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September 28, 2022

Utada Hikaru signed by Universal Music Japan scored the two biggest-selling albums in the market of 2016 according to Grainge.
Utada Hikaru signed by Universal Music Japan scored the two biggest-selling albums in the market of 2016 according to Grainge.

Universal Music Acquires Office Augusta, Japan’s ‘Full Stack’ Music Company

Vivendi-owned Universal Music Group [UMG] boosted the global market share with a significant acquisition in Japan. The world’s second biggest recorded music territory saw the Vivendi-owned UMG bought Office Augusta’s Tokyo-based, in a deal which comes into effect on 6 January 2017. This action signifies UMG’s first significant acquisition since it swopped on Fame House – a US-based digital marketing…

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