Bannatyne Music is a fast rising music recording label formerly known as the RKA records. It was set up in October 2010 bytwo Leicester-based 18-year-olds – Ryan Ashmore and Liam Webb, both of which are passionate music entrepreneurs. The recording label was officially established and began operation on the 5th of November, 2010.
The outfit was officially renamed to Bannatyne Music in 2012. After appearing on Dragon’s Den that same year, Duncan, one of the dragons, made an acquisition of shares for a record amount on the long-running BBC Two show. The record label was eventually sold to Sony Music Entertainment and Gut Records in 2013.
The label Boasts of a good horde of talented artistes, the first of which was the Boyband, ‘Reconnected’ (finalist of Britain’s Got Talent 2012), the talented artiste; Jay Milly and the T-Boy band to mention a few.
The Boyband dropped their first video and single under the label on the 18th of March, 2013.