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ABC Records was an American record label, founded in New York City in 1955 as ABC-Paramount Records.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) (stylized in its logo as abc since 1962) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Record Corporation (ARC), also referred to as American Record Company, American Recording Corporation, or (erroneously) as ARC Records, was a United States based record company.
Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams (December 3, 1927 – September 25, 2012) was an American popular-music singer.
Ariola Records (also known as Ariola and Ariola-Eurodisc) is a German record label.
Arista Nashville is an American record label that is a wholly owned division of Sony Music Entertainment, operated under the Sony Music Nashville division.
Arista Records, Inc. was an American record label.
Aware Records is an American record label, existent to seek unsigned musical artists and expose them to the mainstream media.
Bar Mitzvah (בַּר מִצְוָה) and Bat Mitzvah (בַּת מִצְוָה) (Ashkenazi pronunciation: "Bas Mitzvah") (plural: B'nai mitzvah for boys, B'not Mitzvah, Ashkenazi pronunciation: "B'nos Mitzvah" for girls) are Jewish coming of age rituals.
Barbra Joan Streisand (born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
Barry Weiss (born February 11, 1951, in Demarest, New Jersey) is an American music executive.
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Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) was a division of Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Japan's Sony Corporation of America on October 1, 2008.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
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The Big Three television networks are the three traditional commercial broadcast television networks in the United States: ABC, CBS and NBC.
Billboard (stylized as billboard) is an American music magazine, originally headquartered in New York City, New York and now owned by Prometheus Global Media.
"Blank Space" is a song by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift from her fifth studio album 1989 (2014).
BMG is an international group of music companies focused on the management of music publishing, recording rights and music distribution.
Bridgeport is the most populous city in the state of Connecticut.
Brunswick Records is a United States-based record label with a history dating back almost a century.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.
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CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.
CBS Records is a record label founded by CBS Corporation in 2006 to take advantage of music from its entertainment properties owned by CBS Television Studios.
CBS Records International, simply CBS in logo, was the international arm of the Columbia Records unit of Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
Century Media Records is a record label with offices in the United States, Germany, and London.
Charles Koppelman (born March 30, 1940) is a musician, music producer, and businessman.
Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1932) is an American record producer and music industry executive.
The Columbia Graphophone Company was one of the earliest gramophone companies in the United Kingdom.
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. (CPII) is an American film production and distribution studio of the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.
Columbia Records is an American flagship recording label, under the ownership of Sony Music Entertainment, operating under the Columbia Music Group.
Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution.
Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.
Date Records was a sub-label of Columbia Records which had two different incarnations.
Decca Records began as 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.
, is a Japanese record label, a subsidiary of Sony Music Japan.
Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, when asked to say her real name.
Discogs, short for discographies, is a website and database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
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Doug Morris (born November 23, 1938) is an American music executive.
Edgar Berger (born October 19, 1966) is a German music manager and former journalist.
The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are a British rock group from Birmingham, England.
The albums discography of Elvis Presley starts on July 19, 1954, with the release of his first commercial single, and ends in February 1978.
Embassy Records was originally a UK budget record label that produced cover versions of current hit songs that were sold exclusively in Woolworths shops at a lower price than the original recordings.
EMI Group Limited, also known as EMI Music or simply EMI, was a British multinational music recording and publishing company, and electronics device and systems manufacturing company, headquartered in London, England.
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EMI Music Publishing Ltd. is a multinational music publishing company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Enfield Town, also known as Enfield, is the historic town centre of Enfield, in the London Borough of Enfield.
Epic Records is an American record company.
A fiscal year (or financial year, or sometimes budget year) is a period used for calculating annual ("yearly") financial statements in businesses and other organizations all over the world.
General Electric (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in New York.
Goddard Lieberson (April 5, 1911 – May 29, 1977) was the president of Columbia Records from 1956 to 1971, and again from 1973 to 1975.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.
Henry Lee Summer (born Henry Lee Swartz; July 5, 1955) is an American rock singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer from Brazil, Indiana, best known for his hit singles "I Wish I Had A Girl" and "Hey Baby".
Interscope Geffen A&M Records (sometimes abbreviated as IGA) is an American record company.
IODA (Independent Online Distribution Alliance) — now The Orchard — is a global sales, marketing and distribution company servicing independent artists, labels, filmmakers and other content providers on hundreds of digital and mobile outlets around the world.
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isoHunt is an online torrent files index and repository, where visitors can browse, search, download or upload torrents of various digital content of mostly entertainment nature.
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J Records was an American record label owned and operated by Sony Music Entertainment, and was distributed through the RCA Music Group.
Jive Records was an American record label under the RCA Music Group formed in 1981 by Zomba Records.
Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin; September 22, 1958) is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with The Runaways, including their hit song "Cherry Bomb".
Johnny "J.R." Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.
Keeps Gettin' Better: A Decade of Hits is the first greatest hits album by American recording artist Christina Aguilera.
Antonio M. "L.A." Reid (born June 7, 1956) is an American record executive, musician, songwriter, record producer, former television music competition judge, and is currently the chairman and CEO of Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment.
Laura Nyro (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist.
Legacy Recordings is Sony Music Entertainment's catalog division.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) have found broad support from organizations that rely on copyright, including the Motion Picture Association of America, the Recording Industry Association of America, Macmillan Publishers, Viacom, and various other companies and unions in the cable, movie, and music industries.
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This is a list of recording artists signed to Sony Music Entertainment.
This is a list of record labels owned by, or associated with, Sony Music Entertainment.
Loud Records was a record label founded by Steve Rifkind in 1991.
The LP (Long Play), or rpm microgroove vinyl record, is a format for phonograph (gramophone) records, an analog sound storage medium.
MCA Records was an American-based record company owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group (now Universal Music Group), of which MCA Records was still part.
Mel Lewinter is an American music industry executive.
Mercury Records is an American-based record label owned by Universal Music Group.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County.
The Recording Academy, also known as The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers and other recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for music and its makers.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
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New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
The TV5 News and Information, known on-air as News5 (formerly ABC News and Public Affairs and TV5 News and Public Affairs) is the news and information programming division of the media conglomerate TV5 Network, Inc..
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, often pronounced Korombia,, is a Japanese record label founded in 1910 as.
Ode Records was a record label, started by Lou Adler in 1967 after he sold Dunhill Records to ABC Records.
Okeh Records began as the Otto Heinemann Phonograph Corp., a phonograph supplier, in 1916, branching out into phonograph records in 1918.
Oriole Records was a British record label, founded in 1925 by the London-based Levy Company, which owned a gramophone record subsidiary called Levaphone Records.
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and television personality.
Peaches & Herb are an American vocalist duo, once comprising Herb Fame (born October 1, 1942) and Francine "Peaches" Hurd Barker (April 28, 1947 – August 13, 2005).
Peter Edge is a British music industry executive.
The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.
Philips Records is a record label that was founded by the Dutch electronics company Philips.
Pitman is a borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States.
Provident Label Group is a division of Sony Music Entertainment focusing primarily on Christian music in Franklin, Tennessee.
Rate Your Music (or RYM) is an online collaborative metadata database of musical and non-musical releases and films which can be cataloged, rated and reviewed by users.
RCA Corporation, founded as the Radio Corporation of America, was an American electronics company in existence from 1919 to 1986.
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RCA Inspiration (formerly Verity Gospel Music Group) is a gospel music group operating under Sony Music Entertainment.
RCA Records is an American flagship recording label (alongside Columbia Records and Epic Records) of Sony Music Entertainment (SME).
RCA Nashville is an American Country music record label based in Nashville, Tennessee.
RCA/Jive Label Group was a short-lived American record label group, owned by Sony Music Entertainment and representing the merger of the RCA Music Group and Jive Label Group.
A record label is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
RED Associated Labels (RAL) is a newly created division of RED Distribution, providing a variety of label services, including new release set-up and planning, as well as radio promotion and marketing to select Sony Music Venture partners.
RED Distribution, LLC (formerly Relativity Entertainment Distribution) is a Sony Music Entertainment-owned sales and marketing division that handles releases for more than sixty independent record labels.
Republic Records is an American record company that operates as a division of Universal Music Group.
Robbins Entertainment is an American dance music record label.
Roc Nation, LLC is an American entertainment company founded and owned by rapper Jay Z. The company has offices in New York City, London and Los Angeles.
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
Safe Trip Home is the third studio album by Dido.
SBK Records was a record label, owned by Universal Music Group, that is currently part of the Capitol Music Group, where it is in hibernation.
Shane Lee Dawson (né Yaw; born July 19, 1988) is an American YouTube personality, actor, sketch comedian, singer, songwriter and film director.
Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco.
, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
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Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a record music company, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann AG.
A scandal erupted in 2005 regarding Sony BMG's implementation of deceptive, illegal, and potentially harmful copy protection measures on about 22 million CDs.
Sony Classical Records is an American record label.
Sony Corporation of America (SCA), based in New York, is the United States subsidiary of Sony, headquartered in Tokyo.
Sony Masterworks is a record label.
is Sony's music arm in Japan.
Sony Music Latin is a record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment.
Sony Music Nashville is the country music branch of Sony Music Entertainment.
The Sony Tower (also Sony Plaza, formerly the AT&T Building), is a tall, 37-story highrise skyscraper located at 550 Madison Avenue between 55th Street and 56th Street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is the largest music publishing company in the world and is co-owned by Sony and The Estate of Michael Jackson.
SRC Records (Street Records Corporation) was an American record label created by former Loud Records CEO Steve Rifkind.
Stephen Swid (born 1941) is an American businessman and investor.
Syco Music, also known as Syco Records, is a British record label founded by Simon Cowell in 2002.
Virginia Wynette Pugh, known professionally by her stage name Tammy Wynette, (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.
Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter and actress.
Terre Haute is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States, near the state's western border with Illinois.
The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964.
The Echo Label is a record label started by Chrysalis Group in 1994, and linked with Pony Canyon in Japan.
The Fabulous Thunderbirds is an American, Grammy-nominated blues rock band, formed in 1974.
The Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG) was an American record label group formed in 1999 when the Universal Music Group (UMG) merged two of its daughter companies Island Records and Def Jam Recordings.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The Orchard is a music, film, and video distribution, marketing, and sales company and top-ranked Multi-Channel Network that works with independent artists, labels, and other content providers to distribute content to hundreds of digital and mobile outlets around the world, as well as physical retailers in North America and Europe.
The Zombies are an English rock band, formed in 1961 in St Albans and led by Rod Argent (piano, organ and vocals) and Colin Blunstone (vocals).
Thriller 25 is the 25th anniversary edition reissue of American recording artist Michael Jackson's sixth studio album Thriller.
Tony Martell is a veteran American music industry senior executive, and founder of the T.J. Martell Foundation.
Ultra Music is an electronic dance music record label in North America, comprising Ultra Records, Ultra Music Publishing, and Empire Artist Management.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories.
Universal Motown Republic Group, also abbreviated as UMRG, was an umbrella label founded in 1999 by Universal Music Group to oversee the labels assigned to its unit.
Universal Music Group, Inc. (UMG Recordings, Inc., abbreviated as UMG) is an American worldwide music corporation that operates as a subsidiary of Paris-based French media conglomerate Vivendi.
Universal Republic Records was an American record label, that operated as a division of Universal Music Group.
Vocalion Records is an American record label active for many years in the United States and in the United Kingdom.
Walter Yetnikoff (born August 11, 1933) is an American music industry executive who was the president of CBS Records International from 1971 to 1975 and then president and CEO of CBS Records from 1975 to 1990 and author of The New York Times acclaimed Howling at the Moon.
Warner Music Group (WMG), also known as Warner Music, is an American major global record company headquartered in New York City.
William S. Paley (September 28, 1901 – October 26, 1990) was the chief executive who built Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and television network operations in the United States.
The Work Group (stylized as The WORK Group) was an American record label.
YouTube is a video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States.
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19 Entertainment is a producer of entertainment properties for television with a focus on music.
Between 6 and 11 August 2011, thousands of people rioted in several London boroughs and in cities and towns across England.
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