Ministry of Sound

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Coordinates: 51°29′52″N 0°6′0″W / 51.49778°N 0.10000°W / 51.49778; -0.10000

Ministry of Sound
TypeLimited company
Private members' club
Founded1991; 32 years ago (1991)
Headquarters103 Gaunt Street London SE1 6DP, England,
Key people
James Palumbo (founder)
Lohan Presencer (chairman)

Ministry of Sound is a British record label. It started out as a nightclub in London, but has since diversified into a multimedia entertainment business. In addition to the nightclub, it is an independent record label and worldwide events brand with a radio station and other media outlets.

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Since its launch in 1993, Ministry of Sound has been responsible for 70 million album sales worldwide, in addition to 40 UK number-one albums and 21 number-one singles.[1]

On 10 August 2016, it was announced that Ministry of Sound's A&R business had been acquired by Sony Music.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Copsey, Rob (10 August 2016). "Sony Music acquires Ministry of Sound". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. Stassen, Murray (10 August 2016). "Sony acquires Ministry of Sound". Music Week. Intent Media. Retrieved 10 August 2016.