Elektra

  1. Atlantic To Relaunch Elektra Records Imprint

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic has announced that it will relaunch the Elektra Records imprint, which has been dormant since 2004. The label will be run by Fueled By Ramen founder John Janick and Atlantic executive VP of A&R Mike Caren. While the new presidents say ...

  2. Uni Motown Names Urban Promotion VP

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wilson exits Atlantic for role. Colleen Wilson has been appointed VP of urban promotions for Universal Motown Records. She reports to Michael Horton, senior VP of urban promotions for Universal Motown Records Group, and is based in New York. " ...

  3. UMGD Names Voss Exec VP

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Previously held roles at Elektra, Atco, PolyGram. Universal Music Group Distribution has hired Alan Voss as executive VP of sales and marketing, reporting to UMGD president Jim Urie. Voss previously held a similar position at WEA, where he was als ...

  4. Universal Motown Names Senior Video VP

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gina Harrell previously held roles at Elektra. Gina Harrell has been appointed senior VP of Video Production for the Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG). Harrell reports to Mel Lewinter, chairman/CEO of UMRG; Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal ...

  5. IDJ Ups Olesen To Senior VP

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will oversee top 40 promotion department. Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJMG) has promoted Erik Olesen to senior VP of top 40 promotion. In his new role, Oleson will oversee the direction of the top 40 promotion department at all levels and lead ra ...

  6. Warner Music Launches e-Label

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cordless Records created by former Elektra CEO. Cordless Records created by former Elektra CEO. News ...

  7. Arista/J Names VP

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Borden joins in urban publicity. Arista/J Records has named Theola Borden as VP of urban publicity. She will be based in New York and report to RCA Music Group senior VP of publicity Mika El-Baz. Borden was previously senior director of media and ...

  8. IDJ Names Marketing Chief

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as executive VP of marketing. Thompson joins IDJ from Warner Music Group, where he has served as executive VP/GM of Elektra since 1999. Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as execut ...

  9. IDJ Names Marketing Chief

    March 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as executive VP of marketing. Thompson joins IDJ from Warner Music Group, where he has served as executive VP/GM of Elektra since 1999. Island Def Jam Music Group has named Greg Thompson as execut ...

  10. Uni Motown Names Urban Promo VP

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madison joins from Elektra. Universal Motown has named Michelle Madison as VP of urban promotion. Madison was VP of R&B promotion at Elektra Entertainment Group, where she worked closely with Sylvia Rhone, who is now president of Motown and ex ...

  11. Better Than Ezra Signs With Artemis

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST New material slated for 2005. New Orleans trio Better Than Ezra has signed an exclusive North American deal with Artemis Records. The group's as-yet-untitled new studio album, its first in four years, is slated for a spring 2005 release. The ...

  12. Rhone Gets Dual Motown/Universal Post

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Elektra head takes on new responsibilities. Former Elektra head takes on new responsibilities. News ...

  13. Universal Motown To Welcome Rhone

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Elektra chairman/CEO to begin in October. Former Elektra chairman/CEO to begin in October. News ...

  14. Singer Laws Sues Elektra/Asylum

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R&B vocalist Debra Laws and Spirit Productions have sued Elektra/Asylum Records, alleging that the label has repeatedly breached Laws' 1979 production agreement. LOS ANGELES -- R&B vocalist Debra Laws and Spirit Productions have s ...

  15. The Beat

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner Bros. Read Melinda Newman's column. Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner ...

  16. Warner Combines Atlantic, Elektra Labels

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Atlantic, Elektra, Lava merge as Atlantic Records Group. Atlantic, Elektra, Lava merge as Atlantic Records Group. News ...

  17. New WMG Regime Readies Pink Slips

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Warner Music Group is expected to begin issuing pink slips today (March 2) in a process that could play out over the next month. Some 1,000 employees around the world are being cut as WMG's new ow The Warner Music Group is expected to beg ...

  18. WMG: Sylvia Rhone Still In Place

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Major denies report about Elektra chief. Major denies report about Elektra chief. News ...

  19. WMG: Sylvia Rhone Still In Place

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Contrary to a report yesterday on radio station WBLS New York, Sylvia Rhone is not leaving her post as chairman of Elektra Entertainment Group, according to a Warner Music Group representative. Contrary to a report yesterday on radio station WBLS ...