UMVD Still On Top

Christman, Ed
April 2005
Billboard;4/23/2005, Vol. 117 Issue 17, p33
Trade Publication
Reports on the sales performance of music albums released by Universal Music & Video Distribution as of April 23, 2005. Percentage of market share of total album sales of the company; Sales performance of catalog music albums; Best-selling music recordings released by Universal Music Group.


Related Articles

  • UMVD No. 1 In Market Share For First Nine Months. Christman, Ed // Billboard;10/19/2002, Vol. 114 Issue 42, p59 

    Reports on the increased market share of Universal Music & Video Distribution in the first nine months of 2002. Increase total-album market share; Acts that are delivering albums; Total album market share by distributor in the U.S.

  • UMVD No. 1 Country Distributor Again. Price, Deborah Evans // Billboard;1/18/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p47 

    Reports that Universal Music & Video Distribution finished 2002 as the top distributor of country music. Its market share in the United States compared with 2001; Market share by distributor; Successful albums, including 'Up!' by Shania Twain.

  • UMVD Nearly Doubles Latin Share. Cobo, Leila // Billboard;6/21/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 25, p8 

    Reports on the increase in Universal Music & Video Distribution's (UMVD) share of the Latin marketplace in the U.S. in 2003. Market share of UMVD as of May 2003; Contributing factors to the increase; Business model of the company.

  • Universal No. 1 Album Distributor For 1st-Quarter 2001. Christman, Ed // Billboard;04/21/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 16, p62 

    Reports on album distribution in the United States as of April 21, 2001. Success of Universal Music and Video Distribution; Strength of the independent sector; Rise in album distribution by Sony Music Distribution; Determination of market-share ratings by SoundScan, which collects point of sale...

  • UMVD Still Tops U.S. Album Market. Christman, Ed // Billboard;10/18/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 42, p35 

    Reports on the success of Universal Music & Video Distribution in achieving the top position in the U.S. music recording market in the fourth quarter of 2003. Market share of the company; Information on the front-line wholesale pricing of the company; Market categories where the company ranks...

  • UMVD Strengthens Its Hold On R&B And Rap Market Share. Mitchell, Gail // Billboard;4/19/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p17 

    Reports on sound recording industry market shares for first quarter, 2003. Dominance of Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) as top rhythm and blues and rap album distributor; Role of the album 'Get Rich or Die Tryin',' by 50 Cent in the UMVD market share; Market shares for BMG, Sony and...

  • UMVD Takes Distributor Lead In '03. Cobo, Leila // Billboard;4/19/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p21 

    Reports on the market share enjoyed by Universal Music & Video Distribution (UMVD) in the Latin music market for the first quarter, 2003. Role of its distribution deal with Fonovisa in attaining this market share; Market shares for Sony, independent labels and others; Growth of the UMVD share...

  • UMVD No. 1 Country Distributor. Stark, Phyllis // Billboard;4/19/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p26 

    Reports on country music distributor market shares for the first quarter, 2003. Dominance of Universal Music & Video in the market; Market shares of Sony Music Distribution, WEA and others; Collective market share for country music distributors.

  • UMVD Keeps No. 1 Share . . . For Now. Christman, Ed // Billboard;10/23/2004, Vol. 116 Issue 43, p51 

    Reports the market performance of music recording companies in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2004. Market share achieved by Universal Music & Video Distribution; Decline in the market share of BMG Entertainment International; Ranking attained by WEA Corp.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics