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.


Distribution Revolution Report | Nov 2019
A guide to the evolving music distribution sector | CLICK HERE

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


Top ten legal battles: Prince v Warner | Dec 2019
Prince’s various legal run-ins with Warner Music | CLICK HERE

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

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