The Best of 1990s playlist (15 tracks) is also populated entirely by Arista artists from that decade: SNAP!, Lisa Stansfield , Ace Of Base, Whitney Houston , Annie Lennox , Crash Test Dummies, TLC, Real McCoy, the Notorious B.I.G., Puff Daddy, Monica,Sarah McLachlan , Deborah Cox , Santana featuring Rob Thomas , and Toni Braxton .
The Best of 2000s playlist (14 tracks) is populated by J Records, Arista Nashville, and RCA artists from that decade through the present:: Alicia Keys (two songs), Rod Stewart , Brad Paisley , Christina Aguilera , Luther Vandross , Maroon 5, Leona Lewis , Kings of Leon, Whitney Houston featuring R Kelly, Brooks & Dunn, Kelly Clarkson , Carrie Underwood , and Daughtry.
"The Legacy Of" app on Spotify was launched nearly one year ago in March 2012, featuring the music of Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Stevie Ray Vaughan , and Daryl Hall & John Oates . "The Legacy Of" artist-centric app, which went on to present the music ofBruce Springsteen , Leonard Cohen , and many others, reveals the depth and breadth of the Sony Music catalog. The influence of some of history's most transformative musicians is explored through curated playlists, handpicked album selections, biographies, photos, and more. New featured artists are added weekly on the ever-changing and updated app, whose curated content and playlist areas include Top Albums, Top Tracks, Covers, Influencers, Followers, and more.
About Clive Davis:
Clive Davis is currently the Chief Creative Officer, Sony Music Entertainment. He is hard at work on albums by Aretha Franklin ,Jennifer Hudson , and Carlos Santana and is the album producer of the new Whitney Houston Best Of album. He has won six Grammy Awards, including the Trustees Lifetime Achievement Award, and is an inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He has received humanitarian honors from such organizations as the American Cancer Society, the American Foundation for AIDS Research, The T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia and Aids Research, and the Anti-Defamation League. In 2002, the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music was created at his undergraduate alma mater, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He is the father of three sons and a daughter.
About Legacy Recordings:
The multiple Grammy-winning Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment's catalog division, produces and maintains the world's foremost catalog of historic reissues, an unparalleled compendium of thousands of digitally remastered archival titles representing virtually every musical genre including popular, rock, jazz, blues, R&B, folk, country, gospel, Broadway musicals, movie soundtracks, ethnic, world music, classical, comedy and more.
Founded in 1990 by CBS Records (rebranded Sony Music in 1991), Legacy's original mission was to preserve and reissue recordings from the extensive catalogs of Columbia Records (including ARC, Brunswick, OKeh and Vocalion), Epic Records (including Philadelphia International Records) and associated CBS labels. Following the creation of Sony BMG Music Entertainment in 2005, Legacy assumed responsibility for the preservation and ongoing availability of recordings from the archives of the BMG family of labels including RCA Records, Arista, J Records, Jive, Profile, Silvertone, Sony BMG Nashville and Windham Hill . Legacy catalog imprints also include American, Bang!, CTI, Mainstream, Monument, Ode, and others.
About Spotify (www.spotify.com):
Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 20 million tracks*. Our dream is to make all the world's music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever they want it. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal. (*Number of tracks licensed globally. Catalogue size varies in each country.)
Spotify is available in 20 countries: USA, UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria,Belgium, Italy, Poland, Portugal, The Netherlands, Spain, Ireland, Luxembourg, Australia and New Zealand, with more than 20 million active users, and over 5 million paying subscribers.
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