Dirty Hit extends global distribution deal with Ingrooves Music Group
Dirty Hit has extended its worldwide distribution deal with Ingrooves Music Group.
The independent record label is behind artists such as The 1975, Wolf Alice, Pale Waves, Rina Sawayama and Beabadoobee.
According to a press release, the new agreement builds on Dirty Hit and Ingrooves’ relationship, which began with Wolf Alice (blue weekend2021) and The 1975’s recent Being funny in a foreign language Album which also charted at #1 in Australia and #7 in the US.
Being funny in a foreign language was The 1975’s “first fully independently released album,” according to the press release.
The partnership of Ingrooves and Dirty Hit has also produced three other UK Top 5 debuts in Rina Sawayama, Beabadoobee and Pale Waves.
Dirty Hit reports that its artists have been streamed more than 1.4 billion times in the last 12 months.
“We are now in our twelfth year relationship and I am very proud to continue building Dirty Hit with our distribution partners from day one.”
Jamie Oborne, Dirty Hit Records
Jamie Oborne, Founder and CEO of Dirty Hit Records said: “I am extremely grateful to Ingrooves and the entire UMG team for all the support and trust they have shown me over the years.
“We are now in our twelfth year relationship and I am very proud to continue building Dirty Hit with our distribution partners from day one.
Oborne added, “I would like to thank former CEO of Ingrooves, Bob Roback, for his incredible support and I look forward to working with JT and Nat on this next exciting phase of Dirty Hit’s continued growth.”
“Jamie Oborne has made Dirty Hit one of the most exciting and successful independent labels in the world.”
JT Myers, Virgin Music Group
JT Myers, Co-CEO of Virgin Music Group, Ingrooves’ parent company, said: “Jamie Oborne has made Dirty Hit one of the most exciting and successful independent labels in the world.
“His ability to identify and nurture artists and help them build communities around their music is remarkable and we look forward to growing our relationship in the years to come,” added Virgin Co-CEO Nat Pastor Music Group, added.
“Working with the entire team at Dirty Hit has been such a pleasure and an honor to work with such an incredible roster of artists.”
Jeff Cuatto, Ingrooves music group
Jeff Cuatto, interim CEO of Ingrooves Music Group, said: “Working with the entire team at Dirty Hit has been such a pleasure and it’s an honor to work with such an incredible roster of artists.
“The label produces some of music’s most groundbreaking artists and we look forward to building on our success together.”
Ingrooves Music Group recently became part of Universal Music Group’s Virgin Music Group.
Virgin Music Group, led by Myers and Pastor, is the flagship of UMG’s global services and distribution company for independent artists and labels.music business worldwide
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