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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Universal Music, Disney Music Strike Global Commercial, Creative Pact

    12:08 pm 3/20/2013

    The deal gives Disney Music artists, such as Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez, and labels access to Universal producers and songwriters.Read more

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  5. Appeals Court Hands Veoh Another Win in Important Copyright Ruling

    10:33 am 3/14/2013

    The Ninth Circuit rejects Universal Music Group's challenges on why the video-sharing site didn't qualify for safe harbor from copyright claims.Read more

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  6. Universal Music, Samsung Launch Mobile Music Service for Africa

    11:54 am 3/13/2013

    The streaming service, dubbed The Kleek, will initially be free.Read more

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  7. ABBA's Agnetha Faltskog Releases First Single Ahead of May Album Launch

    5:47 am 3/11/2013

    The Swedish singer's “When You Really Loved Someone" became available Monday, with Universal Music also promoting the May 13 release of "A."Read more

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  8. Vivendi Stock Drops Amid Lack of Asset Sales News

    1:58 am 2/26/2013

    UPDATED: An analyst says that a $1.24 billion financial reserve for a recent legal judgment against the company also provided a drag on the stock. Read more

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  9. Vivendi Fourth-Quarter Adjusted Profit Drops 18 Percent

    11:55 pm 2/25/2013

    Full-year results improved at the Activision Blizzard video games business and Universal Music Group as the company continues to explore telecom asset sales.Read more

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  10. Universal Music Appoints George Ash President of Asia Pacific

    4:38 am 2/25/2013

    In the new role, Ash will have responsibility for all of the group's operations in the region, excluding Japan. Read more

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