All Around the World Productions

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All Around the World Productions Limited
All Around The World logo.png
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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