The Biggest Record Label In the World
The music industry has seen a massive transformation over the years that has led to some major changes in the industry. With different genres of music being popularized and a whole new way of getting your music out there, it’s no surprise that some record labels have become bigger than others. But which one is the biggest?
The major record labels (Universal, Sony and Warner) control around 70% of the global recorded music market.
Which is the biggest record label in the world?
Universal Music Group control over 30% of the global recorded music market. This makes Universal Music Group the biggest record label in the world.
Universal own several brands and labels that trade under the Universal umbrella. You can discover all the brands that Universal own here: https://www.universalmusic.com/labels/
What is the best selling record of all time?
So now we know which label is the biggest, who has the biggest album of all time..
This honor belongs to Michael Jackson – ‘Thriller’.
Released in 1982, Thriller became an instant classic and went on to break numerous records. It spent a staggering 37 weeks at number one on the Billboard charts, sold over 70 million copies worldwide and won eight Grammy awards.
Thriller was released by Epic Records (A Sony Music Entertainment label)
Michael Jackson – ‘Thriller’ is the best selling album of all time.