GMM Grammy

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GMM Grammy PLC
PLC
Traded as SETGRAMMY
Industry Mass media
Founded 11 November 1983 (34 years ago) (1983-11-11)
Founder Rewat Buddhinan
Paiboon Damrongchaitham
Headquarters Watthana, Bangkok, Thailand
Key people
Products Music, Films, Digital Terrestrial Television, Radio, Magazines, Digital Business, Satellite Television, Event Management, Home Shopping
Revenue 8,861.3 million baht (2017)[1]
US$266.7 million
Number of employees
2,632[2]
Subsidiaries
Website www.gmmgrammy.com

GMM Grammy Public Company Limited (Thai: จีเอ็มเอ็ม แกรมมี่, or G"MM' Grammy) is the largest media conglomerate entertainment company in Thailand. It claims a 70 percent share of the Thai entertainment industry. Grammy artists include Thongchai McIntyre, Silly Fools, and Loso. In addition to its music business, the company is involved in concert production, artist management, film and television production and publishing.

Major shareholders[edit]

Rank Shareholder[3] Number of Shares % of Issued Capital
1 Mr. Paiboon Damrongchaitham 392,834,599 47.91%
2 Mr. Thaveechat Jurangkool 133,051,623 16.23%
3 Mr. Nuttapol Jurangkool 80,774,500 9.85%
4 Bualuang Long-Term Equity Fund 24,437,800 2.98%
5 UOB KAY HIAN (HONG KONG) LIMITED - Client Account 22,932,520 2.80%
6 Mr. Komol Juangroongruangkit 22,720,000 2.77%
7 Bangkok Bank Public Co., Lt 12,278,693 1.50%
8 Mr. Fahmai Damrongchaitham 9,000,000 1.10%
9 Mr. Rafah Damrongchaitham 9,000,000 1.10%
10 Ms. Fahshai Damrongchaitham 7,969,873 0.97%
11 Ms. Ingfah Damrongchaitham 7,969,872 0.97%
12 Mr. Takonkiet Viravan 6,930,856 0.85%
13 Bualuang Long-Term Equity Fund 75/25 5,306,400 0.65%
14 Bualuang Equity RMF 5,001,200 0.61%
15 Bualuang Flexible RMF 4,816,500 0.59%
16 Mr. Kitti Nghammaharat 4,795,900 0.58%

Music[edit]

The company has fifteen music subsidies:

GMMTV RECORDS and GMM A are under GMM Channel Digital TV department and Exact Music are under GMM One Digital TV department. Manufacturing and distribution comes under MGA Co. Ltd., while the Imagine record store chain is a company-owned retailer.Music publishing is handled by GMM Music Publishing International Co., Ltd., while GMM Grammy licensed karaoke music and equipment is handled by Clean Karaoke.

List of GMM Grammy artists[edit]

Current and past artists in the GMM Grammy label include (incomplete list):

Media[edit]

GDH 559[edit]

GDH 559 Co., Ltd. is GMM Grammy's film production company. It was formed on 5 January 2016 to replace its successful predecessor GMM Tai Hub, which dissolved due to internal conflicts.

GMM Z[edit]

GMM Z Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of GMM Grammy that produces and distributes satellite television set-top boxes airing free-to-air channels and its own content.

It formerly operated Z PAY TV, a pay television platform offering premium and exclusive content such as German Bundesliga, UEFA Euro 2012, and channels from FOX International Channels before it was sold to CTH.

Television[edit]

GMM Grammy has 2 digital television channel:

  • One31 Channel 31 (high definition)
  • GMM 25 Channel 25 (standard definition)

Production marques, studios which produces lakorns, TV series, TV shows, game shows and variety shows. including:

  • A-Time Media
  • The One Enterprise (Owner of One31, merged from GMM One TV, Exact, and Scenario)
  • GMM Channel (Owner of GMM 25)
  • GDH 559
  • GMMTV
  • GMM BRAVO

Radio[edit]

Atime Media, a subsidiary of GMM Grammy, operates the following stations:

  • Chill FM Online
  • EFM 104.5
  • Green Wave 106.5 FM
  • Hot 91.5 (disbanded in 2013)

Publishing[edit]

Magazines[edit]

Magazines produced by GMM Grammy include:

  • Image - Fashion, beauty, society news.
  • Madame Figaro Magazine - Fashion and beauty "targeting sophisticated and highly educated women who do not need 'how to'".
  • Her World - The Thai edition of the popular Singaporean women's magazine.
  • Maxim - The Thai edition of the popular lad mag.
  • Attitude - The Thai edition of the British gay lifestyle magazine.
  • In Magazine - Fashion and Entertainment

Newspapers[edit]

GMM Grammy has partial stakes in the Bangkok Post and the Matichon Group, which publishes several Thai-language dailies, including Matichon and Khao Sod.

Distribution[edit]

  • Se-Education PLC - A chain of university bookstores.

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