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5 Nov 2018
Universal Music Group(UMG) and Boomplay are set for a partnership in African market based on the agreement signed by both groups today. Based on the agreement, Boomplay will distribute music from UMG’s labels through its streaming and download platform in African markets like Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia. This partnership allows users to…
11 Aug 2018
Universal Music Group (UMG) recently set up shop in Nigeria, roughly two years after their rivals Sony Music Group acquired a Lagos address. However, unlike Sony whose strategy seems to be to headhunt the country’s established pop-stars, UMG is putting a lot of faith in artists that are at a different point in their careers....
21 Jul 2018
Leading global music recording label, Universal Music Group on Wednesday, July 18, divulged details of the lucrative deal of the newly signed four frontline Africa music stars — Tekno, Mr. Eazi (Nigeria), Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania) and Stone Bwoy (Ghana). The label in a twitter message shared stated: “We’re thrilled to be growing our presence in Africa!…
17 Jul 2018
Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced a significant expansion of operations within Western Africa, with the launch of Universal Music Nigeria. This new strategic division will operate from a new office in Lagos, under the leadership of seasoned music executive Ezegozie Eze Jr., who has been named General Manager…
7 Apr 2018
Lagos will again come alive as fashion, jazz and culture take centre stage at the biggest fashion and Jazz event, Runway Jazz. The music and fashion event is an expression of art and culture, created to bring together all lovers of the arts community to experience one exclusive night of memorable fashion, fine-dining and jazz…


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