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
Dance-pop
House music
R&B
Hip hop
Grime music
Happy hardcore
Country of origin United Kingdom
Location Blackburn, United Kingdom
Official website aatw.com

All Around the World (also known as AATW) is a record label from Blackburn, United Kingdom. The label specialises in dance music. It is a subsidiary of Universal and has had success over the years with artists such as Dannii Minogue, Cascada, Scooter, Ultrabeat, N-Trance, N-Dubz, Tulisa, Dappy and more recently Yolanda Be Cool, Lost Frequencies, Armin van Buuren and many more. The label also runs 4 music TV channels; Clubland TV, Channel AKA, Chilled TV and Now Music.

History[edit]

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

The label also releases the long-standing Clubland compilation album series, as well as various others released in association with UMTV. Other compilation albums include Ultimate Club Anthems, Love2Club, 100% Chilled, Ultimate NRG, Dance Mania, Clubland Hardcore & 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]. On 15 August 2011, WTF was rebranded as Massive R&B, then to Planet Pop on 27 March 2013, and as Chilled TV on 9 September 2015.[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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