Big Machine Label Group’s BMLG Records Rebrands as Nashville Harbor Records & Entertainment

Big Machine Label Group revealed the next chapter of its BMLG Records imprint, which has rebranded as Nashville Harbor Records & Entertainment. The imprint was initially founded as a joint venture in 2009 as Republic Nashville; in 2015, Big Machine Label Group took full ownership of the imprint and renamed it BMLG Records.

Nashville Harbor Records & Entertainment’s roster includes Riley Green, Brett Young, Chris Janson, Lady A, Greylan James and Shane Profitt. Jimmy Harnen will remain as president/CEO, with operations continuing as normal.

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“Under Jimmy’s leadership, this imprint has built an incredible reputation with the monstrous success of Florida Georgia Line and Lady A, more than 40 No. 1 hits, countless RIAA certifications/awards and impressive team of music executives that share in his passion,” Big Machine Label Group chairman/CEO Scott Borchetta said in a statement. “Since its inception, this label has been an exercise in experimentation and innovation and I have no doubt that the possibilities are endless for this team.”

“This label has always given artists the freedom to create music that is true to them and we want to double down on that and continue to create even more of a haven for creativity and an environment that fosters development,” Harnen added. “We want to take the time to nurture talent and provide a place they can call home.”

Janson’s upcoming single, “Watcha See is Whatcha Get,” which releases March 8, will be the first release under Nashville Harbor Records & Entertainment.

“This rebranding is EXCITING, and I’m very happy to be first out of the gate, with ‘Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get,'” Janson said in a statement. “The entire team has my utmost respect, confidence, and gratitude. They have shown me what a winning team is, and I’m more than proud to be here and to be recognized on Harbor’s amazing artist roster.”

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