• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Record Labels
 

Record Labels

on

  • 382 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
382
Views on SlideShare
381
Embed Views
1

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0

1 Embed 1

http://laurenorfordmediamusic.blogspot.com 1

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft Word

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Record Labels Record Labels Document Transcript

    • Record Labels
      There are four major record labels which operate in the UK; Sony BMG, Universal Music Group, EMI and Warner Music Group.
      Sony BMG
      - This record label used to be 50/50 owned with Sony Music Entertainment and Bertelsmann Music Group in 2004.
      - In 2008, Sony agreed to buy Bertelsmann’s 50% stake so that Sony would gain full control
      - Many mainstream artists belong to this record label including; Beyonce, Elvis, Michael Jackson, The Strokes and many many more.
      Universal Music Group
      - Universal Music Group is the largest business group of record labels.
      - Universal Music Group owns the Universal Music Publishing Group, which was the world’s largest in 2007.
      - This record label also holds a lot of mainstream artists such as; Kanye West, Stevie Wonder, Fall Out Boy and Bon Jovi.
      EMI
      - EMI is the fourth largest of the “big four” record labels.
      - EMI now holds the world’s largest music publisher, receiving an award for in 10 years running; the award was shared jointly with Universal Music Publishing, in 2009.
      -Artists include; Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Coldplay and Radiohead, along with hundreds of others.
      Warner Music Group
      -This is the third largest of the four.
      -Warner Music Group also has a music publishing arm called Warner/Chappell Music, which is currently one of the world's largest music-publishing companies.
      - Artists include; Aretha Franklin, Guns N’ Roses, The Prodigy, and many more.
      152209522796530346652895604582160360045-209550325120