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Universal Music Teams With ‘Shrek,’ ‘House of Gucci’ Composer Harry Gregson-Williams on New Film, TV Score Label

Universal Production Music, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group that produces and licenses production music for the entertainment industry, has teamed with prolific film and TV composer Harry Gregson-Williams for a new U.K.-based joint venture. Gregson-Williams’ impressive list of credits includes all four installments of Shrek, the first of which landed him a […]

‘Sweet Caroline’ Songwriter Neil Diamond Sells Song Rights to Universal Music

Seems Neil Diamond is a believer … in cashing in his song rights. The legendary singer-songwriter has signed a deal to hand over rights to his entire song catalog, as well as all recordings, to Universal Music Group (UMG) for an undisclosed sum. The deal, announced by Diamond and UMG on Monday, includes master and […]

Universal Music Countersued In Battle Over In-Flight Music

The music service Inflight claims the label “changed its tune” after permitting use of its songs for years.

Neil Diamond Signs to Universal Music Publishing Group

UMPG will rep Diamond's entire catalog including hits written for other artists like The Monkees' "I’m a Believer"

Universal Music Sues Over VH1 DJ Competition Series

The third season of 'Masters of the Mix' allegedly used lots of unlicensed music

Rebekah Alperin Named SVP of Marketing & Communications at Universal Music Publishing

The PR vet moves from a parallel position at Kobalt Music Group

Jody Gerson Jumps From Sony/ATV to Universal, Becomes Highest Ranking Woman in Publishing

The veteran exec is named chairman/CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group, replacing Zach Horowitz.