[b]NOTE: Do NOT use this label for releases that have other Zomba companies present such as Zomba Label Group, Zomba Recording Corporation, Zomba Recordings, Zomba Distribution, or Zomba Records Ltd./GmbH/etc.
Look for other labels on your release, as Zomba is typically the parent label.[/b]
A distributor and head of a group of independent labels, most notably [b]Jive[/b]. The Zomba group was dissolved in 2009 and rebranded as the [b]Jive Label Group[/b], one half of the [b]RCA/Jive Label Group[/b].
With the acquisition of Pinnacle Publishing (UK) it got hold of [l=Rough Trade Germany] with its lucrative distribution deals for Germany. The name Rough Trade was eventually abandoned in favour of that of the mother company.
In 2002, Zomba Recording Corporation was acquired by the Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG).
Between 2004 and 2008, the newly restructured Zomba Label Group was part of [l=Sony BMG Music Entertainment] when those two companies merged. In 2008, when Sony bought the remaining stake in BMG, Zomba became a sublabel of Sony Music Entertainment.
[b]Labelcode: LC 05661 / LC 5661[/b]
Regional marketing and distribution offices:
[l=Zomba Records Australia Pty Ltd.]
[l=Zomba Records Benelux]
[l=Zomba Records Brasil Ltda.]
[l=Zomba Records (Canada) Inc.]
[l=Zomba Records France]
[l=Zomba Records GmbH]
[l=Zomba Records Japan K.K.]
[l=Zomba Records Singapore Pte Ltd.]
[l=Zomba Records Switzerland]