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    Average Joes Entertainment, an Atlanta and Nashville-based record label, launched with flagship artist Colt Ford in late 2008. In less than three years, the label has released four Colt Ford titles: Ride Through The Country, Country Is As Country Does (EP/DVD), Live From Suwannee River Jam, Chicken And Biscuits and Every Chance I Get. His two most recent releases have both debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard Country Music chart. Ford has sold over 900,00 albums, 3.1 million digital singles, 750,000 tickets to shows in 2011, and been nominated for both for ACM and CMA awards.
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    Scott Borchetta founded independent label Big Machine Records in September 2005 and serves as its President/CEO. In its first year Big Machine scored its first #1 single (Jack Ingram’s “Wherever You Are”), placed five singles in the Country Top 30, received a nomination for Record Label of the Year, and placed all three of the label's three new artist releases in the Top 10 Most-Played New Artists of 2006 (as monitored by Mediabase and reported by USA Today and Country Aircheck). Big Machine’s signature artist Taylor Swift (the CMA and AP’s reigning Entertainer of the Year and the American Music Awards’ 2009 Artist of the Year) was the best-selling all-genre artist of 2008 and her current album, Fearless, repeated her success when it became 2009’s highest-selling album of the year across all genres. Fearless - the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music and American Music Awards’ 2009 Country Album of the Year - has spent more weeks at #1 atop the Billboard Top Album chart than any other album in the last 10 years with an astounding 11 weeks at #1. Taylor re-wrote the record books when her worldwide smash single "Love Story" became the first ever Country crossover single to hit #1 on the Billboard and USA Today Top 40 airplay charts. Her follow-up single, “You Belong With Me,” repeated the same feat. Big Machine Records, was Billboard’s #1 Top Country Album Imprint of 2009, decorating it as the highest-selling record label group on Music Row. In 2009, Big Machine partnered with Universal Republic to create Republic Nashville. The Big Machine Label Group’s current artist roster includes Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Jewel, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Jack Ingram, Justin Moore, Steel Magnolia, The Band Perry, Edens Edge, Eli Young Band and Sunny Sweeney. In 4 years, Big Machine Records artists have received 6 Country Music Association Awards, 6 American Music Awards, 4 Academy of Country Music Awards, 4 CMT Music Awards, 3 Teen Choice Awards, 1 MTV Video Music Award as well as 13 GRAMMY Nominations and 5 People’s Choice Award Nominations. Big Machine Records is the parent label for the successful independent label, The Valory Music Company that features the artists Jewel, Reba McEntire, Justin Moore and Brantley Gilbert.
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    Black River Entertainment is based in Nashville, Tenn., and is the home to country music entertainers Craig Morgan, Kellie Pickler, Glen Templeton, John King and Kelsea Ballerini. The company also owns and operates the premiere recording studios Sound Stage and Ronnie's Place, as well as Black River Records, Passport Records, Black River Publishing and Black River Management. For more information about Black River Entertainment, please visit www.blackriverent.com.
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    Since 1994, Bloodshot Records has championed music that lurks between genres; the good stuff nestled in the dark, nebulous cracks where punk, country, soul, pop, bluegrass, blues and rock mix and mingle and mutate. Bloodshot artists work over American roots forms with chains and velvet gloves with little regard for formality or protocol; they aren't afraid to molest and caress these forms to take music into uncharted and exciting waters. Bloodshot and it's artists share a punk/DIY ethic of expression. Bloodshot's artist roster includes: Bobby Bare Jr., Detroit Cobras, Scott H. Biram, The Bottle Rockets, Deadstring Brothers, Gore Gore Girls, Wayne Hancock, Graham Parker, The Silos, Waco Brothers, and Wee Hairy Beasties. From Bloodshot's shabby offices on a bleak stretch of the Northwest Side of Chicago, the label forges ahead in an environment hostile to the little guy, keeping its steel-toed boot on the throats of the forces responsible for the free fall decline of the contemporary music scene.
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    Bob Frank Entertainment (BFE) was formed in 2012 as a full service entertainment company including record labels, music publishing companies, a film and graphic novel development division as well holding interests in several new media companies. Record labels include Soul Temple which released the soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's "The Man With The Iron Fists" in October 2012 as well as Country music legend Charlie Daniels Bluehat Records and Red River Entertainment. In the US distribution is via RED with various partners around the world. Frank was President of Koch Records / E1 Music during their 10 year run as the #1 Independent in the US from 2000 - 2009. He is also a former PolyGram executive.
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    Cleopatra Records is a Los Angeles-based independent record label founded in 1992 by entrepreneur and music fan Brian Perera. It has since grown into a family of labels, including Hypnotic Records, Goldenlane, Stardust, Purple Pyramid, Deadline and X-Ray Records, encompassing a variety of genres with emphasis on unique and experimental artists. Cleopatra Records specializes in rock, hard rock, heavy metal, electronic, dubstep, hip-hop, country, folk, blues and reissues of out-of-print classic music!
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    Curb Records is a record label started by Mike Curb originally as Sidewalk Records in 1963. From 1969 to 1973 Curb merged with MGM Records where Curb served as President of MGM and Verve Records. After MGM Records was sold in 1973 Curb Records has continued to operate as one of the most successful independent record labels in the United States.
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    Independent label of music legend Dolly Parton
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    Entertainment One (AIM: ETO) is a leading independent entertainment content owner that acquires film, television and music rights and exploits these rights in all media in more than 190 countries. The company currently operates in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Holland and Belgium through its four primary businesses units: E1 Television, E1 Films, E1 Music and E1 Distribution. These businesses collectively represent E1’s extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production/distribution, Kids content, Licensing and Distribution. E1’s content library includes more than 3,700 feature films, 2,700 hours of original television programming and 15,000 music tracks.
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    Lang Van is the owner of the world’s largest collection of Vietnamese music. A family-owned business, the company was founded in 1985 as a music production and publishing company, and has built out its catalog over the last three decades to more than 12,000 recordings, 6,000 music videos, and 22 sub-labels such as Truong Son – Duy Khanh, Elvis Phuong's label EP Productions, Nguoi Dep Binh Duong, and others. Today, Lang Van operates as a music publisher, management company, distribution channel and retailer of some of the biggest names in Vietnamese music, such as Che Linh, Duy Khanh, Phi Nhung, Tuan Vu and many more. Based in Westminster, Calif., Lang Van is the only U.S.- based production company to have representative offices in the largest Vietnamese communities throughout the world: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam since 1995 (19 years), Paris since 1989 (25 years), and Washington D.C. since 1988 (26 years), as well as several retail locations throughout the U.S. Lang Van is currently producing music for Vietnamese artists Rapper Wowy and Nah and Pop Artist Minh Kien, and recently was a media partner for UNICEF’s first-ever ZEROawards gala fundraiser in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, helping to raise $430,000 USD in December 2013.
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    Oh Boy Records is an independent American record label founded in 1984 by singer John Prine, his manager Al Bunetta and their friend Dan Einstein. The label has released more than 40 audio and video recordings by singer-songwriters Prine, Kris Kristofferson, Slick Ballinger, Shawn Camp, Dan Reeder and Todd Snider, along with a dozen reissues of classic country music artists. Oh Boy Records also manages two subsidiary labels, Steve Goodman's Red Pajamas Records and speciality label Blue Plate Music.
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    Publisher & label
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    Here at Omnivore, we share an insatiable appetite for music. We believe that the music of the past lives on in the music of today and the music of tomorrow. Our releases contribute to the ongoing conversation between artists and their audiences, each a part of the other and all partaking in the never-ending musical journey. We don’t know what’s around the next corner, the next chord change, the next surprising lyric, but we do know this: music is essential. Music sustains and satisfies. It feeds our souls, fuels our hearts, and sends us off to look for more. If you’re hungry for inspiration and adventuresome in your appetite for music, we invite to you dive in.
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    Part of Concord Music Group
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    Founded by Nate Yetton in 2008, sensibility music is an independent company devoted to artist development, management, recording, marketing and licensing. Sensibility’s flagship artist, The Civil Wars, recently won two Grammy Awards for their debut album, Barton Hollow, which has sold over 400,000 records since its February 2011 release.
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    In the early 1960’s, Eugene (Gene) Lucchesi, Sr. founded The Sounds of Memphis Studio and productions. Over the next few years his company started several publishing companies: Beckie Publishing, Il Gatto, Sounds of Memphis and By-Gene Music; all Tennessee Corporations. He also started his own recording labels: Crystal, X-L, Pen and SOM. In 1965, Gene cut a record on his X-L label on a group called... Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs. Every label he took the record to turned him down. However, Gene believed in this song and ran off 1,000 copies and it soon became a regional hit. It also got the attention of MGM records. Thirty days after being released on the MGM label, this song had sold 1,000,000 copies. This song was a #1 hit in the United States and all over the world. And, it was #1 on the charts in Germany for 42 straight weeks! This song is now a pop classic and its title is “Wooly Bully”! Once the Sounds of Memphis Studio, production companies and Beckie Publishing had attracted national and international notice, MGM and Sounds of Memphis entered into a joint agreement. Over the next few years close to 100 songs were released on the MGM and MGM/SOM labels. In 1984, the SOM studio and publishing companies were each sold separately. Although the studio has changed hands (and names) over the last few years, the publishing company was sold and continues to be owned and operated by Linda Lucchesi, Gene’s daughter. Linda formed Simply Grand Music, Inc. whose catalog includes all of the songs from SOM Publishing, Beckie Publishing, Il Gatto and By-Gene which are affiliated with BMI. In addition, Linda formed Memphis Town Music, Inc. which is affiliated with ASCAP.