Watch Lead A&R Benny Scarrs Talk Navigating the Music Industry (Dave, Tinchy Stryder)

Benny Scarrs is a Point Blank Music School alumni who, since graduating from the Music Production & Sound Engineering course, has achieved some incredible feats. He’s been working in the music industry for a number of years now – having been involved with events booking talents such as Professor Green, Mr Hudson, Labyrinth and many more. Following these accolades, the […]

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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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Tencent’s Move to Buy 10% of Universal Music Group Shows the Global Music Business Is In Excellent Health

Nue Agency founder Jesse Kirshbaum on the biggest music biz deal of the year
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Official: Universal Music Group to sell 10% stake, worth over $3bn, to Tencent-led Consortium

“Tencent and the Consortium members are excited to support UMG’s growth through this investment.”
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Sir Lucian Grainge: ‘No other music company has ever come close to matching what we achieved this year.’ 

‘It’s no accident that we have built the largest, most diverse, and most innovative music company in the world.’
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Tencent’s Universal bid needed rescuing – but might now go as high as 30% (report)

Tencent’s bid for 10-20% of Universal nearly fell through, but now it probably looks back on track
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How Universal’s VYRL Originals is spearheading a non-film music revolution in India

Devraj Sanyal, Universal’s local CEO, says Indian music industry is witnessing a ‘sea change moment’
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