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21Grand Hustle

It's one of the most growing record labels out there right now, many young rappers and legendary rappers like, young dro and B.O. B and killer mike and dj drama and of course the king himself T. I known as (TIP)

T.I. one of the best rappers in the game hand down, he is in the top five

With the unity and diversity they bring to our ears in the music industry, they must be big

Man Tip all day

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23A&M

How could you go wrong with a label that had The Police, Styx, and Bryan Adams?

24Geffen

Geffen, is an amazing Rock label! Nirvana, Aerosmith, Guns N' Roses, Blink-182, Weezer, Papa Roach. There's so much more, I honestly believe it's the best record company ever created! Oh and there's Elton John, John Lennon, Eagles... No big deal, right?

Honestly, I only know three bands that I like signed in this label: Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith and Nirvana... - rock2metal

Good Bands and Artists were signed; Nirvana, both Rob Zombie and his original band White Zombie, and many others.

Come on there's no beating Blink 182, Aerosmith, and Papa Roach

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25Se7enth Fury Grammaton Records

This has got to be one of the most exciting labels around! They're not afraid to support the newcomer, and that gets a 10 from me!

Awesome label. good luck on getting to the top ten!

The Best EDM label in the world, great releases. Full support guys!

Great Label, a lot of different electronic music style.

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26Mercury

Shania TWain. This is really my only reason. Ha. Love her. And they signed her... When Canada wouldn't.

27ANTI-

Anti-records is the only TRUE independent label on this list. The other indie labels on this list have parent companies. Anti-records is also the only label on this list that gives their artist 100% creative control.

Creative control is the blood of an artist

28Fearless Records

Also is the label that does punk goes... And signed the best rock bands around

Best for bands such as Of Mice and Men, Mayday Parade, Pierce the Veil and many more.

One of the best record labels, why is it no.28?

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29Spinnin' Records

Best label for electronic music

Uber-commercialised, engineered and lifeless sludge made for low budget soft porn music video's. A real disgrace to music.

I love house music, keep up the good work!

Very good label, with so really known hits like Animals

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32Dominion Worldwide Entertainment

The newest and best label out with artist like Locust, Her Majesty, Real $ Money, Ben G, Big Rich and K.O.G.W.

They are taking the game to a whole new level! Soon Dominion Worldwide Entertainment will be a household name.

They have the Hottest artist and best production and promotion

Excellent Work! Full support

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33Apple

This record label is the prettiest label I've ever seen. I am infatuated with it. By far the most beautiful record label on Earth by the greatest band of all time.

The Beatles made this record label. There was even a small part of Apple records that lasted for 3 months called Zapple Records, which had only 2 albums, The 2nd John and Yoko avant Garde album, and George Harrison's Electronic Sound

Apple is awesome

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34Death Row Records

One of the only universally recognizable record labels in the world. This label WAS 90s hip-hop. The death of Tupac ended the major success, but for the short time it was big, it was the best

Tupac, dr. dre, snoop dogg, nate dogg, MC Hammer etc.
750$ mil sales, 150mil albums sales less than a decade, can't top that. Most successful label.

Dr dre, Tupac, eminent, snoop dogg, Nate dogg, the doc, mc hammer and hittman. Personal favourite label

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35Bad Boy Records

Bad Boy Records is also the official home of Dream (a fairly popular artist made up of 4 cute girls). - playstationfan66

Biggie smalls is enough to prove it's a good label, despite its recent decline

Biggie, puffy, lil cease, lil Kim. They all came from where the best came from and that's NYC

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36GOOD Music

This is one of the most musically diverse record. How many tracks do you hear today with create beats and tracks. They never follow the standard order of a song and know how to stimulate their listeners experience by introducing new and diverse songs.

Kanye west, Kid cudi, Pusha T, Teyana Taylor, John Legend, Big Sean, Cyhi the prynce,2 chainz, dbanj, common

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37Nuclear Blast

I love nuclear blast, they have a lot of the metal bands that are not giants, such as Metallica and slayer, but still pretty well known. Some examples are enslaved and sonata arctica.

I'm just curious to how a label can be #36 on a list with the following bands: Slayer, Hammerfall, Nightwish, Sabaton, Anthrax, Iron Maiden, Kreator, Epica, Sonata Arctica, Soulfly, Dimmu Borgir, Behemoth, Sepultura, Black Sabbath, Immortal, Children of Bodom, Amon Amarth, Blind Guardian, Motörhead, ACDC, Meshugga AND Metallica, to name a few. How is this not number one?

How this is not in top 5 at least? It got one of the best bands of all time! - nooreldeen

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39Roc-A-Fella Records

Jay Z la familia
Responsible for kanye west and many artists involved with other labels on the list
Home to the best pure rapper alive shawn carter

40SST Records
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