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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-28/apple-seeks-regain-cool-3-
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
Mentor helped lead Easton Corbin to Opry stage

...wife, Briann, took a job at a doctor's office.Through a series of good-luck connections, he was signed to Universal Music Group and began recording for its Mercury Records label.Just as Melton was a big influence in Corbin's career, so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2011-03-09/mentor-helped-lead-easton-corb
Things to Do | Life | Ramblin' Rhodes
CDs celebrate bittersweet anniversary

...But Philips benefited from CD sales, too, thanks to its ownership of Polygram, now part of Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group. "The CD was in itself an easy product to market," said Philips' current marketing chief for consumer electronics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/17/bus_139938.shtml
Business
Up 2 Speed

...school bus fell off an overpass to the street 30 feet below in Huntsville, Ala. entertainment MYSPACE SUIT: Universal Music Group announced a copyright-infringement lawsuit against MySpace.com on Nov. 17, shortly after Jay-Z's Kingdom...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/28/xtr_106172.shtml
Xtreme
Up 2 speed

...TECHNOLOGY FREE MP3S: Those looking for a few free hits will soon have a new legal site for downloads. Vivendi's Universal Music Group announced Aug. 29 that it is releasing its entire catalog, which includes acts such as The Roots, Gwen Stefani...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/05/xtr_95204.shtml
Xtreme
Music sales for the year down - but downloading up

...piracy and the fact that there weren't that many big stars releasing records," said Doug Morris, chairman of Universal Music Group. A record 352.7 million digital tracks, however, helped boost otherwise sagging results. It was a 150 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/06/mus_40359.shtml
Music
Rapper Obie Trice wounded in Detroit shooting

...8 Mile," which starred Eminem. Trice was signed to Eminem's label, Shady Records, a joint venture with Universal Music Group's Interscope Records. Messages seeking comment were left Saturday for UMG and Shady Records. --- On the Net...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/02/mus_37904.shtml
Music
Josh Kelley back in Augusta with his new country sound

...He's married to Emmy Award-winning actress Katherine Heigl.Last year, Kelley signed with MCA Nashville of Universal Music Group. His single, Georgia Clay, was released to radio this month. His country debut album is scheduled for release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/going-out/music/2010-08-25/josh-kelley-ba
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Disbursement of James Brown's estate delayed

...Donald Rosen, also of Illinois, who represented her in last year's suit, will represent her again. The Universal Music Group, Inc. and Warner/Chappell Music, Inc are also named as defendants.Today's hearing will begin at 9 a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-05-19/disbursement-james-bro
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