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Ultra Records


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Ultra Music is a worldwide music entity, comprising Ultra Records, Ultra Music Publishing, and Empire Artist Management. Ultra Records was formed in New York City in 1995 by former Polygram and Virgin Records executive Patrick Moxey, who is the owner. As of December 23, 2012, Ultra entered a global alliance with Sony Music, giving it’s artists’ access to Sony’s international marketing and promotional resources. Moxey also holds the title as President of Sony’s Worldwide Electronic Music efforts.

Ultra Records' roster includes, Kygo, Steve Aoki, Mr. Probz, DVBBS, Shaun Frank, Era Istrefi, Deorro, Flosstradamus, Carnage, Louis The Child, Alina Baraz & Galimatias, Lost Frequencies, Tep No, Benny Benassi, Klingande and Headhunterz. Ultra has featured releases from Deadmau5, Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Kaskade, Above & Beyond, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Oakenfold, Avicii, David Guetta, Pitbull, The Crystal Method, The Bloody Beetroots, Sasha and John Digweed.

Ultra Records has received Grammy’s for Benny Benassi’s remix of Public Enemy’s “Bring The Noise” (2008) and Skrillex’s remix of Benny Benassi’s “Cinema” (2012), as well as being nominated in 2017 for Best Dance Recording with Sofi Tukker’s “Drinkee,” Best Dance Electronic Album with Jean-Michel Jarre’s “Electronic 1: The Time Machine,” and Best Music Film with Steve Aoki’s “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead.” Ultra Records has also won the title of International Dance Music Award's (IDMA) Best American Music Label 10 consecutive times.

By 2017, Ultra Music has received Diamond, Platinum, and Gold records worldwide.

Recent signings to the Ultra repertoire have acquired charted titles:

Currently, Ultra Records is #53 on YouTube for Most Viewed Channels of all time. With the official YouTube channel garnering over 6 billion views and over 8 million subscribers. Ultra’s most viewed videos include:

Ultra International Music Publishing (UIMP) is the music publishing arm of Ultra Records representing the publishing of songwriters on:

Ultra Music releases are featured in film, television, video games, film trailers, and advertisements including the following in 2016:

Dance music compilations that have come out on Ultra Music:

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