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…

Vevo’s new feature makes it easy to create GIFs from music videos

Vevo want you to make GIFs from their music videos so they’ve updated their platform that makes it easy to transform 5-second music video clips into GIFs. The internet is full of GIFs, these days…

Virtual Reality concerts are coming, with Universal and Avenged Sevenfold’s new VR platform

Virtual reality headsets are quickly going beyond gaming to create art experiences, development tools, 3D short films, and now VR live music concerts. Universal Music Group have revealed that they’re working with metal group Avenged…

Major music piracy site MP3Skull faces defeat from RIAA and labels

One of the prime sites for illegal music downloads, MP3Skull have closed down for good after facing music giants in a legal battle After facing a combination of the music industry’s biggest powerhouses in court MP3Skull,…