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The largest music company of the "Big Four" global record companies. It is owned by the media conglomerate Vivendi. Its corporate headquarters is located in Santa Monica, California, United States.

Seagram, who had acquired MCA Inc. one year before, renamed their MCA Music Entertainment Group to Universal Music Group. In 1998, Seagram acquired Polygram and subsequently merged it with the Universal Music Group to form the world's largest recorded music business.

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