Republic Records

Republic Records is a New York City–based American record label owned by Universal Music Group (UMG). It was founded by Avery Lipman and Monte Lipman as an independent label in 1995, and was acquired by UMG in 2000. Republic was initially an imprint of the Universal/Motown Records Group, and was renamed Universal Republic Records after a reorganization in 2006 before going back to its original name in 2012.[2][3][4]

Republic Records
Logo in use since November 2012[1]
Parent companyUniversal Music Group
Founded1995; 27 years ago (1995) (original)
2012; 10 years ago (2012) (relaunch)
FounderMonte Lipman
Avery Lipman
Defunct2006; 16 years ago (2006) (original)
Distributor(s)Universal Music Group
Country of originUnited States
LocationNew York City, New York, U.S.

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