Sony Music Nashville

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Sony Music Nashville
Parent company Sony Music
Genre Country
Country of origin U.S.
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Official website www.sonymusicnashville.com

Sony Music Nashville is the country music branch of Sony Music. 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.

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.<ref name="skyville">De Lombaerde, Geert (January 25, 2011). "Skyville teams with Sony on distribution". Nashville Post. Retrieved December 10, 2012. </ref>

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.<ref name=cr>"Sony Restructures Rosters, Promo Teams". </ref>

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.<ref name="streamsound">Skates, Sarah (February 21, 2012). "Gallimore, Wilkes Launch Streamsound Records". Music Row. Retrieved December 10, 2012. </ref>

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.<ref name="bna retire">"Kenny Chesney Extends Sony Music Nashville Deal, Will Get Own Imprint Blue Chair Records". Billboard. June 4, 2012. Retrieved December 10, 2012. </ref>

In September 2012, Overton and rpmentertainment president Scott Siman announced an exclusive worldwide distribution and license agreement to distribute rpme singles and albums.<ref name="rpm">Parker, Eric (September 12, 2012). "rpmentertainment, Sony Music Nashville Enter Exclusive Agreement". Music Row. Retrieved December 10, 2012. </ref>

Artists on Arista Nashville

Further information: Arista Nashville

Artists on Columbia Nashville

Formerly on Columbia Nashville

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Artists on RCA Nashville

Further information: RCA Records Nashville

Artists on Monument Records

Formerly on Monument Nashville

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Formerly on defunct labels

BNA Records

Further information: BNA Records

Epic Nashville

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Lucky Dog Nashville

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See also

References

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