Sony Music UK acquired Ministry Of Sound Recordings, best known for its hit tracks and compilations business, with recent brands including Running Trax, I Love Summer, The Mix and Throwback Slowjams and artists including Example, Wretch 32, DJ Fresh, Sigala and London Grammar (pictured). To date, Ministry boasts cumulative album sales in excess of 70 million, including 40 UK No. 1 albums and 21 UK No. 1 singles.
Doug Morris, Chairman and CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, said: “This agreement underscores our ongoing commitment to investing in great artistry and hit music. On behalf of the entire Sony Music family, I’m excited to welcome the wonderful artists and talented team at Ministry of Sound Recordings to our line-up of world-class creative centres."