Universal Music Distribution

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Universal Music Distribution
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Universal Music Distribution (UMD; 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, 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, and Varèse Sarabande. 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 and 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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