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Universal Music Appoints Robert Ziegler EVP of Global Physical Operations

Universal Music Group (UMG) announced that it has named Robert Ziegler Executive Vice President of Global Physical Operations.

Sony Music Unlimited Service Hits Japan

Sony Corporation announced that its Music Unlimited cloud-based music subscription service is now available in Japan.

Gaiam Completes Vivendi Acquisition

Gaiam, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vivendi Entertainment from Universal Music Group Distribution.

Gaiam Snaps Up Vivendi Entertainment

Gaiam, Inc. announced that it will acquire Vivendi Entertainment from Universal Music Group Distribution.

Anderson Purchases Music Distribution Rights from Sony DADC

Anderson Merchandisers announced that it has purchased U.S. physical music distribution rights from Sony DADC.

Sony DADC Shutters CD Distribution Operation, Cuts 248 Jobs

Sony DADC announced that it will close its CD distribution centre in Fishers, IN, eliminating 248 jobs in the process.

Universal Goes with arvato UK & Ireland

arvato UK & Ireland announced that Universal Music UK has expanded its existing supply chain agreement with the company to include e-commerce fulfilment and customer service direct to consumers.

Doug Morris Named Head of Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Corporation of America announced that Doug Morris will succeed Rolf Schmidt-Holtz as Chief Executive Officer of Sony Music Entertainment.

CreateSpace Publishes Universal Music CDs on Demand

Universal Music Group and CreateSpace announced that they will release out-of-print music CDs using CreateSpace’s Disc on Demand service.

Sony Launches Qriocity Digital Music Service

Sony Corporation announced the launch of its new “Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity” digital music service.

Rdio Unveils Social Music Service

Rdio announced its plans to change the way people access, discover and pay for music. According to the statement, designed as a highly social experience, Rdio improves the discovery and sharing of music and the way music can be accessed through a Web browser and on smartphones. Rdio will offer unlimited, on-demand access to five [...]

Verve Offers 96kHz/24bit Jazz Downloads

Verve Music Group, the jazz label and a division of Universal Music Group, announced a new agreement with HDtracks whereby it will provide consumers with access to many of the world’s chart-topping and seminal jazz recordings in pristine 96kHz/24bit quality sound. According to the statement, “with HDtracks, Verve continues to bring consumers more choice in [...]