Capitol Records Nashville Capitol Records December 2009 Newsletter Nashville
More About Us Capitol Records Nashville was the first to establish a country music outpost in Nashville in 1950, and is one of country music’s most prominent imprints, havCapitol Records Nashville was the ing been named label of the year by first to establish a country music outBillboard, Radio & Records and Music post in Nashville in 1950, and is one Row in 2005. The label is part of EMI, of country music’s most prominent the world’s largest independent music imprints, having been named label of company, and is home to a roster of the year by Billboard, Radio & Records country music legends, emerging artand Music Row in 2005. The label is ists, and global superstars.
part of EMI, the world’s largest independent music company, and is home EMI is the world’s largest independent to a roster of country music legends, music company, operating directly in emerging artists, and global super50 countries, and represents more than stars.
1,000 artists spanning all musical tastes and genres. Its record labels included EMI is the world’s largest independent Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note, Capitol, music company, operating directly Capitol Nashville, EMI Classics, EMI in 50 countries, and represents more CMG, EMI Records, EMI Televisa Muthan 1,000 artists spanning all musical sic, Manhattan, Mute, Parlophone and tastes and genres. Its record labels inVirgin. For further information on EMI, cluded Angel, Astralwerks, Blue Note, please visit: www.emigroup.com
Capitol, Capitol Nashville, EMI Classics, EMI CMG, EMI Records, EMI Televisa Music, Manhattan, Mute, Parlophone
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Capitol Nashville is a branch of capitol records. Represented are both musicians and comedy performers. Capitol artists represent a wide spectrum but are all tied together by their talent and passion for what they do.
Artists Lady Antebellum Dierks Bentley Keith Urban Little Big Town Darius Rucker Emily West Kenny Rogers Eric Church Luke Bryan Trace Adkins Rodney Carrington
History and Fun Facts 1940s•Key artists: Tex Ritter, Merle Travis, Tex Williams, Jimmy Wakely, Jack Gruthrie, Wesley Tuttle, The Dinning Sisters, Foy Willing & His Riders of the Purple Sage. 1950s•In 1950, Capitol becomes the first major label to open an outpost in Nashville . 1980s•Capitol moves to a new building on a site that used to be an old mansion constructed by a German grain merchant for his daughters. 2000s•In Nov. 2005 Mike Dungan, President/ CEO, Capitol Records Nashville, is named President of the Country Music Association