Rock out with Queen’s first ever official mobile game

The rock legends celebrate their Golden Jubilee with the launch of free “Queen: Rock Tour” game.

Universal Music Group joins forces with K-pop labels to invest in livestreaming platform

Big Hit Entertainment, YG, Universal Music Group and Kiswe have teamed up with new investment in global livestream content platform VenueLive.

Universal Music Group and TikTok partner for new worldwide licensing deal

A new deal between Universal Music and TikTok puts the label’s entire vast music catalogue on the platform.

Universal Music Group Has Pulled Its Catalogue From Triller

UMG has removed its catalogue from the TikTok rival due to it withholding payments to artists.

LEGO VIDIYO is a new AR music video maker for kids

Designd for children aged 7 to 10, the VIDIYO app will combine music with augmented reality LEGO figures and BeatBits that unlock special effects.

Major UK music label executives challenged on the economics of music streaming

CEOs of Universal, Sony and Warner dodged MP’s questions about artists’ royalties and offered unexpected Harry Potter analogies instead.

Bob Dylan sells complete songwriting catalogue for huge sum

Image Credit: Brett Jordan  In what could be the biggest music publishing deal ever, legendary musician Bob Dylan has sold the rights to all his songs to Universal Music. Apparently worth over $300 million, the sale…

Kanye West doesn’t just want to acquire his masters, “I’m going to buy Universal”

Kanye West wants to take his ‘artists owning the music industry’ approach to the next level, during his interview with Joe Rogan stating he wants to buy Universal Music Group. Kanye West recently tweeted out…

Rapper Logic say’s Universal Music block him from streaming his own music on Twitch

The retired rapper has built a huge following during Lockdown streaming himself on Twitch but has been denied playing his own music by UMG. Logic announced his retirement from music earlier this year, stating that…

NetEase Cloud Music saw huge revenue growth – Q2 2020 earnings call

Internet technology company NetEase hint at big numbers from NetEase Cloud Music in their Q2 2020 earnings call. NetEase Cloud Music is one of the big three music streaming service in China, along with Tencent…