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Encyclopedia > Koch Records
Koch Records
Parent company Koch Entertainment LP
Distributing label Koch Records (U.S.)
Universal Music Group (Outside the U.S.)
Genre(s) Varied
Country of origin United States
Location United States
Official Website www.kochrecords.com

Koch Records, the primary subsidiary of Koch Entertainment LP, is an independent record label in the United States. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 250 × 106 pixelsFull resolution (250 × 106 pixel, file size: 7 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... Koch Entertainment LP is a North American entertainment company with offices in New York, Nashville and Toronto. ... Universal Music Group (UMG) is the largest business group and family of record labels in the recording industry. ... Koch Entertainment LP is a North American entertainment company with offices in New York, Nashville and Toronto. ... An independent record label is variously described as a record label operating without the funding (or outside the organizations) of the major record labels, and/or a label that subscribes to indie philosophies such as DIY and anti-corporate art. ...

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Other artists

Other artists on or distributed by Koch include:

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Cheryl Coko Clemons (born Cheryl Gamble on June 13, 1974) is an American gospel and R&B singer, and lead singer of platinum selling R&B group Sisters With Voices (SWV). ... SWV, also known as Sisters With Voices, is an American female R&B trio from New York that formed as three school friends in 1990: Cheryl Coko Gamble-Clemons (born June 13, 1974), Tamara Taj Johnson-George (born April 1974), and Leanne Lelee Lyons (born July 17, 1973). ... Cradle of Filth is a heavy metal band formed in Suffolk, England in 1991. ... Daz Dillinger (born Delmar Arnaud on May 25, 1973 in Long Beach, California), is an American hip hop producer and rapper mostly known for his work with Death Row Records at the height of West Coast raps popularity. ... DJ Kay Slay, (born Kenneth Gleason in 1966) also known as the Drama King, is the ringmaster of the new hip-hop rivalries, played out on his mixtapes. ... 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James Conrad Verraros (b. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Constantine James Maroulis (born September 17, 1975 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock singer, actor, and writer who was the lead vocalist of the hard rock band Pray for the Soul of Betty and the sixth-place finalist on the fourth season of the popular reality television series... Pray For The Soul Of Betty is a hard rock band of New York City. ...

Labels distributed by Koch

Some of the labels distributed by Koch include:

It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Koch Records. ... Babygrande Records is an independent hip-hop record label based in New York City. ... Diplomat Records is the record label of the group The Diplomats, both created by Harlem rappers CamRon and Jim Jones . ... Hypnotize Minds is a record label (originally named Prophet Entertainment) started by the Memphis hip hop group Three 6 Mafia. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Death Row Records is a record label that was founded in 1992 by Suge Knight and Dr. Dre, and was once home to some of raps biggest names, including Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre, Snoop Doggy Dogg, and Tha Dogg Pound (Kurupt and Daz). ... Gangsta Advisory Records is the independent record label headed by Daz Dillinger. ... Doggystyle Records (originally Dogghouse Records) is a record label founded by Snoop Dogg at the end of his self-described servitude at Master Ps No Limit Records. ... The Brunswick Records logo Brunswick Records is a United States based record label. ... Syntax Records is a record label from Lemon Grove, California. ... No Limit Records is a record label that began in 1990 as the No Limit Record Shop in Richmond, California. ...

Koch Record music divisions

  • Childrens music
  • Adult contemporary artist's & legends
  • Rap, Hip Hop & R&B
  • Rock & Pop
  • Dance, Eletronica & New Age
  • Jazz
  • Gospel
  • Country (Koch Nashville)
  • The Kinks Re-issued
  • Broadway productions and vocal recordings
  • Classical

Koch Records is also distributed in Europe and in Asia by Koch Universal. World map showing the location of Europe. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Universal Music Group (UMG), formerly MCA Music Entertainment Group, is the largest business group and family of record labels in the recording industry. ...


References

See also

This is a list of record labels. ...

External links

  • Official site (Koch Records)
  • Official site (Koch Nashville)
  • Official site (Koch Universal)

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The KOCH Entertainment Group of Companies (155 words)
KOCH Entertainment is the leading and fastest-growing independent music company in the U.S. KOCH's operations encompass record and video labels as well as distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada.
KOCH Entertainment is the market leader among independent labels and distributors in both the U.S. and Canada and its record
KOCH operates its own record Label based in New York City which covers multiple music genres.
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KOCH's American artist and recording activities began with the formation of KOCH International Classics in 1990 and subsequently KOCH Jazz in 1992.
KOCH Entertainment has quickly grown to become North America's largest independently-distributed record company and is the fastest-growing independent record label in the U.S. Entertainment's record labels cover all musical genres from adult-contemporary to rock, urban to country, children's to classical.
KOCH Entertainment's rapid expansion is reflected in its growing number of Billboard Top 200 albums: 17 in 2001, 7 in 2000, 5 in 1999 and 2 in 1998.
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