Variety Names Republic Records #1 Label 2017

Republic Records is yet again having a very good year. For the company’s achievements, Variety has recognized Republic as Hitmaker Label of the Year for 2017. Dominating every genre from hip hop, to pop, to even Latin cross-over hit “Despacito,” it’s no wonder why Republic remains at the top.


“We’re in the superstar business,” says chairman/CEO Monte Lipman who, along with his brother, president/COO Avery Lipman, founded the label in 1995. “I always say to artists contemplating signing with us: ‘If you want to be the biggest act in the world, you’re at the right place.’”



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