Clarence Avant

  1. Virgin Showcases ID4GiRLS

    January 31, 2014 2:11 AM EST Destiny’s Child for the 21st century? That was one of the remarks heard after a gathering of industry executives, songwriters, producers and tastemakers listened to the vibrant three-part harmony belted out by new female trio ID4GiRLS. Signed to ...

  2. 40 Under 40: Ethiopia Habtemarian

    August 02, 2012 4:18 PM EDT Ethiopia Habtemarian EVP/Head of Urban Music, Universal Music Publishing Group; SVP, Motown Records Website: UMusicPub.com , Motown.com Twitter: @HaberSmasher Team Leader, On Double Duty With two high-profile jobs, Ethiopia Habtemariam, 32, might ...

  3. Urban Power List Hall of Fame: Clarence Avant

    January 07, 2012 8:06 PM EST Clarence Avant President, Avant Garde and Interior Music The Godfather He's the perennial godfather of our business. "Everyone in this business has been by Clarence's desk--if they're smart." That insightful comment from l ...

  4. Backbeat: Bill Withers Talks 'Just As I Am,' Calls A&R 'Antagonism & Redundant' @ Grammy Museum

    November 29, 2011 6:45 AM EST Chilling prior to the Q&A are, from left, Universal Music Publishing Group/North America president Evan Lamberg, Universal Music Group Worldwide president/COO Zach Horowitz, Bill Withers, industry veteran Clarence Avant, and Kori Withers. UMPG ...

  5. NAACP Salutes Clarence Avant

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Music industry pioneer Clarence Avant will be inducted into the NAACP Hall of Fame at the organization's 41st annual Image Awards. The ceremony will be broadcast live from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on Feb. 26 on Fox. "Mr. Avant ...

  6. T.J. Martell Foundation's To Honor Clinton, Avant

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event set for Oct. 10 in New York. The T.J. Martell Foundation's 31st annual Awards Gala touches down Oct. 10 at the Marriott Marquis in New York. This year's fundraiser honors former President Bill Clinton (humanitarian of the year) and ...