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Republic Records
 is an American record company and a division of Universal Music Group. The label was founded in 1995 then later paired with Universal Motown Republic Group in 1999. After the Universal Motown Republic Group was shut down, Republic Records briefly reformed as Universal Republic Records in 2006, until it was revived in late 2012.

Republic Records now stands alone under UMG as one of the group's premier labels, alongside Interscope Records and Island Records. In 2012, Mediabase announced Republic Records was the top charting U.S label. Republic's best selling artists include Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Amy Winehouse, Drake, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, The Weeknd, and Lorde.

Relationship To Liam Payne

In October 2016, Republic Records announced Liam Payne had signed a record deal with them, and that they would represent him as his U.S label, while Capitol Records would serve as his United Kingdom representation.

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