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.



CMU INSIGHTS RESEARCH

Distribution Revolution Report | CLICK HERE
A guide to the evolving music distribution sector



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



SETLIST SPECIALS

Top ten legal battles: Prince v Warner | CLICK HERE
Prince’s various legal run-ins with Warner Music



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



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