Yonca Music,A Legacy of 50 yearsin Turkish Recording Industry.

LABELS

PolyGram
Universal Music
BMG
ToCo
Concord
ECM
Mute Records
Vertigo
Mercury

MULTI PLATINIUM AWARDS

METALLICA
ELTON JOHN
SCORPIOS
PAVAROTTI
SEZEN AKSU
2 UNLIMITED

*Some of the labels represented and some of the awards

Yonca Music,A Legacy of 50 yearsin Turkish Recording Industry.

HISTORY

Throughout its journey YONCA has sold tens of millions of copies of albums and has become one of the leading record companies in Turkish Recording Industry.

Yonca Music (Yonca Plak, Yonca Müzik) is founded by Ergin Bener in 60’s and since than has been a major player in the Turkish recording industry.

In 60’s and 70’s the label has supported many new recording artists and has played an important role in the shaping of the new wave of Turkish music, which is mainly combining west of the world’s harmonies with local authentic melodies and instruments.

Just to name some of the early productions:
MFÖ, Özdemir Erdoğan, Alpay, Hümeyra, Tanju Okan, Okay Temiz, Zafer Dilek, TRT Ara Müzikleri, Disco Fasıl..

In 90’s with the partnership of Grünberg family, Yonca Music International has been founded.

Starting from the 90’s Yonca Music International has been sole licensee and distributor for many international major and indie labels such as
Polygram – The biggest major record company of the era (Decca Records, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Island Records, London Records, Mercury Records, Philips Records, Phonogram Inc., Polydor Records, Vertigo Records.. )

ToCo International – The biggest independent electronic music label of the era..

In the 90’s Yonca Music has also structured a partnership with Topkapı Music Enterprises (Topkapı Müzik) and has founded POP Müzik. Pop Müzik has been one of the biggest record distributors in the Turkish market – distributing PolyGram, Virgin Records, A&M, Sony Music and more.

In the beginning of 90’s Yonca Music involved in the first stadium concerts of Turkey representing the acts: Metallica, Bon Jovi, Scorpions, Pavarotti and more.

By 2000’s Yonca Music has been the distributor for Universal Music and DMC (largest local and international record labels)

With its over 50 years of legacy, Yonca Music has produced and sold tens of millions of records, MC’s and CD’s. Represented multi-platinium and gold records to such artists as Elton John and Metallica.

LABELS1985 - 2010

Yonca Music International and its subsidiaries has been exclusive licensee and distributor for the following international and local labels in Turkey.

BMGConcordDeccaDef Jam RecordingsDeutsche GrammophonDMCECMHigher Octave MusicIsland RecordsLaFaceLondon RecordsMercury RecordsMotownMute RecordPhilips RecordsPhonogram Inc.Polydor RecordsPolyGramPop MuzikSony MusicToCo InternationalTopkapı MuzikUniversal MusicVertigo Records

EARLY PRODUCTIONS1969 - 1985

AKVARYUMALİ KOCATEPEALPAYARİF SAĞAYTEN ALPMANBANU KIRBAĞBEYAZ KELEBEKLERCAHİT OBENCENGİZ COŞKUNERÇETİN ALPDİSKO FASILDİSKO MADIMAKDORUK ONATKUT ORKESTRASIEMİN FINDIKOĞLUERCAN TURGUTERSENESİN ENGİNFİKRET KIZILOKGÜZİN İLE BAHAHÜLYAHÜMEYRAİSTANBUL ÇALGICILARIKAYAHANKISMET KANDIRALIMARŞANDİZMAZHAR VE FUATMELTEMMİNEMUALLA AKINNEJAT AKTUĞNÜKHET DURUÖMÜR GÖKSELÖNDER BALİOSMAN İŞMENÖZDEMİR ERDOĞANTALHA ÖZMENTANAR ÇATALPINARTANJU OKANTİMUR SELÇUKTRT ARA MÜZİKLERİYONCA ÜÇLÜSÜZAFER DİLEKZAFER, BANU VE HULYA

HISTORY

Throughout its journey YONCA has sold tens of millions of copies of albums and has become one of the leading record companies in Turkish Recording Industry.

Yonca Music (Yonca Plak, Yonca Müzik) is founded by Ergin Bener in 60’s and since than has been a major player in the Turkish recording industry.

In 60’s and 70’s the label has supported many new recording artists and has played an important role in the shaping of the new wave of Turkish music, which is mainly combining west of the world’s harmonies with local authentic melodies and instruments.

Just to name some of the early productions:
MFÖ, Özdemir Erdoğan, Alpay, Hümeyra, Tanju Okan, Okay Temiz, Zafer Dilek, TRT Ara Müzikleri, Disco Fasıl..

In 90’s with the partnership of Grünberg family, Yonca Music International has been founded.

Starting from the 90’s Yonca Music International has been sole licensee and distributor for many international major and indie labels such as
Polygram – The biggest major record company of the era (Decca Records, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Island Records, London Records, Mercury Records, Philips Records, Phonogram Inc., Polydor Records, Vertigo Records.. )

ToCo International – The biggest independent electronic music label of the era..

In the 90’s Yonca Music has also structured a partnership with Topkapı Music Enterprises (Topkapı Müzik) and has founded POP Müzik. Pop Müzik has been one of the biggest record distributors in the Turkish market – distributing PolyGram, Virgin Records, A&M, Sony Music and more.

In the beginning of 90’s Yonca Music involved in the first stadium concerts of Turkey representing the acts: Metallica, Bon Jovi, Scorpions, Pavarotti and more.

By 2000’s Yonca Music has been the distributor for Universal Music and DMC (largest local and international record labels)

With its over 50 years of legacy, Yonca Music has produced and sold tens of millions of records, MC’s and CD’s. Represented multi-platinium and gold records to such artists as Elton John and Metallica.

LABELS1985 - 2010

Yonca Music International and its subsidiaries has been exclusive licensee and distributor for the following international and local labels in Turkey.

BMGConcordDeccaDef Jam RecordingsDeutsche GrammophonDMCECMHigher Octave MusicIsland RecordsLaFaceLondon RecordsMercury RecordsMotownMute RecordPhilips RecordsPhonogram Inc.Polydor RecordsPolyGramPop MuzikSony MusicToCo InternationalTopkapı MuzikUniversal MusicVertigo Records

EARLY PRODUCTIONS1969 - 1985

AKVARYUMALİ KOCATEPEALPAYARİF SAĞAYTEN ALPMANBANU KIRBAĞBEYAZ KELEBEKLERCAHİT OBENCENGİZ COŞKUNERÇETİN ALPDİSKO FASILDİSKO MADIMAKDORUK ONATKUT ORKESTRASIEMİN FINDIKOĞLUERCAN TURGUTERSENESİN ENGİNFİKRET KIZILOKGÜZİN İLE BAHAHÜLYAHÜMEYRAİSTANBUL ÇALGICILARIKAYAHANKISMET KANDIRALIMARŞANDİZMAZHAR VE FUATMELTEMMİNEMUALLA AKINNEJAT AKTUĞNÜKHET DURUÖMÜR GÖKSELÖNDER BALİOSMAN İŞMENÖZDEMİR ERDOĞANTALHA ÖZMENTANAR ÇATALPINARTANJU OKANTİMUR SELÇUKTRT ARA MÜZİKLERİYONCA ÜÇLÜSÜZAFER DİLEKZAFER, BANU VE HULYA