Universal Music Enterprises

US record label; catalogue division of Universal Music Group / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Universal Music Enterprises (UME, stylized as UMe) is the catalogue division of Universal Music Group. It includes Hip-O Records, Universal Chronicles, and UM3 or UMC (which is the international division of the company). Under various divisions, it reissues many classic albums from the UMG back catalogue, and also various compilation albums, including series such as the 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection and Icon budget lines and the 2-disc Gold compilations. It also released Billy Ray Cyrus's album Wanna Be Your Joe and re-released John Cougar Mellencamp's American Fool and Tom Petty's Greatest Hits. In 2012, UMe took over distribution of Frank Zappa's recorded music catalogue.[1]

Quick facts: Type, Industry, Founded, Headquarters, Parent...
Universal Music Enterprises
FoundedOctober 1999
HeadquartersSanta Monica, California, United States
ParentUniversal Music Group

In 2017, Styx signed with UMe for the album The Mission. Later that same year, Universal announced the formation of Urban Legends, a new catalogue division, which focuses on reissues of said urban music releases.[2][3]