XL Recordings is an English independent record label founded in 1990 by Richard Russell, Tim Palmer and Nick Halkes, and owned by Russell and Beggars Group. The label originated as a 1990 offshoot of Beggars Banquet Records.

Though only releasing an average of six albums a year, XL Recordings has worked with Radiohead, Arca, Beck, Dizzee Rascal, Electric Six, FKA twigs, M.I.A., Gil Scott-Heron, Jungle, Gotan Project, The Horrors, Jai Paul, King Krule, The Prodigy, Peaches, Sampha, Savages, SBTRKT, Sigur Rós, Tyler, The Creator, Vampire Weekend, The White Stripes and The xx. The label releases albums worldwide and operates across a range of genres.