Streisand Re-signs With Columbia To Mark 50th Year With Label

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February 22, 2012 | 8:41pm EST

Barbra Streisand is set to celebrate her 50th year as a Columbia Records artist by signing a new deal with label bosses.
Already the longest serving woman with the Sony Music-owned label, Streisand is second only to Tony Bennett on the company’s lifelong talent roster.

The singer released her first album as a Columbia artist in 1963.

A statement from Streisand reads, “From the day Goddard Lieberson signed me almost 50 years ago, Columbia Records has been my recording home, and I am thrilled to continue that partnership for many years to come.”