Record labels that produce hits

  Singing man in car Source: Music really is all around us. From that favourite song that everybody has to that catchy song you can't stop humming along to, music really does have the ability to affect our thinking or uplift or moods. And whilst you may know the famous singers that are responsible for those songs, have you ever wondered about the record labels that have produced these great hits?  If you really did want to start a band you would definitely want to approach a successful label that has experience in churning out hits.

Famous songs and the labels that produced them

I will always love you - Whitney Houston

Not many people know that this song was originally written and performed by Dolly Parton. And whilst the song achieved acclaim back then, it was the cover version done by Whitney Houston in 1992 for her movie The Bodyguard that really catapulted this song into the limelight. Released by Arista Records, I will always love you remains one of its biggest hits and a firm favourite with Whitney Houston fans all around the world.

My heart will go on - Celine Dion

Released by Columbia Epic records and based on the ill-fated romance between Jack and Rose in Titanic, this song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1998. And although this song remains one of Celine Dion's most popular songs, it is widely reported that she did not enjoy performing the song after its success. Love it or hate it, the song remains memorable for many people who have even memorised the lyrics. Speaking of hit that dominated the world, find out how you can dominate the world on Stock Up.

I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2

Arguably one of the biggest hits by the UK band U2, this song achieved incredible success in 1987 often landing on the best songs of all times lists. Released by Island Records, this catchy song remains a cult classic with music lovers all around the world. Other popular artists signed to Island Records include Avicii, James Morrison, Mumford & Sons, Ariana Grande amongst others.

Single Ladies - Beyonce

Sung by the incredibly talented Beyonce, this song of her 2008 I am Sasha Fierce album became a worldwide hit inspiring many women to revel in their single status. Released by Columbia Records, this catchy song gained even, more notoriety, after Kanye West interrupted the Grammy Awards show and claimed that Beyonce should receive the award for best music video. His actions only fuelled the song's popularity making the song an anthem for single ladies all around the world. It's fun and addictive dance moves are often replicated in various memes and the song is often played during the garter toss at many weddings. Did your favourite song make the list?

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