List of Universal Music Group labels

Universal Music Group owns, or has a joint share in, many of the record labels listed here. According to UMG official site, the main labels are Abbey Road Studios, Bravado, Capitol Music Group, Decca Records, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, EMI, Interscope Geffen A&M, Island Records, Motown Records, Polydor, Republic Records, Verve Label Group, and Virgin Music, as well as other UMG divisions (Universal Music Enterprises, Universal Music Nashville, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, and Universal Music Publishing Group).[1]

Interscope & Geffen Records

Interscope Records

Geffen Records

Capitol Music Group

Republic Records

Island Records

Def Jam Recordings

Capitol Christian Music Group

Universal Music Group Nashville

Universal Music Latin Entertainment

The Verve Label Group

Virgin Music Group

Universal Music Publishing Group

Universal Music Enterprises

Mercury Studios

Eagle Rock Entertainment

Universal Music UK

Universal Music France

Universal Music Japan

Universal Music Sweden

Other Universal Music Group national companies

Under the Universal Music branding

Note: Universal Music Group companies around the world are generally licensed to use most of Universal Music Group's legacy labels, such as Polydor, Mercury, etc., as imprints for their local artist repertoire.

Under the EMI branding

Other labels

Third-party major labels distributed by Universal Music Group

Third-party national licensees

  • Actually Music (United Kingdom)
  • Dreamus (South Korea (JYP Entertainment))
  • Mirage Records (Egypt and North Africa)
  • Sena (Iceland)
  • Helicon Records (Israel)
  • Prime Music (Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates)
  • Ukrainian Records (Ukraine)
  • Tuff Gong (Caribbean)
  • YG Plus (South Korea (Hybe and YG Entertainment))
  • Musica Studio's (Indonesia)
  • Off the Record (Philippines)

Defunct/hibernated labels

See also

References

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