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Universal Music Group's revenue until 2020

Published by Bernhard Weidenbach, April 28, 2021
Universal Music Group had sales of approximately $ 7.43 billion in 2020. In 2011, sales were still $ 4.2 billion. Recorded music accounted for almost six billion euros of sales in 2020 and music publishing around 1.2 billion euros. The rest was earned through merchandising, among other things.

History of the Universal Music Group

The Universal Music Group is an American music group and, along with Sony Music and the Warner Music Group, is the largest of the three so-called major labels. The company was founded in 1995 and chewed up by the French media group Vivendi SA in 2000. Universal Music Group is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

The Universal Music Group as part of Vivendi

Universal Music Group's sales of more than 7.4 billion US dollars made up a significant proportion of Vivendi's total sales of around 16 billion US dollars in 2020. Vivendi's total profit in 2020 was more than $ 1.2 billion.

Revenue of the Universal Music Group from 2004 to 2020 (in billion euros)