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Rotana Records
Rotana Logo Latin.jpg
Founded 1987
Founder Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal
Genre Arabic Music
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Official website http://www.rotana.net/

Rotana Records (Arabic: تسجيلات روتانا[needs IPA]) is the Arab World's largest record label.[citation needed] It is owned by the Rotana Group, established by the Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal,[1] who sometimes personally signs artists to the label.[citation needed] Rotana Records is part of a media empire that includes a film production company, a magazine of the same name, a record label, and seven music channels. More than 100 artists are signed to Rotana.[2]

During the 1990s and 2000s, the label was distributed by EMI Arabia.

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23 news items

Morocco World News

Morocco World News
Mon, 09 Nov 2015 13:38:32 -0800

Rabat – Rotana Group, the Arab World's largest entertainment company, will launch a TV channel in Morocco dedicated to music and entertainment in the first quarter of 2016, according to Le360 news website. Primarily owned by Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin ...


Tue, 07 May 2013 02:28:06 -0700

The general manager of Rotana Records, Mr Salem Al Hindi, agreed that it's been a successful collaboration, declaring that the renewal of the contract is a completion to the successful path that has united the artist with the company. He said that ...

The National

The National
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:30:00 -0700

“It will mark my first collaboration with Rotana Records and will be released by the beginning of December,” she said. Some fans, however, complained of trouble in hearing the singer over the loud instruments and heavy bass. “I barely heard the words.
Financial Times
Tue, 23 Feb 2010 17:46:57 -0800

Rotana owns Rotana Records, the Arab world's largest record label, and its biggest film library, with a collection that stretches from Egyptian black-and-white films to modern Arab titles. It operates 11 TV channels, two of which are are in partnership ...

The National

The National
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 06:07:30 -0700

Spotted by the Kuwaiti composer Anwar Abdullah, Ahlam first signed to the label Funoon Al Emarat in 1995 before settling with the heavyweights Rotana Records in 2006. In that time span, she released 10 hit albums. With a fan base spanning the Middle ...


Fri, 10 May 2013 23:56:15 -0700

Moroccan superstar Jannat Mahid has been censored by Rotana Records on the front of her new album! A sneak peek of the album cover was released at a press conference about Jannat making the album and clearly showed someone with a dab hand at ...


Wed, 08 May 2013 05:07:27 -0700

Things keep heating up for the "Prince of Arab Song". Majed Al Mohandes just partied it up in Abu Dhabi, celebrating his renewed 8 year contract with Rotana Records, and now he is set to guest star on the 8th episode of X Factor Arabia. Looks like 8 is ...

Arab Media & Society

Arab Media & Society
Tue, 02 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0700

Bin Talal is the Rupert Murdoch of media ownership in the Middle East, with his Kingdom Holding companies owning the region's largest music label (Rotana Records), six music TV channels (Rotana Clip, Rotana Music, Rotana Gulf, Rotana Cinema, Rotana ...

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