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Polydor Ltd. is a British record label owned by Universal Music Group. It has a close relationship with Universal's Interscope Geffen A&M Records label, which distributes Polydor's releases in the United States; in turn, Polydor distributes Interscope releases in the United Kingdom. Polydor was established in London in 1954 as a British subsidiary of German company Deutsche Grammophon GmbH.

Polydor's roster of artists has included The Moody Blues, The Who, Samantha Mumba, Years & Years, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Slade, Bee Gees, The Jam, Cheryl and Girls Aloud, The Saturdays, Take That, James Brown, Fickle Friends, The Fauves, Ellie Goulding, Duffy, James Blake, Snow Patrol, Elbow, Status Quo, Elton John, Marie Osmond, and American artists Lana Del Rey, Soraya, Haim, Keith O'Conner Murphy, LANY, and Azealia Banks.

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