On the heels of two exits by senior executives, music's biggest company reconsiders and decentralizes.

Universal music group has touted its digital initiatives throughout the Lucian Grainge era -- from licensing pacts, like the just-announced Vessel video service, to its investment in Beats, to its soon-to-launch ultra-transparent artist portal -- so it came as a surprise when, in one week, two senior digital executives left the UMG fold.

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