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Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony. [1]

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ABBA

ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

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Adam Ant

Adam Ant (born Stuart Leslie Goddard; 3 November 1954) is an English singer and musician.

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Ahmet Ertegun

Ahmet Ertegun (Turkish spelling: Ahmet Ertegün; (– December 14, 2006) was a Turkish-American businessman, songwriter and philanthropist. He was best known as the co-founder and president of Atlantic Records, and for discovering and championing many leading rhythm and blues and rock musicians. He also wrote classic blues and pop songs, and served as the chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and museum, located in Cleveland, Ohio. Ertegun has been described as "one of the most significant figures in the modern recording industry." In 2017 he was inducted into Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame in recognition of his work in the music business. He was also a significant figure in fostering ties between the U.S. and Turkey, his birthplace. He served as the chairman of the American Turkish Society for over 20 years until his death. He also co-founded the New York Cosmos soccer team of the original North American Soccer League.

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Anastacia

Anastacia Lyn Newkirk (born September 17, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer and former dancer.

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Antal Doráti

Antal Doráti, KBE (9 April 1906 – 13 November 1988) was a Hungarian-born conductor and composer who became a naturalized American citizen in 1943.

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Arista Records

Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American major record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson.

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Avril Lavigne

Avril Ramona Lavigne (born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress.

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Berlin Philharmonic

The Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin.

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Bertelsmann Music Group

Bertelsmann Music Group (abbreviated as BMG) was a division of German media company Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Japan's Sony Corporation of America on 1 October 2008.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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Blue Sky Records

Blue Sky Records was a custom label created by Steve Paul for Columbia Records, featuring acts managed by Steve Paul, primarily Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Rick Derringer, Dan Hartman, David Johansen, and Muddy Waters.

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Bobby Vinton

Stanley Robert Vinton, Jr. (born April 16, 1935), known professionally as Bobby Vinton, is an American singer and songwriter.

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Boston (band)

Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, who had their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Buffalo Springfield

Buffalo Springfield was a Canadian-American rock band active from 1966 to 1968 whose most prominent members were Stephen Stills, Neil Young, and Richie Furay.

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Busta Rhymes

Trevor George Smith Jr. (born May 20, 1972), better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive and actor.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Camila Cabello

Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao (born March 3, 1997) is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter.

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Capitol Records

Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.

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Caribou Records

Caribou Records is a record label which distributed some of the Brother Records releases by The Beach Boys.

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CBS

CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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Celine Dion

Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.

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Charles Rosen

Charles Welles Rosen (May 5, 1927December 9, 2012) was an American pianist and writer on music.

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Charlie Daniels

Charles Edward Daniels (born October 28, 1936) is an American multi-instrumentalist, lyricist, and singer, known for his contributions to Southern rock, country and bluegrass.

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Charlie Rich

Charles Allan Rich (December 14, 1932July 25, 1995) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician.

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Cheap Trick

Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1974.

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Cher Lloyd

Cher Lloyd (born 28 July 1993) is an English singer, songwriter, and model.

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Ciara

Ciara Princess Harris (born October 25, 1985), known mononymously as Ciara (pronounced), is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, model and actress.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Cleveland International Records

Cleveland International Records is an independent record label formed in 1977 by Steve Popovich.

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Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra, based in Cleveland, is one of the five American orchestras informally referred to as the "Big Five".

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Clive Davis

Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1932) is an American record producer, A&R executive and music industry executive.

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Cold Chillin' Records

Cold Chillin' Records was a record label that released music during the golden age of hip hop from the late 1980s to the early 1990s.

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Columbia Graphophone Company

The Columbia Graphophone Company was one of the earliest gramophone companies in the United Kingdom.

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Columbia Records

Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Conglomerate (company)

A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.

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Country music

Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) is a vocal folk rock supergroup made up of American singer-songwriters David Crosby and Stephen Stills and English singer-songwriter Graham Nash.

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CTI Records

CTI Records (Creed Taylor Incorporated) is a jazz record label founded in 1967 by producer/A&R manager Creed Taylor.

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Culture Club

Culture Club are an English new wave band that formed in London in 1981.

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Cyndi Lauper

Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.

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Danity Kane

Danity Kane was an American girl group comprising members Aubrey O'Day, Wanita "D. Woods" Woodgett, Shannon Bex, Dawn Richard and Aundrea Fimbres.

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Date Records

Date Records was a sub-label of Columbia Records which had two different incarnations.

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DDG

DDG may refer to.

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Dead or Alive (band)

Dead or Alive was an English pop band, formed in 1980 in Liverpool.

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Deep Cotton

Deep Cotton is an American funk duo based in Atlanta, whose members are Chuck Lightning and Nate "Rocket" Wonder.

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Def Jam Recordings

Def Jam Recordings is an American record label focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group (UMG).

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DJ Khaled

Khaled Mohamed Khaled (born November 26, 1975) is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ, record label executive and author.

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Don Kirshner

Donald Clark Kirshner (April 17, 1934 – January 17, 2011), known as The Man With the Golden Ear, was an American music publisher, rock music producer, talent manager, and songwriter.

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Donovan

Donovan Philips Leitch (born 10 May 1946) is a Scottish-born singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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Dumblonde

Dumblonde (stylized dumblonde) is an American alternative dance pop duo consisting of former Danity Kane members Shannon Bex and Aubrey O'Day.

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Edgar Winter

Edgar Holland Winter (born December 28, 1946) is an American rock and blues musician.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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Epic Records

Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, Inc., the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.

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Epic Records Japan

Epic/Sony Records is a Japanese record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment Japan.

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Epic Soundtrax

Epic Soundtrax was an American record label.

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Europe (band)

Europe is a Swedish rock band formed in Upplands Väsby in 1979,http://www.dn.se/arkiv/teater/hardrock-tog-priset-enkopingsband-vann-rock-sm/ by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bass guitarist Peter Olsson, and drummer Tony Reno.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Fifth Harmony

Fifth Harmony is an American girl group based in Miami, composed of Ally Brooke, Normani, Dinah Jane, Lauren Jauregui, and previously Camila Cabello until her departure from the group on December 18, 2016.

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Forrest Gump (soundtrack)

Forrest Gump: The Soundtrack is the soundtrack album based on the Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning film, Forrest Gump, and contains music from many well-known artists.

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Future (rapper)

Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn (born November 20, 1983), known professionally as Future, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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George Jones

George Glenn Jones (September 12, 1931 – April 26, 2013) was an American musician, singer and songwriter.

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George Michael

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou (25 June 1963 – 25 December 2016), known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! He was widely known for his work in the 1980s and 1990s, including hit singles such as "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" and "Last Christmas", and albums such as Faith (1987) and Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 (1990).

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George Szell

George Szell (June 7, 1897 – July 30, 1970), originally György Széll, György Endre Szél, or Georg Szell, was a Hungarian-born Jewish-American conductor and composer.

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Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan (née Fajardo; born September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.

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Graham Nash

Graham William Nash, OBE (born 2 February 1942) is a British-American singer-songwriter and musician.

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Hardwell

Robbert van de Corput (born 7 January 1988), better known by his stage name Hardwell, is a Dutch electro house DJ, record producer from Breda, the Netherlands.

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Heart (band)

Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.

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Heatwave (band)

Heatwave was an international funk/disco band formed in 1975.

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Helen Shapiro

Helen Kate Shapiro (born 28 September 1946) is an English pop singer, jazz singer and actress.

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Hidden Beach Recordings

Hidden Beach is an American independent record label specializing in urban alternative, R&B, soul, inspirational and contemporary jazz genres.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Incubus (band)

Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California.

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Interscope Records

Interscope Records is an American major record label.

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Invictus Records

Invictus Records was an American record label based in Detroit, Michigan.

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Isaac Brock (musician)

Isaac Kristofer Brock (born July 9, 1975) is the lead singer, guitarist, banjoist, and songwriter for the American indie rock band Modest Mouse, as well as his side project band, Ugly Casanova.

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J Records

J Records was an American major record label owned and operated by Sony Music Entertainment, and was distributed through the RCA Music Group.

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Janelle Monáe

Janelle Monáe Robinson (born December 1, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, and model.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jazz

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jeff Beck

Geoffrey Arnold Beck (born 24 June 1944) is an English rock guitarist.

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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an American singer, actress, and spokesperson.

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Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.

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Jet Records

Jet Records was a British record label set up by Don Arden, with artists such as Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), Roy Wood, Gary Moore, Ozzy Osbourne, Alan Price, Adrian Gurvitz, Riot and Magnum.

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Jidenna

Jidenna Theodore Mobisson (born May 4, 1985), better known by his stage name Jidenna, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Jive Records

Jive Records was an American record label under the RCA Music Group formed in 1981 by Zomba Records. Formerly headquartered in New York City, the label was best known for a string of successes with hip hop artists in the 1980s, and also in teen pop and boy bands during the 1990s and early 2000s. Jive Records operated as an independently managed label until 2003, when Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) acquired the remainder of its parent company Zomba for US $2.74 billion, which at the time was the largest-ever acquisition of an independent label with major-label distribution.

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Jodeci

Jodeci is an American R&B quartet with members DeVante Swing, Mr. Dalvin, K-Ci, and JoJo.

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Johnny Nash

John Lester "Johnny" Nash, Jr. (born August 19, 1940) is an American reggae and pop music singer-songwriter, best known in the US for his 1972 hit, "I Can See Clearly Now".

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Judas Priest

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969.

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Judgment Night (soundtrack)

Judgment Night is the soundtrack to the 1993 film of the same name.

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Juilliard String Quartet

The Juilliard String Quartet is a classical music string quartet founded in 1946 at the Juilliard School in New York by William Schuman.

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July (band)

July were a psychedelic rock band from Ealing, London that were professionally active between 1968 and 1969.

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Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Myesha Cole (born October 15, 1981) is an American singer/songwriter, record producer, business woman, and television personality.

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Korn

Korn (stylized as KoЯn) is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993.

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L.A. Reid

Antonio Marquis "L.A." Reid (born June 7, 1956) is an American music executive, musician, songwriter, record producer, author, and former television music competition judge.

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Labelle

Labelle is an American all-female singing group who were a popular vocal group of the 1960s and 1970s.

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List of record labels

For lists of record labels, see.

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Living Colour

Living Colour is an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1984.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Louis Tomlinson

Louis William Tomlinson (born Louis Troy Austin; 24 December 1991) is an English singer and songwriter.

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Lulu (singer)

Lulu Kennedy-Cairns OBE (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie; 3 November 1948) is a Scottish singer-songwriter.

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Luther Vandross

Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Martin Garrix

Martijn Gerard Garritsen (born 14 May 1996), known professionally as Martin Garrix (stylized as Mar+in Garri×), is a Dutch DJ, record producer and musician from Amstelveen.

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McFadden & Whitehead

McFadden and Whitehead were an American songwriting, production, and recording duo, best known for their signature tune "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now".

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Meat Loaf

Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), better known by his stage name Meat Loaf, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor.

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Meghan Trainor

Meghan Elizabeth Trainor (born December 22, 1993) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Miami Sound Machine

Miami Sound Machine are an American band of Latin-influenced music featuring the vocals of Cuban-born recording artist Gloria Fajardo García (later Gloria Estefan).

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Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Minnie Riperton

Minnie Julia Riperton-Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979), known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You" and her four-octave coloratura soprano.

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Mosley Music Group

Mosley Music Group (MMG) is a record label founded and formed by producer Tim "Timbaland" Mosley.

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Nemperor Records

Nemperor Records is an American jazz and pop music record label.

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Oasis (band)

Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991.

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Ode Records

Ode Sounds and Visuals was a record label, started by Lou Adler in 1967 after he sold Dunhill Records to ABC Records.

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Okeh Records

Okeh Records is an American record label founded by the Otto Heinemann Phonograph Corporation, a phonograph supplier established in 1916, which branched out into phonograph records in 1918.

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Outkast

Outkast (stylized as OutKast) is an American hip hop duo formed in 1991 in East Point, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André "André 3000" Benjamin (formerly known as Dré) and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton.

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Ozzy Osbourne

John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.

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Pasha Records

Pasha Records was a record label founded by Spencer Proffer.

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Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.

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Philadelphia International Records

Philadelphia International Records (PIR) is an American record label based in Philadelphia.

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Philips Records

Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips.

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Poco

Poco is an American country rock band originally formed by Richie Furay, Jim Messina and Rusty Young.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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Portrait Records

Portrait Records was a sister label of Epic Records and later of Columbia Records.

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Prometheus Global Media

Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.

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Rage Against the Machine

Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California.

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RCA Records

RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

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Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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REO Speedwagon

REO Speedwagon (originally styled as R.E.O. Speedwagon) is an American rock band from Champaign, Illinois.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Richie Furay

Paul Richard "Richie" Furay (born May 9, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member who is best known for forming the bands Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Bruce Palmer, and Dewey Martin, and Poco with Jim Messina, Rusty Young, George Grantham and Randy Meisner.

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Rick Ross

William Leonard Roberts II (born January 28, 1976), known professionally by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur.

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Rock and roll

Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Roman GianArthur

Roman GianArthur is an American musician, singer-songwriter and record producer known for his collaborations with artists Janelle Monáe and Jidenna.

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Roy Hamilton

Roy Hamilton (April 16, 1929 – July 20, 1969) was an American singer.

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Ruthless Records

Ruthless Records is an American record label, founded by Eazy-E and Jerry Heller.

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Sade (band)

Sade are an English band, formed in London in 1982, and named after their lead singer, Sade Adu.

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Sade (singer)

Helen Folasade Adu CBE (Fọláṣadé Adú; born 16 January 1959), known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is a British Nigerian singer and songwriter.

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Sara Bareilles

Sara Beth Bareilles (born December 7, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter, actress and author.

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Scotti Brothers Records

Scotti Brothers Records (sometimes spelled Scotti Bros. Records) was a California-based record label founded by Tony and Ben Scotti in 1974.

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Shakin' Stevens

Michael Barratt (born 4 March 1948), known as Shakin' Stevens, is a platinum-selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who was the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s.

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Shakira

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born 2 February 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Singles is the original soundtrack album to the film Singles, primarily focused on the ascendant Seattle grunge scene of the early 1990s.

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Sly and the Family Stone

Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco.

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SOLAR Records

SOLAR (acronym for Sound of Los Angeles Records) was an American record label founded in 1977 by Dick Griffey, reconstituted out of Soul Train Records only two years after it was founded with Soul Train television show host and creator Don Cornelius.

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Sony

is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Sony BMG

Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.

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Sony Corporation of America

Sony Corporation of America (SCA), based in New York City, is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

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Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.

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St. Beauty

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Steve Vai

Steven Siro Vai (born June 6, 1960) is an American guitarist, composer, singer, songwriter, and producer.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stephen Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Subsidiary

A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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Sylvia Rhone

Sylvia Rhone is an American music industry executive who served as president of Universal Motown Records until 2011.

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T-Neck Records

T-Neck Records was a record label founded by members of the R&B/soul group The Isley Brothers in 1964, which became notable for distributing the first nationally-released recordings of Jimi Hendrix, their guitarist, and which later became a successful label after the Isleys began releasing their own works after years of recording for other labels, scoring hits such as "It's Your Thing" and "That Lady".

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Tabu Records

Tabu Productions was an American record label founded by Clarence Avant in 1975.

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Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette (born Virginia Wynette Pugh; May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998), was an American country music singer-songwriter and one of country music's best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers.

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Ted Nugent

Theodore Anthony Nugent (born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist.

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Teena Marie

Mary Christine Brockert (March 5, 1956 – December 26, 2010), better known by her stage name Teena Marie, was an American singer-songwriter, and producer.

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The Clash

The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.

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The Dave Clark Five

The Dave Clark Five were an English pop rock band formed in Tottenham in 1957.

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The Hollies

The Hollies are a British pop/rock group best known for their pioneering and distinctive three-part vocal harmony style.

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The Island Def Jam Music Group

The Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG) was an American record label group formed in 1998 by combining the operations of 14+ record labels including Island Records, Def Jam Recordings, and Mercury Records.

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The Isley Brothers

The Isley Brothers are an American musical group originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, that started as a vocal trio consisting of brothers O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley and Ronald Isley.

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The Jackson 5

The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as the Jacksons, are an American family music group.

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The Three Degrees

The Three Degrees is an American female vocal group, which was originally formed in 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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The X Factor (U.S. TV series)

The X Factor is an American reality television music competition show created by Simon Cowell and produced by FremantleMedia North America and SYCOtv, a partnership between Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment, which aired on Fox from 2011 to 2013.

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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.

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Thriller (Michael Jackson album)

Thriller is the sixth studio album by American singer Michael Jackson, released on November 30, 1982, in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.

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Timbaland

Timothy Zachary Mosley (born March 10, 1972), better known by his stage name Timbaland, is an American record producer, rapper, singer, songwriter and DJ.

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TLC (group)

TLC is an American girl group whose original line-up consisted of Tionne "'''T'''-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "'''L'''eft Eye" Lopes and Rozonda "'''C'''hilli" Thomas.

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Toni Braxton

Toni Michelle Braxton (born October 7, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, pianist, record producer, actress, television personality, and philanthropist.

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Travis Scott

Jacques Webster (born April 30, 1991), known professionally as Travis Scott (formerly stylized as Travi$ Scott), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Tuff City Records

Tuff City Records is a New York-based record label founded by journalist Aaron Fuchs in 1981.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Universal Motown Records

Universal Motown Records was an American record label that operated as a division of Universal Motown Republic Group.

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Virgin Records

Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.

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Work Group

The Work Group (stylized as The WORK Group) was an American record label.

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Yo Gotti

Mario Mims (born May 19, 1981), better known by his stage name Yo Gotti, is an American rapper.

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Zara Larsson

Zara Maria Larsson (born 16 December 1997) is a Swedish singer and songwriter.

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Zomba Group of Companies

The Zomba Group of Companies (sometimes referred to as Zomba Music Group or just Zomba Group) was a music group and division which was owned by and operated under Sony Music Entertainment.

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1982 in music

This is a list of notable events in music from 1982, a year in which Madonna made her debut and Michael Jackson released Thriller, which still holds the title for the world's best selling album.

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21 Savage

Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph (born October 22, 1992), better known by his stage name 21 Savage, is an American rapper.

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550 Music

550 Music (originally known as Sony 550 Music) was a unit of Sony Music Entertainment, which operated through Sony Music's Epic Records division while in activity.

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