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Jive

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Country:
United Kingdom
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Status:
active
Styles/specialties:
Various
Founding date :
1981
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No bands are currently signed on Jive.
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Description

Jive was launched as a sub-label of Zomba Records in 1981 by Clive Calder and Ralph Simon of the Zomba Group of Companies. The label was introduced in the US in 1983 and saw a string of successes with early hip hop releases, which continued into the '90s with releases by teen pop artists and boy bands like the Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync, and Britney Spears.

In Dec. 2002, BMG purchased Zomba Group of Companies (including Jive), which two years later became part of the Zomba Label Group, a unit of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. In 2008, it had been a label of the Jive Label Group and RCA/Jive Label Group under Sony Music Entertainment.

In Sept. 2011, it was announced by Sony that Jive, Arista, J and LaFace were absorbed by RCA Records, bringing all of its artists to the RCA family.

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