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  • ExposingTheWicked's picture
    says: (25 Jan '10)
    1. Universal Music Group: 1929: Formally Decca Records: Edward Lewis (1): 1998: Polygram merges with MCA entertainment to form Universal (2)
    --1a. Brook Land Entertainment (1)
    --------1b. Queen Bee Entertainment: 1999: Lil Kim (1)
    --1a. Interscope Records: 1990: Jimmy Iovine & Ted Field with financial support from Atlantic Records (1)
    --------1b. Amaru Entertainment: 1997: Afeni Shakur (1)
    --------1b. Aftermath Entertainment: 1996: Dr. Dre  
    --------1B. Cash Money Records: 1990: Brian "Birdman" Williams, Ronald "Slim" Williams (1)
    --------1b. Death Row Records: 1991: Dr.
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on January 25, 2010
1. Universal Music Group: 1929: Formally Decca Records: Edward Lewis (1): 1998: Polygram merges with MCA entertainment to form Universal (2)
--1a. Brook Land Entertainment (1)
--------1b. Queen Bee Entertainment: 1999: Lil Kim (1)
--1a. Interscope Records: 1990: Jimmy Iovine & Ted Field with financial support from Atlantic Records (1)
--------1b. Amaru Entertainment: 1997: Afeni Shakur (1)
--------1b. Aftermath Entertainment: 1996: Dr. Dre  
--------1B. Cash Money Records: 1990: Brian "Birdman" Williams, Ronald "Slim" Williams (1)
--------1b. Death Row Records: 1991: Dr. Dre & Suge Knight financed by Jimmy Iovine (1)
--------1b. Def Jam Recordings: 1984: Rick Rubins, Russell Simmons (1)
----------------1c. Rocafella Records: 1996: Shawn Carter, Damon Dash, Kareem Burke (1)
--------1b. G-Unit Records: 2003: 50 Cent & Sha Money XL (1)
--------1b. Konvict Muzik: Melvin Brown & Akon (1)
--------1b. Ruff Ryders Entertainment: 1988: Chivon Dean, Dee Dean (1)
--------1b. Shady Records: 1999: Eminem & Paul Rosenberg (also known as Paul Bunyan) (1)
2. Sony Music Entertainment: 1929: Formally American Record Corporation (ARC Records): Louis G Sylvester (formally head of Scranton) " In the following years, the company was very involved in a depressed market, buying failing labels at bargain prices to exploit their catalogue." (1)
--2a. Arista Records: 1974: Clive Davis (formally worked for CBS Records) (1)
--------2b. Bad Boy Records: 1993: Sean Combs funded by Clive Davis: operated through Arista & BMG (1)
--2a. BMG: 1987: (1)
--2a. Columbia Records: 1888 (1)
--------2b. Hypnotize Minds: 1994: Three 6 Mafia (1)
--------2b. Ill Will Records: 1999: Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones (1)
--2a. Zomba Music Group: 1975: Clive Calder, Ralph Simon (1)
--------2b. Jive Records: 1981: Clive Calder (1)
----------------2c. Murder Inc: 1997: Irv Gotti, Chris Gotti (1)
3. Warner Bros. Records: 1958: Jack Warner (1)
--3a. Asylum Records: 1971: David Geffen & partner Elliot Roberts (1)
--------3b. Rap-a-Lot Records: 1986: James Smith (1)
--3a. Blacksmith Records: 2005: Talib Kweli (1)
4. EMI (Electric & Musical Industries Ltd): 1931: Elio Leoni-Sceti, Chief Executive, EMI Music; Roger Faxon, Chairman & Chief Executive, EMI Music Publishing (1)
--4a. Priority Records: 1985: Brian Turner, Mark Cerami, Steve Drath (1)
--------4b. No Limit Records: 1994: Percy Miller (Master P) (1)
--------4b. Rawkus Records: 1996: Brian Brater & Jarret Myer, "with financial backing from James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch." (1)
Universal Music Group, 2220 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404; 1755 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.
Career

Headquarters New York City, NY, United States
Key people Doug Morris: Chairman and CEO
Steve Boman: Chairman and CEO (Universal Music International)
Industry Music & Entertainment
Revenue ?$6.14 billion (2007)
Parent Universal (1996-2006)
Vivendi (100%)
Staff songwriter, Robert Mellin, Inc.; songwriter and producer, Laurie Records, 1965, then vice president and general manager; founder and owner, Big Tree Records, 1970-78; president, ATCO Records, 1978-81; president, Atlantic Records, 1981-90, chief operating officer, 1989-90, named co-chairman and co-chief executive officer, 1990; chairman, Atlantic Group, c. 1991; president and chief operating officer, Warner Music Group, 1994, chairman and chief executive
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