Sony Music Nashville

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Sony Music Nashville
Parent companySony Music
Country of originU.S.
LocationNashville, Tennessee

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

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.


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]

Notable artists on Columbia Nashville[edit]

Formerly on Columbia Nashville[edit]

Formerly on Epic Nashville[edit]

Formerly on Monument Nashville[edit]

Formerly on Lucky Dog Nashville[edit]

Artists on RCA Nashville[edit]

Formerly on RCA Nashville[edit]

Formerly on BNA Records[edit]

Formerly on Arista Nashville[edit]

Formerly on Career Records[edit]

Formerly on Arista Austin[edit]

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  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". 31 August 2011.
  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.
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  7. ^ "Kameron Marlowe Signs With Columbia Nashville". June 26, 2020. Retrieved June 28, 2020.
  8. ^ "Summer Print Special 2022".
  9. ^ a b "Sony Music Nashville, Arista Nashville, Ryan Hurd, Chasing After You | Country Artist".
  10. ^ ""Gone Too Soon" Hitmaker Andrew Jannakos Inks Sony Label Deal". November 10, 2020.
  11. ^ "BREAKING: Miranda Lambert Leaving Sony Music Nashville". 15 March 2023.
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  13. ^ a b "Country Music Artist Info | New Information, Facts, Interviews, and Bios About ..." Retrieved 7 February 2022.
  14. ^ "Home". Sony Music Nashville.
  15. ^ "Bloomin' crazy over Magna's own SHeDAISY". Deseret News. Retrieved June 28, 2020.
  16. ^ "Arista Nashville Archives".
  17. ^ "Seaforth, Arista Nashville, Breakups | Country Artist, Band, and Radio Photos".
  18. ^ "Home".

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