Capitol Music Group

  1. Capitol Records U.K. Launches, Nick Raphael Named President

    April 25, 2013 8:05 AM EDT Universal Music has announced the launch of Capitol Records U.K., marking the first time that the historic Capitol label has had a stand-alone presence in the U.K. Nick Raphael, who currently holds the position as president of Universal imprint ...

  2. Piero Giramonti Named GM of Harvest Records

    February 25, 2013 11:48 AM EST Piero Giramonti joins the growing list of recent executive appointees at Capitol Music Group and its subsidiaries; the music industry veteran has been named general manager of the long-standing Harvest Records. Harvest's extensive catalog of ...

  3. Ron Fair in Talks to Helm Virgin Records

    January 17, 2013 7:36 PM EST Producer and former Geffen Records chairman Ron Fair is in talks to take a presidential or chairman-level post at a revived Virgin Records, a source close to the situation confirmed to Billboard.biz. The source emphasized that the deal is still be ...

  4. Capitol Swoops In For Barnett

    October 15, 2012 9:18 AM EDT Columbia executive latest big move as Universal reworks EMI. The pending appointment of Columbia Records president Steve Barnett to run Capitol Records should go a long way in proving Universal Music Group (UMG) chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge is co ...

  5. From This Week's Billboard: Steve Barnett and Capitol: What's Next?

    October 12, 2012 3:39 PM EDT Below is the Up Front story "Capitol Swoops In For Barnett" -- a look at the executive carousel resulting from Universal's purchase of EMI -- from this week's edition of Billboard Magazine, which also contains our cover story o ...

  6. Backbeat: Is Tom Whalley the Next Head of Capitol?

    December 15, 2011 9:39 PM EST Capitol: Whalley or won't he? It appears the job of running Capitol, once the company is subsumed by Universal , is former Warner Bros. Records chief Tom Whalley 's to lose. At least that's what our best sources are telling us. It&# ...

  7. Billboard Q&A: Lava's Jason Flom and Cherry Lane's Richard Stumpf Discuss Their New Partnership

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After leaving his post last year as chairman/CEO of EMI Music's Capitol Music Group, Jason Flom jumped right back in the game. First he entered a joint-venture partnership with Universal Republic, which is providing marketing, promotion, sale ...

  8. UMG's Morris Renews Contract, Hires Flom

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group chairman/CEO Doug Morris has signed a new long-term deal to lead the world's largest record label. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "I'm enjoying what I'm doing enormously right now. I want to take th ...

  9. EMI Cuts Hit Capitol Nashville

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Records Nashville VP of A&R Larry Willoughby and VP of sales Bill Kennedy are among those who have exited the company as part of parent EMI's previously announced worldwide restructuring of its recorded music division. EMI had no ...

  10. Katy Perry To Get A Lift From Steve Madden Campaign

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Madden is stepping into music marketing again. The footwear and apparel retailer is launching an in-store and online marketing campaign dubbed Steve Madden Music that will spotlight a recording artist every month or two, Billboard has learne ...

  11. Trink To Step Down At Capitol Music Group

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The remaking of EMI continued today (June 10) with the announcement that Lee Trink will step down as Capitol Music Group president at the end of June. Due to EMI's new management structure, which breaks down label walls and in many cases elim ...

  12. Thompson To Lead Virgin, Capitol Promo Staffs

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Greg Thompson, former executive VP at Island Def Jam Music Group, will join the Capitol Music Group staff on Thursday to lead the Virgin and Capitol promotion departments, Billboard.biz has learned. The move was revealed during a conference call w ...

  13. Piibe Joins EMI Digital As Senior Legal VP

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mark Piibe has been named senior VP of business affairs for EMI Music North America's digital unit. He starts Dec. 1 and will report to Lauren Berkowitz, senior VP of the company. He is based in New York. Most recently, Piibe was senior VP an ...

  14. New Post For EMI's Wozencroft

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI veteran Keith Wozencroft is taking a new role with the company. The executive, who currently serves as president, Capitol Music and Virgin Records U.K., has entered into a long-term joint-venture label relationship with EMI Music U.K. and Irel ...

  15. Ames To Head EMI Music North America

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI has named former Warner Music Group chairman/CEO Roger Ames head of EMI Music North America. He will have offices in New York and Los Angeles and report to EMI CEO Eric Nicoli. Ames is familiar with EMI's operations. He has been serving a ...

  16. EMI Italy Unveils New Management Structure

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Italy has re-jigged the management structure at its Milan headquarters, with immediate effect. Essentially, the Virgin and Capitol labels are to function as one unit, the Capitol Music Group. Marco Alboni, who was label director at Capit ...

  17. Capitol Sales Team Exits

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST The sales department of the newly formed Capitol Music Group will be handled by the former Virgin Records sales staff, headed up by Dominec Pandisca, sources say. Today (Feb. 9) is the last day for the Capitol Records sales staff, headed up by sen ...

  18. EMI Reorganizes Caroline

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has reorganized its Caroline distribution arm into three distinct units, focusing on repertoire, artist development and independent distribution. The move comes a week after the major merged its U.S. label operations, creating the Capito ...

  19. Capitol Germany Names Marketing Director

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Uli Mücke has been appointed director of marketing at Capitol Music Germany in Cologne, with effect from Sept. 1. He replaces Peter Müller, who left the company last year. Uli Mücke has been appointed director of marketing at Cap ...

  20. Wozencroft Adds Virgin Duties

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. In this newly-combined position, Wozencroft takes dut ...

  21. Capitol U.K. Pres Wozencroft Combines Virgin Duties

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. His appointment to helm Virgin Records follows the departure earlier this year of its former managing Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft ha ...

  22. Capitol U.K. Pres Wozencroft Combines Virgin Duties

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft has added stripes as president Virgin Records U.K. His appointment to helm Virgin Records follows the departure earlier this year of its former managing Capitol Music U.K. president Keith Wozencroft ha ...

  23. Lauriot-Prevost Takes Over EMI's Global Marketing

    May 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Matthieu Lauriot-Prevost has been promoted to senior VP of global marketing, in charge of the marketing of EMI Music's repertoire around the world. Matthieu Lauriot-Prevost has been promoted to senior VP of global marketing, in charge of the ...

  24. EMI Oz Vet Takes U.K. Capitol Role

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Australia executive Mark Poston has relocated to London to take up a key marketing role at Capitol Music, starting next month. EMI Music Australia executive Mark Poston has relocated to London to take up a key marketing role at Capitol M ...