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Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City. [1]

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King, Bertelsmann Music Group, Best Buy, Bette Midler, Billboard (magazine), Bizarre Records, Black Sabbath, Bloomberg Television, Blue Raincoat Music, BMG Rights Management, Bob Krasnow, Bob Marley, Body Count (album), Body Count (band), Booker T. & the M.G.'s, Brand Nubian, Buffalo Springfield, Buzzcocks, Carrere Records, Casablanca Records, Castle Rock Entertainment, Cherry Red Records, ..., Chief executive officer, Chris Wright (music industry executive), Chrysalis Records, Cinram, CNET, CNN, Cole Porter, Compact disc, Compagnia Generale del Disco, Complete Music Update, Concord Music, Conglomerate (company), Continental Records, Cop Killer (song), Cosmos Music Group, Cream (band), Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Curb Records, David Geffen, Death Row Records, Decca Records, Deep Purple, Digital audio, Digital rights management, Dinosaur Jr., Dirty Vegas, DiscReet Records, Disney Music Group, Dogg Food, Domino Recording Company, Don Walker (orchestrator), Donovan, Dot Records, Dot-com bubble, Doug Morris, Dr. Dre, Dr. John, DreamWorks Records, DRO Records, Eagles (band), East West Records, Edel AG, Edgar Bronfman Jr., Elektra Records, Eliot Hyman, Elliot Roberts, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, EMF (band), EMI, EMI Classics, Entertainment, Erato Records, Estelle (musician), Everything but the Girl, Failure (band), Fair use, Fast Company (magazine), Fat Joe, Federal Trade Commission, Festival Records, Fire Records (UK), Fleetwood Mac, Fleetwood Mac (1975 album), Foreigner (band), Frank Sinatra, Fueled by Ramen, Gangsta rap, Geffen Records, George H. W. Bush, Gerald M. Levin, Gold Typhoon, Golden parachute, Google Play Music, Grateful Dead, Guster, Hans Spialek, HBO, Heavy metal music, HIM (Finnish band), Hooch (application), Hot Chip, Howard Jones (English musician), Hugh Carey, Ice-T, Independent Music Companies Association, Internet service provider, Interscope Records, Island Records, Jac Holzman, Jack L. Warner, Jackson Browne, Jewel (singer), Jimmy Iovine, Joni Mitchell, Kim Wilde, King Crimson, King Diamond, Kinney National Company, Kobalt Label Services, Led Zeppelin, Leonard Blavatnik, Linda Ronstadt, Lindsey Buckingham, List of record labels, List of Warner Music Group artists, London Records, Lorenz Hart, Love (band), Low Country Sound, Lucinda Williams, Lulu (singer), Lyor Cohen, Madonna (entertainer), Magnet Records, Mansun, Marie Fredriksson, MCA Inc., MCA Records, Mercury Records, Merlin Network, Metal Blade Records, Metallica, MGM Records, Michael J. Fuchs, Miriam Makeba, Mo Ostin, Montrose (band), Mr. Big (American band), Multinational corporation, Music Week, National Kinney Corporation, Nature Sounds, Neil Bogart, Neil Finn, Neil Young, Nesuhi Ertegun, Nettwerk, New Line Cinema, New wave music, New York (state), New York City, New York Stock Exchange, News Corp Australia, Nonesuch Records, Olle Adolphson, Otis Redding, Panavision, Paramount Pictures, Parlophone, Patrice Rushen, Paul Oakenfold, Per Gessle, Philips, PIAS Recordings, Playground Music Scandinavia, PolyGram, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Price fixing, Prince (musician), Punk rock, Pye Records, Radiohead, Ramones, Rapping, Ray Charles, Razor & Tie, Record label, Reprise Records, Resale price maintenance, Rhino Entertainment, Richard Rodgers, Roadrunner Records, Robert A. Daly, Robert Palmer (singer), Robert Russell Bennett, Rodney King, Rolling Stones Records, Ronald Burkle, Roxy Music, Roy Ayers, Rumours (album), Rupert Murdoch, Russ Thyret, Rykodisc, Sam & Dave, Sérgio Mendes, Seagram, Seinfeld, Seven Arts Productions, Seymour Stein, Siemens, Sire Records, Snapper Music, Snoop Dogg, Songkick, Sony, Sony BMG, Sony Music, Sony Music India, Soul music, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation, Southern California, Spinnin' Records, Spotify, Stax Records, Stephen Cooper (businessman), Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Steve Ross (businessman), Stevie Nicks, Straight Records, Strut Records, Sugar Ray, Swan Song Records, Sylvia Rhone, T.I., Tab Hunter, Talking Heads, Target Corporation, Ted Ashley, Ted Field, Ted Royal, Teldec, Terra Firma Capital Partners, Terry Semel, Tha Dogg Pound, The Beta Band, The Cars, The Coasters, The Doors, The Drifters, The Echo Label, The Firepit, The Franklin Mint, The Groundhogs, The Hollywood Reporter, The Lemonheads, The Lord of the Rings (film series), The New York Times, The Pretenders, The Rolling Stones, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Thomas Dolby, Tim Buckley, Time (magazine), Time Inc., Tom Gores, Tom Waits, Tommy Boy Records, Turner Broadcasting System, Tusk (album), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U2, Undercover Angel (song), United States, United States dollar, Universal Music Group, Van Halen, Vevo, Viacom Media Networks, Virgin Classics, Vivendi, Warner Bros., Warner Bros. 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ABC Records

ABC Records was an American record label founded in New York City in 1955.

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Access Industries

Access Industries, Inc. is a privately held multinational industrial group.

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Ahmet Ertegun

Ahmet Ertegun (Turkish spelling: Ahmet Ertegün; (– December 14, 2006) was a Turkish-American businessman, songwriter and philanthropist. He was best known as the co-founder and president of Atlantic Records, and for discovering and championing many leading rhythm and blues and rock musicians. He also wrote classic blues and pop songs, and served as the chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum, located in Cleveland, Ohio. Ertegun has been described as "one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry." In 2017 he was inducted into Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame in recognition of his work in the music business. He was also a significant figure in fostering ties between the U.S. and Turkey, his birthplace. He served as the chairman of the American Turkish Society for over 20 years until his death. He also co-founded the New York Cosmos soccer team of the original North American Soccer League.

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Airbourne (band)

Airbourne is an Australian hard rock band formed in Warrnambool in 2003.

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Alan O'Day

Alan Earle O'Day (October 3, 1940 – May 17, 2013) was an American singer-songwriter, best known for writing and singing "Undercover Angel," a million-selling Gold-certified American #1 hit in 1977.

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Alec Gores

Alec E. Gores (born 1953) is an Israeli-American businessman and investor who made his fortune through leveraged buyouts of technology firms at the firm Gores Group.

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Alfred Music

Alfred Music is a music publishing company.

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Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years.

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Allen Klein

Allen Klein (December 18, 1931 July 4, 2009) was an American businessman, music publisher, writers' representative, filmmaker and record label executive, most noted for his tough persona and aggressive negotiation tactics, many of which established higher industry standards for compensating recording artists.

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Alternative Distribution Alliance

Alternative Distribution Alliance is a music distribution company owned by Warner Music Group, which represents the rights to various independent record labels.

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Amazon Music

Amazon Music (previously Amazon MP3) is a music streaming platform and online music store operated by Amazon.com.

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American Express

The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City.

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Anthrax (American band)

Anthrax is an American heavy metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by rhythm guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

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Anti- (record label)

Anti- is an American record label founded in 1999 as a sister label to Epitaph.

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AOL

AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.

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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Artery Recordings

Artery Recordings was an American record label based in Sacramento, California, United States, founded in 2010 as an imprint of Razor & Tie by Eric Rushing, owner of The Artery Foundation.

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Artists and repertoire

Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.

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Ashley-Famous

Ashley-Famous was a talent agency started in 1951 by talent agent Ted Ashley.

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Asylum Records

Asylum Records is an American major record label, founded in 1971 by David Geffen and partner Elliot Roberts.

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Atari

Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.

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Atco Records

ATCO Records is an American record company and label founded in 1955 as a division of Atlantic Records.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Atlantic Records Group

Atlantic Records Group is a music company at Warner Music Group that oversee's serveral labels assigned to its Atlantic Records unit.

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Average White Band

Average White Band (also AWB) are a Scottish funk and R&B band that had a series of soul and disco hits between 1974 and 1980.

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Bearsville Records

Bearsville Records was founded in 1970 by Albert Grossman.

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Because Music

Because Music is an independent record label with headquarters in Paris and London.

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Believe Digital

Believe Digital is a French company which is the leading distributor of digital music in Europe for independent artists and labels.

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Ben E. King

Benjamin Earl King (born Benjamin Earl Nelson, September 28, 1938 – April 30, 2015), known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer.

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Bertelsmann Music Group

Bertelsmann Music Group (abbreviated as BMG) was a division of German media company Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Japan's Sony Corporation of America on 1 October 2008.

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Best Buy

Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.

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Bette Midler

Bette Midler (Inside the Actors Studio, 2004 born December 1, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Bizarre Records

Bizarre Records, self-identified simply as Bizarre, was a production company and record label formed for artists discovered by rock musician Frank Zappa and his business partner/manager Herb Cohen.

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.

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Bloomberg Television

Bloomberg Television (typically referred to on-air as simply Bloomberg) is an American-based international cable and satellite business news television channel, owned by Bloomberg L.P. It is distributed globally, reaching over 310 million homes worldwide.

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Blue Raincoat Music

Established by music industry professionals Jeremy Lascelles and Robin Millar, Blue Raincoat Music began as an artist management company based in West London in 2014.

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BMG Rights Management

BMG Rights Management GmbH is an international music company focused on the management of music publishing, recording rights and music distribution.

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Bob Krasnow

Robert Alan "Bob" Krasnow (July 20, 1934 – December 11, 2016) was an American music industry entrepreneur.

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Bob Marley

Robert Nesta Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter who became an international musical and cultural icon, blending mostly reggae, ska, and rocksteady in his compositions.

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Body Count (album)

Body Count is the eponymous debut studio album by American crossover thrash band Body Count, released on March 31, 1992 by Sire Records.

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Body Count (band)

Body Count is an American crossover thrash band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1990.

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Booker T. & the M.G.'s

Booker T. & the M.G.'s is an instrumental R&B/funk band that was influential in shaping the sound of Southern soul and Memphis soul.

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Brand Nubian

Brand Nubian is an American hip hop group from New Rochelle, New York, composed of three emcees: Grand Puba, Sadat X and Lord Jamar, and formerly two DJs: DJ Alamo and DJ Sincere.

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Buffalo Springfield

Buffalo Springfield was a Canadian-American rock band active from 1966 to 1968 whose most prominent members were Stephen Stills, Neil Young, and Richie Furay.

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Buzzcocks

Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band, formed in Bolton, England, in 1976 by singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto.

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Carrere Records

Carrere was a French record label which specialized in Euro disco and rock music.

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Casablanca Records

Casablanca Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group and operated under Republic Records.

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Castle Rock Entertainment

Castle Rock Entertainment is an American film and television production company founded in 1987 by Martin Shafer, director Rob Reiner, Andrew Scheinman, Glenn Padnick and Alan Horn.

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Cherry Red Records

Cherry Red Records is a British independent record label founded by Iain McNay in 1978.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Chris Wright (music industry executive)

Chris Wright, CBE (born Christopher Norman Wright on 7 September 1944) is a British music industry executive.

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Chrysalis Records

Chrysalis Records is a British record label that was created in 1968.

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Cinram

Cinram International is a Toronto, Canada-based manufacturer of pre-recorded Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, CD-Audio, CD-ROMs, VHS tapes and audio cassettes.

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CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Cole Porter

Cole Albert Porter (June 9, 1891 – October 15, 1964) was an American composer and songwriter.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Compagnia Generale del Disco

CGD (Compagnia Generale del Disco) was an Italian record label.

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Complete Music Update

Complete Music Update, originally called College Music Update, and better known as CMU or the CMU Daily, is a music news service and website aimed at people working in the UK music business and music media.

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Concord Music

Concord Music is an independent music company based in Beverly Hills, California, with worldwide (including the U.S) distribution through Universal Music Group.

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Conglomerate (company)

A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.

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Continental Records

Continental Records was a record company founded by Donald H. Gabor in 1942 producing and releasing jazz, blues and classical music.

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Cop Killer (song)

"Cop Killer" is a song composed by Ernie C with words by Ice-T for American heavy metal band Body Count, of which they were both members.

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Cosmos Music Group

Cosmos Music (formerly Bonnier Amigo Music Group (BAMG)) is an independent record company based in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Cream (band)

Cream were a 1960s British rock power trio consisting of drummer Ginger Baker, guitarist/singer Eric Clapton and lead singer/bassist Jack Bruce.

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) is a vocal folk rock supergroup made up of American singer-songwriters David Crosby and Stephen Stills and English singer-songwriter Graham Nash.

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Curb Records

Curb Records (also known as Asylum-Curb and formerly known as MCG Curb) is an independent record label started by Mike Curb originally as Sidewalk Records in 1963.

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David Geffen

David Lawrence Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist.

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Death Row Records

Death Row Records (formerly Future Shock Entertainment and Tha Row Records) was an American record label founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, The D.O.C, and Dr. Dre.

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Decca Records

Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.

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Deep Purple

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.

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Digital audio

Digital audio is audio, or simply sound, signal that has been recorded as or converted into digital form, where the sound wave of the audio signal is encoded as numerical samples in continuous sequence, typically at CD audio quality which is 16 bit sample depth over 44.1 thousand samples per second.

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Digital rights management

Digital rights management (DRM) is a set of access control technologies for restricting the use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works.

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Dinosaur Jr.

Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.

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Dirty Vegas

Dirty Vegas is an English house music group initially made up of Ben Harris and Paul Harris (no relation) on instruments and production and Steve Smith on vocals.

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DiscReet Records

DiscReet Records, self-identified simply as DiscReet, was a record label founded by Frank Zappa and his then business partner/manager Herb Cohen.

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Disney Music Group

Disney Music Group (DMG) is the music recording arm of Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company.

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Dogg Food

Dogg Food is the debut studio album by the American hip hop group Tha Dogg Pound released October 31st, 1995.

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Domino Recording Company

Domino Recording Company (also known as Domino Records, generally known as Domino) is a British independent record label based in London.

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Don Walker (orchestrator)

Don Walker (October 28, 1907 – September 12, 1989) was a prolific Broadway orchestrator, who also composed music for musicals and one film and worked as a conductor in television.

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Donovan

Donovan Philips Leitch (born 10 May 1946) is a Scottish-born singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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Dot Records

Dot Records is an American record label founded by Randy Wood that was active between 1950 and 1979.

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Dot-com bubble

The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet.

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Doug Morris

Doug Morris (born November 23, 1938) is an American record executive.

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Dr. Dre

Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr.

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Dr. John

Malcolm John Rebennack (born November 21, 1940), better known by his stage name Dr.

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DreamWorks Records

DreamWorks Records (often referred in copyright notices as SKG Music, LLC) was an American record label founded in 1996 by David Geffen, Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg as a subsidiary of DreamWorks SKG.

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DRO Records

DRO Records (often referred to simply as DRO) was a Spanish independent record label founded in 1982 by members of the band Aviador Dro.

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Eagles (band)

The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971.

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East West Records

East West Records (stylized as eastwest from 1990 to 2001) is a record label formed in 1955, distributed and owned by Warner Music Group, headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Edel AG

Edel AG is a German independent record label.

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Edgar Bronfman Jr.

Edgar Miles Bronfman Jr. (born May 16, 1955) is an American businessman who currently serves as a Managing Partner at Accretive LLC, a private equity firm focused on creating and investing in technology companies.

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Elektra Records

Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.

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Eliot Hyman

Eliot Hyman (1904–1980) was an American film executive who helped co-found Seven Arts Productions.

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Elliot Roberts

Elliot Roberts (born Elliot Rabinowitz,Tom King, The Operator: David Geffen Builds, Buys, and Sells the New Hollywood, p. 54, Broadway Books (New York 2001). February 22, 1943)The Guardian article: "." is an American music manager and record executive, best known for helping to jump-start the careers of singer-songwriters from the late 1960s and 1970, including those of Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.

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Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970.

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EMF (band)

EMF are a British alternative rock band from Cinderford, Gloucestershire, who came to prominence at the beginning of the 1990s.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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EMI Classics

EMI Classics was a record label founded by EMI in 1990 in order to reduce the need to create country-specific packaging and catalogs for internationally distributed classical music releases.

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Entertainment

Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.

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Erato Records

Erato Records is a record label founded in 1953 as Disques Erato by Philippe Loury to promote French classical music.

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Estelle (musician)

Estelle Fanta Swaray (born 18 January 1980), simply known as Estelle, is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress from West London, England.

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Everything but the Girl

Everything but the Girl (sometimes referred to as EBTG) was an English musical duo, formed in Hull in 1982, consisting of lead singer and occasional guitarist Tracey Thorn and guitarist, keyboardist, producer and singer Ben Watt.

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Failure (band)

Failure is an American alternative rock band from Los Angeles that was active from 1990 to 1997 and from 2014 onwards.

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Fair use

Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.

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Fast Company (magazine)

Fast Company is a monthly American business magazine published in print and online that focuses on technology, business, and design.

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Fat Joe

Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper and actor from the Bronx, New York.

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Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.

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Festival Records

Festival Records (later known as Festival Mushroom Records) was an Australian recording and publishing company founded in Sydney in 1952 and operated until 2005.

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Fire Records (UK)

Fire Records is a British independent record label, based in London, England.

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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band, formed in London in 1967.

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Fleetwood Mac (1975 album)

Fleetwood Mac is the tenth studio album by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, released in July 1975 by Reprise Records.

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Foreigner (band)

Foreigner is an English-American rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones ex-Spooky Tooth and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.

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Frank Sinatra

Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.

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Fueled by Ramen

Fueled by Ramen LLC is an American rock music record label owned by Warner Music Group with distribution from one of the company's main labels, Atlantic Records.

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Gangsta rap

Gangsta rap or Gangster rap is a style of hip hop characterized by themes and lyrics that generally emphasize the "gangsta" lifestyle.

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Geffen Records

Geffen Records is an American major record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.

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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

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Gerald M. Levin

Gerald M. "Jerry" Levin (born May 6, 1939) is an American mass-media businessman.

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Gold Typhoon

Gold Typhoon Group is a Chinese entertainment company.

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Golden parachute

A golden parachute is an agreement between a company and an employee (usually upper executive) specifying that the employee will receive certain significant benefits if employment is terminated.

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Google Play Music

Google Play Music is a music and podcast streaming service and online music locker operated by Google.

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Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.

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Guster

Guster is an American alternative rock band from Boston, Massachusetts.

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Hans Spialek

Hans Spialek (April 17, 1894 – November 20, 1983) was an Austrian-born American composer and orchestrator.

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HBO

Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.

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HIM (Finnish band)

HIM (sometimes stylized as H.I.M.) was a Finnish gothic rock band from Helsinki, Finland.

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Hooch (application)

Hooch is a location-based subscription drinks mobile app that provides users one alcoholic beverage per day redeemable at a number of bars and lounges based off the user’s location.

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Hot Chip

Hot Chip are an English indie electronic band formed in London in 2000.

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Howard Jones (English musician)

John Howard Jones (born 23 February 1955) is a British singer, musician and songwriter.

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Hugh Carey

Hugh Leo Carey (April 11, 1919 – August 7, 2011) was an American politician and attorney.

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Ice-T

Tracy Lauren Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, record executive, record producer, and author.

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Independent Music Companies Association

The Independent Music Companies Association (also known as IMPALA, originally the Independent Music Publishers and Labels Association) is a non-profit trade body established in April 2000 to help European independent music companies represent their own agenda and promote independent music in the interests of artistic, entrepreneurial and cultural diversity.

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Internet service provider

An Internet service provider (ISP) is an organization that provides services for accessing, using, or participating in the Internet.

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Interscope Records

Interscope Records is an American major record label.

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Island Records

Island Records is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).

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Jac Holzman

Jac Holzman (born September 15, 1931) is an American businessman, best known as the founder, chief executive officer and head of Elektra Records and Nonesuch Records.

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Jack L. Warner

Jack Leonard "J.

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Jackson Browne

Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States.

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Jewel (singer)

Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), known mononymously as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet.

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Jimmy Iovine

James Iovine (born March 11, 1953) is a record producer best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records.

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Joni Mitchell

Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

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Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde (born Kim Smith; 18 November 1960) is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single "Kids in America", which reached number two in the UK.

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King Crimson

King Crimson are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968.

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King Diamond

Kim Bendix Petersen (born 14 June 1956), better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish musician.

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Kinney National Company

Kinney National Services, Inc. (later, Kinney Services, Inc.) was an American conglomerate company from 1966 to 1972.

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Kobalt Label Services

Kobalt Music Recordings is a part of the Kobalt Music Group.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.

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Leonard Blavatnik

Sir Leonard "Len" Blavatnik (Леонид Валентинович Блаватник, Leonid Valentinovich Blavatnik; born June 14, 1957) is a Russian-British-American businessman, investor, and philanthropist.

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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American retired popular music singer known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, jazz, light opera, and Latin.

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Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Adams Buckingham (born October 3, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and producer, best known as lead guitarist and one of the vocalists of the musical group Fleetwood Mac from 1975 to 1987, and then 1997 to 2018.

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List of record labels

For lists of record labels, see.

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List of Warner Music Group artists

Artists whose work has been produced by the Warner Music Group include.

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London Records

London Records is a record label in the U.K. that marketed records in the U.S, Canada, and Latin America from 1947 to 1979 before becoming semi-independent.

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Lorenz Hart

Lorenz Milton Hart (May 2, 1895 – November 22, 1943) was the lyricist and librettist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart.

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Love (band)

Love is an American rock group that was most prominent in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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Low Country Sound

Low Country Sound is a record label imprint of Elektra Records based in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Lucinda Williams

Lucinda Williams (born January 26, 1953).

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Lulu (singer)

Lulu Kennedy-Cairns OBE (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie; 3 November 1948) is a Scottish singer-songwriter.

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Lyor Cohen

Lyor Cohen (Hebrew: ליאור כהן; born October 3, 1959) is an American music industry executive.

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Madonna (entertainer)

Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

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Magnet Records

Magnet Records was a British record label, started in 1973 by Michael Levy and Peter Shelley.

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Mansun

Mansun were an English alternative rock band, formed in Chester in 1995.

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Marie Fredriksson

Gun-Marie Fredriksson, known as (born 30 May 1958), is a Swedish pop singer-songwriter and pianist, best known for forming one half of the pop rock duo Roxette, which she created together with Per Gessle in 1986.

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MCA Inc.

MCA Inc.

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MCA Records

MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.

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Mercury Records

Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.

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Merlin Network

Merlin Network is the global digital rights agency for the world's independent label sector, with a membership accounting for more than 12% of the global recorded music market.

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Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is a heavy metal record label founded by Brian Slagel in 1982.

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Metallica

Metallica is an American heavy metal band.

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MGM Records

MGM Records was a record label started by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio in 1946 for the purpose of releasing soundtrack albums of their musical films.

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Michael J. Fuchs

Michael J. Fuchs (pronounced "Few-sh") (born New York City, U.S., 9 March 1946) is an American executive producer for premium cable television network HBO.

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Miriam Makeba

Zenzile Miriam Makeba (4 March 1932 – 9 November 2008), nicknamed Mama Africa, was a South African singer, actress, United Nations goodwill ambassador, and civil-rights activist.

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Mo Ostin

Mo Ostin (born March 27, 1927) is an American record executive who has worked for several companies, including Verve, Reprise Records, Warner Bros. Records, and DreamWorks.

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Montrose (band)

Montrose was an American, California-based hard rock band.

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Mr. Big (American band)

Mr.

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Multinational corporation

A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.

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Music Week

Music Week is a trade paper for the UK record industry.

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National Kinney Corporation

National Kinney Corporation was a parking, real estate management services, and real estate development company based in New York City.

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Nature Sounds

Nature Sounds is a record label based in Brooklyn, New York, specializing in hip hop and reggae music.

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Neil Bogart

Neil E. Bogart (born Neil Scott Bogatz) (February 3, 1943 – May 8, 1982) was an American record executive.

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Neil Finn

Neil Mullane Finn (born 27 May 1958) is a New Zealand singer/songwriter and musician.

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Neil Young

Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.

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Nesuhi Ertegun

Nesuhi Ertegun (Turkish spelling: Nesuhi Ertegün; November 26, 1917 – July 15, 1989) was a Turkish-American record producer and executive of Atlantic Records and WEA International.

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Nettwerk

Nettwerk Music Group is the umbrella company for Nettwerk Records, Nettwerk Management, and Nettwerk One Publishing.

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New Line Cinema

New Line Cinema is an American film production studio a part of Warner Bros. Entertainment.

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New wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange (abbreviated as NYSE, and nicknamed "The Big Board"), is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.

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News Corp Australia

News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.

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Nonesuch Records

Nonesuch Records is an American record company and label owned by Warner Music Group, distributed by Warner Bros. Records, and based in New York City.

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Olle Adolphson

Olle Adolphson (2 May 1934 in Stockholm – 10 March 2004 in Stockholm) was a Swedish writer, singer and songwriter.

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Otis Redding

Otis Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout.

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Panavision

Panavision is an American motion picture equipment company specializing in cameras and lenses, based in Woodland Hills, California.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.

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Parlophone

Parlophone Records Limited (also known as Parlophone Records and Parlophone) is a German-British major record label founded in Germany in 1896 by the Carl Lindström Company as Parlophon.

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Patrice Rushen

Patrice Louise Rushen (born September 30, 1954) is an American jazz pianist and R&B singer.

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Paul Oakenfold

Paul Mark Oakenfold (born 30 August 1963), formerly known mononymously as Oakenfold, is an English record producer and trance DJ.

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Per Gessle

Per Håkan Gessle (born 12 January 1959) is a Swedish pop singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonicist.

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Philips

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare.

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PIAS Recordings

PIAS Recordings was founded in 1983 in Belgium as Play It Again Sam by Kenny Gates and Michel Lambot.

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Playground Music Scandinavia

Playground Music Scandinavia AB (PGM) is a Scandinavian independent record company and distributor founded in 1999.

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PolyGram

PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.

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PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (formerly known as PolyGram Films and PolyGram Pictures or simply PFE) was a British-American film studio founded in 1980 which became a European competitor to Hollywood, but was eventually sold to Seagram Company Ltd. in 1998 and was folded in 2000.

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Price fixing

Price fixing is an agreement between participants on the same side in a market to buy or sell a product, service, or commodity only at a fixed price, or maintain the market conditions such that the price is maintained at a given level by controlling supply and demand.

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Prince (musician)

Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Pye Records

Pye Records was a British record label.

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Radiohead

Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.

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Ramones

The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.

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Rapping

Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.

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Razor & Tie

Razor & Tie is an American entertainment company that consists of a record label and a music publishing company.

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Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Reprise Records

Reprise Records is an American record label founded in 1960 by Frank Sinatra.

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Resale price maintenance

Resale price maintenance (RPM) (US) or retail price maintenance (UK) is the practice whereby a manufacturer and its distributors agree that the distributors will sell the manufacturer's product at certain prices (resale price maintenance), at or above a price floor (minimum resale price maintenance) or at or below a price ceiling (maximum resale price maintenance).

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Rhino Entertainment

Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label and production company founded in 1978.

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Richard Rodgers

Richard Charles Rodgers (June 28, 1902 – December 30, 1979) was an American composer of music, with over 900 songs and 43 Broadway musicals, leaving a legacy as one of the most significant composers of 20th century American music.

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Roadrunner Records

Roadrunner Records is an American-based Dutch major record label that concentrates primarily on heavy metal and hard rock bands.

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Robert A. Daly

Robert A. Daly (born, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American business executive who has led organizations such as CBS Entertainment, Warner Bros., Warner Music Group, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Robert Palmer (singer)

Robert Allen Palmer (19 January 1949 – 26 September 2003) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer.

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Robert Russell Bennett

Robert Russell Bennett (June 15, 1894 – August 18, 1981) was an American composer and arranger, best known for his orchestration of many well-known Broadway and Hollywood musicals by other composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Richard Rodgers.

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Rodney King

Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an African-American taxi driver who became known internationally as the victim of Los Angeles Police Department brutality, after a videotape was released of several police officers beating him during his arrest on March 3, 1991.

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Rolling Stones Records

Rolling Stones Records was the record label formed by the Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman in 1970, after their recording contract with Decca Records expired.

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Ronald Burkle

Ronald Wayne Burkle (born November 12, 1952) is an American investor and philanthropist.

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Roxy Music

Roxy Music were an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, who became the band's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson.

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Roy Ayers

Roy Ayers (born September 10, 1940) is an American funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player.

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Rumours (album)

Rumours is the eleventh studio album by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, released on 4 February 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.

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Rupert Murdoch

Keith Rupert Murdoch, (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American media mogul.

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Russ Thyret

Russ Thyret is an American music industry executive.

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Rykodisc

Rykodisc was an American record label.

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Sam & Dave

Sam & Dave were an American soul and R&B duo who performed together from 1961 until 1981.

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Sérgio Mendes

Sérgio Santos Mendes (born February 11, 1941) is a Brazilian musician.

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Seagram

Seagram Company Ltd. (formerly traded as Seagram's) was a Canadian multinational conglomerate formerly headquartered in Montreal, Quebec.

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Seinfeld

Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that ran for nine seasons on NBC, from 1989 to 1998.

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Seven Arts Productions

Seven Arts Productions was a production company which made films for release by other studios.

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Seymour Stein

Seymour Stein (born 18 April 1942) is an entrepreneur in the music industry.

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Siemens

Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.

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Sire Records

Sire Records is an American record label that is owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records.

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Snapper Music

Snapper Music is an independent record label founded in 1996 by former head of Castle Communications Jon Beecher, Dougie Dudgeon and funded by Mark Levinson from Palan Music Publishing.

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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.

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Songkick

Songkick is an American technology company that provides concert discovery services and ticket sales for live music events.

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Sony

is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Sony BMG

Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.

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Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.

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Sony Music India

Sony Music Entertainment India is the predominant record label operated by Sony Music Entertainment in India.

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Soul music

Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of nations in South Asia.

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Southern California

Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.

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Spinnin' Records

Spinnin' Records is a Dutch record label founded in 1999 by Eelko van Kooten and Roger de Graaf.

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Spotify

Spotify Technology SA is a Swedish entertainment company founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.

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Stax Records

Stax Records is an American record label, originally based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Stephen Cooper (businessman)

Stephen F. Cooper (born 1948) is a businessman and the current CEO of the Warner Music Group.

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Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel are an English glam rock band from the early 1970s.

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Steve Ross (businessman)

Steven Jay Ross (September 17, 1927 – December 20, 1992) was an American businessman who was the CEO of Time Warner, Warner Communications, and Kinney National Services, Inc.

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Stevie Nicks

Stephanie Lynn Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Straight Records

Straight Records, self-identified simply as Straight, was a record label formed in 1969 to distribute productions and discoveries of Frank Zappa and his business partner/manager Herb Cohen.

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Strut Records

Strut Records is a UK record label that focuses on dance music and afrobeat.

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Sugar Ray

Sugar Ray is an American rock band from Newport Beach, California.

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Swan Song Records

Swan Song Records was a record label launched by the English rock band Led Zeppelin on 10 May 1974.

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Sylvia Rhone

Sylvia Rhone is an American music industry executive who served as president of Universal Motown Records until 2011.

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T.I.

Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), known professionally as T.I. and Tip (often stylized as TIP or T.I.P.), is an American rapper and actor.

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Tab Hunter

Tab Hunter (born Arthur Andrew Kelm; July 11, 1931) is an American actor, pop singer, film producer, and author.

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Talking Heads

Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.

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Target Corporation

Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.

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Ted Ashley

Ted Ashley (August 3, 1922 – August 24, 2002) was the chairman of the Warner Bros. film studio from 1969 to 1980 and founder of the Ashley-Famous talent agency.

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Ted Field

Frederick Woodruff "Ted" Field (born June 1, 1953) is an American media mogul, entrepreneur and film producer.

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Ted Royal

Ted Royal (6 September 1904, Skedee, Oklahoma - 27 March (?) 1981) was an American orchestrator, conductor and composer for Broadway theatre.

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Teldec

Teldec (Telefunken-Decca Schallplatten GmbH) is a German record label in Hamburg, Germany.

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Terra Firma Capital Partners

Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd. (TFCP) is a UK-based private equity firm.

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Terry Semel

Terry Semel (born February 24, 1943) is an American corporate executive who was the chairman and CEO of Yahoo! Incorporated from 2001 to 2007.

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Tha Dogg Pound

Tha Dogg Pound is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, made up of West Coast rappers Kurupt and Daz Dillinger (formerly Dat Nigga Daz).

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The Beta Band

The Beta Band were a Scottish musical group formed in 1996.

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The Cars

The Cars were an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s.

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The Coasters

The Coasters are an American rhythm and blues/rock and roll vocal group who had a string of hits in the late 1950s.

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The Doors

The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and John Densmore on drums.

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The Drifters

The Drifters are a long-lasting American doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group.

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The Echo Label

The Echo Label was a record label started by Chrysalis Group in 1994, and linked with Pony Canyon in Japan.

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The Firepit

The Firepit is a creative content division, innovation centre and recording studio owned by Warner Music Group located at their United Kingdom headquarters in London, set up in May 2016 to support their artists, labels and partners.

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The Franklin Mint

The Franklin Mint was a private mint founded by Joseph Segel in 1964 in Wawa, Pennsylvania.

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The Groundhogs

The Groundhogs are a British rock band founded in late 1963, that toured extensively in the 1960s, achieved prominence in the early 1970s and continued sporadically into the 21st century.

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The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.

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The Lemonheads

The Lemonheads are an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986 by Evan Dando, Ben Deily, and Jesse Peretz.

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The Lord of the Rings (film series)

The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three high fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Pretenders

The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Thomas Dolby

Thomas Morgan Robertson (born 14 October 1958), known by the stage name Thomas Dolby, is an English musician, singer and producer.

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Tim Buckley

Timothy Charles Buckley III (February 14, 1947 – June 29, 1975) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Time Inc.

Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.

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Tom Gores

Tom Gores (born: Tewfiq Georgious, توفيق جورجيوس; born July 31, 1964) is an Israeli-born American businessman and investor.

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Tom Waits

Thomas Alan Waits (born December 7, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor.

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Tommy Boy Records

Tommy Boy Music is an American independent record label founded in 1981 by Tom Silverman.

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Turner Broadcasting System

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an American media conglomerate that is part of AT&T's WarnerMedia, and manages the collection of cable television networks and properties initiated or acquired by Ted Turner.

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Tusk (album)

Tusk is the twelfth studio album by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, released as a double album on October 12, 1979.

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an independent agency of the United States federal government.

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U2

U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.

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Undercover Angel (song)

"Undercover Angel" was a hit single for singer/songwriter Alan O'Day.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.

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Van Halen

Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.

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Vevo

Vevo (an abbreviation for 'video evolution') is an American multinational video hosting service founded on December 8, 2009, as a joint venture between three major record companies, Universal Music Group (UMG), Sony Music Entertainment (SME) and EMI.

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Viacom Media Networks

Viacom Media Networks, formerly known as MTV Networks, is an American mass media division of Viacom that oversees the operations of many of its television channels and Internet brands.

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Virgin Classics

Virgin Classics was a record label founded in 1988 as part of Richard Branson's Virgin Records.

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Vivendi

Vivendi SA is a French mass media conglomerate headquartered in Paris.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros. Records

Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros.-Seven Arts

Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, Inc. was an American entertainment company active from 1967 until 1970.

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Warner Classics

Warner Classics is the classical music arm of Warner Music Group.

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Warner Communications

Warner Communications, Inc. was established in 1972 when Kinney National Company spun off its non-entertainment assets due to a financial scandal over its parking operations (as National Kinney Corporation), and changed its name.

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Warner Music Canada

Warner Music Canada is the Canadian division of Warner Music Group.

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Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.

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Warner/Chappell Music

Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., is an American music publishing company and a division of the Warner Music Group.

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WarnerMedia

Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.

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Warren Zevon

Warren William Zevon (January 24, 1947 – September 7, 2003) was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician.

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WEA Manufacturing

WEA Manufacturing was the record, tape, and compact disc manufacturing arm of WEA International Inc. from 1978 to 2003, when it was sold and merged into Cinram International, a previous competitor.

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Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett (March 18, 1941 – January 19, 2006) was an American singer and songwriter.

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Word Entertainment

Word Entertainment is a Christian faith-based entertainment company based in Nashville, Tennessee.

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X5 Music Group

X5 Music Group is a record label based in Stockholm, Sweden with a branch in Manhattan, New York.

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XL Recordings

XL Recordings is a British independent record label founded in 1989 by Richard Russell, Tim Palmer and Nick Halkes.

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Yahoo!

Yahoo! is a web services provider headquartered in Sunnyvale, California and wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc..

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Yes (band)

Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.

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Zebralution

Zebralution is a digital distributor for independent labels.

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Ziggy Marley

David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley (born 17 October 1968) is a Jamaican musician and leader of the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, and the son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley.

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1992 Los Angeles riots

The 1992 Los Angeles riots, also known as the Rodney King riots, the South Central riots, the 1992 Los Angeles civil disturbance, the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest, the 1992 Los Angeles Uprising, and the Battle of Los Angeles, were a series of riots, lootings, arsons, and civil disturbances that occurred in Los Angeles County, California in April and May 1992.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warner_Music_Group

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