A&M RECORDS HISTORY

This is the history of A&M Records from its founding in 1962 through its rise to become the world's largest independement label and ending with its merger into Universal Music Group. The sale of the label and its music pubishing houses made A&M worth about $1 billion.

© by Leslie J. Pfenninger. All rights reserved.

 
 

SOURCES

Billboard Charts

Billboard Talent in Action/Talent Almanac/Number One Awards

Cash Box Charts

Gold and Platinum Records

Grammy Nominations

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971

1972

1973

1974

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

1983

1985

1986

1987

1988

1991

1992

1996

2001

2005

2006

2007