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UMG And Scooter Braun’s Schoolboy Records Team Up!



Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced a broad-reaching agreement with artist manager Scooter Braun and his Schoolboy Records. Scooter is currently involved with three acts whose singles have been in the Top Ten of Billboard’s Hot 100 for the past five weeks: Bieber’s “Boyfriend”, “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen and “Glad You Came” by The Wanted.

As part of the agreement, UMG will invest in and distribute Schoolboy Records worldwide, and Scooter will serve as a Creative Consultant to UMG Chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge.

Scooter tells LATimes:


“As a young man, you always look for more than just a business venture, but mentors.

“Lucian [UMG Chairmain] has offered me both the opportunity to work with an amazing company with amazing resources, but even more so, the opportunity to draw from his vast amount of knowledge, having been in the business as long as he has.

“Lucian doesn’t just look at the business as a music business, but as a worldwide multimedia business. He’s allowed me to be as creative as I want with my artists so that we can build for the future to come.”


Scooter began his career as a party promoter and leveraged his success into a marketing position at So So Def Records, working for Jermaine Dupri while still a sophomore at Emory University in Atlanta. He first discovered Asher Roth on MySpace, and at 25, he discovered then-13-year-old Justin Bieber and launched him into the megastar that he is.


So basically, this puts School Boy Records on the same level as The Island Def Jam Music Group. They would both be distributed by UMG.


Justin Bieber EMPIRE & Money Management! – Scooter Interview



At just 18 years old, Justin Bieber is worth a reported $105 million and is ranked No.3 on Forbes’ list of “The World’s Most Powerful Celebrities,” behind Lady Gaga and Oprah and just ahead of U2. Since Justin Bieber was still a minor when he started to earn the big money, his manager, Scooter Braun put in place a system of checks and balances for Justin.

Scooter explained to Business Insider after accepting an award at the Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards ceremony in New York City on Friday.


“We have a business manager, we have two portfolio managers, we have a lawyer, his mom, myself.”

“We set up a trust with a board of advisors and basically created an element where the amount of money he’s made at this point, he would have to be a complete idiot to go broke if he doesn’t invest wisely.”

After the financial bootcamp he is being put through,  unlike most child stars, it’s doubtful Justin will lose what he has earned as a minor.

“Justin is very involved. Once a week I make him spend an hour with his business manager or his lawyer because my whole thing is, the only way this is all going to fall apart is if people allow fear into his life. And through education there is no fear.”

“So I want him to be very educated. He’s a really smart kid, he’s very aware. He asks a lot of the right questions and we make sure he’s extremely well educated so he never has any doubt what’s going on.”

Wow. Amazing ♥

Justin Bieber On Capital FM — Justin Reveals ‘Boyfriend’ Music Video Premiere Date



The ‘Believe’ singer will premiere the full video for his latest single on 2nd May.


Justin Bieber has announced that fans can expect to see the long-awaited music video for his single ‘Boyfriend’ in one week’s time.

The Biebs revealed exclusively to Capital FM that the video for the lead single from Justin’s upcoming album ‘Believe’ is finished and will premiere next week.

“The ‘Boyfriend’ video should be coming in like seven or eight days!” Justin promised earlier today (24th April). “Pretty soon…”

Justin has been teasing the video for ‘Boyfriend’ heavily over the past two weeks and debuted an extended preview clip on The Voice US last Tuesday (17th April).

Justin’s manager Scooter Braun later confirmed on Twitter that the ‘Boyfriend’ music video will be officially unveiled on 2nd May.

Bieber took to Twitter this morning to thank his fans for their overwhelming support, following his arrival in London earlier this week where he was mobbed by an army of Beliebers at Heathrow Airport.

Justin Bieber was confirmed on Saturday (21st April) as part of the line-up for the Capital FM Summertime Ball where he will take to the stage at Wembley Arena on 9th June sharing a bill with acts like Usher, Flo Rida and Jessie J.

Watch clips of this mornings interview below:

Justin Bieber Talks New Song With Drake ‘Right Here’


Justin Bieber Enjoys Being Challenged By Young Artists