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Encyclopedia > Universal Records
Universal Records
Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded 1995
Distributing label Universal Motown Records Group (US)
Genre(s) Various
Country of origin US
Website Official site of Universal Records

Universal Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group. Image File history File links Universal_Records. ... Universal Music Group (UMG), formerly MCA Music Entertainment Group, is the largest business group and family of record labels in the record industry. ... The Universal Motown Records Group is a division of the Universal Music Group, a collection of several record labels: Universal Records Universal South Records Blackground Records Motown Records Republic Records Cash Money Records Casablanca Records Next Plateau Records Rowdy Records Street Records Corporation See also List of record labels External... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Universal Music Group (UMG), formerly MCA Music Entertainment Group, is the largest business group and family of record labels in the record industry. ...


History

Founded in 1995 as Rising Tide Records, the following year its name was changed to Universal Records and began to thrive. As the 1990s ended and the 2000s began, the label had notable success with acts like 98 Degrees, Jack Johnson, Juvenile, and Nelly. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... This article is becoming very long. ... This article is about the band; for the body temperature, see 98. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Juvenile (born Terius Gray on March 25, 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) is an African American gangsta rapper. ... Cornell Haynes Jr. ...


Subsequently Universal Records merged with Motown Records to form The Universal Motown Records Group, under which it operates today. Motown Records, Inc. ... The Universal Motown Records Group is a division of the Universal Music Group, a collection of several record labels: Universal Records Universal South Records Blackground Records Motown Records Republic Records Cash Money Records Casablanca Records Next Plateau Records Rowdy Records Street Records Corporation See also List of record labels External...


Subsidiary labels

19 Entertainment, based in the United Kingdom, is a leading creator and producer of entertainment properties, including American Idol in the United States, Pop Idol in the United Kingdom, as well as versions of the Idol format in more than 30 countries around the world. ... Blackground Records is an American record label, owned by entertainment attorney and artist manager Barry Hankerson and his son Jomo Hankerson, and distributed through Universal Music Group // Company history Blackground Records began operations as The Midwest Group, a management firm owned by Barry Hankerson. ... Cash Money Records is an American-based hip hop record label. ... Derrty Ent. ... Republic Records is an American record label, a subsidiary of the Universal Motown Records Group. ... Trill Entertainment is a record label owned by UGK, artists such as Bighead and Foxx are signed on to it. ... Chamillitary Entertainment is a record/entertainment company owned and run by Chamillionaire. ... The Inc. ... Young Money Entertainment is a record label owned by president of Cash Money Records and rapper Lil Wayne. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Raekwon The Chef (born Corey Woods, January 12, 1968, Brooklyn, New York) is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. ...

See also

Universal Motown Republic Group recently split over the summer of 2006 into two seperate labels, Universal Motown and Universal Republic Records. This is a list of current, and former, artists for Universal Records or one of its associated labels. ... This is a list of record labels. ...


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UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP PRIVACY POLICY (1717 words)
Universal Music Group and this site care about your privacy.
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Universal Music Group - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (219 words)
is the largest major label in the record industry, with a 25.5%% market share it is one of the Big Four record labels.
"Universal Music" was originally the music company attached to film studio Universal Pictures; its history is long and complex[1], but the present organisation was formed when its owners, Seagram, bought PolyGram and merged it with UMG in 1998.
Universal Music Group also owns local "Universal" labels in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey.
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