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Evan Lamberg Named President of Universal Music Publishing Group

The promotion of Lamberg, who co-signed Justin Bieber, follows the April departure of former chairman and CEO David Renzer.

2011 U.S. Album Sales Still Strong After Three Quarters

Artists including Adele and Eminem contributed to a 3.3% increase over the corresponding period of 2010.

Steve Jobs Remembered by Edgar Bronfman Jr., Martin Bandier and Other Executives

The music industry mourns the digital innovator and describes his lasting impact.

Primary Wave and Violator Merge To Form Primary Violator Management

The new company will represent 20 artists including Mariah Carey, Soulja Boy, 50 Cent, Diddy and Cee Lo Green. Primary Wave's Larry Mestel will serve as CEO while Violator's Chris Lighty is named chief operating officer.

Bruno Mars Sues Bug Music to Get Out of Publishing Deal

The singer claims that the firm failed to exercise its option to extend their agreement in a timely manner.

National Music Publishers’ Assoc. Resolves Copyright Lawsuit With YouTube

The National Music Publishers' Association has resolved its copyright infringement lawsuit with YouTube, although details are not yet being made available.

Motown Records to Share Resources With Island Def Jam

With the planned installation of Ethiopia Habtemariam as top executive come more changes for the Universal label.

Bug Music For Sale Again

After an aborted auction last summer, sources say the nation's largest independent publisher is back on the block.

Can Doug Morris Lead Sony Past Universal Music Group to Be the No. 1 Label?

With the new Sony Music CEO scheduled to step in July 1, how will the rest of the major label world shake out?

U.S. Music Sales Down Just 1.3% In First Quarter

Nielsen SoundScan cites surge in sales during six of the last seven weeks of the quarter. Among the hot sellers: Adele's '21,' Cee-Lo's "F--- You" and Lady Gaga's "Born This Way."

Gloria and Emilio Estefan Jr. Renew Publishing Deal With Universal

To promote the new worldwide deal, UMPG will release a sampler of songs from the Estefan catalog, including hits by Ricky Martin, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez and Paulina Rubio.

Live Nation Puts In Bid For Warner Recorded Music

The concert and ticketing company's offer comes after it largely abandoned plans to compete with record labels by signing superstar artists like Madonna and Jay-Z.