|Universal Music Latin Entertainment|
|Parent company||Universal Music Group|
(In the US)
Universal Music Group
(Outside the US)
|Country of origin||United States|
|Location||Los Angeles, California|
Universal Music Latin Entertainment, a division of Universal Music Group (Vivendi), is a record company specialized in producing and distributing Latin music in Mexico, the United States, and Puerto Rico. UMLE includes famous Latin music labels such as Universal Music Latino, Fonovisa Records, Universal Music Mexico, Capitol Latin, Machete Music and Disa Records.
Launched mid 2001, Univision Records already had an impressive artist roster: Anasol, Pilar Montenegro, Anaís, Jennifer Peña, Graciela Beltrán, Iman, Los Forasteros, Daniel René, and most recently Mexican Ranchero music icon, Pepe Aguilar.
Acquired in 2002 back then by Univision Music Group, Fonovisa is the largest Regional Mexican label in the music industry and since 1984 has launched major Latin stars into international markets and mainstream America.
Disa Records is the second largest Regional-Mexican label after Fonovisa. It was owned by the Chávez family of Monterrey until June 2001, when Univision acquired 50% of Disa from the Chávez family. In November 2006 Univision acquired the other 50% of the label making it a subsidiary of Univision Music Group.
Machete Music includes the top reggaeton artists from Puerto Rico and Latin artists from all over the world. Artists like Akwid, Wisin & Yandel, Ivy Queen, Daddy Yankee, Don Omar, Molotov, and others.
Formed in 1997, Universal Music Latino includes top artists from the Latin music genre, including Lucero, Tono Rosario, music group Belanova, music artists Belinda, Luis Fonsi, Enrique Iglesias, Juanes, Olga Tañón, David Bisbal, Paulina Rubio, and recently Dulce María. PolyGram Latino merged with Universal Music Latino after Universal Music Group's acquisition of PolyGram. In 2006 UML with Vene Music started Siente Music. Canadian born artist Nelly Furtado and Miami rapper Pitbull have also joined Universal to release a Spanish album.
A label which focuses mainly on the electronic music Latin audience. Launched in 2014, musical acts that have signed on to the label include Cher Lloyd, 3Ball MTY, Juan Magan, Atellagali, Marcelo Cic, and Buraka Som Sistema.
This is a list of artist currently signed on to Universal Music Latin Entertainment.
These are artists who were formerly signed on to either Universal Music Latin Entertainment or Universal Music Latino.