How Universal Music Group is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

“We offering various forms of assistance to help artists, songwriters and independent labels affected by COVID-19 weather these challenging times.”
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Grammy-winning songwriter Andrew Watt tests positive for Coronavirus: ‘This is not a joke.’

“To have the mentality, ‘I’m young, this can’t affect me’ is just straight up stupid…”
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Universal boss Sir Lucian Grainge diagnosed with Coronavirus in Los Angeles (report)

Grainge is reportedly receiving treatment at Los Angeles’ UCLA Medical Center
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Universal claims 80%-plus share of 2019’s Top 10 biggest global artists… led by Taylor Swift

Major has signed and/or distributes eight of this year’s biggest acts (and also works with BTS)
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It’s happened: The major labels are now generating over $1m every hour from streaming

MBW analysis shows that Universal saw recorded music streaming growth in excess of $600m in 2019
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Sir Lucian Grainge: Universal is transforming into the ‘most innovative audio-visual company in the entertainment world’

Billie Eilish and others play annual Universal Los Angeles event in Grammy week
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$500m-backed Saban Music Group inks global Universal deal to deliver ‘groundbreaking artists’

SMG, backed by Haim Saban, will be distributed in the US by Caroline
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