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Top producer-writer RedOne's 2101 Records has signed an exclusive multi-year worldwide agreement with Universal Music Group's Capitol Records Group, the companies announced today.
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Producer and songwriter RedOne, best known for his work with Lady Gaga, has been rewarded by Universal Music International with a joint venture record imprint, 2101.