Atlantic Records has played an integral role in the history of music. A 75 years old cooperation that released a ton of amazing music and musicians. Based in New York, and run by Co-Chair and CEO, Julie Greenwald, and Co-Chair and CEO, Craig Kallman, the label’s artists include the likes of Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Burna Boy, Meek Mill, Twenty-One Pilots, Charlie Puth, Lil Uzi Vert, Cardi B and many more.
Atlantic Records also have a great music history concerning Grammy Awards. Atlantic Records artists received 13 Grammy awards in 2018, with Bruno Mars picking up multiple awards – including Song of the Year Award for “That’s What I Like”, and Record of the Year for “24K Magic”.
Over its first 20 years of operation, Atlantic earned a reputation as one of the most important American labels, specializing in jazz, R&B, and soul by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, Ruth Brown, and Otis Redding. Its position was greatly improved by its distribution deal with Stax. The fact that musicians need hundreds of thousands of followers on social media and amazing talent to get signed to Atlantic Records.
Billboard said Atlantic’s “fresh sound” and the quality of its recordings, arrangements, and musicians was a great advance from standard R&B records. For five years Atlantic “dominated the rhythm and blues chart with its roster of powerhouse artists”.
About Atlantic Records
Atlantic Recording Corporation (simply known as Atlantic Records) is an American record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegun and Herb Abramson. Since the day this mind-blowing corporation was born, it started getting fame. They had to deal with a lot of rivals but still, they managed to maintain their superiority. Atlantic Records’ competitors include Warner Music Group, Interscope Records, Universal Music Group, and Columbia Records. Atlantic Records ranks 1st in Product Quality Score on Comparably vs its competitors.
Over the years Atlantic Records have changed many labels but all of them were a huge success. Atlantic Records Group LLC is an umbrella label owned by Warner Music Group. It oversees several labels assigned to its Atlantic Records unit. In total, the label group has nearly three hundred artists on its roster. You can follow Atlantic Records on social media to know every detail about their new releases and artists. Their social media is flooded with amazing comments. They also own an online store where they sell cool stuff like hoodies and T-Shirts to music lovers around the globe.
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