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Apple seeks to regain cool with $3 billion Beats buy

...now a hip-hop producer, and Iovine, a longtime recording industry executive who is currently chairman of Universal Music Group's Interscope Geffen A&M Records. It now dominates the luxury headphone market. Its equipment also has been...

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Universal inks deal to buy DreamWorks Records

LOS ANGELES -- Universal Music Group said Tuesday it reached a...Universal into second place. Universal Music Group is part of Vivendi Universal...conglomerate. On the Net: Universal Music Group: http://new.umusic...

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Music lovers are promised a less expensive CD

LOS ANGELES -- Universal Music Group, whose roster of artists includes 50 Cent, U2, Elton John...and price are major factors to the equation." On the Net: Universal Music Group: http://new.umusic.com/

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/05/mus_384997.shtml
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Sony, Universal starting online music service

...to portable digital music players. The service, Pressplay, is a joint venture of Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group. Pressplay officials didn't say Monday how much the new service would cost or exactly when it would launch...

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Seagram getting new focus

...Thursday, adds PolyGram artists such as Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Nine Inch Nails and LL Cool J to Seagram's Universal Music Group, already home to stars including Bush, Reba McEntire, Erykah Badu and B.B. King. It also allows Seagram...

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Google adds $10-a-month music plan

...recordings alongside the millions of tracks available from Google.All three major recording labels ? Vivendi's Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group Corp. ? are part of the All Access service.Listening to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-15/google-adds-10-month-music-plan
James Brown's longtime collaborator fights for royalties

...his brother - claiming the Godfather of Soul and Universal Music Group owe him millions of dollars in royalties. Byrd...they tried to collect on "I Know You Got Soul," Universal Music Group, which bought their former record labels, King...

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Recording companies sign deal to sell songs over the Net

...service that aims to lure music fans away from rival services where trading of music and movies remains unfettered. Universal Music Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group - three of the four major recording companies - have licensed...

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...It's a long-term recording contract," Peter LoFrumento, a representative for Casablanca's parent company, Universal Music Group, told The Associated Press on Monday. No other details were released, but if her singing voice - heard on the...

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...has decided that she wants to stay home and write songs, and we support her in that decision." A spokesman for Universal Music Group Nashville, which includes the band's Mercury label, said Wednesday that Sugarland would continue as a group...

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