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COLLEEN WILSON APPOINTED VICE PRESIDENT OF URBAN PROMOTIONS FOR UNIVERSAL MOTOWN RECORDS

August 9, 2006, New York, NY- Colleen Wilson has been appointed Vice President of Urban Promotions for Universal Motown Records, it was announced today by Michael Horton, Senior Vice President of Urban Promotions for Universal Motown Records Group.

"Colleen comes to Universal Motown at the top of her game," stated Mr. Horton. "She possesses that rare combination of unbridled enthusiasm and battle-tested experience that makes her a welcome addition to our department. The entire company joins me in welcoming Colleen to the family."

Previously, Ms. Wilson was National Promotions Director for Atlantic Records. Prior to her tenure at Atlantic, Ms. Wilson was National Promotions Director for the Elektra Entertainment Group.

Ms. Wilson began her music business career in 1995 as Regional Promotions Director for the Elektra Entertainment Group.

About Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group is the world's largest music company with wholly owned record operations or licensees in 75 countries. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's largest global music publishing operations.

Universal Music Group consists of record labels Decca Music Group, Deutsche Grammophon, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Geffen Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Philips, Polydor Records, Universal Music Latino, Universal Motown Records Group, and Verve Music Group as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry, which is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes eLabs, a new media and technologies division, and Universal Music Mobile.

Universal Music Group is a unit of Vivendi, a global media and communications company.

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