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A&M Records was an American record label founded as an independent company by Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss in 1962.
Amy Elizabeth Macdonald (born 25 August 1987) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and musician.
Andreas Ottensamer (born 4 April 1989 in Vienna) is an Austrian clarinetist and is the principal clarinetist of the Berlin Philharmonic.
Antal Doráti, KBE (9 April 1906 – 13 November 1988) was a Hungarian-born conductor and composer who became a naturalized American citizen in 1943.
Arcade Fire is a Canadian indie rock band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother William Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
Ólafur Arnalds (born 3 November 1986) is an Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mosfellsbær, Iceland.
Béla Anton Leoš Fleck (born July 10, 1958) is an American banjo player.
Berle Adams (born Beryl Adasky, June 11, 1917 – August 25, 2009) was a music industry executive and talent booking agent best known for co-founding Mercury Records in the 1940s and later becoming a senior executive at MCA.
Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label that is owned by Universal Music Group and operated with Decca Records.
Blue Rock Records was a subsidiary of Mercury Records, and like their parent, based in Chicago between 1964 and 1969.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Lady Catherine Anna Brudenell-Bruce (born 25 November 1984), known as Bo Bruce, is an English singer-songwriter previously signed to Mercury Records.
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey.
Broadchurch is an English television crime drama broadcast on ITV.
Brooklyn Rider is a string quartet based in Brooklyn, New York City, whose members include violinists Johnny Gandelsman and Colin Jacobsen, violist Nicholas Cords and cellist Michael Nicolas.
Bernard "Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Candy was a Los Angeles-based rock band, featuring future Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke and singer-songwriter Kyle Vincent.
Julian Edwin "Cannonball" Adderley (September 15, 1928 – August 8, 1975) was an American jazz alto saxophonist of the hard bop era of the 1950s and 1960s.
Capitol Records, Inc. is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Capitol Music Group imprint.
Casablanca Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group and operated under Republic Records.
Chase & Status are an English drum and bass production band composed of Saul Milton (Chase) and Will Kennard (Status).
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
This is a list of notable record labels based in Chicago.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cinderella was an American rock band formed in 1982 from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Clark Virgil Terry Jr. (December 14, 1920 – February 21, 2015) was an American swing and bebop trumpeter, a pioneer of the flugelhorn in jazz, composer, educator, and NEA Jazz Masters inductee.
Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.
Clifford Benjamin Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956), also known as "Brownie", was an American jazz trumpeter.
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.
The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.
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.
David Hall (born December 16, 1916 in New Rochelle, New York; died April 10, 2012 in Castine, Maine) was a sound archivist and writer.
David Massey is a British-born, American record executive and former artist manager.
Decca Gold is a United States-based record label focusing on classical repertoire.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
Def Jam Recordings is an American record label focused predominantly on hip hop and urban music, owned by Universal Music Group (UMG).
Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) is an American orchestra based in Detroit, Michigan.
Deutsche Grammophon is a German classical music record label that was the precursor of corporation called PolyGram.
Dinah Washington (born Ruth Lee Jones; August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963) was an American singer and pianist, who has been cited as "the most popular black female recording artist of the '50s".
John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer.
LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
The Eastman Wind Ensemble is an American concert band founded by Frederick Fennell at the Eastman School of Music in 1952.
Edward Carl Gaedel (June 8, 1925 – June 18, 1961) was an American with dwarfism who became famous for participating in a Major League Baseball game.
Elisabeth Schumann (13 June 1888 – 23 April 1952) was a German soprano who sang in opera, operetta, oratorio, and lieder.
EmArcy Records is a jazz record label founded in 1954 by Mercury Records, and today a European jazz label owned by Universal Music Group.
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.
Enrico Caruso (25 February 1873 – 2 August 1921) was an Italian operatic tenor.
Ernestine Anderson (November 11, 1928 – March 10, 2016) was an American jazz and blues singer.
Fontana Records is a record label which was started in the 1950s as a subsidiary of the Dutch Philips Records.
Frankie Laine (born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio; March 30, 1913 – February 6, 2007) was an Italian American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spanned 75 years, from his first concerts in 1930 with a marathon dance company to his final performance of "That's My Desire" in 2005.
Frederick Fennell (July 2, 1914 – December 7, 2004) was an internationally recognized conductor, and one of the primary figures in promoting the Eastman Wind Ensemble as a performing group.
Geffen Records is an American major record label owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.
Generation loss is the loss of quality between subsequent copies or transcodes of data.
Glam metal (also known as hair metal and often used synonymously with pop metal) is a subgenre of heavy metal, which features pop-influenced hooks and guitar riffs, and borrows from the fashion of 1970s glam rock.
Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music that began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.
Herbert Arnold Geller (November 2, 1928 – December 19, 2013) was an American jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger.
Howard Harold Hanson (October 28, 1896 – February 26, 1981) was an American composer, conductor, educator, music theorist, and champion of American classical music.
Irving B. Green (also known as Irvin B. Green) (February 6, 1916 – July 1, 2006) was an American record industry executive, and founder and president of Mercury Records.
Island Records is a British-Jamaican record label that operates as a division of Universal Music Group (UMG).
Jake Bugg (born Jake Edwin Charles Kennedy; 28 February 1994) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter.
Jason Iley is the current Chairman and CEO of Sony Music UK.
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.
James Milton Cleveland (May 3, 1926 – August 23, 2008) was an American jazz trombonist born in Wartrace, Tennessee.
John Paul Corigliano (born 16 February 1938) is an American composer of classical music.
John Henry Hammond II (December 15, 1910 – July 10, 1987) was an American record producer, civil rights activist, and music critic from the 1930s to the early 1980s.
John J Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter, and actor.
Keynote Records was a record label founded by record store owner Eric Bernay in 1940.
is a Japanese rock band.
Kiss (often stylized as KISS) is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley.
Kitty Films (キティフィルム Kiti Firumu) was a production company established in 1972 in Japan.
Kurtis Walker (born August 9, 1959), professionally known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record/film producer, Bboy, DJ, public speaker and minister.
Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009), known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor.
Li Yundi (born October 7, 1982) is a Chinese classical pianist.
Limelight Records was a jazz record label and subsidiary of Mercury Records started in 1962.
This list comprises acts that record, or have recorded at some time, for Mercury Records.
For lists of record labels, see.
Universal Music Group owns, or has a joint share in, a large number of record labels listed herein.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
Marina City is a mixed-use residential-commercial building complex in Chicago, Illinois.
Mary Ford (born Iris Colleen Summers; July 7, 1924 – September 30, 1977) was an American vocalist and guitarist, comprising half of the husband-and-wife musical team Les Paul and Mary Ford.
Maxwell Lemuel Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz drummer and composer.
Walter Maynard Ferguson C.M. (May 4, 1928 – August 23, 2006) was a Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader.
MCA Records was an American record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003.
MGM Records was a record label started by the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio in 1946 for the purpose of releasing soundtrack albums of their musical films.
Miloš Karadaglić (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Милош Карадаглић, born 1983), sometimes known just by his mononym Miloš, is an award-winning classical guitarist and Deutsche Grammophon/Mercury Classics recording artist from Montenegro.
The Minnesota Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Mitchell William "Mitch" Miller (July 4, 1911 – July 31, 2010) was an American oboist, conductor, recording producer and recording industry executive.
Monsta X (often stylized as MONSTA X) is a South Korean boy band formed by Starship Entertainment through the 2015 Mnet survival show No.Mercy.
Motown is an American record company.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Night of Hunters is the twelfth solo studio album by American singer-songwriter Tori Amos, released on September 20, 2011, in the United States through Deutsche Grammophon.
Noah and the Whale were a British indie rock and folk band from Twickenham, formed in 2006.
Clara Ann Fowler (November 8, 1927 – January 1, 2013), known by her stage name Patti Page, was an American singer of pop and country music.
Paul M. A. Charles Paray (24 May 1886 – 10 October 1979) was a French conductor, organist and composer.
Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare.
Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips.
Phonogram Incorporated was started in 1970 as a successor to Philips Phonographic Industries, a unit of the Grammophon-Philips Group (GPG), a joint venture of Philips N.V. of the Netherlands and Siemens A.G. of Germany.
Pictures at an Exhibition (Картинки с выставки – Воспоминание о Викторе Гартмане, Kartínki s výstavki – Vospominániye o Víktore Gártmane, "Pictures from an Exhibition – A Remembrance of Viktor Hartmann"; Tableaux d'une exposition) is a suite of ten pieces (plus a recurring, varied Promenade) composed for the piano by Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky in 1874.
Victoria Louise "Pixie" Lott (born 12 January 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, and actress.
Polydor is a British record label and company, that operates as part of Universal Music Group.
PolyGram Entertainment is a film and TV production company owned by Universal Music Group.
Print-through (sometimes referred to as bleed-through) is a generally undesirable effect that arises in the use of magnetic tape for storing analogue information, in particular music.
Progressive rock (shortened as prog; sometimes called art rock, classical rock or symphonic rock) is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid to late 1960s.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
Rafael Jeroným Kubelík (29 June 191411 August 1996) was a Czech-born conductor and composer.
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.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
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),.
David Roy Eldridge (30 January 1911 – 26 February 1989), nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpet player.
RSO Records was a record label formed by rock and roll and musical theatre impresario Robert Stigwood and record executive Al Coury in 1973.
Rush was a Canadian rock band comprising Geddy Lee (bass, vocals, keyboards), Alex Lifeson (guitars) and Neil Peart (drums, percussion, lyrics).
Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer.
Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker.
Seagram Company Ltd. (formerly traded as Seagram's) was a Canadian multinational conglomerate formerly headquartered in Montreal, Quebec.
is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Smash Records was an American record label founded in 1961 as a subsidiary of Mercury Records by Mercury executive Shelby Singleton and run by Singleton with Charlie Fach.
Starday Records was a record label producing traditional country music during the 1950s and 1960s.
is a Japanese actor and singer.
Tears for Fears are an English pop rock band formed in Bath in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith.
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.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
Harry Lawrence "Tiny" Hill (July 19, 1906 – December 13, 1971) was a band leader of the Big Band era.
Tony Fontane (1925–1974) was an American recording artist in the 1940s and 1950s who gave up his career in popular music to become a gospel singer following a near-fatal car accident in 1957.
Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos, August 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and composer.
Treat is a Swedish hard rock/heavy metal band from Stockholm.
Universal Music Australia (UMA) is the largest Australian music corporation.
Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
Universal Music Group Nashville is Universal Music Group's country music subsidiary.
Unrepentant Geraldines is the fourteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter and pianist Tori Amos.
Vertigo Records is a record company, which originated in the United Kingdom.
Verve Records, founded in 1956 by Norman Granz, is home to the world’s largest jazz catalogue and includes recordings by artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Stan Getz and Billie Holiday, among others.
Vic Damone (born Vito Rocco Farinola; June 12, 1928 – February 11, 2018) was an American traditional pop and big band singer, actor, radio and television presenter, and entertainer.
Village People is an American disco group best known for their on-stage costumes, catchy tunes and suggestive lyrics.
Virgin EMI Records is a British record label owned by the Universal Music Group that was formed in 2013.
Virgin Records Ltd. was a British record label founded by entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell, and musician Tom Newman in 1972.
Wilma Cozart Fine (March 29, 1927, Aberdeen, Mississippi – September 21, 2009, Harrison, New York) was an American record producer who, with her husband, C. Robert Fine (1922–1982), ran the classical division of Mercury Records in the 1950s and early 1960s, producing hundreds of recordings that, according to her obituary in The New York Times, "Are still prized by collectors for the depth and realism of their sound." A native of Fort Worth, she attended the University of North Texas studying music education at the UNT College of Music and business.
Wing Records was a record label subsidiary of Mercury Records founded in 1955, that found its greatest success during the late 1950s.
is a Japanese actor and singer.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
20th Century Fox Records, also known as 20th Fox Records and 20th Century Records, was a wholly owned subsidiary of film studio 20th Century Fox.
330 North Wabash (formerly IBM Plaza also known as IBM Building and now renamed AMA Plaza) is a skyscraper in downtown Chicago, Illinois, United States, at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, designed by famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (who died in 1969 before construction began).
35 East Wacker, also known as the Jewelers' Building, on the 35 East Wacker Drive website.
875 North Michigan Avenue, built as and still commonly referred to as the John Hancock Center, is a 100-story, 1,128-foot supertall skyscraper located in Chicago, Illinois.