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List of Music Companies

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List of the top music companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major music companies includes the largest and most profitable music businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest music companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous music companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the music industry you might want to look to these company names for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big music businesses.

List is made up of a variety of companies, including Yamaha Corporation and Time Warner.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest music companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful music companies?"
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    Video game, Music
    5pb. Inc., is a Japanese video game manufacturer and record label for video game and anime music. 5pb. formed on April 6, 2005 after Chiyomaru Shikura left Scitron to begin the company as its...  more
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    Aardvark Records

    Music, Arts
    Aardvark Records is a British internet promotional music company started by Andrew Reeve and Alex di Savoia, which promotes the genres indie rock, Americana, alt country, dance music, electronica,...  more
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    Almighty Records is an English electronic dance music record label established in 1989. Almighty Records specialises in pop song remixes, dance pop, and hi-NRG. The label's record producers, Almighty...  more
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    Music, Broadcasting
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    Music, Arts
    Anjunabeats is a British record label, started by producers Jonathan "Jono" Grant and Paavo Siljamäki in 2000 which releases trance music. The first 12" record was titled Volume One, released under...  more
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    Applied Media Technologies Corporation

    Applied Media Technologies Corporation is a Tampa, Florida-based provider of commercial sound equipment, "on hold" messaging to US and Canadian businesses under the brand name TelAdvantage, and...  more
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    Restaurant, Video game
    Aquaplus, formally U-Office and Aqua, is a Japanese company which main specializes in the publishing and distribution of visual novels under their brand Leaf which produces adult games, and games for...  more
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    ARC Music

    Music, Arts
    ARC Music Productions International Limited is a specialist world music and folk music label based in West Sussex, United Kingdom. Established in 1976, it was the first record label exclusively...  more
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    Backstreet Records

    Backstreet Records was an MCA Records subsidiary label founded in 1979 by Danny Bramson, who at the time was executive director of MCA's Universal Amphitheatre. The name was derived from the Bruce...  more
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    Bad Boy Records

    Bad Boy Records is a record label founded in 1993 by producer/rapper/entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs. Today, it operates as a division of Universal Music Group, and is distributed by Interscope...  more
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    Advertising, Music
    BANG is a music and audio post production company based in New York City which creates original music and provides music supervision, sound design and audio production services for advertising,...  more
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    Manufacturing, Music
    Behringer is an audio equipment company founded by Uli Behringer in 1989, in Willich, Germany. Behringer was listed as the 14th largest manufacturer of music products in 2007. Behringer is a...  more
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    Boosey & Hawkes is a British music publisher purported to be the largest specialist classical music publisher in the world. Until 2003, it was also a major manufacturer of brass, string and woodwind...  more
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    Retail, Music
    Broccoli Co., Ltd. is a Japanese media company that publishes manga, anime, and video games through its various subsidiaries....  more
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    This is a private Work-For-Hire production label. No additional information is available....  more
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    CAPP Records

    CAPP Records Inc. is an American record label and sync licensing company based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California which was founded in 1995 by Dominique C. Toulon & Marc J. Oshry. In...  more
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    CJ E&M Music Performance Division

    Music, Arts
    CJ E&M Music Performance Division, also known as CJ E&M Music and Live, is a South Korean entertainment company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea which produces, broadcasts, distributes and...  more
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    Concord Music Group

    Music, Arts
    Concord Music Group is a wholly owned independent music company based in Beverly Hills, California, with world-wide distribution through Universal Music Group. Concord Music Group's active roster...  more
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    Corporation is an independent live music venue and nightclub located in city centre of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Corporation is known for hosting live music from touring bands and club...  more
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    Cris Morena Group is a production company, in charge of creating mostly youth programming and formats. Founded in 2002 by Cris Morena, it is one of the main production companies in Argentina and is...  more
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    Def Jam Recordings

    Video game, Music
    Def Jam Recordings is an American record label, focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group. In the UK, the label takes on the name Def Jam UK and is operated...  more
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    Definitive Jux

    Definitive Jux is an independent record label based in New York City, United States. It was co-founded in 1999 by Jaime Meline and Amaechi Uzoigwe....  more
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    Diagnosis... DON'T! reCoRdings

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    Disc Makers

    Manufacturing, Music
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    Diskoton was a major record label in SFR Yugoslavia, based in Sarajevo, Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina....  more