Jason Iley

  1. Jason Iley Named CEO Of Sony Music U.K.

    April 04, 2014 5:59 AM EDT Jason Iley is the new head of Sony Music U.K. The former Roc Nation president and one-time Mercury Records U.K. chief has been named CEO of Sony Music’s activities in the U.K. and Ireland, filling the void left by the departure of Nick Gatfield . ...

  2. Exclusive: Roc Nation Names Jason Iley Label President

    June 12, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Roc Nation Records, home to J. Cole, Rita Ora, Jay Electronica and Bridget Kelly, has named Jason Iley as its president. He comes to the newly minted position from his most recent post as president of Mercury Records in the U.K. Iley will be b ...

  3. Universal Music UK Announces Launch of Virgin EMI Records

    March 18, 2013 11:15 AM EDT Universal Music UK's chairman and CEO David Joseph has announced the launch of Virgin EMI, an amalgamation of Universal Music subsidiary Mercury Records and Virgin Records, one of the many labels acquired by Universal in its takeover of E ...

  4. Exclusive: Interscope To Re-Release Nero's 'Welcome Reality' With New Tracks, Skrillex Remix of 'Promises'

    September 10, 2012 1:32 PM EDT Nero may have sent six tracks from debut album Welcome Reality onto the charts in the U.K., but Interscope A&R rep Dave Rene thinks the EDM band has only scratched the surface of its success in the U.S. "They have such a massive following ...

  5. Backbeat: The Weeknd's London Debut, With Katy Perry, Florence Welch, Barry Weiss, David Joseph, More

    June 07, 2012 7:24 PM EDT London's Wilton Music Hall hosted The Weeknd 's debut London show earlier tonight (June 7). Rumored to have sold out within two minutes, the gig lasted just an hour, but equally interesting as the vocal acrobatics taking place onstage wa ...

  6. U2 Swaps Island For Mercury In U.K.

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Irish supergroup's hits set arrives November. After more than 25 years recording for Island Records in the United Kingdom, U2 has swapped label home with sister Universal Music Group imprint Mercury. It is understood that the Irish quartet ma ...

  7. U2 Swaps Island For Mercury In U.K.

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Irish supergroup's hits set arrives November. After more than 25 years recording for Island Records in the United Kingdom, U2 has swapped label home with sister Universal Music Group imprint Mercury. It is understood that the Irish quartet ma ...

  8. Iley Named Mercury U.K. MD

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jason Iley is to step into the role as managing director of Mercury Records U.K. with effect from June 1. Iley, currently GM of sister company Island Records U.K., will succeed Greg Castell who is eye Jason Iley is to step into the role as managin ...