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Putting Big Machine in bed with Scooter Braun—known best for managing artists such as Justin Bieber, Kanye West, and Ariana Grande—will only continue to blur the lines between popular music, making the people at the top of the music business significantly more money, codifying the monogenre as formats blur, while genre-based artists who refuse to sign their masters away fight for attention.
Drake White is a critical favorite of mainstream country, and was seen as one of Big Machine’s more Americana style new artists, while Aaron Lewis released a decidedly traditional country record called Sinner in 2016, including the protest song “That Ain’t Country.”.
Swift made the allegations in a tweet posted on 14 November, imploring fans to make their feelings known to Big Machine Label Group executives Scott Borchetta and Scooter Braun.
The label later signed artists such as Reba McEntire, Justin Moore, and Brantley Gilbert. In association with Universal Republic, Borchetta founded Republic Nashville, the first imprint under Big Machine Label Group, signing major country artist Martina McBride. Headquartered on Music Row in Nashville, Big Machine has the feel of a boutique label.
As the A-list artist becomes a free agent in November, what should she look for in a new deal? In 2006, when she was 16 years old, Taylor Swift’s self-titled debut came out on Big Machine Label.
In a standard recording contract, major labels like Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, or Sony Music Entertainment offer artists a cash advance on future royalties, plus extensive marketing and distribution support, in exchange for buying out most of the rights to the artists’ recordings in perpetuity (or, per U.S. copyright law, for the lifetime of the artist plus an additional 70.
The new label's first signing is California-based rock band badflower. Big Machine Label Group head Scott Borchetta and music-centric fashion designer John Varvatos today announced a joint venture.
BMLG Records, formerly Republic Nashville, is a record label established in 2009 by Republic Records in New York and Big Machine Records in Nashville. It is headquartered on Music Row and utilizes the combined resources of Big Machine Records and Republic Records. In March 2014, Big Machine announced it will revive defunct record label Dot Records as a sister label for Republic Nashville.
Taylor Swift leaves Big Machine Records after 12 years, signs with Universal Music Group and Republic Records. Her new contract states that UMG must give its sales of Spotify shares to artists.
Big Machine Label Group racked up 21 American Country Award nominations today with 7 of the artists on its rosters garnering multiple nominations. The young independent label group comprised of Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co. and Republic Nashville earned the second highest amount of nominations of any label group represented.
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Big Machine Records 1219 16th Ave South Nashville, TN 37212. Sites: bigmachinelabelgroup.com.