RCA also manufactured and distributed HMV recordings on the RCA Victor and special HMV labels in North America.During World War II, ties between RCA Victor and its Japanese affiliate JVC were severed.
The format was abandoned by 1933 and two-speed turntables were no longer offered, but some Program Transcriptions lingered in the Victor record catalog until the end of the 1930s.Kelly, Enrique Iglesias, Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon, Kesha, D'Angelo, Pentatonix, Pink, Craig David, Buddy Guy, Walk the Moon, Pitbull, and Zayn .In 1929, the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) purchased the Victor Talking Machine Company, then the world's largest manufacturer of phonographs (including the famous "Victrola") and phonograph records (in British English, "gramophone records"). In absorbing Victor, RCA acquired the New World rights to the famous Nipper/"His Master's Voice" trademark.Its name is derived from the initials of its defunct parent company, the Radio Corporation of America (RCA).It was fully acquired by Bertelsmann in 1986, making it a part of Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG); however, RCA Records became a part of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, a merger between BMG and Sony Music, in 2004, and was acquired by the latter in 2008, after the dissolution of Sony BMG and the restructuring of Sony Music.Another cheap label, Sunrise, was produced (although nobody seems to know for whom it was produced, as Sunrise records are exceptionally rare today).The same musical couplings were issued on all three labels and Bluebird Records still survives eight decades after Electradisk and Sunrise were discontinued. Side 2 Track 3 and Track 4 credit next to title, production spelled out. Matrix numbers Side 1: K2PP-1148-3S / Side 2: K2PP-1149-3S (hand etched) (Hollywood pressing) Disc: Long Play. Features LPM-1707, LPM-2075, and LPM-2765 Disc: Long Play. Matrix numbers Side 1: K2PP-1148--8S B1 / Side 2: K2PP-1149--7S B1 (Indianapolis pressing) Disc: MONO. It is one of Sony Music's three flagship labels alongside its former long-time rival Columbia Records and Epic Records.The label has released multiple genres of music, including pop, classical, rock, hip hop, electronic, R&B, blues, jazz, and country.