Sony Music UK Acquires "Ministry of Sound" Recordings 11 Aug 2016

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Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd. (“Sony Music UK”) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ministry of Sound Recordings Ltd. (“Ministry of Sound Recordings”)

As a result, Sony Music UK has acquired the label outright, including its artists, back catalogue and compilations business. The new relationship brings together one of the most successful UK independent labels with Sony Music, which has successfully introduced Mark Ronson, Paloma Faith, George Ezra and Calvin Harris across the world.

Sony Music and Ministry of Sound Recordings have enjoyed a burgeoning relationship in recent years. The label’s current roster of artists includes BRIT-nominated group London Grammar, whose debut album, If You Wait, sold more than 1.5 million copies globally, as well as DJ Fresh and Sigala. Sigala is licensed to Sony Music internationally and London Grammar is signed in North America through Columbia US.

The new partnership will allow Ministry of Sound Recordings to grow its recorded music offering on a truly global scale. The entire roster will now sit alongside many of the world’s most successful modern day artists including Robbie Williams, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Meghan Trainor, Olly Murs, Miley Cyrus and Pharrell Williams.

Jason Iley, Chairman and CEO, Sony Music UK, said: “Ministry of Sound is one of the greatest brands in music. I’m delighted to welcome one of the most innovative, smart and pioneering labels to the Sony Music family.  David and Dipesh’s track record, alongside one of the best curation teams in the business, speaks for itself and the label will be another hugely exciting addition to Sony Music UK’s vision for the future.”

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Ministry of Sound - The Annual 2016 (CD)
Ministry of Sound - The Annual 2016 (CD)
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134
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound: 80s Groove 2 / Various (CD)
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound: 80s Groove 2 / Various (CD)
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63
Ministry of Sound - The Annual 2015 (CD)
Ministry of Sound - The Annual 2015 (CD)
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134
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound: Clubbers Guide to Festivals (CD)
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound: Clubbers Guide to Festivals (CD)
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63
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound: Chillout Sessions XIX (CD)
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound: Chillout Sessions XIX (CD)
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456
Ministry of Sound - Chilled (CD)
Ministry of Sound - Chilled (CD)
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111
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound Running Trax Summer 2016 (CD)
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound Running Trax Summer 2016 (CD)
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428
Ministry Of Sound - The Annual 2014 (CD)
Ministry Of Sound - The Annual 2014 (CD)
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714
Ministry of Sound: Annual 2016 / Various (CD)
Ministry of Sound: Annual 2016 / Various (CD)
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875
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound Summer Anthems 2016 (CD)
Various Artists - Ministry of Sound Summer Anthems 2016 (CD)
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307
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