"Universal Music Group has been a valuable and trusted collaborator of the Disney Music Group for over 18 years," stated Mr. Bunt. "And we are excited to expand our association to bring greater collaboration and strategic planning to our collective businesses."
About Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly owned operations in 60 territories. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide.
Universal Music Group's record labels include A&M/Octone, Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note, Capitol Records, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Interscope Records, I.R.S., Island Records, Lost Highway Records, Machete Music,
, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Music Group and Virgin Records, as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalogue of music in the industry, which includes the last 100 years of the world's most popular artists and their recordings. UMG's catalogue is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group also includes Global Digital Business, its new media and technologies division and Bravado, its merchandising company.
Universal Music Group is a fully owned subsidiary of Vivendi.
About Disney Music Group
Disney Music Group is home to Hollywood Records,
Walt Disney Records
, and Disney Music Publishing. The labels' genre-spanning rosters include
, Plain White T's,
, ZZ Ward, Coco Jones, R5,
& The Nocturnals, Redlight King, Zendaya, American Idol finalist Stefano, McClain Sisters, and more. DMG also releases family music and film and television soundtracks such as Brave, the upcoming Iron Man 3, Shake It Up, Phineas and Ferb,
, The Muppets, and Wreck-It Ralph.
SOURCE Universal Music Group