Ultra Music is an electronic dance music- focused company that comprises Ultra Records, Ultra Publishing and Empire Artist Management.
Ultra also has a strategic alliance with Ultra Music Festival.
The company was launched in New York City in 1995 by former Polygram and Virgin Records executive Patrick Moxey.
Ultra’s first release was the single Lift Me Up by MK featuring Claire Rivers in 1996.
The company’s roster has featured the likes of Black Coffee, deadmau5, Benny Benassi, Calvin Harris, Kaskade, Wolfgang Gartner, Steve Aoki, The Bloody Beetroots, Lil Jon, Above & Beyond, Ferry Corsten, Axwell, Alex Gaudino, Congorock, Adrian Lux, Alexandra Stan, TOKiMONSTA, DJ Muggs, Zeds Dead and many more.
Ultra Music’s YouTube channel has reached over 25 million subscribers.
Sony Music relationship
Under the agreement, Patrick Moxey was named President, Electronic Music, Sony Music Entertainment, reporting directly to Doug Morris, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment.Music Business Worldwide