Who decides if an Explicit Lyrics or Parental Advisory ratings symbol is added to CDs?

Who decides if an Explicit Lyrics or Parental Advisory ratings symbol is added to CDs?

The "Explicit Lyrics" or "Parental Advisory" tag appears on the cover of certain CDs. This label is provided by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and denotes the presence of strong language or depictions of sex, violence or substance abuse. The decision to label specific CDs is made by recording companies in conjunction with the artists.
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