MySpace Records

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MySpace Records
Parent companyMyspace
Founded2005; 18 years ago (2005)
FounderTom Anderson
Defunct2016; 7 years ago (2016)
Distributor(s)Fontana Distribution
Country of originU.S.
LocationBeverly Hills, California

MySpace Records was a record label founded in 2005 to sign artists who appeared on the social networking site Myspace. It was a wholly owned subsidiary of Myspace, operating as a joint-venture between MySpace and Interscope Records.[1] Distribution is contracted to Universal Music Group's Fontana Distribution, with manufacturing and external marketing by Universal's Interscope.[2]

MySpace Records operated as a record label located in Beverly Hills, California. The president was MySpace co-founder Tom Anderson, until he left the company in 2009. The company was shut down in December 2016.[3]


In March 2008 MySpace Records released Pennywise's ninth album, Reason to Believe. A partnership with corporate sponsor Textango meant that MySpace Records provided fans with a free download of the album during a two-week period, in exchange for adding the sponsor as a friend on[4] In 2009 Jeremy Greene released his single "Rain" featuring Pitbull that became the #1 song on MySpace in its prime.

Former artists[edit]


MySpace Records
Volume 1
  1. AFI — "Rabbits are Roadkill on Rt. 37"
  2. New Years Day — "Ready, Aim, Misfire"
  3. Socratic — "Lunch for the Sky"
  4. The Click Five — "Angel to You"
  5. Say Anything — "Every Man Has a Molly"
  6. Fall Out Boy"Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner (Acoustic)"
  7. Dashboard Confessional — "Hands Down"
  8. Waking Ashland — "I Am for You"
  9. Weezer — "We Are All on Drugs"
  10. Hollywood Undead — "No. 5"
  11. Against Me! — "Don't Lose Touch"
  12. Tila Tequila — "Straight Up"
  13. The All-American Rejects — "Stab My Back"
  14. The Summer Obsession — "Melt the Sugar"
  15. Plain White T's — "Take Me Away"
  16. Copeland — "Pin Your Wings"
  17. Jupiter Sunrise — "Arthur Nix"


  1. ^ "MySpace launches record label". USA Today. Associated Press. 2005-11-03. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  2. ^ Morris, Chris (2005-11-03). " Creates Own Label". Hollywood Reporter/Billboard. VNU eMedia. Retrieved 2006-07-09.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Exclusive: Myspace Records Shuts Down – Crazed Hits". Archived from the original on 2018-12-03. Retrieved 2017-02-13.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ Aune, Sean (2008-03-23). "New Pennywise Album is Free for Two Weeks on MySpace". Mashable. Retrieved 2008-04-16.
  5. ^ "Featured Content on Myspace". Archived from the original on 2009-02-07.

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