Entertainment One Music

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Entertainment One Music (stylized as eOne Music) is a music company owned by Entertainment One in the United States. eOne distributes its own digital content, with physical distribution handled by ADA in the U.S. and German indie SPV GmbH in Europe.[3]

Entertainment One U.S. LP
Formerly
  • Koch
  • E1 Music
Division
Industry
FoundedJanuary 1987; 33 years ago (1987-01) (as Koch International)
FounderMichael Koch
Headquarters
200 Varick St., New York, NY
,
Key people
Products
ParentEntertainment One
(Hasbro)
Divisions
  • eOne Classical
  • eOne Nashville
  • eOne Music Licensing
  • eOne Music Publishing
  • eOne Worship
  • eOne Heavy
Subsidiaries
Websiteeonemusic.com

Entertainment One Music has 125 employees with offices around the world (New York, Nashville, Los Angeles, Toronto, London, Hamburg and Melbourne) and has a roster of over 150 artists. Its rights library includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content, approximately 40,000 music tracks and includes the labels Dualtone (Lumineers), Last Gang (Arkells, Mondo Cozmo), Light Records and Death Row (Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tupac). With the acquisition of Round Room Entertainment, the company includes live entertainment production as part of its portfolio.[4]

The eOne music division's management group represents over 70 artists including Alice Ivy, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Fred Again, Tegan and Sara, Kaytranada, Jax Jones, The Black Madonna, Lights and Arkells.[5]

Company historyEdit

eOne Music was formed February 2004 as Koch Records to serve as the North American umbrella for Koch Entertainment.[6] It signed country, classical and rock acts including Ringo Starr, Joan Baez, Chris Brubeck, Bob James, and an exclusive distribution with Suge Knight's Death Row Records. In the 2000s, the company began to sign more hip hop acts.

Koch was renamed E1 Music in 2009.[7] It acquired IndieBlu Music, parent of Artemis Records, in 2010.[8]

With the name change in 2010 to Entertainment One Music, it relaunched its country division, eOne Nashville.

In January 2016, eOne acquired the music company Dualtone Records.[9]

In March 2016, eOne announced Christopher Taylor as the new Global President of eOne Music, bringing his music label Last Gang to the eOne roster.[1] Since his arrival at eOne, Taylor has been selected as "Indie Power Player" by Billboard for three consecutive years in 2017, 2018, and 2019.[10][11][12]

In November 2016, eOne announced Ted May as the new Director of eOne Music in the UK to establish the first music division outside of North America.[13]

eOne Music Canada is home to the Standstills, 54-40, Mozart, Rival Sons and Matt Dusk.

In 2016, Billboard ranked Entertainment One the #2 indie label in the U.S. (and eOne owned label Dualtone #7).[14] Lumineers (Dualtone) had 2 #1 songs on AAA radio and Alternative Radio and the group's gold album Ophelia debuted at #1 on the Top 200.[15] eOne also had the #1 rap album with The Game.[16]

In 2016, management firms Hardlivings and Nerve joined eOne's management division.[17][18]

In March 2018, eOne Music acquired Round Room Live.[4]

In 2019, Tegan and Sara management firm Amelia Artists joined the eOne management division.[19]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Chris Taylor Joins Entertainment One to Lead Music Business as President, Entertainment One Music". Entertainment One. 8 March 2016. Archived from the original on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  2. ^ Fleming, Mike (December 30, 2019). "Hasbro Closes $3.8 Billion Entertainment One Buy; Who'll Spearhead Film & Live Action TV?". Deadline. Deadline. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  3. ^ "Chris Taylor's Global Ambition For eOne Music". FYI Music News.
  4. ^ a b Newman, Melinda (March 26, 2018). "Entertainment One Acquires Round Room Entertainment: Exclusive". Billboard. Billboard. Retrieved June 9, 2020.
  5. ^ "WE'RE VERY WELL-FUNDED – AND WE'RE LOOKING AT EVERYTHING OUT THERE". Music Business Worldwide.
  6. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc (2004-02-14). Billboard. Books.google.com. p. 37. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
  7. ^ "Koch Renamed E1". Home Media Magazine. 2009-01-30. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
  8. ^ Chris Walsh (29 April 2010). "E1 Acquires IndieBlu". Billboard. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  9. ^ Jones, Rhian (2016-01-21). "Entertainment One acquires Nashville's Dualtone Music Group". Music Business Worldwide. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
  10. ^ "Revealed: Billboard's 2017 Indie Power Players, Led by Big Machine's Scott Borchetta". Billboard. Billboard. August 14, 2017. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  11. ^ "Revealed: Billboard's 2018 Indie Power Players". Billboard. Billboard. August 17, 2018. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  12. ^ "Billboard's 2019 Indie Power Players: The Execs Behind Drake, John Prine, Lauren Daigle and BTS". Billboard. Billboard. June 17, 2019. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  13. ^ "HITS Daily Double : Rumor Mill - TED MAY JOINS eONE ONE TO LEAD U.K. OPS". HITS Daily Double. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  14. ^ "ENTERTAINMENT ONE RANKS TOP 10 ON MULTIPLE BILLBOARD YEAR–END CHARTS FOR 2016". Entertainment One.
  15. ^ "The Lumineers Score Second Alternative Songs No. 1 With 'Ophelia'". Billboard.
  16. ^ "The Game Earns Eighth No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart". Billboard.
  17. ^ Jones, Rhian (September 8, 2016). "ENTERTAINMENT ONE MUSIC ADDS HARDLIVINGS MANAGEMENT TO ROSTER". Music Business Worldwide. Music Business Worldwide. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  18. ^ "ENTERTAINMENT ONE ATTRACTS NERVE TO ITS ARTIST MANAGEMENT DIVISION". Music Business Worldwide. Music Business Worldwide. November 1, 2016. Retrieved June 15, 2020.
  19. ^ "Amelia Artists, Management Home to Tegan and Sara, Links With eOne". Variety. Variety. August 2, 2019. Retrieved June 9, 2020.

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