Island Records is a record label that was founded by Chris Blackwell and Graeme Goodall in Jamaica. It was based in the United Kingdom for many years and since 1998 has been owned by Universal Music Group. The label now operates as a division of The Island Def Jam Music Group in the United States and as a standalone label in the United Kingdom. Since 2007, there is also a frontline local artist and repertoire label in Australia known as Island Records Australia, run by Universal Music Australia. Island Records was also the founding company behind the highly influential Anime licensor Manga Entertainment, which has changed hands numerous times during the 1990s and early 2000s. It remains as one of UMG's pre-eminent record labels; the others being Interscope Records and Republic Records.
List of Island Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Island Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Island Records bands and artists are all listed here with infor...more