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7 Apr
Blue Note Africa is a newly created imprint of jazz label Blue Note Records and Universal Music Group Africa. Blue Note Africa was created with the focus to giving African jazz the global presence by signing African Jazz artiste with the intention of promoting cultural dialogues through their works. Blue Note Africa will resume operations…
20 Sep 2021
Universal Music Group, the world's biggest label whose lineup features The Beatles, Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift, is set for a huge stock market debut Tuesday.
17 Mar 2021
Boomplay, the leading music streaming and download service based in Africa and Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced a new landmark licensing agreement that will extend licensing of UMG’s global music catalog from 7 to 47 countries across the African continent, as part of an extended relationship that will…
25 Oct 2020
Rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West claimed that rather than just buying his masters, he plans on buying the American global music corporation, Universal Music Group. West, in a three-hour-long interview with podcaster Joe Rogan that was released Saturday, spoke about his presidential campaign, relationships with God, the music industry and his contracts, his fashion…
14 Aug 2020
Universal Music Group songstress, Tiwa Savage has premiered the visuals to her single titled “Koroba“ which was released on the 6th of August. "Koroba" comes after her previously released song “Dangerous Love”. She has a challenge running on her social media accounts prior to the release of this video for the single. Watch the video…
8 Nov 2019
Singer-songwriter and record producer, Idahams has joined Universal Music Nigeria as part of a joint venture deal with Grafton Entertainment. The singer who put out the 6-track Amayanabo EP earlier this year has now followed a new record, Billion Dollar which serves as his first major release under Universal Music Group Nigeria (UMGNG). The song, a…
23 Jun 2019
Estates of rapper Tupac Shakur and rocker Tom Petty are among a group seeking at least $100 million in damages from Universal Music Group after revelations that a 2008 fire allegedly torched precious master recordings.
4 May 2019
Knocks and counter-knocks have trailed Tiwa Savage’s deal with an American music company, Universal Music Group (UMG), which is home to artistes like Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Lady Gaga.As an effect of this contract, the Kele Kele singer has also left Mavin Records, which was founded by Don Jazzy. Tiwa joined the label in 2012…
3 May 2019
Yesterday, we reported the news of the exit of Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage from the label after seven years of being signed on. Following the confirmation that the multiple award-winning songstress had indeed signed with the international record label, Universal Music Group, Don Jazzy had taken to social media to praise her with…
Tiwa Savage
2 May 2019
It is the end of a journey and the beginning of a new era for leading African music act, Tiwa Savage. The sensational songstress has taken to social media to announce that she has parted ways with Don Jazzy's Mavin Records following the expiration of her contract. Prior to the confirmation, there had been rumours…
13 Apr 2019
Nigerian music streaming service uduX and Universal Music Group (UMG), a leading music-based entertainment group yesterday announced the signing of a licensing agreement.
19 Nov 2018
Multiple Grammy award-winning songstress, Taylor Swift has taken to Instagram today to announce that she has a "new home". The 28-year-old who released her debut album 12 years ago under Big Machine Records has signed a new record deal with Universal Music Group. As part of her pact, Swift is working to reshape how artists…

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