Prince William knights Universal Music CEO Lucian Grainge

In a “recognition of British music’s significance to the UK” Lucian Grainge, chairman and CEO of UMG, has been knighted by Prince William. Yesterday Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, knighted London-born Lucian Grainge during…

UMG already made a record $1 billion from music streaming this year

Once again music streaming has proved that it’s reinvigorating the music industry with Universal Music Group (UMG) having made more than $1 billion in the first nine months of 2016. Universal Music Group, 1 of…

Famed music exec Lyor Cohen joins YouTube to strengthen artist relationships

Label giant and industry veteran Lyor Cohen has joined YouTube to improve artist relationships amidst tension between YouTube and the majority of the music industry. Cohen joins the Google-owned video hosting site as global head…

Music streaming drove 8.1% growth in recorded music business

The past few years have seen a resurgence in what many were worried was a dying music industry, with music streaming enabling 2 years of growth after 10 years of decline. Reported by Bloomberg, from…

Watch Apple Music’s exclusive Cash Money Records documentary trailer

Last week Apple Music announced they’d signed an exclusive deal with Cash Money records, home to Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake and more. The documentary looks to follow the rise of the record label and…