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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. BMG to Acquire Sanctuary Label From Universal Music

    1:09 am 2/15/2013

    The deal for the home of Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Status Quo recordings, among others, is believed to be worth $62.5 million.Read more

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  6. Universal Music Publishing, Fullscreen Ink YouTube Licensing Deal

    7:15 pm 2/14/2013

    The deal will allow video creators working with Maker or Fullscreen to use songs from the Universal catalog. Read more

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  7. Grammys 2013: Music Execs Turn Out En Masse for Power 100 Reveal, Friends 'N' Family

    6:28 pm 2/8/2013

    "There are many more opportunities in the future than threats we've had to endure in the past," said Universal Music Group chairman Lucian Grainge, who tops Billboard's list. Read more

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  8. Warner Music Group Acquires Parlophone Label Group

    10:48 am 2/7/2013

    Warner Music Group signed a deal Thursday morning to acquire Parlophone from Universal Music Group for around $765 million.Read more

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  9. Universal Signs New Agreement With Republic's Monte and Avery Lipman

    3:45 pm 2/5/2013

    In recent months, the label has scored hits by Gotye, PSY (via Schoolboy Records), Of Monsters and Men, The Weeknd and Florence and the Machine. Read more

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  10. Restructuring Firm Takes Effective Control of U.K. Entertainment Retailer HMV

    3:03 am 1/23/2013

    Hilco a couple of years ago also acquired HMV Canada and has cut down its locations and reshaped its store offerings.Read more

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