All Around the World Productions

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All Around the World
AATW logo 2016.jpg
Parent companyUniversal Music Group
Founded1991 (1991)
Founder
  • Cris Nuttall
  • Matt Cadman
StatusActive
Distributor(s)Universal Music Distribution
GenreVarious
Country of originUnited Kingdom
LocationBlackburn
Official websiteaatw.com

All Around the World (also known as AATW) is a British record label originating in Blackburn, United Kingdom. It is a subsidiary of Universal and has had success with artists such as N-Trance, Armin van Buuren, Cascada, Dannii Minogue, Lost Frequencies, Scooter, N-Dubz, Skepta, Starley, Yolanda Be Cool and many more. The label also runs four music TV channels; Clubland TV, Total Country, and two Now Music branded channels.

History[edit]

All Around The World was founded in Blackburn by Cris Nutall and Matt Cadman in 1991.[citation needed]. Throughout the 1990s AATW established an abundance of british electronic music acts including Love Decade, 2 funky 2, Bus Stop (band), Porn Kings and N-Trance - who achieved a number two UK single with their track 'Set You Free' on the label in 1995.

The 2000s saw the label expand with the signing and development of artists such as Flip & Fill, Ultrabeat, Cascada, Dannii Minogue, Scooter, Darren Styles, N-Dubz, Skepta and many more. During the early 00s AATW also founded the long-standing Clubland compilation album series, as well as various other branded compilation titles released in partnership with UMTV/ UMOD. Other compilation series' included Rock the Dancefloor, Floorfillers, Ultimate Club Anthems, Love2Club, 100% Chilled, Ultimate NRG and Dance Mania.

In March 2008 AATW organised a series of Clubland arena events, followed by a second tour, Clubland Live 2, which took place in December 2008 and a third in 2010.[1]

Television channels[edit]

On 28 January 2008, All Around the World launched their own TV channel, Clubland TV. The channel broadcasts official music videos and acts as a platform for emerging dance and pop music artists as well as featuring programmes focused around bygone era's. Primarily the channel broadcasts dance music videos.[citation needed]

In May 2012, All Around the World acquired Channel AKA (previously known as Channel U, then became Massive R&B, now known as Total Country),[2] from previous owners Mushroom TV.[3] AKA became and continued to be an influential platform for both emerging and established urban music acts with particular focus on Grime and UK Rap.

All Around the World also owns two other music TV channels currently branded in partnership with Now Music.

Highlighted Roster[edit]

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. Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Notice: 1618796 (Issue: 60193)". The London Gazette. 28 June 2012.

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