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Epic Records
Epic "Script" logo
Parent company Sony BMG
Founded 1953
Distributing label Epic Records (In the US)
Genre(s) Various
Country of origin US
Official Website http://www.epicrecords.com/

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History

Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. This has included such notables as the Berlin Philharmonic, the Juilliard String Quartet, Antal Doráti conducting the Hague Philharmonic and George Szell conducting the Cleveland Orchestra. Jazz is a musical art form that originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States at around the start of the 20th century, mostly popular in the 1920s. ... Classical music is a broad, somewhat imprecise term, referring to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of, European art, ecclesiastical and concert music, encompassing a broad period from roughly 1000 to the present day. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ... The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the worlds leading orchestras. ... The Juilliard String Quartet is a classical music string quartet founded in 1946 at the Juilliard School in New York. ... Antal Doráti (April 9, 1906 – November 13, 1988) was a conductor and composer. ... George Szell, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1954 György Széll, best known by his Anglicised name George Szell (June 7, 1897 – July 30, 1970) was a conductor and composer. ... The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the major symphony orchestras in the United States. ...


Ten years later, Epic earned its first gold records and developed into a formidable hit-making force in rock and roll, R&B and country music. Among its many acts, it included Bobby Vinton, The Dave Clark Five, The Hollies, Tammy Wynette, Donovan, The Yardbirds, Lulu, and Jeff Beck. Several of the British artists on the Epic roster in the 1960s were the result of Epic's distribution deal with EMI in which Epic recordings were issued by EMI on the Columbia label before the contract with EMI expired at which point CBS Records formed a British Epic Records branch to market Epic label material. Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Bobby Vinton Bobby Vinton (born April 16, 1935) is an American pop music singer. ... The Dave Clark Five (DC5) were an English rock and roll group in the 1960s, and one of the few that were able to present something of a commercial threat to The Beatles, the dominant group of the period. ... The Hollies The Hollies are a British rock and roll band formed in the early 1960s. ... Tammy Wynette (May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998) was a country singer and songwriter. ... Donovan (Donovan Philips Leitch, born May 10, 1946, in Maryhill, Glasgow) is a Scottish popular singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... The Yardbirds were an early English rock band, noted for starting the careers of three of rocks most famous guitarists, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page. ... Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, OBE, (born 3 November 1948), best known by her stage name Lulu, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, actor, model, and television personality who has been successful in the entertainment business from the 1960s through the 2000s. ... Geoffrey Arnold (Jeff) Beck (born June 24, 1944 in Wallington, Greater London, England) is a guitarist and songwriter. ... The EMI Group (LSE: EMI) is a music company comprising the major record label, EMI Music, based in Brook Green in London, England, and EMI Music Publishing, based on Charing Cross Road, London. ... Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ...


During the 1970s, its success extended to include ABBA (in the UK only), Sailor, The Clash, Sly & the Family Stone, Boston, REO Speedwagon, Johnny Nash, Heart (on sister label Portrait Records), The Isley Brothers, Edgar Winter and Charlie Rich. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... Abba redirects here. ... Sailor is a British pop group mostly famous in the 1970s. ... The Clash were an English punk rock band who were active from 1976 to 1986. ... Sly & the Family Stone was an American rock band from San Francisco, California. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... REO Speedwagon is an American rock band which grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s. ... John Lester Nash Jr. ... Heart is an American rock band which came out of Newport High School in Bellevue, Washington. ... Portrait Records is a sister label of Epic Records. ... The Isley Brothers are a hugely popular African-American music group from Cincinnati, Ohio, who hold the record for being the longest-running charted group in music history. ... Edgar Winter (born December 28, 1946 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American musician who had significant success in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Charlie Rich (December 14, 1932 - July 25, 1995) was an American musician, songwriter, and pianist. ...


The likes of The Stranglers, Meat Loaf, The Jacksons, Michael Jackson, Electric Light Orchestra, Ozzy Osbourne, Sade, Luther Vandross, Gloria Estefan, George Michael and Cyndi Lauper paved the way for Epic's multiplatinum 1980s and 1990s successes. Cyndi Lauper was released via sister label Portrait Records. The Stranglers are an English rock music group, formed on September 11, 1974 in Guildford, Surrey. ... Meat Loaf is the stage name of Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday on September 27, 1947), an American actor (stage and screen) and rock singer. ... The cover to the Jackson 5s first LP, Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5, released on Motown Records in 1969. ... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... ELO redirects here. ... Ozzy redirects here. ... See also Sade (band). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García on September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning Cuban-American singer and songwriter. ... Γιώργος-Κυριάκος Παναγιώτου (English: Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou), better known as George Michael (born on June 25, 1963) is a British singer-songwriter and pop star[1] who performs soul influenced pop, and who (as a solo artist and half of the duo WHAM!) has enjoyed global success since 1982. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... This article is very long Some browsers may have difficulty rendering this article. ... Portrait Records is a sister label of Epic Records. ...


Other artists signed to Epic include Live, AC/DC, Bad Religion, Duran Duran, Rage Against the Machine, Prong, Pearl Jam, Suicidal Tendencies, Macy Gray, B*Witched (via Glowworm Records), Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (via Ruthless Records), Jennifer Lopez (from the WORK label), Tori Amos, Nicole Bennett, Céline Dion (on the 550 imprint) and Melanie Thornton. LIVE (IPA pronunciation: , rhymes with five)[1] is an American alternative rock band from York, Pennsylvania, comprised of Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals and guitar), Chad Taylor (lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums). ... This article is about the band. ... Bad Religion is an influential punk rock band that was originally formed in Southern California in 1980 by Jay Bentley (bass), Greg Graffin (vocals), Brett Gurewitz (guitars) and Jay Ziskrout (drums). ... Duran Duran is a British pop band notable for a long series of catchy, synthesiser-driven hit singles and vivid music videos. ... Rage Against the Machine is a Grammy Award-winning American rock band noted for their blend of hip hop, hard rock and funk as well as their vocal revolutionary socialist beliefs. ... Prong was a heavy metal/thrash metal band, formed in 1985. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential bands of the 1990s. ... Suicidal Tendencies are a hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... B*Witched were an Irish girl group who enjoyed success in both the European and, to a lesser degree, the North American music scene throughout the late 1990s. ... Glowworm Records is a subsidiary of Epic Records. ... Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American gangsta rap group from Cleveland, Ohio, known for their fast rapping style and harmonizing vocals. ... Ruthless Records was the name of two different record labels, a Chicago punk label, and a Los Angeles hip hop label. ... J. Lo redirects here. ... Work Records was the record label run by Sony Music which first distributed artists such as Jennifer Lopez and Fiona Apple through Epic Records or Columbia Records in some countries like Australia. ... Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos on August 22, 1963) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award winning pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... 550 Music is a defunct imprint of Epic Records, a subsidiary of Sony BMG. 550 is named after the address of the Sony building located at 550 Madison Avenue in New York. ... Melanie Thornton live in Leipzig on 24. ...


It is currently part of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. Sony Corporation bought all of CBS's labels in 1988, and created a joint venture between its music division and BMG in 2004. The Sony BMG Music Entertainment logo. ... Sony Corporation (Japanese katakana: ソニー) (TYO: 6758), (NYSE: SNE) is a global consumer electronics corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... BMG (Bertelsmann Music Group) is one of the six divisions of Bertelsmann. ...


Legacy Recordings continues to reissue the label's classic and historical albums. Legacy Recordings is the reissue division of Sony BMG Music Entertainment which was founded in 1990 by CBS Records (renamed Sony Music in 1991) to handle reissues of recordings from the vast catalogues of Columbia Records, Epic Records and associated labels. ...

Imprint labels

Past and present imprint labels of Epic Records include: In the publishing industry, an imprint is a brand name under which a work is published. ...

550 Music is a defunct imprint of Epic Records, a subsidiary of Sony BMG. 550 is named after the address of the Sony building located at 550 Madison Avenue in New York. ... MJJ Music was a recording company founded by American pop singer Michael Jackson. ... Epic Records is a record label launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow and black logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Daylight Records is an American record label, and subsidiary of Sony BMG. // History Daylight was founded by David Massey in late 2000 as an Epic Records Group label, and has subsequently signed and helped to develop a broad array of artists, in the process achieving global sales in excess of... DC Flag Records is a record label owned and run by Joel and Benji Madden of the band Good Charlotte. ... Glowworm Records is a subsidiary of Epic Records. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... Okeh Records began as an independent record label based in the United States of America in 1918; from the late 1920s on was a subsidiary of Columbia Records. ... Portrait Records is a sister label of Epic Records. ... Ruthless Records was formed by Eazy-E and Jerry Heller in 1987. ... Hip-Hop music is a style of popular music. ... Eazy-E (Eric Wright) (September 7, 1963 - March 26, 1995) was an African-American rapper, record producer, and record executive who initially rose to fame as a member of the group N.W.A.. Born in Compton, California, Eazy-E dropped out of Compton High School while in tenth grade... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Work Records was the record label run by Sony Music which first distributed artists such as Jennifer Lopez and Fiona Apple through Epic Records or Columbia Records in some countries like Australia. ...

Epic Artists

Artists who have recorded for Epic Records include (listed alphabetically):

30 Seconds to Mars is an alternative rock band from the United States, featuring actor Jared Leto his brother, Shannon and friend Tomo Milicevic, the younger brother of model/actress Ivana Miličević, // Created in 1998 by Jared Leto (vocals and guitar) and his brother, Shannon (drums), 30 Seconds to... Abba redirects here. ... This article is about the band. ... Adam & the Ants were a rock and roll group during the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Adam Ant (a pun on adamant; born Stuart Leslie Goddard) is an English pop star, lead singer of 1980s New Wave/post-punk group Adam and the Ants and later a solo artist. ... Akeboshi (明星) is a male Japanese popular music singer. ... Altered Images were a popular band who formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1980. ... Anastacia (born Anastacia Lyn Newkirk on September 17, 1968 or 1973[1]) is an American pop singer and songwriter. ... Argent was the name of a rock band founded in 1969 by Rod Argent after his previous band, The Zombies, broke up. ... Aselin Debison is a Canadian pop/Celtic singer, sometimes known affectionately as Azi, either by herself or her fanbase. ... Audioslave was a hard rock supergroup that consisted of the former instrumentalists of Rage Against the Machine: Tom Morello (guitar), Tim Commerford (bass and back-up vocals), and Brad Wilk (drums), together with Chris Cornell (former lead vocalist & rhythm guitarist of Soundgarden) as their lead singer. ... Augustana is a band that was originally formed when its first members met at Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois. ... Autolux is an American band from Los Angeles, Ca. ... Underground Atlanta rapper Baby D (born: David B.) was only 16 when his first album, Off da Chain, was released in 2000 on Big Oomp Records. ... Basia (Barbara) Trzetrzelewska (pronounced: Basha Che-che-lev-ska), Polish singer, songwriter and producer, born September 30, 1954, in Jaworzno, made a successful world career recording characteristically Latin-flavored jazz-pop crossover during the late 1980s and early 90s. ... Benjamin Scott Folds (born September 12, 1966, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is an American singer-songwriter and the former frontman of the musical group Ben Folds Five. ... Beverley Craven is a UK musician, born in Sri Lanka in 1963. ... Bernard Butler (Born East London, 1970) first achieved fame in 1992 as the guitarist with Suede, at the time an instant phenomenon in the UK. He co-wrote and played guitars and things on every track until 1994, when he left Suede over personal tensions within the band following the... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Blondie is an American rock band that first gained fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Bobby Goldsboro (born January 18, 1941) is an American pop music singer. ... Bobby Vinton Bobby Vinton (born April 16, 1935) is an American pop music singer. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Box of Frogs were a blues-based hard rock band featuring former members of the 1960s group, The Yardbirds. ... Brenton Wood (born Alfred Jesse Smith on July 26, 1941 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American singer. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two-times Grammy Awards winning American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter movement. ... Carole King (born February 9, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Cartel is a five-member American pop punk band from Atlanta, Georgia that formed in 2004. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award winning pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... Charlie Rich (December 14, 1932 - July 25, 1995) was an American musician, songwriter, and pianist. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For information about the car of this name, see Chevrolet Chevelle. ... Cheyenne Nichole Kimball (born July 27, 1990 in Frisco, Texas) is an American singer-songwriter/guitarist. ... Christie was a British pop band formed at the end of the 1960s. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Cree Summer Cree Summer, or Cree Summer Francks (born July 7, 1969) is a American actress, musician, and Emmy Award nominated voice actress. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The Dave Clark Five were a British rock and roll group in the 1960s, and one of the few that were able to present a commercial threat to the Beatles, the dominant group of the period. ... Dead or Alive is a British New Wave band from Liverpool that rose to popularity during the 1980s. ... The cover of the album The Essential Dan Fogelberg Daniel Grayling Fogelberg (b. ... Delta Lea Goodrem (born November 9, 1984) is a multi-ARIA Award winning Australian singer-songwriter, pianist and Logie Award winning actress. ... Derek Webb and wife Sandra McCracken in performance in April 2005. ... Disciple is a christian hard rock band from Knoxville, Tennessee. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Donovan (Donovan Philips Leitch, born May 10, 1946, in Maryhill, Glasgow) is a Scottish popular singer, songwriter and guitarist. ... dope is a nu-metal band originally from New York. ... Duran Duran is a British pop band notable for a long series of catchy, synthesiser-driven hit singles and vivid music videos. ... Edgar Winter (born December 28, 1946 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American musician who had significant success in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Eighteen Visions is an Alternative Metal band based in California. ... Eves Plum was a rock band that originated in 1991. ... Europe is a Swedish hard rock band originally assembled as a progressive rock group; they later added keyboards to their sound in order to soften it, in hopes of gaining radio airplay. ... Five Star on the cover of their 1990 single Hot Love. Top row, from left to right: Denise, Lorraine, and Doris. ... Flickerstick Flickerstick (sometimes incorrectly called Flicker Stick) is a Denton, Texas rock band mostly remembered for being the winner of VH1s talent/reality show Bands on the Run. ... Franz Ferdinand are a rock band that was formed in Glasgow and was named after Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. ... The Fray is a four-piece piano rock band from Denver, Colorado. ... George Glenn Jones (born September 12, 1931), is an American country music artist known for his distinctive voice and phrasing that frequently evoke the raw emotions caused by grief, unhappy love, and emotional hardship. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Gigliola Cinquetti (b. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García on September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning Cuban-American singer and songwriter. ... Gloria, Live & Re-wrapped Tour Promo Poster Gloria Estefan (birth name Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo, born September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba), is a five-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, who began her career as lead vocalist for the then exclusively Spanish-language band, Miami Sound Machine, in... Good Charlotte is a pop punk band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. ... Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes were an American singing group, one of the most popular Philadelphia soul groups of the 1970s. ... The Head Shop is a psychedelic rock band from New York that released a one-shot, eponymous album on Epic Records in 1969. ... Heatwave was a popular international R&B/Funk band with Americans Johnnie Wilder, Jr. ... Howie Kern Day (born January 15, 1981 in Bangor, Maine) is an American singer-songwriter. ... Incubus is a five-piece alternative rock band based out of Calabasas, California. ... The Indigo Girls are an American folk rock duo, consisting of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. ... Jaco Pastorius (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987) was a jazz bassist and composer remembered for his style and technique on fretless bass. ... Jamiroquai is an English band. ... Geoffrey Arnold (Jeff) Beck (born June 24, 1944 in Wallington, Greater London, England) is a guitarist and songwriter. ... J. Lo redirects here. ... Jessica Ann Simpson (born July 10, 1980 in Dallas, Texas) is an American pop singer who rose to fame in the late 1990s. ... Joe Satch Satriani (born on July 15, 1956, in Westbury, New York, USA) is an American guitarist and guitar teacher. ... John Cooper Clarke John Cooper Clarke (born January 25, 1949) is a performance poet from Salford, Manchester, England, affectionately known as the Bard of Salford. ... John Lester Nash Jr. ... Judas Priest are a heavy metal band formed in 1968 in the northwest midlands of England, near Birmingham. ... Justin King (right) with Chairman Philip Hampton. ... KC and the Sunshine Band KC and the Sunshine Band is an American musical group. ... Korn (sometimes typeset as KoЯn to fit the official logo) is a Grammy Award winning alternative metal[1] band from Bakersfield, California. ... Keshia Chanté is a Canadian singer of urban and R&B music. ... Labelle (with the b written in small caps, while the spelling LaBelle exclusivelly refers to the stage surname of the groups lead vocalist, Patti LaBelle) was an American R&B/soul group, who successfully melded dance music with funk and glam rock, resulting in such memorable songs as Lady... Lamb of God is a Grammy-nominated five-piece groove metal / metalcore band from Richmond, Virginia, formerly known as Burn the Priest. ... Link Wray and His Ray Mens The Swan Singles Collection 1963-1967 Fred Lincoln Link Wray Jr (May 2, 1929 – November 5, 2005) was a rock and roll guitar player most noted for introducing a new sound for electric guitars in his major hit, the 1958 instrumental Rumble, by... LIVE (IPA pronunciation: , rhymes with five)[1] is an American alternative rock band from York, Pennsylvania, comprised of Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals and guitar), Chad Taylor (lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Louis Allen Rawls (December 1, 1933 – January 6, 2006) was a Chicago-born American soul music, jazz, and blues singer. ... Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, OBE, (born 3 November 1948), best known by her stage name Lulu, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, actor, model, and television personality who has been successful in the entertainment business from the 1960s through the 2000s. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Amanda Leigh Mandy Moore (born April 10, 1984) is an American pop singer and actress. ... It has been suggested that Jenny Watkins-Isnardi be merged into this article or section. ... Marty Wilde (b. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Mashmakhan was a Canadian rock fusion band that was most active in the early 1970s, and is best known for their hit single As The Years Go By. Members Pierre Senecal, Brian Edwards and Rayburn Blake first met in 1960 in Montreal. ... Mason Jennings Mason Jennings (born 1975 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is a Minnesota-based pop-folk singer-songwriter. ... Matisyahu redirects here. ... Meat Loaf is the stage name of Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday on September 27, 1947), an American actor (stage and screen) and rock singer. ... Melanie Thornton live in Leipzig on 24. ... MFSB (short for, officially, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, although some claimed that it actually stood for Mother Fuckin SonovaBitch, according to the book Last Night A DJ Saved My Life [Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton, Grove Press, 2000, ISBN 0-8021-3688-5]) were a loose conglomeration of studio musicians... For other people named Michael Jackson, see Michael Jackson (disambiguation). ... Michael Martin Murphey is a singer and songwriter. ... Image:Mindfunk1. ... Minnie Julia Riperton (November 8, 1947 - July 12, 1979) was a soul singer from Chicago, Illinois, most noted for her abilities in the whistle register and her 1975 hit single Lovin You. Having possessed a rare five octave vocal range, she displayed the ability to imitate instrumentation and even birds. ... Miranda Lambert is a Grammy-nominated country singer who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of USA Networks talent competition Nashville Star. ... Modest Mouse is an American indie rock band. ... The title of this article contains the following characters: ö. Where they are unavailable or not desired, the name may be given as Motorhead. ... Mudvayne is a Peoria, Illinois, USA-based alternative metal and hard rock quartet started in 1996 by vocalist Chad Gray, guitarist Greg Tribbett, drummer Matthew McDonough and bassist Shawn Barclay (replaced by Ryan Martinie in 1998). ... Natasha Anne Bedingfield (born November 26, 1981) is a Grammy Award-nominated English pop singer. ... Nikki Flores born in 17 October 1988, is an American singer. ... Oasis are an English rock band, formed in Manchester in 1991. ... October Project is an adult-alternative pop/rock band. ... Omari Ishmael Grandberry (born on November 12, 1984 in Inglewood, California), better known as Omarion the R&B singer, actor, and the former lead singer of boy band, B2K. He is the older brother R&B singer, ORyan, the step-brother of actor/singer, Marques Houston, and cousin of... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Ozzy redirects here. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, and is considered one of the most influential bands of the 1990s. ... Prong was a heavy metal/thrash metal band, formed in 1985. ... PUFFY ) or Puffy AmiYumi as they are known in the United States (due to legal naming conflicts with Sean Combs, also known as Sean Puffy Combs or Puff Daddy), is a Japanese pop/rock duo. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Rage Against the Machine is a Grammy Award-winning American rock band noted for their blend of hip hop, hard rock and funk as well as their vocal revolutionary socialist beliefs. ... Ray Bryant (Raphael Homer Bryant) (born December 24, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz pianist and composer. ... REO Speedwagon is an American rock band which grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s. ... See also Sade (band). ... This article is about naval crewpeople; for other meanings, see sailor (disambiguation). ... Sara Paxton[1] (born April 25, 1988) is an Emmy Award-nominated American actress and singer. ... Scouting for Girls were formed in late 2005 by Roy Stride (Lead Vocals/Keyboards), Greg Churchouse (Bass Guitar/Vocals) and Peter Ellard (Percussion/Vocals) after their previous band, Cape, was put onto permanent hiatus. ... Shakin Stevens (born Michael Barrett, 4 March 1948) is a Welsh rock and roll singer born in Cardiff, who has the distinction of being the top selling UK singles artist of the 1980s. ... Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977), known simply as Shakira, is a Colombian Latin pop singer-songwriter. ... Sherbet (a. ... Shudder to Think was an American rock group. ... Skank is a Brazilian pop/reggae/ska band. ... Sly & the Family Stone was an American rock band from San Francisco, California. ... Social Distortion (often known as Social D or SxDx) is an influential punk rock band, formed in 1978 by frontman Mike Ness. ... Spin Doctors is an alternative rock group from New York City, best known for its 1992 hits, Two Princes and Little Miss Cant Be Wrong, which charted at #7 & #17 on the American pop chart, respectively. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Stephen (Stevie) Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas, was an American blues guitarist. ... Suede was one of the most popular and important bands from the UK in the 90s, and helped start the Britpop movement of the decade. ... Suicidal Tendencies are a hardcore punk band formed in 1982 in Venice, California. ... System of a Down (also referred to as SOAD or System) is a four-piece Grammy-award winning Alternative metal band, formed in 1995 in Los Angeles, California. ... Tammy Wynette (May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998) was a country singer and songwriter. ... Theodore Ted Nugent (born December 13, 1948, Detroit, Michigan) (aka The Nuge, Uncle Ted, Terrible Ted, Cock Sucker Nugent, Sweaty Teddy, Deadly Tedly, Great Gonzos, Theodocious Atrocious,Tedinator and The Motor City Madman) is a hard rock guitarist from Detroit, Michigan, originally gaining fame as a member of the Amboy... Theodore DeReese Pendergrass, Sr. ... Tenacious D, or The D as they are known by their fans, is an American rock band duo composed of musician/actors Kyle Gass and Jack Black. ... The Afters (L-R): Marc Dodd, Matt Fuqua, Josh Havens, & Brad Wigg The Afters is a Christian rock band founded by Joshua Havens and Matt Fuqua, who are both vocalists and guitarists in the band. ... The Clash were an English punk rock band who were active from 1976 to 1986. ... The Fray is a four-piece piano rock band from Denver, Colorado. ... The Hollies The Hollies are a British rock and roll band formed in the early 1960s. ... The Isley Brothers are a hugely popular African-American music group from Cincinnati, Ohio, who hold the record for being the longest-running charted group in music history. ... The cover to the Jackson 5s first LP, Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5, released on Motown Records in 1969. ... The Juliana Theory was an alternative rock, indie and post-hardcore quintet from Greensburg and Latrobe, Pennsylvania. ... The McCoys are pop group started in Union City, Indiana, USA in 1962. ... The OJays are a popular Philadelphia soul group, originally consisting of Walter Williams, Bill Isles, Bobby Massey, William Powell and Eddie Levert. ... The Only Ones featuring(left to right) Bassist Alan Mair, lead guitarist John Perry, drummer Mike Kellie, and singer/songwriter/guitarist Peter Perret The Only Ones were an influential English rock and roll band in the late 1970s who were associated with punk rock, yet straddled the musical territory in... The Sinceros were a new wave/power pop band from England that recorded two albums for Epic Records. ... The Stranglers are an English rock music group, formed on September 11, 1974 in Guildford, Surrey. ... The Three Degrees For the Microsoft product, see threedegrees. ... Here Comes My Baby: The Ultimate Collection cover. ... The Yardbirds were an early English rock band, noted for starting the careers of three of rocks most famous guitarists, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page. ... Tina Charles (born Tina Hoskins on March 10, 1954, in Whitechapel, London) is an English singer, who achieved success as a disco artist in the late 1970s. ... 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Epic Records Executives

Charlie Walk is the President of Epic Records at SonyBMG Music Entertainment. ...

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