Universal Music Group

Recorded Music

This segment focuses on the discovery and development of music acts and the marketing, promotion, distribution, sale and licensing of the music they create. A leading recorded-music company, UMG hosts the world’s largest labels and record groups, including Capitol Music Group, Interscope Geffen A&M, Republic Records, Island Records, Motown Records, Def Jam Recordings, Universal Music Group Nashville, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, EMI Records and Polydor, and its classical and jazz labels, Blue Note Records, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon and Verve Label Group. It also boasts the world’s most iconic studios, including Capitol Studios and Abbey Road.

Music Publishing - Universal Music publishing Group (UMPG)

This business activity is committed to acquiring and administering the rights to musical compositions and licensing them for use in multiple formats. UMPG grants a license
for musical compositions to be used in sound recordings, films, television, advertisements, video games, concerts and other public performances and to be used in printed music and song partitions. UMPG has both global and local presence thanks to teams of local representatives operating in 40 countries.

Merchandising (Bravado)

This business activity represents the merchandising rights of artists and entertainment properties and brands. Providing a comprehensive merchandising ecosystem, Bravado services include sales, licenses, branding, marketing, e-commerce and creative resources for its customers and innovative experiences for fans around the world. This business is a world leader in musical merchandising with a portfolio of more than 250 artists and brands.