directory • links • updated august 30, 2013 • includes some christian music publishing, licensing and distribution links


Added new links to Capitol Christian Music Group, Capitol Christian Distribution, Capitol CMG Label Group, Capitol CMG Publishing, Worship Together, Word Music, Word Music Publishing.


With the acquisition of EMI Recorded Music by Universal Music Group in Sept 2012, EMI Christian Music Group was renamed Capitol Christian Music Group (CCMG), and is a part of Universal Music Group's Capitol Music Group, which includes Capitol Records, Virgin Records, and other labels.

Capitol Christian Music Group includes Capitol CMG Label Group, Motown Gospel (50%--see below), Capitol Christian Distribution and Capitol CMG Publishing.

Capitol CMG Label Group includes Sparrow Records, ForeFront Records, Credential Recordings, sixstepsrecords, and Hillsong.

The Tooth and Nail /BEC /Solid State catalogs were acquired by Capitol Christian Music Group in March 2013.

In April 2013, Motown Records and EMI Gospel entered into a 50-50 joint venture partnership to create Motown Gospel.
Motown Gospel is jointly owned by Island Def Jam /Motown and Capitol Christian Music Group /Capitol Music Group.

Capitol CMG Publishing was launched in Jan 2013 with the merger of EMI CMG Publishing and Brentwood-Benson Music Publishing.

In Jan 2013, the Verity Gospel Music Group was renamed RCA Inspiration. The label is a part of Sony Music Entertainment.

Reference Slanted Records: "Website declined to show the webpage."

Fair Trade Services was created in June 2011 with the purchase of INO Records by founder Jeff Moseley from Integrity Media.

Added Grrr Records.


Provident Music Group is the Christian music division of Sony Music Entertainment and includes Provident Label Group and Provident Distribution.
The Provident Label Group includes Reunion Records, Beach Street Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records and Essential Worship.

Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is 80% owned by Warner Music Group and 20% by an affiliate of Curb Records.
Word Entertainment is home to 25 Entertainment, Word Distribution (representing Curb Records and Big Idea/VeggieTales among others), Word Print, Word Music Publishing and Word Label Group’s Word Records and Fervent Records.