Sony Music Nashville

Sony Music Nashville is the country music branch of Sony Music Entertainment. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Sony Music Nashville includes its three country recording labels Arista Nashville, Columbia Nashville, and RCA Nashville, as well as Christian music company Provident Label Group.

Sony Music Nashville
Parent companySony Music
GenreCountry
Country of originU.S.
LocationNashville, Tennessee
Official websitewww.sonymusicnashville.com

History

Since 2015, Sony Music Nashville has been overseen by CEO Randy Goodman.

In January 2011, Sony Music Nashville announced an exclusive worldwide distribution deal with Skyville Records, a new Nashville label headed up by music producer Paul Worley.[1]

In August 2011, Sony Music Nashville announced a restructuring that realigned several artists among its labels and merged the promotion teams for BNA Records and Columbia Nashville, while retaining the respective label identities for both BNA and Columbia artists and releases.[2]

In February 2012, Sony Music Nashville entered into an exclusive distribution deal with new Nashville-based label, Streamsound Records, launched by producer Byron Gallimore and industry veteran Jim Wilkes.[3]

On June 4, 2012, it was announced that BNA Records would be retired and its roster moved to Columbia Nashville, leaving Sony Music Nashville with three country labels.[4]

In September 2012, Overton and rpmentertainment president Scott Siman announced an exclusive worldwide distribution and license agreement to distribute rpme singles and albums.[5]

Unassigned Artists on Sony Music Nashville

Artists on Arista Nashville

Formerly on Arista Nashville

Formerly on Career Records

Formerly on Arista Austin

Artists on Columbia Nashville

Formerly on Columbia Nashville

Formerly on Epic Nashville

Formerly on Monument Nashville

Formerly on Lucky Dog Nashville

Artists on RCA Nashville

Formerly on RCA Nashville

Formerly on BNA Records

Artists on Monument Records

Current rock and pop artists

See also

References

  1. De Lombaerde, Geert (January 25, 2011). "Skyville teams with Sony on distribution". Nashville Post. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
  2. "Sony Restructures Rosters, Promo Teams".
  3. Skates, Sarah (February 21, 2012). "Gallimore, Wilkes Launch Streamsound Records". Music Row. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
  4. "Kenny Chesney Extends Sony Music Nashville Deal, Will Get Own Imprint Blue Chair Records". Billboard. June 4, 2012. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
  5. Parker, Eric (September 12, 2012). "rpmentertainment, Sony Music Nashville Enter Exclusive Agreement". Music Row. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
  6. "Ryan Hurd Joins RCA Nashville Roster". MusicRow. January 3, 2017.
  7. Bloomin' crazy over Magna's own SHeDAISY
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