DISNEY MUSIC GROUP AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP NASHVILLE ANNOUNCE NEW LABEL BUENA VISTA RECORDS; NEW SIGNING COUNTRY DUO CB30
(Nashville, TN) – March 27, 2017 – Disney Music Group (DMG) and Universal Music Group Nashville (UMGN) announced the formation of their new label, Buena Vista Records (BVR), today. The new label was announced by Disney Music Group President Ken Bunt and Universal Music Group Nashville Chairman & CEO, Mike Dungan. The label plans to sign country artists as well as create and develop country music genre projects on a worldwide basis.
Buena Vista Records has signed country duo CB30. Comprised of brothers, Christian and Brody, CB30 is building a solid following. Country superstar Luke Bryan appears in the video for their catchy track “Marina.” CB30 has garnered support at Radio Disney Country as well as press outlets like Rolling Stone and Just Jared.
Said Ken Bunt, “We are proud to be launching this new label with Mike Dungan and the incredibly successful Universal Music Nashville team. We are looking forward to launching some new careers with our combined expertise and platforms.”
Shared Mike Dungan, “We are thrilled to stand next to this iconic brand, with such a long and storied history of success, but the real bonus has come in the friendship we have developed with Ken Bunt and his incredible team of first class professionals.”
About BVR/Disney Music Group:
Disney Music Group is home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing, Buena Vista Records and Disney Concerts. The labels’ genre-spanning rosters include (Grammy-nominated) Demi Lovato, Jordan Fisher, Ocean Park Standoff, Sofia Carson, ZZ Ward, R5, Zella Day, Breaking Benjamin, Bea Miller, Sabrina Carpenter, Joywave, Olivia Holt, Tini Stoessel, Forever In Your Mind, Jorge Blanco, and more. DMG also releases family music and film and television soundtracks such as the chart-topping “Moana” and “Beauty And The Beast” soundtracks, the Oscar and Grammy-winning “Frozen” soundtrack, the Grammy-nominated recordings for “Star Wars,” “Zootopia,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Recording, “Saving Mr. Banks,” and “Bridge of Spies.” Upcoming soundtracks include “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” “Descendants 2,” and “Coco.”
Universal Music Group Nashville consists of Capitol Records Nashville, EMI Records Nashville, MCA Nashville and Mercury Nashville. Reading like a “who’s who” of Music Row, the combined rosters include Alan Jackson, Billy Currington, Brandon Lay, Brothers Osborne, Canaan Smith, Chris Stapleton, Clare Dunn, Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Easton Corbin, Eric Church, Eric Paslay, Gary Allan, George Strait, Haley Georgia, Jon Pardi, Jordan Davis, Josh Turner, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kip Moore, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Alaina, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Mickey Guyton, Sam Hunt, Shania Twain, Sugarland, The Band Perry and Vince Gill.