As president of RCA Records, a label that has Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Pink and Kelly Clarkson on its roster, Corson works with several artists who could potentially pull off a marketing move as massive as U2 and Apple's. A week after U2's surprise, free release of its new album, Songs of Innocence, Corson weighed in on the potential benefits to other artists and labels, including his own.


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