CMU LIBRARY

Record Labels

The ins and outs of record companies and record deals




Resources about record labels and the record industry, including the role of labels, distributors and label services companies, the deals they do with artists, and trends in the recorded music market.



SETLIST SPECIALS

20 Years Of CMU: The end of EMI | May 2018
The decline, collapse and sell off of EMI | CLICK HERE



20 Years Of CMU: The collapse of HMV | Jul 2018
The decline, collapse and subsequent evolution of HMV | CLICK HERE



CMU RESEARCH

Digital Dollar Guide: Deals Guide | Oct 2017
A guide to the different kinds of label deals now available | CLICK HERE



CMU SLIDES

CMU Insights: Deals Guide – The Basics
Slides from our session on label deals at Output 2018 | CLICK HERE



CMU Insights: Mapping The Digital Supply Chain
Slides introducing our research focused on music distribution | CLICK HERE