NASHVILLE, TN (August 1, 2016) – Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta unveiled today a new label imprint identity titled BMLG Records, formerly known as Republic Nashville.

BMLG acquired 100% ownership of the label that has made historic, milestone successes with superstar duo Florida Georgia Line, The Band Perry and chart-topping acts Eli Young Band,  A Thousand Horses and Cassadee Pope in addition to newcomers Brett Young and Ryan Follese.

BMLG Executive Vice President Jimmy Harnen will continue to lead BMLG Records as President with Matthew Hargis serving as VP Promotion.

BMLG Records boasts record-breaking sales, more than 18 #1 singles and over 40 awards from the GRAMMYs, CMA, ACM, ACCA’s, People’s Choice and Billboard Music Awards. The label is home to two of the five most downloaded Country singles of all time including Florida Georgia LIne’s “Cruise” at #1 and The Band Perry’s “If I Die Young” at #4. Florida Georgia Line scored their latest #1 with “H.O.L.Y.,” the lead single from their forthcoming album Dig Your Roots, out August 26.