Streisand said in a statement, "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."
Steve Barnett, Chairman of Columbia, said "There are stars and there are superstars, and there’s Barbra Streisand... Columbia Records is proud to play a vital role in her extraordinary career. We’re looking forward to the next chapter in our long and fruitful relationship."
Look for a 12-DVD set that will include footage from throughout Streisand's career including previously unseen material from the singer's archives.
Streisand has released 117 singles, 33 studio albums, seven live albums and numerous original cast and soundtrack albums under the Columbia banner.
Her number 1 albums:
- People (1964)
- The Way We Were (1974)
- A Star is Born (1976)
- Greatest Hits, Volume 2 (1978)
- Guilty (1980)
- The Broadway Album (1985)
- Back to Broadway (1993)
- Higher Ground (1997)
- Love is the Answer (2009)
Number 1 Singles:
- People (1964/Adult Contemporary)
- The Way We Were (1974/Pop & Adult Contemporary)
- Evergreen (Love Theme From "A Star is Born") (1977/Pop & Adult Contemporary)
- My Heart Belongs to Me (1977/Adult Contemporary)
- Songbird (1978/Adult Contemporary)
- You Don't Bring Me Flowers (1978/Pop)
- No More Tears (Enough is Enough) (1979/Pop)
- Woman in Love (1980/Pop & Adult Contemporary)
- What Kind of Fool (1981/Adult Contemporary)
- The Way He Makes Me Feel (1983/Adult Contemporary)