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Blanco y Negro Music (short Blanco y Negro -translated from Spanish "Black and White") is a Spanish record label which was founded in 1978. It is one of the leading dance music record companies in Spain.[ citation needed ]

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A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. Sometimes, a record label is also a publishing company that manages such brands and trademarks, coordinates the production, manufacture, distribution, marketing, promotion, and enforcement of copyright for sound recordings and music videos, while also conducting talent scouting and development of new artists, and maintaining contracts with recording artists and their managers. The term "record label" derives from the circular label in the center of a vinyl record which prominently displays the manufacturer's name, along with other information. Within the mainstream music industry, recording artists have traditionally been reliant upon record labels to broaden their consumer base, market their albums, and be both promoted and heard on music streaming services, radio, and television. Record labels also provide publicists, who assist performers in gaining positive media coverage, and arrange for their merchandise to be available via stores and other media outlets.

Dance music music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing

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The company is also specialized in film and video productions. [1] It presents artists, like Pitbull, Shaggy, DJ BoBo, SASH! and Guru Josh. [2]

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Blanco y Negro Music is a partner of the enterprise Pulsive Media in Burgwedel in Germany. [3]

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Blanco y Negro Records, a subsidiary of WEA Records Ltd., was established in 1983 by Geoff Travis of Rough Trade Records and Mike Alway of Cherry Red. Michel Duval of Les Disques du Crépuscule was also involved with the label. When Alway left, Alan McGee of Creation Records joined Blanco y Negro.

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