Arista Records (//) is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of the Japanese conglomerate Sony. The label was previously handled by BMG Entertainment, the North American division of German conglomerate Bertelsmann. Though the label was founded in November 1974 by Clive Davis, Arista in its current form was re-established in 2018. Along with Epic Records, RCA Records, and Columbia Records, Arista is one of Sony Music's four flagship record labels.
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|Founded||1974 (original label; as Arista Records, Inc.)|
2018 (current form; as Arista Records LLC)
|Country of origin||United States|
|Location||New York City, U.S.|