Kobalt Label Services

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Kobalt Music Recordings
Founded2012; 6 years ago (2012)
Area served
ServicesDistribution, campaign management, marketing, accounting, data analytics, direct to fan commerce, digital archiving
Footnotes / references
Auto-distributed in the UK, international distribution by Sony Music Entertainment

Kobalt Music Recordings is a part of the Kobalt Music Group.[1] KLS provides record label services to artists, receiving a share of revenues, while allowing artists to retain ownership of their master recordings.[2] The company was founded in 2012 when Kobalt acquired digital distributor AWAL.[3] Their roster includes artists such as Chip, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds,[4] Prince,[5] New Kids on the Block,[6] Pet Shop Boys,[7] Maya Jane Coles,[8] and Travis.[9]




  1. ^ Kobalt Kick Starts new Label Services Division
  2. ^ Kobalt Label Services - Global Strategy for Artists and Labels
  3. ^ Kobalt Expands Into Label Services With Major Acquisition
  4. ^ Exclusive: Kobalt Launches Label Services Division, Preps New Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Release
  5. ^ Prince partners with Kobalt Label Services
  6. ^ NKOTB Releases
  7. ^ Pet Shop Boys leave Parlophone
  8. ^ Maya Jane Coles To Release Debut Album Through Kobalt Label Services
  9. ^ Kobalt Label Services signs Travis album deal
  10. ^ http://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/two-months-after-warner-sale-chrysalis-partners-with-kobalt/
  11. ^ "Deadmau5 quits Universal for Kobalt | Complete Music Update". www.completemusicupdate.com. Retrieved 2018-10-16.

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