Universal Music Distribution

Universal Music Distribution was the primary music distribution unit of parent company Universal Music Group until 2015 when the company was dismantled.

Universal Music Distribution
TypeDistributor
Founded1985
Defunct2015
FateDismantled
Headquarters,
ParentUniversal Music Group

It oversaw the sales, marketing and distribution activities for UMG labels Republic Records, Island Records, Def Jam Recordings, Capitol Music Group, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, UMG Nashville, Verve Music Group, Decca Label Group, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, Universal Music Enterprises, and Varèse Sarabande.

It also provided North American distribution to non-Universal-owned labels such as Roc Nation, Big Machine Records, ABKCO Records, Concord Records, Darksyde Productions Inc and Rounder Records and handled worldwide distribution for Disney Music Group's two labels: Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records.[1]

It also managed distribution and sales for Vivendi Entertainment, the company's home entertainment division, until it was sold to Gaiam in 2012.


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