Polydor

  1. Ellie Goulding Joins Nike Team

    March 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Recent U.K. chart-topper Ellie Goulding has teamed up with international sportswear company Nike for an innovative fitness and music promotion. Titled “Ellie Runs,” the promotion will see Goulding -- who scored a U.K. No. 1 with her debut studio s ...

  2. The Rise of Lucian Grainge

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lucian Grainge was once described by Doug Morris, the man Grainge will replace as CEO of Universal Music Group (UMG) on Jan. 1, 2011, as a "killer shark." "He is so deceptive with that little kind face and those little glasses," ...

  3. Morrissey Unveils New Album

    December 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Morrissey was on hand tonight (Dec. 11) in London to introduce a playback of his new Polydor/Decca album, "Years of Refusal," but he made no comment on recent reports of a Smiths reunion. A spokesman later declined to comment on a story ...

  4. Barlow Takes Charge Of Geffen U.K.

    October 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group is rolling out the Geffen Records label in the U.K. for the first time. Polydor co-president Colin Barlow has been appointed Geffen U.K. president. Geffen U.K. will be a standalone label in a London HQ separate from Universal ...

  5. Harbich Moves To Capitol Music Germany

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI today (Feb. 23) revealed that Achim Harbich, the former head of German independent Edel, has been appointed the new managing director of EMI's Capitol label in Cologne, Germany. Harbich reports to EMI Music Germany president Birgit Adels. ...

  6. Hellwig Returns To German Record Biz With BMG

    May 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Germany industry executive Jörg Hellwig has been appointed senior VP Music Division at the Munich headquarters of the newly-established BMG unit. Veteran Germany industry executive Jörg Hellwig has been appointed senior VP Music D ...