EMI Christian Music Group Unveils New Name And Logo
February 12, 2013 at 1:35 PM (PT)
EMI CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP has rebranded as CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP, part of the newly-launched CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP. The new entity includes CAPITOL RECORDS, VIRGIN RECORDS, BLUE NOTE, ASTRALWERKS, HARVEST, CAROLINE and the CAPITOL STUDIOS.
"We are very encouraged to be working alongside STEVE BARNETT and the amazing team he is building at the new CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP," CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP Pres./CEO BILL HEARN said. "Being part of this team and with the strength of the UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP DISTRIBUTION system we are now in the best possible position to invest in and serve our artists and writers and grow our business."
CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP celebrated the new branding with triple wins from FOREFRONT records' TOBYMAC and SIXSTEPRECORDS/SPARROW RECORDS' MATT REDMAN at last weekend's 55th annual GRAMMY® Awards in LOS ANGELES.
"We are so grateful and excited to see the work of our artists honored at this year's GRAMMY Awards," CAPITOL CMG MUSIC GROUP Pres. PETER YORK said. "Our sincere congratulations to TOBYMAC and MATT REDMAN for their GRAMMYS and to all who were nominated from our family of labels. These awards also reflect the collective efforts of many talented songwriters, producers, musicians and the hard working teams who support the careers of these artists. To all, our sincere congratulations!"