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  2. 2. THE BIG FOURWithin the music industry these are the largest four recording companies within themusic industry, here they are in order of size.- UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP-SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT-WARNER MUSIC GROUP-EMI
  3. 3. UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUPUniversal music group, the biggest of the big four. Its origins date back to 1934 where it was founded as DECCA Records USA however was developed in 1990 and became MCA music entertainment group. Six years later UMG was formed which went on to become what it is known as today “Universal Music Group”.Headquarters- USA.UMG;s strength and legacy could be said to be due to the fantastic record labels it has, which include A&M/Octone, Barclay, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, ECM, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Machete Music, Mercury Records, Polydor Records, Show Dog–Universal Music, Universal Motown Republic Group, Universal Music Latino, Universal Music Group Nashville (which includes Lost Highway, MCA Nashville and Mercury Nashville), and Verve Music Group.Sony music Entertainment have worked and are currently working with a number of well known and extremely successful artists such as: .Justin Bieber, Black Eyed Peas, 50 Cent, Girls Aloud, Amy Winehouse, Jay-Z, ABBA, Louis Armstrong
  4. 4. SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENTSony corporation of America and Bertelsmann AG merged in 2004 to form Sony BMG music entertainment. Apart from Japan the merger affected both companies negatively world wide. Due to this the Sony corporation of America brought Bertelsmanns half of the company and brought the company back on its feet gaining a huge 1.2 billion dollars. Sony corporation of America now owned 100 percent of the company and renamed it as Sony Music entertainment.Some of Sonys record labelsColumbia recordsEpic recordsSyco musicSome of Sonys artistsBack street boysAvrilMichael Jackson
  5. 5. WARNER MUSIC GROUPOriginally known as Warner Bros records the company was founded in 1958 however in 1967 was sold to Seven Arts Productions. In the 1970s Warners success and status in the music industry began to grow. In 1972 the company had renamed itself WEA corp which stood for its three main labels: Warner Bros, Elektra and Atlantic. In 2004 it was renamed Warner music group when it became independent.Headquarters- USA-New York citySome of Warners record labels...Bad boy recordsElektra recordsSome of Warners artistsAshley TisdaleCoolioParamore
  6. 6. EMI MUSIC PUBLISHINGEMI is a British music company which was founded in 1931, it was known as theElectric and Music industries ltd, it has a merger of the UK ColumbiaGraphophone company and the Gramophone company which was well knownthen for its record label its masters voice.EMI Group also has a major publishing arm,EMI Music Publishing — also based in London with offices globally. The company wasonce a part of the FTSE 100 Index but since February 2011 it has been fully owned byCitigroup (which took the then financially troubled company over because of more than$4 billion in debt it held).SOME OF EMIS LABELS.Angel Records- Circa Records- Blue note RecordsSOME OF EMIS ARTIST- Jay Sean- Janet Jackson- Robbie Williams