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2014-02-10 08:24:45

FOUR DECADES STRONG - THE LEGENDARY BAND HITS THE ROAD FOR CELEBRATION TOUR IN SUPPORT OF UNIVERSAL MUSIC ENTERPRISES RELEASE GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS ICON CD AND EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT'S LIVE AT MONTREUX DVD LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be kicking off their 40(th) Anniversary with a 2014 national U.S. and Canadian tour starting February 27. The first leg of the tour will take off in the U.S. from February 27-March...

2014-02-05 16:26:38

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Made Woman Magazine and Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) come together for the launch of the highly-anticipated "Respect the Classics" Contest on Monday, February 10(th). From February 10(th) until February 23(rd), Made Woman Magazine readers and music fans everywhere can enter by submitting a photo, video, or other artistic expression, inspired by a select group of classic UMe albums to show their "Respect for the Classics." Each submission...

2013-07-19 08:24:57

Fans Unite on Facebook In Advance of Re-Mastered DVD Release on July 23 LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Enterprises (UM(e)) and Milyoni, the leader in #SocialVideo, today announced a virtual concert-going experience featuring The Smashing Pumpkins. Slated for Saturday, July 20, the never before released concert from the upcoming The Aeroplane Flies High re-mastered CD/DVD release will be available for a FREE 24 on-demand rental starting at 6:00PM PDT/9:00PM...

2013-05-14 08:22:01

Stephen Marley's Remix of "Three Little Birds" is the Anthem for Hyundai's New Campaign COSTA MESA, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its tradition of supporting innovation in music, Hyundai today unveils a new campaign for Assurance Connected Care with an all-new remix of "Three Little Birds" created by Bob Marley's son and ten-time Grammy winner, Stephen Marley. Hyundai's past music-focused programs include the RE:GENERATION Music Project featuring Skrillex and...

2013-04-08 08:32:57

Play MPE® Secure Digital Distribution System to Power Over Forty UMG and EMI Sub Label Brands Internationally VANCOUVER, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Destiny Media Technologies (TSXV: DSY) (OTCQX: DSNY), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a global services contract to provide secure distribution of pre-release music to radio, label staff and other trusted recipients worldwide. The term is for twenty four months and includes transmission of music and music videos...

2013-03-05 08:27:11

First-Ever Joint Compilation Featuring Rhythms from across the Globe--including Music from Lady Gaga, Will.I.Am and LMFAO, as well as Original Zumba® Fitness Songs--Hits Stores March 5 MIAMI, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and Zumba(®) Fitness are making it easier for the millions of Zumba enthusiasts across the globe to get their Zumba fix anywhere, anytime. For the first time ever in the United States, Zumba Fitness has teamed with UMe to...

2012-07-31 06:24:10

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Def Jam Motown and Universal Republic have promoted Matt Voss to Executive Vice President of International, East Coast Labels, it was announced today by Ivan Gavin, Chief Operating Officer of East Coast Labels, to whom he reports. UMG's East Coast Labels include Island Def Jam Motown and Universal Republic. Formerly, Mr. Voss served as Senior Vice President for UMG's East Coast Labels. He is based in New York City. In this expanded role, Mr....

2012-07-09 06:25:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG) has appointed Jens Kessler to Chief Information Officer, it was announced today by Boyd Muir, UMG's Executive Vice President and CFO, to whom he reports. Based in Los Angeles, Mr. Kessler will be responsible for all aspects of UMG's Global Information Technology (IT) division, managing the strategy, development and implementation of all country and regional IT systems. "Throughout his tenure at UMG,...

2012-07-03 06:23:23

LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock legends KISS return with Monster, the 20th studio album in their historic career, set for release on October 15 (October 16 in North America) through Universal Music Enterprises. The band's first single, the full-throttle, autobiographical rocker "Hell or Hallelujah," is available digitally today, July 3, and makes its worldwide premiere with the lyric video across VEVO, the world's leading all-premium music video and...

2012-07-03 06:23:17

NEW YORK, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG) has appointed Joseph Schmidt to Chief Financial Officer, East Coast Labels, it was announced today by Ivan Gavin, Chief Operating Officer, East Coast Labels, to whom he reports. UMG's East Coast Labels include The Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic Records. Formerly, Mr. Schmidt served as Vice President, Finance for RCA Records. He is based in New York City. Mr. Schmidt will oversee financial...