleged to Be Drug Hotspot

    7:05 am 4/10/2013

    An anonymous security guard files a labor lawsuit and seeking whistle-blower protection, dishes dirt about rampant drug use by musicians and executives.Read more

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  8. Jay-Z's Roc Nation Partners With Universal Music

    5:00 am 4/9/2013

    As part of the agreement, forthcoming albums from Jay-Z, Rihanna and others will be released via UMG worldwide. The full-service entertainment company was previously aligned with Sony.Read more

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  9. Will Tanous, Warner Music Group Communications Head, Jumps to Universal

    12:30 pm 4/1/2013

    Peter LoFrumento, UMG's longtime PR executive, is moving on to an unspecified "other opportunity" that is expected to be at a major company.Read more

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  10. Smokey Robinson Signs with Universal's Verve Label

    3:00 pm 3/29/2013

    The Motown legend will release his 29th album, a collection of duets, this fall. Read more

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