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RCA Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment . It is one of SME's flagship record labels alongside sister labels Columbia Records and Epic Records. The label has released multiple genres of music, including pop, rock, hip hop, R&B, blues, jazz, and country. The company's name is derived from the initials of the label's former parent company, Radio Corporation of America . It is the second oldest recording company in U.S. history, after sister label Columbia Records. RCA's Canadian unit is Sony's oldest label in Canada. It was one of only two Canadian record companies to survive the Great Depression.

RCA Records
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Parent company
Founded June 23, 1901; 115 years ago (1901-06-23)
Founder
Distributor(s)
Genre Various
Country of origin United States
Location New York City
Official website

RCA Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment (SME). It is one of SME's flagship record labels alongside sister labels Columbia Records and Epic Records. The label has released multiple genres of music, including pop, rock, hip hop, R&B, blues, jazz, and country. The company's name is derived from the initials of the label's former parent company, Radio Corporation of America (RCA). It is the second oldest recording company in U.S. history, after sister label Columbia Records. RCA's Canadian unit (formerly Berliner Gramophone Canada) is Sony's oldest label in Canada. It was one of only two Canadian record companies to survive the Great Depression.