Universal Music Distribution

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Universal Music Distribution (formerly MCA Music Distribution Corp., Uni Distribution Corp., Universal Music & Video Distribution Inc. and temporarily, Universal Music Distribution Corp., Universal Music & Video Distribution Corp.), with the merger with PolyGram Group Distribution, is a unit of Universal Music Group. It oversees the distribution and sales of such UMG labels as Republic Records and Island Records, Def Jam Recordings, Capitol Music Group, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, UMG Nashville, Verve Music Group, Decca Label Group, Universal Music Latin Entertainment, Universal Music Enterprises, Almost There Records and Varèse Sarabande. Additionally, it also provides North American distribution to non-Universal-owned labels such as Roc Nation, Big Machine Records, ABKCO Records, Concord Records, Darksyde Productions Inc and Rounder Records. UMD also handles worldwide distribution for the Disney Music Group's two labels — Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records.[1] It also managed distribution and sales for Vivendi Entertainment, the company's home entertainment division, until it was sold to Gaiam in 2012.


  1. ^ "Universal Music Group (UMG) & Disney Music Group (DMG) Expand Agreement Globally". PR Newswire. 20 March 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 

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