Universal Music


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Universal Music Group
Type Subsidiary of Vivendi
Industry Music & entertainment
Founded 1934 (as Decca Records USA)
1989 (MCA Music Entertainment Group formed)
1996 (first UMG incarnation from MCA)
1998 (second UMG incarnation from PolyGram)
Headquarters Santa Monica, California United States
Key people Lucian Grainge: Chairman & CEO
Zach Horowitz: President & COO
Boyd Muir: CFO
Max Hole: Chief Operating Officer of UMG International
Revenue $6 billion (2010)

Employees 6,967 (2010)
Parent Universal (1996–2006)
Vivendi (100%)
Divisions -Universal Music Publishing Group
Universal Music Group Distribution
Geffen Records
The Island Def Jam Music Group
Universal Republic Records
Universal Music Group Nashville
Young Jeezy-Terrence H. Gay
Roadrunner Records (past)
Verve Music Group
Decca Label Group
Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Universal Music Enterprises
Universal Strategic Marketing
Show Dog-Universal Music
V2/Co-operative Music
Polydor Records
Mercury Music Group
Island Records Group
Universal Music TV
London Records
R.O.A.D Entertainment UK
Twenty-First Artists
Silver Scope

Website universalmusic.com

Universal Music Group (UMG) is a major global music company owned by French media conglomerate Vivendi. It is the largest of the big three music companies.

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