Established in 1897, EMI Group is an independent music company that operates in more than 50 countries. It includes EMI Music and EMI Music Publishing divisions. The company is one of the leading recorded music companies and publishers. It represents more than 1,000 recording artists worldwide and owns the catalogues of recorded music. EMI Group offers a range of record labels that includes Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note, Capitol, Capitol Nashville, EMI, EMI Classics, EMI CMG, EMI Televisa Music, Mute, Narada, Parlophone, and Virgin. It also provides digital music management and delivery services. The company has locations throughout the United States and United Kingdom.