3x Grammy winner Maxwell has announced his departure from his longtime record label Columbia Records which launched his career in 1996 with the release of his iconic debut album Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite along with subsequent albums Embrya, Now, BLACKsummers'night and blackSUMMERS'night.
The singer, songwriter and producer has created his own independent imprint label Musze and signed a multi-album global recording agreement with BMG.
In a statement about the move, Maxwell says:
"I'm looking forward to this next chapter and new partnership with my label Musze/BMG and all that we can accomplish together. The sky is the limit!"
"Maxwell is an iconic creator of culture, and we're pleased to enter into a partnership with him and Musze, Inc. We look forward to being an integral part of the expansion of his artistry and brand moving forward."
-Tim Reid, BMG Senior VP, Repertoire & Marketing
In other Maxwell news, the soul crooner is set to receive the Legend Award at this year's 2021 Soul Train Awards which premieres Sunday, November 28th at 8 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.