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McBride switches from RCA to Republic Nashville

Monday, November 8, 2010 – Martina McBride is leaving RCA after 18 years for Republic Nashville, according to Country Aircheck.

The label was started by Sott Borchetta, the head of Big Machine Records, and Jimmy Harnen.

The announcement was made at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Borchetta talked of "building something that could lure a superstar artist."

"I'm excited to have (the label's) passion, excitement and energy focused on my career," said McBride.

McBride will begin recording in January 2011 for a possible late first quarter single release. "The music will have to lead," said Borchetta.


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