labelmate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

label +‎ mate

Noun[edit]

labelmate (plural labelmates)

  1. A musician or musical act signed to the same record label.
    • 2008 April 16, Melena Ryzik, “On a New Album, Not Merely Acting Like a Singer”, in New York Times[1]:
      She & Him’s album has sold about 26,000 copies so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan, outpacing the debut of the duo’s labelmate Arcade Fire, said Mac McCaughan, a founder of Merge and the singer for the band Superchunk.