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Universal Music Group tunes up 'Six-String' app

Universal Music Group announced the introduction of Six-String, a premium iPhone application promising a virtual guitar experience incorporating original master recordings of chart-topping hits.

Netbiscuits bolsters UMG's direct-to-consumer efforts

Universal Music Group announced it will team with mobile publishing platform Netbiscuits to expand its direct-to-consumer mobile content and services. Per terms of the agreement, UMG will leverage

UMG teams with FreeAllMusic.com for free downloads

Universal Music Group announced an agreement with ad-sponsored digital music service FreeAllMusic.com to offer free, legal downloads from the label's massive catalog. Thousands of UMG tracks are now

Nokia to stream exclusive Rihanna live event

Nokia announced an agreement with Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Music Group International to launch Nokia Play 2010, a new global music partnership that will kick off Nov. 16 when the

UMG expands mobile distribution deal with INgrooves

Universal Music Group announced it will expand its partnership with INgrooves, with the digital distribution, marketing and promotion services provider now handling distribution of all UMG mobile

Bravado signs content deal with the Rolling Stones

Music merchandising firm Bravado announced an agreement with rock and roll icons the Rolling Stones to create a series of integrated products spanning the physical, web and mobile platforms. Per

Orange debuts music service for prepaid subscribers

European mobile operator Orange announced an agreement with Universal Music Group and British free-to-air television channel 4Music to introduce Monkey, touted as the first pay-as-you-go mobile music

Virgin Media, Universal team for unlimited music downloads

Virgin Media announced an agreement with Universal Music Group to introduce a new digital music service promising DRM-free unlimited downloads optimized for any MP3-compatible device, including

Interscope Geffen A&M launches artist apps for iPhone

Universal Music Group's Interscope Geffen A&M division announced an agreement with digital media platform Kyte to launch iPhone and iPod touch applications spotlighting IGA artists the All

The Motown Sound goes mobile via Verizon

Verizon Wireless announced an agreement with Universal Music Enterprises to introduce a series of exclusive Motown Records-themed mobile music promotions in celebration of both the fabled soul