RCA Music Group

  1. Scott Seviour Named Epic Records' EVP Marketing and Artist Development

    November 02, 2012 11:04 AM EDT Epic Records has named Scott Seviourexecutive vice president of marketing and artist development. In his new role, based out of Sony Music's New York headquarters, Seviour will oversee all of Epic's marketing efforts as well as brand par ...

  2. Exclusive: Front Line's Irving Azoff Talks Fair, Palmese Hires; Insists 'We're Not a Record Label'

    April 03, 2012 3:29 PM EDT Once more, with feeling, from Front Line CEO Irving Azoff: "We're not a record label." The company is, however, more well-stocked with label-executive resources, since it announced on Monday the hiring of producer/exec Ron Fair and ...

  3. Photos: Adele's Post-Grammy Party, With Pitbull, Alicia Keys, Kelly Clarkson, Howard Stringer, Doug Morris, More

    February 13, 2012 6:45 PM EST From Left: Steve Barnett, Chairman/COO, Columbia Records; Adele; Rob Stringer, Chairman/CEO Columbia Records; Doug Morris, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment. (Photos: Sony) After winning six Grammys at the ceremony, Adele celebrated with her Sony Musi ...

  4. Billboard Power 100: Doug Morris

    January 27, 2012 10:00 AM EST No. 5 Doug Morris CEO Sony Music Entertainment Renaissance Man... Critics cackled last year about Sony Corp.'s choice of septuagenarian Doug Morris as CEO of the second-largest major-label group. But what those naysayers failed to realize is ...

  5. Billboard Power 100: Peter Edge & Tom Corson

    January 27, 2012 12:10 AM EST No. 41 Peter Edge & Tom Corson CEO & President/COO RCA Music Group Twitter: @RCAMusic The Sounding Board... "I haven't been in promotion or management; I'm coming at it from the music side," Peter Edge (pictured) told B ...

  6. Exclusive: Peter Edge and Tom Corson Talk RCA Music Group's Future

    August 10, 2011 8:00 AM EDT With the appointment of veteran A&R executive Peter Edge as CEO of RCA Music Group , Sony Music Entertainment's leadership team under new chairman/CEO Doug Morris is coming into greater focus. Edge, who was previously president of A&R ...

  7. Peter Edge Appointed CEO of RCA Music Group

    August 08, 2011 9:58 AM EDT Peter Edge, CEO (left) and Tom Corson, President & COO of RCA Music Group Peter Edge has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, RCA Music Group, it was announced today (August 8) by Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris. Edge will report t ...

  8. BMG Names Butzky Strategic Marketing VP

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Claudia Butzky has been named VP of strategic marketing for the BMG Label Group. Butzky reports to Donna Clower, senior VP of that department, and will continue to be based in New York. Butzky was most previously VP of digital sales and retail mar ...

  9. Beisler Promoted To Senior VP

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Beisler has been promoted to senior VP of special programming and publicity for RCA Music Group. Beisler continues to report to Mika El-Baz, senior VP of publicity, on press matters, and Tom Corson, executive VP/GM of RCA Music Group, on spe ...

  10. Fowler Upped At RCA Music Group

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Fowler has been promoted to VP of digital marketing for RCA Music Group. Fowler continues to report to Tom Corson, executive VP/GM of RCA Music Group and is based in New York. In her new position, Fowler will oversee digital marketing for ...

  11. Corson Upped At RCA Music Group

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tom Corson has been promoted to executive VP/GM of the entire RCA Music Group. He's upped from executive VP/GM of J/Arista Records, a job he's had for the past three years, and he adds oversight of RCA Records, replacing Richard Sanders, ...

  12. Sony BMG U.K. Re-launches Epic

    March 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Epic Label is getting a new lease on life in Britain. With immediate effect, Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland has re-launched the label, which will sit alongside the major's current frontline music companies, RCA and Columbia Label ...

  13. Jackson Takes Senior A&R Role At RCA

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Larry Jackson has been promoted to senior VP of A&R for the RCA Music Group. He was previously VP of A&R for J Records. Larry continues to report to Clive Davis, chairman and CEO BMG U.S. and is based in New York. Jackson joined J Records ...

  14. RCA Music Group Promotes Williams

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Named senior VP of rhythm/crossover. Michael Williams has been named senior VP of rhythm/crossover for RCA Music Group. Williams will continue to report to Richard Palmese, executive VP of promotion for RCA Music Group, and will be based in Los An ...

  15. Leach Jumps To RCA From TVT

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes own label. Bryan Leach has been appointed senior VP of urban for the RCA Music Group & president of Polo Grounds Music. Leach, who joins the company immediately, will report directly to BMG U.S. chairman, Clive Davis (seen in pho ...

  16. RCA Music Group Promotes Shay

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Continues with dual A&R/marketing role. Matt Shay has been named VP of A&R/marketing for the RCA Music Group. Shay will report directly to Ashley Newton, executive VP of A&R for RCA Records on A&R matters and Tom Corson executi ...

  17. RCA Preps Digital Dance Series

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST -20 tracks to be made available monthly. Realizing that it sits on a goldmine of out-of-print dance classics and previously unreleased club remixes of contemporary hits, the RCA Music Group has created a new digital dance music program. With acc ...

  18. RCA Music Group Ups Butzky

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label vet promoted to VP of sales and retail mktg. Claudia Butzky has been promoted to VP of sales and retail marketing for RCA Music Group. Butzky will continue to report to Kevin Twitchell, senior VP of sales for RCA Music Group and will be base ...

  19. RCA Music Group Names VP Of Int. Marketing

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wendy Ong promoted from senior director. Wendy Ong has been promoted to VP of international marketing at RCA Music Group where she will continue to report to Eamon Sherlock, senior VP of international marketing. She will be based in the company� ...

  20. Sony Music Names Business, Legal Exec VP

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group has named Jeff Walker executive VP of business and legal affairs in the United States. Walker is based in New York and jointly reports to Sony Music Label Group COO Michele Anth Sony Music Label Group has named Jeff Walker e ...

  21. Sony Music Names Business, Legal Exec VP

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Walker will oversee department. Sony Music Label Group has named Jeff Walker executive VP of business and legal affairs in the United States. Walker is based in New York and jointly reports to Sony Music Label Group COO Michele Anthony and Ron Wil ...

  22. Lecca Named VP Of Video For RCA

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label veteran broadens production duties. Samantha Lecca has been appointed VP of video production for RCA Music Group. Lecca will be working on projects under the direction of Tom Corson, executive VP/GM at Arista/J Records and Richard Sanders, e ...

  23. Lecca Named VP Of Video For RCA

    April 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label veteran broadens production duties. Samantha Lecca has been appointed VP of video production for RCA Music Group. Lecca will be working on projects under the direction of Tom Corson, executive VP/GM at Arista/J Records and Richard Sanders, e ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. RCA Names Digital Biz Exec

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Zaidi takes VP post. RCA Music Group has named Zeeshan Zaidi as VP of digital business operations. Zaidi will oversee all digital business, including downloads, subscriptions and ringtones and other mobile services. He will also coordinate with BM ...

  26. RCA Names Digital Biz Exec

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Zaidi takes VP post. RCA Music Group has named Zeeshan Zaidi as VP of digital business operations. Zaidi will oversee all digital business, including downloads, subscriptions and ringtones and other mobile services. He will also coordinate with BM ...

  27. RCA Taps Int'l Marketing Exec

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MCA Records. RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MC ...

  28. RCA Taps Int'l Marketing Exec

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MCA Records. RCA Music Group has named Eamon Sherlock senior VP of international marketing. He was senior VP of international at MC ...

  29. Arista Pub VP Moves To J

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Arista Records VP of publicity Liz Morentin has headed to J Records to take the same title. Former Arista Records VP of publicity Liz Morentin has headed to J Records to take the same title. Morentin will continue to be based in Los Angeles ...

  30. Update: BMG Confirms Label Changes

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG has confirmed the realignment of its U.S. labels, first tipped here yesterday. Barry Weiss has taken the new title of president/CEO of Zomba Label Group. He was president of Jive. New York-based W BMG has confirmed the realignment of its U.S. ...

  31. Sources: Arista Repositioning Gets Under Way

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The partitioning of Arista into the other label groups within BMG has begun, sources say. Of Arista's 170 staffers, 50 to 60 are expected to find new positions in the BMG family. The partitioning of Arista into the other label groups within B ...

  32. Bell Tolls For Arista Records

    March 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Staffers and artists at Arista Records are awaiting word about their future as the label prepares for a massive restructuring, sources say. Most of Arista's 170 staffers are expected to be let go. Staffers and artists at Arista Records are aw ...

  33. Blue Joins RCA Music Group In Head A&R Role

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jeff Blue has been named senior VP of A&R for RCA Music Group. He joins from Interscope Records, where he held the same post, signing and producing new punk group Social Code, among others. Jeff Blue has been named senior VP of A&R for ...

  34. Update: Arista, RCA/J, Jive Under Clive's Control

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG, which is continuing to streamline its operations ahead of a merger with Sony Music, has tapped Clive Davis as chairman/CEO of BMG North America. The restructuring puts the operations of Arista, R BMG, which is continuing to streamline its ope ...

  35. Update: Arista, RCA/J, Jive Under Clive's Control

    February 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG, which is continuing to streamline its operations ahead of a merger with Sony Music, has tapped Clive Davis as chairman/CEO of BMG North America. The restructuring puts the operations of Arista, R BMG, which is continuing to streamline its ope ...

  36. L.A. Reid Out At Arista

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG COO Michael Smellie will oversee Arista Records' executive management team in the wake of Antonio "L.A." Reid's exit as president/CEO. BMG COO Michael Smellie will oversee Arista Records' executive management team in t ...