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Columbia Records - One of the oldest and most respected record labels in the world, Columbia Records traces its origins back to the late 1880s. The Columbia Records roster has boasted such superstars as Marc Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Tony Bennett, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Cypress Hill, Miles Davis, Destiny's Child, Dixie Chicks, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, the Fugees, Jagged Edge, Ricky Martin, John Mayer, Nas, Bruce Springsteen, Train, Pete Yorn, and many more.

Epic Records, which was launched in 1953, is one of the premiere music labels in the world, and is home to artists from virtually every musical genre, including such multi-platinum selling superstars as AC/DC; Tori Amos; Audioslave; B2K; Celine Dion; Gloria Estefan; Fuel; Good Charlotte; Macy Gray; Ginuwine; KorN; Jennifer Lopez; and Sade among many others.

Legacy Recordings, home to the finest in rare and collectible recordings by artists like Miles Davis, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Santana, Frank Sinatra, Uncle Tupelo and so many more in Jazz, Blues, Rock, Pop, Soul, Broadway musicals, Big Band, Classical music, Nostalgia, Folk, Gospel, Country, Reggae, Classical, movie soundtracks and Comedy. Legacy Recordings sets the standard for Boxed Sets, Expanded Editions, and Special Compilations.

Sony Classical produces unconventional recordings of new classical music,while maintaining the rich traditions of an unparalleled, century-old catalogue of core classical recordings as well as film soundtracks and Broadway musicals. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, guitarist John Williams, pianists Murray Perahia and Arcadi Volodos, violinist Joshua Bell, tenors Marcelo Àlvarez and Salvatore Licitra, and composers Tan Dun and John Williams highlight its roster. In 2002, Sony Classical reintroduced the Odyssey imprint, to showcase artists who reache well beyond the traditional classical repertoire, such as singers Mario Frangoulis and Aselin Debison, singer/songwriter Mary Fahl, and international sensations The OperaBabes.

Sony Nashville is home to the country music division of Columbia Records, the newly merged Epic-Monument Records, and the rootsy imprint Lucky Dog Records. An international company that consistently stretches the boundaries of country music while honoring and preserving its roots, Sony Music Nashville is the home of such current acts as the Dixie Chicks, Montgomery Gentry, Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart, as well as catalog recordings from Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson.

Sony Wonder produces children’s and family entertainment audio, video and film titles. In 1995, SMEI joined with Children’s Television Workshop (now known as Sesame Workshop) -- along with Columbia Pictures -- in an exclusive long term agreement to develop, produce, and distribute Sesame Street home video, audio, book-and-tape and feature film titles. Additional series include: The Random House Catalogue; “Madeline;” “Dr. Seuss;” “Enchanted Tales;” “World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE);” and the “Kathy Smith” workout series.

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