Big Machine Records

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Big Machine Records is an American record label. It specializes in country music. Big Machine is based on Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee. It is distributed by Universal Music Group (UMG).

History[change | change source]

The label was created in 2005 by former DreamWorks Records executive, Scott Borchetta. It initially became a joint venture between Borchetta and country singer Toby Keith.[1]

Business[change | change source]

As of November 2014, the company has 88 employees in the areas of music publishing, management, merchandising and four office buildings. The business also oversees numerous imprints, like Valory Music, that are under Big Machine Label Group.

Artists[change | change source]

Artists signed to the label include Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, Reba McEntire and Rascal Flatts.

References[change | change source]

  1. Stark, Phyllis (2006-03-11). "The Honeymoon's Hardly Over, but Show Dog and Big Machine split". Billboard.