Hi there, And welclome to this blog post all about universal records.
I was asked to do a case studdy about a media corporation, so I chose universal records.
Universal music group
The headquarters are currently based in satnamonica, CA.
It was origenally called Decca Records USA in 1934, and then changed to MCA music entertainment, and then in 1996, and then it branched off in to pollygram in 1998.
Who owns it?
Universal Music Group (UMG) is the largest American music corporation. It currently operates as a subsidiary of Paris-based media conglomerate. Max Hole chairmen and CEO of UMG internatial
Key people are: Chairman & CEO Lucian Grainge hig.
List the products they produce.
These are all artists are all signed to this record label
Akon, all american rejects, jack Johnson, Lady Gaga, Kendric Lamar, Justin Bieber. They have also released merchandise, DVD's, and other things to do with the artists. They also take a percentage of what the artist gets paid.
They also release CD singles, music downloads, and they sell billions of records per year. They have also had several number ones in both the UK and the US charts.
Sony records, EMI records, and warner music group. Universal, sony, EMI and warner brothers are the four biggest record labels active at this time. WIth lots of subsiddery labels.
Links to the media corporation and it's publications