labelmate

noun
la·​bel·​mate | \ ˈlā-bəl-ˌmāt How to pronounce labelmate (audio) \

Definition of labelmate

: a singer or musician who records for the same company as another

Examples of labelmate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His labelmate and predecessor Craig Mack passed in 2018 from heart failure in relative isolation from the rest of the industry. Shamira Ibrahim, Vulture, 20 Apr. 2021 Last week, his former labelmate Mark Curry expressed that Combs had attempted outreach after learning of Rob’s decline — it was received by many online as too little too late. Shamira Ibrahim, Vulture, 20 Apr. 2021 Lamar also has a secret weapon in the form of Jay Rock, his labelmate who drives in with one of the best guest verses in rap history. Troy L. Smith, cleveland, 13 Apr. 2021 G-Eazy and former labelmate Lil Wayne each performed during Monday Night Football halftime shows. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 12 Nov. 2020 NCT Dream are now just the 14th K-pop act to enter the Artist 100 chart, following in line with their labelmates in NCT 127 (who peaked at No. 6 in June this year) and the overall, larger NCT collective (that has peaked at No. Jeff Benjamin, Billboard, 11 Aug. 2019 From supportive sticky notes to sleepy selfies and secret comeback references, the Big Hit labelmates have shown their love and admiration for each other time and time again, but their latest interaction might be the cutest one yet. Sara Delgado, Teen Vogue, 30 Mar. 2020 The clip features people singing along to the song, including BIGBANG's Taeyang, co-2NE1 member Dara, former YG labelmate Lee Hi, Wonder Girls' Sohee, Ricky Thompson, Grimes, and numerous others. Tamar Herman, Billboard, 4 Dec. 2019 They will also be joined by their former labelmates Epik High, who are performing at Coachella for the second time. Tara Edwards, refinery29.com, 14 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of labelmate

1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Labelmate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/labelmate. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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