Lucian Charles Grainge, the CEO of Universal Music Group (UMG), was born on February 29, 1960. As of today, October 4, 2023, he is 63 years old.
Grainge is a British-American record executive who has been the CEO of UMG since 2011. He is the longest-serving CEO of a major music company in history and has been credited with transforming the music industry into a digital one by embracing streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music.
Under Grainge’s leadership, UMG has become the world’s largest music company, with a market share of over 30%. The company has also become a major player in the music publishing industry, acquiring the rights to some of the most popular songs of all time.
Grainge is a highly respected figure in the music industry, and he has been named one of the most powerful people in the business by Billboard magazine on multiple occasions. He is also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.