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Republic Records Teams With IM Global to Produce Music-Driven Films
The first project in the collaboration will be 'Rollin' Thunder,' a comedy about an ex-con trying to bond with his daughter by entering a bowling tournament.
Four Decades Later, Two Final Supremes Give First Live Performance of Their 1979 Album ‘Partners’
Scherrie Payne and Susaye Greene celebrate CD release with concert for Motown labelmates, diehard fans at the Sheraton Gateway hotel.
Revolt TV Names Former Motown, Bad Boy President Andre Harrell Vice Chairman
The veteran exec's focus will be on business development, outreach and strategic partnerships.
Grammy Week: The Definitive Guide to All the Goings-On
More than 50 events and parties are scheduled for the days leading up to "Music's Biggest Night."
The Road to Coachella Belongs to Republic Records
The Universal label bought eight billboards on California's I-10 promoting such acts as Kid Cudi, Black Sabbath and Alex Clare.
Motown, EMI Gospel Create Motown Gospel Label
The Universal Music Group imprint will split profits between Island Def Jam/Motown and the Capitol Christian Music Group/Capitol Music Group.
Universal Signs New Agreement With Republic’s Monte and Avery Lipman
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.
Charlie Walk Named EVP of Republic Records
The music industry veteran will oversee marketing, PR and promotion at the 18-year-old label, which counts Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Florence + the Machine on its roster.
‘Pitch Perfect,’ ‘Les Miserables’ Soundtracks Spell Chart Success for Republic
The label has two soundtracks in the Top 10 of this week's Billboard 200 chart.
The Weeknd Assures Fans in Open Letter: A Major Label Deal Won’t Change Me
Singer and producer Abel Tesfaye signed with Universal Republic in September and his long-awaited release, "Trilogy," is due out Nov. 13. He writes: "I will not disappoint."
Legendary Motown Producer Frank Wilson Dies at 71
The Houston native wrote and produced songs for artists such as Marvin Gaye, The Temptations and The Supremes.
YouTube Star Austin Mahone, aka ‘Baby Bieber,’ Signs With Chase/Universal Republic
UPDATED: The teen phenom landed a seven-figure deal with the label that distributes Owl City, Florence + The Machine and the late Amy Winehouse.