Virgin Music Label & Artist Services

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Virgin Music Label & Artist Services
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Parent companyUniversal Music Group
  • Virgin Music Group (US)
Country of originUnited States

Virgin Music Label & Artist Services (formerly Caroline Distribution) is a music distributor of independent artists and record labels, owned by Universal Music Group. The subsidiary focuses on the distribution of new or emerging partners.[1] The company is currently part of Virgin Music Group.

The digital music and network company INgrooves (including the independent label distributor Fontana Distribution) was acquired by Universal in 2019, with Fontana being folded into Virgin.[2]

In September 2022, Universal Music Group announced the launch of Virgin Music Group which consist of Ingrooves, Virgin Music Label & Artist Services, and mtheory Artist Partnerships.[3]


  1. ^ "Universal's Virgin Music Label & Artist Services inks global distribution deal with Serbian hip-hop label Balkaton". Music Business Worldwide. July 14, 2021. Retrieved October 30, 2021.
  2. ^ "Universal Music to Acquire Distributor Ingrooves in Move to Strengthen Commitment to Indie Labels". Billboard. Retrieved April 1, 2019.
  3. ^ Aswad, Jem (September 13, 2022). "Universal Launches Virgin Music Group, Including Virgin, Ingrooves and Newly Acquired Mtheory Artist Partnerships". Variety. Retrieved September 19, 2022.

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