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MAJOR RECORD DISTRIBUTORS/MAJOR LABELS LIST

Record Distributor Directory
Record Label Directory
List of Record Labels with History


Record labels are best categorized by listing them with regard to their major record distributors:


Major Distributors…

Capitol/EMI Distribution: EMI Music EMI Music Distribution

Capitol/EMI (Time Warner)
1290 Avenue of the Americas
New York NY 10104
Licensing Department: (212) 492-5056

EMI Group Plc
4 Tenterden St
Hanover Sq
London
W1A 2AY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7355 4848
Fax: +44 (0)20 7495 1307

Links to Record Labels who are Subsidiaries of EMI

Angel/EMI/Virgin Classics

Barking Pumpkin

Blue Note - Manhattan

Capitol

Capitol/EMI Latin

Caroline

DCC

EMI

EMI Latin

EMI Chrysalis

ERG - Chrysalis, SBK, EMI, Pendulum, Wildpitch

I.R.S - .Shock Therapy, Tribal America

Liberty - Liberty Master, Benson, Patriot

Sparrow

TRS

Tower

United Artists

Virgin - Chrisma, Point Blank, Noo Trybe, Vernon Yard

Virgin Records America


Sony/BMG Distribution: Sony Music Group BMG

Sony/BMG (Japanese Owned)
550 Madison Avenue
New York NY 10022
Phone: (212) 833-8000
Fax: (212) 833-4818
Licensing Department: (212) 833-8640

Links to Record Labels who are Subsidiaries of Sony/BMG

CBS

Columbia Records Group - Columbia, Earache, Ruff House, So So Def, The WORK Group

Epic Records Group - Sony 550 Music, Cold Chillin'/Epic, Crescent Moon/Epic, Epic, Epic Soundtrax, Immortal/Epic, LV/Epic, MJJ/Epic, New Deal/Epic, Okeh, One Little Indian/Epic, Orpheus/Epic, Sony Wonder/Epic, Tribeca Music/Epic, Word/Epic

Legacy

Red Baron Productions

Rock World

SMSP/Signature

Sony Classical - Essential Classics, iFINITY dIGITAL, Masterworks, Passport, Sony Broadway, Vivarte

Sony Music Canada

Sony Music Entertainment UK

Sony Music International - Big Bag, Club Play, Copacabana, Dance Pool, Dragnet, Nude, Raw, Rubinstein, Savannah, Soho Square, Sony Discos, Squatt

Sony Music Nashville

Sony Music Publishing

TriStar Music Group - TriStar Music, Relativity


BMG Distribution: BMG

Amuse

Arista Records - Arista Associated Labels…Arista/Fox, Arista Nashville, Arista Texas, Bad Boy, Dedicated, Hiriam, LaFace, Rowdy, Vaz,

BDD (Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing)

BMG Ariola (Munich)

BMG Asia Pacific

BMG Brazil

BMG Canada (Toronto)

BMG Classics - Catalyst, Conifer Classics, EMC, Eurodisc, RCA Victor, Red Seal, Victrola

BMG International

BMG Japan (Tokyo)

BMG Kids - Astor Music, Discovery Music, Dualstar, Ode 2 Kids

BMG Ricordi (Milan)

BMG UK and Ireland (London and Dublin)

BMG U.S. Latin - Karen, Ariola, MC

BMG Ventures

BNA

Career

Critique - Avenue Foch

Esquire

Frontier

Gang of Seven

I Am

Imago

J Records

Jive Records - Brentwood, Dangerous Music, Sickwidit, Silvertone, Verity

JRS

Milan

Musicmasters - Hard Ticket

Private Music - House of Blues, On the Spot

Provident Music Group (Nashville)

RCA Music Group (New York) - RCA Label Group - Nashville, Bluebird, Grunt, Novus, RCA/Hush, RCA/Kaper, RCA/Loud, RCA/PMD

Reunion - Rode Dog

Savage

Scotti Brothers - Backyard Records, Street Life

Verity

Windham Hill - Dancing Cat, High Street, Lost Lake, Open Air, WH Jazz

Zomba Music Publishing (New York)

Zoo Entertainment


UNI Distribution: Universal Music Group (UMG)

Vivendi Universal/MCA
70 Universal City Plaza
Universal City CA 91608
Phone: (818) 777-4000
Licensing Department: (310) 865-9571

Universal Music Group
1755 Broadway
New York NY 10019
Tel: (212) 841-8000
Fax: (212) 331-2580

Links to Record Labels who are Subsidiaries of Vivendi Universal

ABKCO

A&M - Perspective, Tabu, Tuff Break

Atlas

Blue Gorilla

Continuum

Decca

Deutsche Grammophon

FFRR

Fiction

Geffen - DGC

Go Discs/London

GRP - Decca Jazz, Impulse, Peak, Stretch

Hollywood

Island Def Jam Music Group

IGA - Interscope/Geffen/A&M/Dreamworks

Interscope Records

London

Loose Cannon

MCA - Bon Ami, Chess, Curb/MCA, Decca Nashville, Duke, Future, Gasoline Alley, Impact, I.R.S., Margaritaville, MCA Classics, MCA Nashville, Peacock, Radioactive, Savvy, Silas, S.O.U.L., Triple B, Uptown

Megaforce

Mercury - Big Live, Fontana, PWL, Wing

Mercury Nashville

Morgan Creek

Motown - Mad Sounds, Mojazz

Narada

Next Plateau

Philips

Platinum Entertainment - River North

Polydor

Polydor Nashville

PolyGram Classics & Jazz - Antilles, Decco/London, ECM, London Classics, Philips, Verve

Rodven

THG Music

Universal Records

Universal/Island Records

Varese Sarabande Wildcat

Verve Music Group

Victory

Vocalion


WEA Distribution: WEA Inc and Warner Music Group

WEA
111 N Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505
Phone: (818) 846-9090
Licensing Department: (212) 275-1348

Warner Music Group (AOL Time Warner Company)
3300 Warner Blvd
Burbank CA 91505
Phone: (818) 846-9090

Warner, Reprise, Sire Records
1290 Ave Of Americas, 23 Fl
New York, NY 10104
Phone: (212) 707-3200

Links to Record Labels who are Subsidiaries of Warner

Atlantic - Atco, Atlantic Classics, Atlantic Nashville, Big Beat, Celtic Heartbeat, Curb, Delicious Vinyl, Eardrum, East West, First Priority, Luke, Mammoth, Matador, Modern, Rhino, Ruthless, Third Stone

Blue Horizon

Collision Arts

Discovery

Elektra - Asylum, Elektra Musician, Erato, Hollywood, Mute, Select, Teldec, Vintertainment

See How!

Sub Pop

London-Sire

Warner Bros - 4 A.D., American Recordings, Big Screen Music, Cold Chillin', Dark Horse, Duck, Earthbeat!, Giant, Luakabop, Maverick, Mechanic, Medicine, Music For Little People, Opal, Qwest, Reprise, Sire, Slash, Warner Bros. Nashville

Warner Western

WEA Latina



Independent Distributors…

Curb Distribution:

Curb MCG (Largest Independent)
3907 West Alameda Avenue
Burbank CA 91505
Phone: (818) 843-2872

Curb Records
Artists on the Curb Label

Curb Records

Curb Records Nashville


Other record distributors include: Allegro Corporation, Alternative Distribution Alliance, Caroline Records, Delta Entertainment, DNA, K-Tel International, Koch International, Madacy Entertainment, M.S. Distributing, Navarre, Platinum Entertainment, RED Distribution, TVT Records, and UMVD.

Record Distributor Directory
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