We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. We are the home for music’s greatest artists, innovators and entrepreneurs. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audio-visual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.
Knowing that music, a powerful force for good in the world, is unique in its ability to inspire people and bring them together, we work with our artists and employees to serve our communities.
We are a Dutch–American multinational corporation with corporate headquarters in Hilversum, Netherlands and operational headquarters located in Santa Monica, California. In September 2021 we became a public company on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.