THE X FACTOR, Reality TV
Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Nashville, Beach Street Records, Bystorm Entertainment, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records,Day 1,Epic Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records,Kemosabe Records, Legacy Recordings,MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records, Reunion Records,Roc Nation,Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music and Volcano. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Syco Entertainment is a joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music and is one of the world's leading global music and television production companies responsible for some of the world's most successful global TV and music franchises. Syco Entertainment is also the world most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being the record label home for such diverse international recording artists as Labrinth, One Direction, Cher Lloyd, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Little Mix, and Il Divo as well as other artists discovered through Syco TV series' including Melanie Amaro, Jackie Evancho, JLS, Olly Murs, Diana Vickers, Alexandra Burke, Jonathan and Charlotte, Chris Rene, Loveable Rogues and Rebecca Ferguson. Syco's television assets include theglobal franchises The X Factor and Got Talent.THE X FACTOR was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia. Local versions of The X Factor are produced in more than 41 territories and the US version of The X Factor airs in over 166 countries. Artists discovered by The X Factor format have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, including 110 number ones, 270 top 10, and 501 top 50 releases. During 2012 Got Talent became the world's biggest selling TV format and is now commissioned in 52 countries as a local format. The US version, America's Got Talent, is NBC's leading summer entertainment format and additionally airs in 152 countries.
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