Music Biz Member Universal Music Group Launches The Core Records With Kevin “Chief” Zaruk & Simon Tikhman

Universal Music Group has partnered with The Core Entertainment’s Co-Founders, Kevin “Chief” Zaruk and Simon Tikhman to launch The Core Records. The new label venture will sign and develop new artists working with UMG’s global network of labels. The Core Records label currently includes Bailey Zimmerman, Nickelback, Nate Smith, Austin Shawn, Dillion James, Josh Ross, Rachel Wiggins and Gavin Lucas.

“We love building upon our entrepreneurial culture, and are so pleased to welcome Chief and Simon who have a reputation for identifying some of the industry’s most promising artists,” said Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman and CEO, UMG. “We look forward to helping them grow their roster and drive global success for their artists.”

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