Republic Records is home to some of the best selling artists in the world. It is the label Ariana Grande is signed to also superstars such as Drake, Kid Cudi, Metro Boomin, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and more.
The record label is a division of Universal Music Group after its acquisition in 2000 from the founders.
The music outfit has made huge deals with movie producers and studios in the past by handling their soundtracks. Some of these movies include Fifty Shades of Grey by Universal Pictures and Spiderman: Into the Spider Verse by Sony Pictures.
Republic Records has also had its own fair share of controversy as it is common in the music industry. In 2020, the label imprint dropped the word “Urban” and this was following the Black Lives Matter protests in June 2020 sparked by the death of George Floyd.
Republic Records Wiki and History
The label was founded in 1995 by two brothers, Avery & Monte Lipman at their kitchen table. They were working at different record companies at that time according to Avery Lipman before they decided to put out their first record, Bloodhouse Gang.
In 2000, Universal Music Group bought out the label with the brothers having different executive roles later. Six years later, Universal Republic Records was formed and Ariana Grande was signed to the label in 2011. Universal Republic Records returned back to Republic Records in 2012 shorty after signing The Weeknd.
Over the years, the record label has been associated with other imprints such as Cash Money Records, Young Money Entertainment, Big Machine Label Group, Brushfire Records, XO and more.
|Universal Music Group (UMG)|
|Monte Lipman & Avery Lipman|
|Universal Music Group|
|New York City, NY, United States.|
|51 – 200|
Republic Records Artists
It is important to note that some of the artists have strategic deals with the label and are not directly under it. In some cases, it might just be a distribution deal or a deal between the artist’s label and Republic Records.
Here is a list of all artists signed or associated with the label as at February, 2021.
|Artist||Country||Record Label Associated With|
|Zee Avi||Malaysia||Brushfire Records|
|The Band Perry||USA||Republic Nashville|
|Birdman||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Thomas Azier||USA||Casablanca Records|
|3 Doors Down||USA|
|Birds of Tokyo||USA||Lava Records|
|James Blake||United Kingdom|
|Craig Wayne Boyd||USA||Dot Records|
|Black Atlass||Canada||XO Records|
|B. Smyth||USA||Young Money Entertainment/Cash Money Records/We the Best/Motown Records|
|Eli Young Band||USA||Republic Nashville|
|Bow Wow||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Caskey||Sierra Leone||Cash Money Records|
|Jessie J||UK||Lava Records|
|Ace Hood||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Paris Hilton||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Greta Van Fleet||USA||Lava Records|
|Gudda Gudda||USA||Young Money|
|Jack Johnson||USA||Brushfire Records|
|Mystikal||Bahrain||Cash Money Records|
|Lindsay Lohan||USA||Casablanca Records|
|Little Dragon||Canada||Loma Vista Recordings|
|Nicki Minaj||Trinidad and Tobago/USA||Young Money|
|Christina Milian||USA||Young Money|
|Tim Westwood||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Crystal Castles||Canada||Casablanca Records|
|Matt Costa||USA||Brushfire Records|
|Lil Tecca||USA||Galactic Records|
|The Young Professionals||USA||Casablanca Records|
|Lil Twist||USA||Young Money|
|Limp Bizkit||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Shawn Mendes||Canada||Island Records|
|Vado||USA||Cash Money Records|
|The Lonely Island||USA|
|Animal Liberation Orchestra||UK||Brushfire Records|
|Andy Black||USA||Lava Records|
|Us The Duo||USA|
|Taylor Swift||USA||Taylor Swift Productions, Inc. (Joint Deal)|
|Rose Villain||Italy||Eddie O Entertainment (Joint Deal)|
|Zendaya||USA||Hollywood Records (Joint Deal)|
|Kevin Rudolf||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Sage the Gemini||USA|
|The Royal Concept||USA||Lava Records|
|The Secret Sisters||USA|
|TWICE||South Korea||JYP Entertainment|
|Push Baby||USA||School Boy Records|
|The Presets||USA||Casablanca Records|
|Rhye||USA||Loma Vista Recordings|
|The Soundtrack of Our Lives Sweden||Sweden|
|TXT||South Korea||Big Hit Entertainment|
|Pop Smoke||USA||Victor Victor Worldwide|
|Zach Gill||USA||Brushfire Records|
|Liam Payne||UK||Capitol Records (Joint Deal)|
|G. Love||UK||Brushfire Records|
|The Avett Brothers||USA||American Recordings|
|Ghost||Sweden||Loma Vista Recordings|
|Stafford Brothers||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Cut Copy||UK||Loma Vista Recordings|
|Black Sabbat||US/Canada||Deal with both Vertigo and Republic.|
|Sofia Carson||USA||Hollywood Records (Joint Deal)|
|Maxi Trusso||Argentina||Pirca Records|
|Trans-Siberian Orchestra||USA/Siberia||Lava Records|
|Alex Clare||USA||Island Records|
|Ski Mask the Slump God||USA||Victor Victor Worldwide|
|City Morgue||USA||Hikari-Ultra Records|
|He Is We||UK|
|Florence and the Machine (US)||UK|
|Cassadee Pope||USA||Republic Nashville|
|Florida Georgia Line||USA||Republic Nashville|
|Christina Grimmie||USA||Island Records|
|Chris Richardson||USA||Cash Money Records|
|Marc E. Bassy||USA|
|Neil Halstead||USA||Brushfire Records|
|The Naked and Famous||New Zealand|
|Otto Knows||USA||Casablanca Records|
|Oh Wonder||UK||Island Records (Joint Deal)|
|Picture This||Republic of Ireland|
|Natalie La Rose Suriname||Netherlands|
|Of Monsters and Men||Iceland|
|Justine Skye||USA||Roc Nation|
|Lorde||New Zealand||Lava Records|
|Damian Marley||Jamaica||Tuff Gong|
|Ida Maria||Norway||Lava Records|
|Seth MacFarlane United States|
|(G)I-dle||South Korea||Cube Entertainment|
|Get Scared||Fearless Records|
|Kalin and Myles||USA|
|Lyn Lapid||USA/ Philippines|
|Cory Gunz||USA||Young Money|
|The Last Bison|
Republic Records Albums
Artists under Republic Records over the years have released albums that have been certified, Silver, Gold, Platinum and even more than once. Even some of them have bagged Grammys awards and nominations over the years.
For a complete list of their albums, check Wikipedia here.
Republic Records Contact
You might want to contact Republic Records for a different number of reasons. The most likely reason is that you are an independent artiste who intends to submit his demo. If that’s you read an instruction on how to easily get signed below.
How to Get Signed to Republic Records
- Have a strong social media profile although it is not really necessary.
- Make sure you have a long list of songs that you have recorded and prepared.
- You can make memes with your song and go viral. That will gain their attention.
- You can submit your demo to the company’s email address.
- Keep grinding!
To contact, Republic Records, you can go via UMG. Send your message to either 1-888-474-4979 or [email protected]
Republic Records Net Worth
The record label is worth over $300 million although we have no accurate figure yet.
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