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Big Machine Label Group

Scott Borchetta started Big Machine Records in 2005, certain that he could run a record label more efficiently than he had seen others attempt before him. The first to sign as an artist under the new label was a young singer/songwriter Borchetta had met in 2004.

Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, born out of an acquisition of CBS Records Group. At the close of 2010, SME counted more than 30 record labels to its roster.

A&R Executive

The A&R (Artists and Repertoire) executive’s main focus is finding new artists and building a label’s repertoire, but the full scope their responsibilities are far greater. The A&R executive must maintain the balance of art and business. He or she should be an ally to the artist within the record label, but is an employee of the record company whose career is tied to the success or failure of the talent on their roster.