Universal Music Australia
At Universal Music Group, we exist to shape culture through the power of artistry.
Universal Music Australia (UMA) is a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audio-visual content. Featuring the most comprehensive catalogue of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMG identifies and develops artists and produces and distributes the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship, UMG fosters the development of services, platforms and business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans.
Universal Music’s labels in Australia include Island, EMI, Casablanca, Dew Process, Lost Highway, and Virgin. International labels also include Republic, Fiction, Geffen, Interscope, Def Jam, Capitol, Virgin, PM:AM, Co-Op, MCA Nashville, and Polydor. For a selection of our international labels, click here.
We have enjoyed great success over the last decade with domestic artists including 5 Seconds of Summer, Hilltop Hoods, Troye Sivan, The Preatures, Havana Brown, Megan Washington, Tame Impala, The Presets, Missy Higgins, Matt Corby and many others.
In addition, we’ve seen the success of a bevvy of international stars including Taylor Swift, Mumford and Sons, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Fall Out Boy, Ariana Grande, Imagine Dragons, Madonna, Andre Rieu, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Florence and the Machine, Kendrick Lamar and many more.
In addition to the record company, Universal Music Australia is also represented by the following companies:
FORBES ST STUDIOS www.forbesstreetstudios.com
Located on the bustling corner of Forbes and William Street Woolloomooloo, the studio is at the heart of Sydney’s most vibrant creative hub. The facilities encompass an SSL recording studio, writing room, video editing suite and interview & broadcast booth. All rooms have been fitted with a mixture of brand new and vintage, state-of-the-art gear. Visit the Forbes St Studios site for more information and for bookings.
Bravado is the only global, 360 degree full service merchandise company, develops and markets high-quality licensed merchandise to a world-wide audience. The company works closely with new and established entertainment clients, creating innovative products carefully tailored to each artist or brand. Product is sold on live tours, via selected retail outlets and through Web-based stores. Bravado also licenses rights to an extensive network of third-party licensees around the world. The company maintains offices in London, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Paris, Tokyo and Sydney. Under the Universal Music Group umbrella, Bravado is able to leverage a global sales and distribution network from the world’s largest record company, as well as the group’s significant marketing strength.
We believe brands can have a more meaningful connection with their audience, through ideas that live authentically in pop culture. So we solve brand problems by tapping up passion points and plugging them into a purpose.
SOUND OF VINYL thesoundofvinyl.com.au
Australia’s leading online Vinyl store, with a wide range of Vinyl from new releases to the all time classics. Home to the Gramovox, an elegant floating record vertical turntable with the ultimate cool-factor. We have it all covered so that the Sound Of Vinyl is the only destination you need for all things Vinyl, because we know everything sounds better on Vinyl.
UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP umusicpub.com.au
Universal Music Publishing is the world’s leading music publisher, with offices in 47 countries including Australia, UK, US, France, Germany, Spain, Scandinavia, Italy, South Africa and throughout Asia.
Based in Sydney, we represent an iconic Australian and New Zealand catalogue including works by The Church, Cold Chisel, The Choirboys, Dragon, The Go-Betweens, Johnny O’Keefe and O.M.C. UMPG Australia represent a diverse and successful active domestic roster that includes 360, The Aston Shuffle, Bag Raiders, Cassie Davis, Colin Buchanan, Cosmo’s Midnight, Elizabeth Rose, Gang of Youths, Guy Sebastian, Jackie Onassis, Jessica Mauboy, Jonti, JOY., KLP, Last Dinosaurs, Lee Kernaghan, Louis Schoorl, M-Phazes, One Above, Passenger, Peking Duk, The Potbelleez, Powderfinger, Sietta, Sean Mullins, The Veronicas, Timmy Trumpet, Wolfmother and many more.