Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Weighing In With Universal Music Publishing Group VP Walter Jones

Celebrating his one-year mark as Vice President, Creative, at Universal Music Publishing Group, Walter Jones is an executive who worked his way up through the ranks starting out as...

2020 Executive Watch List

The decade closed with the music business experiencing its biggest resurgence in years due to streaming becoming the dominant driving force behind consumer consumption. Independents and emerging talent have...

DJ Bay Bay: From Shreveport to Dallas, Drive Jock Locks Down Street A&R

Terrance Stewart, known to many of you as DJ Bay Bay, aka Governor of I-20, is definitely the man in the cities of Dallas, Texas and his native hometown...

Rae Sremmurd: All About that Sremmlife (by Ronda Penrice)

Far from a fluke, “No Flex Zone,” the debut single from Rae Sremmurd, signaled an exciting new addition to the music scene. The two brothers, known professionally as Swae...

Max Gousse: The Anatomy of an A&R Executive

As CEO and founder of the Los Angeles-based Artistry Group Inc., Max Gousse is firmly associated with another successful hit record and artist. Saweetie, who has been on the Artistry roster...

Publishing Vet Maani Edwards Joins Royalty Network Music Publishing

Los Angeles-based Maani Edwards recently joined the Royalty Network Music Publishing team as Head of Urban, A&R, and reports to Frank Liwall, President of the Royalty Network.  Edwards acts...

Meet Reggie Hawkins: PD, Hip-Hop Nation; Talent Manager, Shade 45

As Program Director of Sirius XM’s Hip Hop Nation (channel 44) and Talent Manager for the satellite network’s Shade 45 (channel 45, produced by Eminem), Reggie Hawkins oversees one...

Meet The Warner/Chappell Creative Team

Execs Discuss Collaborative Chemistry, What Goes into Writing Great Songs, and Writer-Publisher Relations The music industry, now more than ever, continues to be an evolving arena with genres, trends and...
Executive Announcement-Shawn Barron-Motown Records

Shawn Barron Appointed to Executive Post at Motown Records

Shawn Barron has been appointed Vice President of A&R for Motown/Capitol Records, based at the iconic tower in Hollywood, Calif. Shawn comes to Motown from Atlantic Records, where he...

Meet Larry Batiste: Musician, Producer, Conductor and Mentor

Tell us your three favorite career highlights The thrill of having the ability and opportunity to communicate globally with an idea that started in my garage. The song is titled,...
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