- Ariola Records
Ariola Records (also known as Ariola and Ariola-Eurodisc) is a German
record label, as of the late 80s a daughter label of BMGwhich in return has become a part of international media conglomerate Sony BMG Music Entertainment.
Ariola setup several subsidiaries:
Ariola Americawas founded in 1975 in Los Angeles, Ariola-Athenato release spoken word records, Ariola Beneluxwas founded in 1970 to cover the Beneluxmarket, Ariola Eurodiscwas a Spanish division of Ariola, founded in 1970, Ariola UKthe UK based subsidiary of Ariola was founded in 1977, Baccarola, Türküolafor the Turkish market, Eurodiscto release disco records in France - most successfully with Amanda Learand Jupiter Recordsfor German schlager("German folk") and disco like for instance group Dschinghis Khan.
It acquired both
Arista Recordsand German rival label Hansa Recordsat the end of the 1970s.
List of record labels
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