Friday, June 5, 2020

BET Announces New Executive Team

Michael D. Armstrong was recently appointed General Manager, BET Networks.  In this role, Armstrong will drive strategy and operations, with direct oversight of Content Strategy & Multiplatform Scheduling, Marketing, Corporate...

Executive Spotlight: Meet Al McLean [c], Senior VP, Creative, Kobalt Music Publishing America

Q: You came up during a pivotal period in the music business. Al McLean: Yes, I was fortunate to grow up in the Bronx during the evolution of Hip-Hop. Because...

Entrepreneur Spotlight On RACHEL NOELLE

Meet Rachel Noelle: Executive, entrepreneur, visionary, publisher, studio owner, and CEO of Los Angeles-based Hits & History Entertainment. Known to many in the industry both as a talent manager...

Sound Royalties’ Alex Heiche

Alex Heiche is not your average finance guy. He’s a modern-day music advocate who has racked up more airline miles than George Clooney in Up In The Air. He’s...

Meet Sam Kling – Senior VP, Creative Ops, SESAC

Sam Kling serves as Senior Vice President, Creative Operations for SESAC Holdings, Inc., where he oversees the company’s growth strategies for artists affiliations, music publishers and new business opportunities...

Q&A with Hurricane Dave Smith, VP of Programming & Operations, Radio One, Atlanta

Q: You’ve been in radio for quite some time. Tell us which stations you are currently overseeing. A: WHTA Hot 107.9; WAMJ Majic 107.5/97.5; WPZE Praise 102.5; WUMJ Boom 102.9....
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...

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...

Executive Spotlight: Q&A with Jennifer Horton

A&R, Manager, Talent Curator, Entrepreneur, Educator Whether she’s working with up and coming producers/songwriters, getting songs placed in movies and various projects, or consulting for superstar artists like Chris Brown,...

Executive Spotlight: Walter Jones & Sam Taylor, Sony/ATV’s Executive Duo

What’s it like running Sony/ATV’s Urban Music Department?  We get some answers up close from Walter Jones, Vice President of Urban Music (East Coast) and Sam Taylor, Sr. Director,...
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