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DEC 15 2011

RCA Named "Best Label Of 2011"

RCA is coming out on top in 2011 with outstanding awards ranging from Best Label of 2011, top Adult A&R Label and more! Not to mention, our artists ruling the charts. To name a few, Britney, Pitbull, Foo Fighters, Chris Brown and more all score multiple mentions. Check out the full list of overall rankings for RCA and our artists below!



RCA
MEDIABASE
Overall Label Chart Share - #1
Top 40 Label Chart Share - #1
Rhythmic Label Chart Share - #2
Urban Label Chart Share - #2
Urban AC Label Chart Share - #1
AC Label Chart Share - #4
Hot AC Label Chart Share - #2
Mainstream Rock Label Chart Share - #3
Active Rock Label Chart Share - #2
Alternative Label Chart Share - #2
Triple A Label Chart Share - #4

BILLBOARD
Top Labels - #2
Top Billboard 200 Labels - #2
Hot 100 Labels - #5
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Labels - #3
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Labels - #3
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Labels - #4
Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Labels - #4
Adult R&B Labels - #1
Mainstream Top 40 Labels - #2
Top Rock Labels - #2
Rock Albums Imprints- #6
Rock Albums Labels- #6
Rock Songs Labels - #2
Alternative Songs Imprints - #5
Alternative Songs Labels - #3
Triple A Imprints - #4
Gospel Albums Labels - #1
Gospel Songs Labels - #1

SIN (STREET INFORMATION NETWORK) 2011 AWARDS
Major Record Label of The Year - RCA
Senior Promotion Executive of The Year – Joe Riccitelli, RCA
National Pop Promotion Executive of The Year – Joe Daddio, RCA
Video Promotion Executive of The Year – Shannah Miller, RCA

FMQB (FRIDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK) YEAR-END LEADER AWARDS
EVP Promotion Executive of The Year - Joe Riccitelli
CHR Label of The Year – RCA Records

JIVE
BILLBOARD
Top Imprints - #3
Hot 100 Imprints - #1
Hot 100 Labels - #3 – Jive Label Group
Top R&B/Hip-hop Imprints - #1
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Imprints - #4
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Imprints - #1
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Labels - #3 – Jive Label Group
Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Labels - #3 – Jive Label Group
Rhythmic Imprints - #3
Rhythmic Labels - #5 – Jive Label Group
Adult R&B Imprints - #1
Adult R&B Labels - #2– Jive Label Group
Rap Songs Imprints - #4
Mainstream Top 40 Imprints - #1
Mainstream Top 40 Labels - #3 – Jive Label Group
Adult Top 40 Labels - #4 – Jive Label Group
Dance Club Imprints - #3
Dance Club Labels- #6 – Jive Label Group
Dance Airplay Imprints - #3
Dance Airplay Labels - #3 – Jive Label Group

J Records
BILLBOARD
Top R&B/Hip-hop Imprints - #5
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Imprints - #7
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Imprints - #5
Adult R&B Imprints - #2

LaFace Records
BILLBOARD
Mainstream Top 40 Imprints - #4
Adult Contemporary Imprints - #5

Verity
BILLBOARD
Gospel Albums Imprint - #1
Gospel Songs Imprints - #1

Fo Yo Soul
BILLBOARD
Gospel Albums Imprint - #3

Britney Spears
MEDIABASE
Top 40 Most Played Artist - #4

BILLBOARD
Top Female Artist - #7
Hot 100 Artist - #10
Hot 100 Female Artist - #6
Mainstream Top 40 Artist - #4
Dance Club Artist - #4
Dance Airplay Artist - #3

Pitbull
MEDIABASE
Top 40 Most Played Artists - #5
Top 40 Year-End Chart - #1 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo
Rhythmic Most Played Artists - #5
Rhythmic Year-End Chart - #2 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo

BILLBOARD
Top Artists - Male - #8
Hot 100 Artists - #8
Hot 100 Songs - #5 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer
Hot 100 Artists – Male - #3
Hot 100 Airplay Artists - #6
Hot 100 Airplay- #1 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer
Hot 100 Digital Songs Artists - #8
Hot Digital Songs - #7 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer
Rhythmic Artists - #8
Rhythmic Songs - #1 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer
Rap Songs- #8 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer
R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs Artists - #4
R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs - #2 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer
Mainstream Top 40 Artists - #6
Mainstream Top 40 Songs - #2 "Give Me Everything" f. Ne-Yo, AfroJack & Nayer
Dance Airplay Artists - #10

FMQB (FRIDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK) YEAR-END LEADER AWARDS
CHR Best Male Artist of The Year - Pitbull

P!nk
MEDIABASE
Top 40 Most Played Artists - #8
AC Most Played Artists - #6
AC Year-End Chart - #8 "F**kin' Perfect (Perfect)"
Hot AC Most Played Artists - #3
Hot AC Year-End Chart - #2 "F**kin' Perfect (Perfect)"/#3 "Raise Your Glass"

BILLBOARD
Top Artists – Female - #8
Hot 100 Artists – Female - #7
Hot 100 Airplay Artists - #9
Mainstream Top 40 Artists - #9
Adult Contemporary Artists - #5
Adult Contemporary Songs - #5 F**kin' Perfect (Perfect)" - P!NK
Adult Top 40 Artists - #3
Adult Top 40 Songs - #3 "F**kin' Perfect (Perfect)"/#5 "Raise Your Glass"

Hot Chelle Rae
BILLBOARD
Top New Artists - #5
Hot 100 Artists Due/Group - #9
Adult Top 40 Songs - #10 "Tonight Tonight"

FMQB (FRIDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK) YEAR-END LEADER AWARDS
CHR Best New Artist of The Year

Ke$ha
MEDIABASE
Top 40 Year-End Chart - #10 "We R Who We R"

BILLBOARD
Top Artists – Female - #9
Hot 100 Artists – Female - #8
Hot 100 Digital Songs Artists - #10
Mainstream Top 40 Artists - #8

Miguel
MEDIABASE
Urban Most Played Artists - #5
Urban Year-End Chart - #2 "Sure Thing"
Top New Artists - #4

BILLBOARD
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artists - #6
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - #1 "Sure Thing"
Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Artists - #5
Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - #1 "Sure Thing"

Chris Brown
MEDIABASE
Rhythmic Most Played Artists - #3
Rhythmic Year-End Chart - #6 "Look At Me Now"
Urban Most Played Artists - #1
Urban Year-End Chart - #3 "Look At Me Now"/#8 "She Ain't You"

BILLBOARD
Top Artists - #10
Top Artists – Male - #4
Hot 100 Artists - #9
Hot 100 Artists – Male - #4
Hot 100 Airplay Artists - #7
Ringtone Artists - #10
Ringtones - #3 "Look At Me Now" f. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artists - #4
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artists – Male - #2
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Artists - #7
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - #8 F.A.M.E.
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Artists - #1
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - #3 "Look At Me Now" - f. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes/ #10 "She Ain't You" - Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Artists - #1
Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - #4 "Look At Me Now" - f. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes/ #9 "She Ain't You"
Rhythmic Artists - #4
Rhythmic Songs - #9 "Look At Me Now" - f. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
Rap Songs Artists - #6
Rap Songs - #1 "Look At Me Now" - f. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs Artists - #6
R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs - #5 "Look At Me Now" - f. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
Dance Club Songs - #8 "Beautiful People" - f. Benny Benassi

Usher
BILLBOARD
Top Artists – Male - #10
R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs Artists - #10
Dance Airplay - #14 "More" - Usher

R. Kelly
MEDIABASE
Urban AC Most Played Artists - #2
Urban AC Year-End Chart - #6 "Love Letter"

BILLBOARD
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Artists - #10
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums - #10 Love Letter
Adult R&B Songs - #5 "Love Letter"

Charlie Wilson
MEDIABASE
Urban AC Most Played Artists - #3
Urban AC Year-End Chart - #1 "You Are"

BILLBOARD
Adult R&B Songs - #2 "You Are"/ #10 "Life Of The Party"

Marsha Ambrosius
MEDIABASE
Urban AC Most Played Artists - #4
Urban AC Year-End Chart - #4 "Far Away"

BILLBOARD
Top New R&B/Hip-Hop Artists - #4
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Artists – Female - #5
Adult R&B Songs - #4 "Far Away"

Kirk Franklin
MEDIABASE
Urban AC Most Played Artists- #6
Urban AC Year-End Chart - #3 "I Smile"
Gospel Year-End Chart - #2 "I Smile"

BILLBOARD
Adult R&B Songs - #3 "I Smile"
Gospel Albums Artists - #1
Gospel Albums - #1 "Hello Fear"
Gospel Songs Artists - #2
Gospel Songs - #2 "I Smile"
Foo Fighters
MEDIABASE
Mainstream Rock Most Played Artists - #1
Mainstream Rock Year-End Chart - #4 "Rope"
Active Rock Most Played Artists - #4
Alternative Most Played Artists - #3
Alternative Year-End Chart - #6 "Rope"/#10 "Walk"

BILLBOARD
Top Billboard 200 Artists - Duo/Group - #8
Top Rock Artists - #4
Rock Albums Artists - #4
Rock Albums - #4 "Wasting Light"
Rock Albums Artists - #1
Rock Songs - #1 "Rope"
Alternative Songs Artists - #1
Alternative Songs - #3 "Rope"/#5 "Walk"
Active Rock Artists - #3
Active Rock Songs - #4 "Rope"/#10 "Walk"
Heritage Rock Artists - #2
Heritage Rock Songs - #4 "Rope"

Three Days Grace
MEDIABASE
Mainstream Rock Most Played Artists - #7
Mainstream Rock Year-End Chart - #7 "World So Cold"
Active Rock Most Played Artists - #9

BILLBOARD
Heritage Rock Artists - #7
Heritage Rock Songs - #6 "World So Cold"

Cage The Elephant
MEDIABASE
Alternative Most Played Artists - #4
Alternative Year-End Chart - #1 "Shake Me Down"

BILLBOARD
Rock Songs - #5 "Shake Me Down"
Alternative Songs Artists - #5
Alternative Songs - #2 "Shake Me Down"

Ray LaMontagne & Pariah Dogs
MEDIABASE
Triple A Most Played Artists - #4
Triple A Year-End Chart - #9 "For The Summer"

BILLBOARD
Triple A Artists - #10
Triple A Songs - #10 "For The Summer"

Marvin Sapp
MEDIABASE
Gospel Year-End Chart - #5 "He Has His Hands On You"

BILLBOARD
Gospel Albums Artists - #4
Gospel Albums - #10 "Playlist: The Very Best of Marvin Sapp"
Gospel Songs Artists - #4
Gospel Songs - #5 "He Has His Hands On You"

Deitrick Haddon
MEDIABASE
Gospel Year-End Chart - #7 "Well Done"

BILLBOARD
Gospel Albums - #6 "Church On The Moon"
Gospel Albums Artists - #6
Gospel Songs Artists - #6
Gospel Songs - #6 "Well Done"

Wow Gospel
BILLBOARD
Gospel Albums - #2 "WOW Gospel 2011"