Vale sails to U Music

Masson, Gordon
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/23/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 59, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports on the Universal Music Group's acquisition of Spanish independent label Vale Music for an undisclosed sum. The Universal Music's move aims to boost its share of the global $ 1.8 billion market for Spanish-language repertoire. Vale Music's roster of artists includes David Bustamante and Rosa.


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