What is label?

  • (noun): Trade name of a company that produces musical recordings.
    Example: "The artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"
    Synonyms: recording label
    See also — Additional definitions below


A label is a piece of paper, polymer, cloth, metal, or other material affixed to a container or article, on which is printed a legend, information concerning the product, addresses, etc. A label may also be printed directly on the container or article.

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J Majik
1992 (as DJ Dextrous) on the Planet Earth record label ... was releasing tracks on the Metalheadz label ... Majik has released tracks on the Mo' Wax label, and now runs his own label, Infrared ...
Harvest Records - History
... market progressive rock music and to compete with Philips' Vertigo and Decca's Deram labels, initially under the direction of Malcolm Jones and Norman Smith ... was the European licensee for the American label Blue Thumb Records from 1969 to 1971 ... Dolby and Duran Duran released their debut albums on the label in North America ...
UK Records
... The label was distributed at first by Decca Records and, after 1976, by PolyGram (which bought out Decca in 1980) ... While the label had three singles in the Top 5 on several occasions, apart from 10cc and the King-produced Original London Stage Soundtrack of The Rocky Horror Show, album success ... King closed the label in the late 1970s, but he retained ownership and regularly re-issued much of its catalogue ...
Yuki Maeda
... She started her career under the renowned enka record label Teichiku in 2000 with her debut single "Naki Usagi", but did not have any charting singles ... In mid-2004 she was transferred to another Up-Front Works label, Rice Music ...
The Sugarhill Gang - Discography - Studio Albums
... Delight Released February 7, 1980 Label Sugar Hill Records — 4 — 1982 8th Wonder Released November 24, 1982 Label Sugar Hill 1983 ... Rappin' Down Town Released 1983 Label Sugar Hill ...

More definitions of "label":

  • (verb): Assign a label to; designate with a label.
    Example: "These students were labelled 'learning disabled'"
  • (verb): Distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom.
  • (noun): A brief description given for purposes of identification.
    Example: "The label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"
  • (noun): A radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction.
  • (verb): Distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions.
  • (noun): An identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object.
  • (verb): Attach a tag or label to.
    Example: "Label these bottles"
    Synonyms: tag, mark

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    ... beauty, like ecstasy, has always been hostile to the commonplace. And the commonplace, under its popular label of the normal, has been the supreme authority for Homo sapiens since the days when he was probably arboreal.
    Ellen Glasgow (1873–1945)

    The formation of an oppositional world view is necessary for feminist struggle. This means that the world we have most intimately known, the world in which we feel “safe” ... must be radically changed. Perhaps it is the knowledge that everyone must change, not just those we label enemies or oppressors, that has so far served to check our revolutionary impulses.
    Bell (c. 1955)

    The label of liberalism is hardly a sentence to public igominy: otherwise Bruce Springsteen would still be rehabilitating used Cadillacs in Asbury Park and Jane Fonda, for all we know, would be just another overweight housewife.
    Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941)