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Capitol Records Company

BACKGROUND

Information: Capitol Records, Inc., producers of sound recordings.

This American record label is owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint. It was founded as the first West Coast-based record label in the American in 1942 and was later acquired by British music conglomerate EMI as its North American subsidiary in 1955. EMI was later acquired by Universal Music Group in 2012 and was merged with the company a year later, making Capitol and the Capitol Music Group both a part of UMG. The label's circular headquarter building located in Hollywood, California is a recognized landmark.


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