Nick Records

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Nick Records
Nickelodeon logo new.svg
Parent company Viacom
Universal Music Group
Founded 1995
Founder Nickelodeon
Sony Music Entertainment
Distributor(s) Universal Music Group
Genre Teen music
Country of origin United States
Location Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York (Headquarters)
Los Angeles, California (Studio)
Official website Official website

Nick Records (also known as Nickelodeon Records or Nick Music) is a record label made by Disney Channel's biggest competition Nickelodeon, Nickelodeon's presence in the music business and create a major music brand for kids and preteens. Its former logo features a button trio consisting of stop, pause and play. This group identifies and showcases new and emerging young musical artists, up-and-coming talent from the network, and produces soundtrack and compilations based on Nickelodeon TV shows.

A primary focus of the label is filling a void in the preteen (10–14 year olds) entertainment marketplace by producing music compilations from contemporary artists, original music and performances by popular Nick stars, as well as, talent from Nickelodeon's digital teen network, The N. In addition, the label has established itself in the preschool market, with current releases from Dora the Explorer, The Backyardigans, LazyTown and Go, Diego, Go! filling the children’s charts.

Nickelodeon's biggest sensation is Victoria Justice, who starred in Nickelodeon's Original Series Victorious, which features original songs performed by Victoria Justice and the Victorious Cast.

SpongeBob SquarePants Original Theme Highlights, released August 2001, has been certified a Gold single, by the RIAA Recording Industry Association of America. Dora the Explorer is quickly approaching Gold Album status. Big Time Rush's debut album B.T.R released in 2010 was certified gold in 5 months and eventually sold over 5 million copies worldwide and is the best selling album of all time by a Nickelodeon artist ever. they are also the most successful Nickelodeon act of all time with many gold and platinum certified Records as well. The group are also nicknamed the "teen idol kings of Nickelodeon" at times by the media and press for their accomplishments within the company and its products worldwide.

Due to Nickelodeon's deal with Universal Music Group Nick Records currently only operates as a Vanity Label as Universal handles all releasing, marketing and distribution.




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