All Around the World Productions

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All Around the World Productions Limited
Parent company Universal Music Group
Founded 1991
Founder Matt Cadman
Cris Nutall
Distributor(s) Universal Music Distribution
Genre Electronic dance music
Happy hardcore
Dance-pop
R&B
Hip hop
Country of origin United Kingdom
Location Blackburn, United Kingdom
Official website aatw.com

All Around the World Productions Limited (also known as AATW) is a record label from Blackburn, United Kingdom. The label specialises in dance music and most recently R&B. It is a subsidiary of Universal and has had success with Tulisa, Dappy, Yolanda Be Cool and Charlie Brown. In 2010, they signed R&B singer Jamelia and grime artist Skepta.

History[edit]

AATW was founded by directors Matt Cadman and Cris Nutall in 1991.[citation needed]

The label is releases compilation albums under the names Floorfillers and Clubland, released in association with UMTV. Other dance albums include Dance Mania, Ultimate NRG & the Clubland Hardcore, and the X-Treme series.[citation needed]

In March 2008 AATW organised a series of Clubland arena events, followed by a second tour, Clubland Live 2, taking place in December 2008, a third in early 2010 and a fourth planned for 2011.[1] The label have recently signed UK singer Jamelia.

Television channels[edit]

On 28 January 2008, All Around The World launched their own TV Station, Clubland TV the channel features many of their signed artists and is devoted to dance music.[citation needed]

Due to the success of their TV channel Clubland TV, All Around The World then launched another new music channel titled WTF on 23 November 2010.[citation needed] The channel had two programs, Daytime WTF and Night-time WTF. On 15 August 2011, WTF was rebranded as Massive R&B and as Planet Pop on 27 March 2013.[citation needed]

In May 2012, All Around the World Productions purchased Channel AKA,[2] before previous owners Mushroom TV entered liquidation.[3] AATW also runs Greatest Hits TV, which was rebranded as Summer Hits on 21 June 2013.[citation needed]

Signed artists[edit]

  1. Joint contract with 3 Beat Productions
  2. Joint contract with Ultra Records

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Clubland Tour Packages Now Available : News". clubland.fm. 2011-04-14. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  2. ^ "Television Broadcast Licensing Update May 2012". Ofcom. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Notice: 1618796 (Issue: 60193)". The London Gazette. 28 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Jamelia plots comeback with new record deal". Theprophetblog.net. 2010-08-01. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 

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