Republic Records

  • republic records
    republic records logo.svg
    logo in use since november 2012[1]
    parent companyuniversal music group
    founded1995; 25 years ago (1995)
    founder
    • monte lipman
    • avery lipman
    distributor(s)
    • universal music group (world)
    • virgin emi records (uk)
    • universal music enterprises (reissues)
    genrevarious
    country of originunited states
    locationnew york city, republicrecords.com

    republic records is an american record label owned by universal music group (umg). it was founded by avery lipman and monte lipman as an independent label in 1995, and was acquired by umg in 2000. republic was initially an imprint of the universal/motown records group, and was renamed universal republic records after a reorganization in 2006 before reverting to its original name in 2012.[2][3][4]

    artists signed to republic records include ariana grande, nicki minaj, drake, lil wayne, amy winehouse, nav, the weeknd, jessie j, greta van fleet, taylor swift, txt (band), black veil brides, andy black, lorde, mika, lindsay lohan, christina grimmie, florence and the machine, post malone, hailee steinfeld, julia michaels, mdfmk, austin mahone, 3 doors down and dnce.[5] its country music subsidiary republic nashville has signed florida georgia line, the band perry, and eli young band.

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Republic Records
Republic records logo.svg
Logo in use since November 2012[1]
Parent companyUniversal Music Group
Founded1995; 25 years ago (1995)
Founder
Distributor(s)
GenreVarious
Country of originUnited States
LocationNew York City, republicrecords.com

Republic Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group (UMG). It was founded by Avery Lipman and Monte Lipman as an independent label in 1995, and was acquired by UMG in 2000. Republic was initially an imprint of the Universal/Motown Records Group, and was renamed Universal Republic Records after a reorganization in 2006 before reverting to its original name in 2012.[2][3][4]

Artists signed to Republic Records include Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne, Amy Winehouse, Nav, The Weeknd, Jessie J, Greta Van Fleet, Taylor Swift, TXT (band), Black Veil Brides, Andy Black, Lorde, MIKA, Lindsay Lohan, Christina Grimmie, Florence and the Machine, Post Malone, Hailee Steinfeld, Julia Michaels, MDFMK, Austin Mahone, 3 Doors Down and DNCE.[5] Its country music subsidiary Republic Nashville has signed Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry, and Eli Young Band.

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