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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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