Universal Motown Records Group

  1. Public Vote For "Motown 50" Compilation

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Motown Records Group is marking 50 years of its Motown label with various releases and events leading up to the Jan. 2009 anniversary of the company. Now it has emerged that the public will get to vote on the track-listing of the "M ...

  2. UMG Promotes David Ellner

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group (UMG) has promoted David Ellner to the newly created position of executive VP for global digital initiatives. Based in UMG's New York headquarters, Ellner reports to the company's executive committee, which is chair ...

  3. 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. " ...

  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. Brummels Promoted At Universal Motown

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Named VP of creative services for the records group. Sandra Brummels has been named VP of creative services for Universal Motown Records Group. She reports to David Ellner, CFO and senior VP of operations for UMRG, and is based in New York. Previo ...

  6. Universal Motown Ups Production Staffers

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rabin promoted to VP, Walker to senior director. Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG) has been appointed Jill Rabin VP of production. She reports to David Ellner, CFO/senior VP of operations for UMRG and is based in New York. “Jill is a bright, y ...

  7. Universal Motown Names Senior Int'l VP

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kirk Harding moves to role from SRC Records. Universal Motown Records Group has promoted Kirk Harding to senior VP of international. He reports to Andrew Kronfeld, GM of Universal Motown and is based in New York. Harding was most recently executiv ...

  8. Reinert Promoted At Uni Motown Records Group

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Becomes executive VP of business and legal affairs. Michael Reinert has been promoted to executive VP of business and legal affairs for Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG). Reinert, based in New York, will continue to report directly to Mel Lewi ...

  9. Universal Motown Splits In Two

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rhone, Lipman to head two distinct labels. As has been rumored, Universal Motown Records Group is expanding into two distinct labels. Sylvia Rhone will be president of Universal Motown and Monte Lipman will be president of Universal Republic. The ...

  10. Uni Motown Appoints VP Of Rap Promotion

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Troy Marshall moves over from Warner. Troy Marshall has been appointed VP of rap promotion for Universal Motown Records Group. Marshall reports to Michael Horton, senior VP of urban promotion for Universal Motown, and is based in New York. Previou ...

  11. Universal Names Publicity VP

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jay Wilson promoted from senior director. Jay Wilson has been appointed VP of publicity for Universal Records. Wilson reports to Serena Gallagher, senior VP of Pop/Rock publicity for Universal Motown Records Group and he continues to be based in N ...

  12. Nathan Moved Up At Universal Motown

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Promoted to senior VP role. David Nathan has been promoted to senior VP of video promotion for the Universal Motown Records Group. He will be based in New York City and reports jointly to Monte Lipman, president of Universal Records and Sylvia Rho ...

  13. Uni Motown Names Key A&R Exec

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Eric Nicks has joined Universal Motown Records Group as senior VP of A&R. Eric Nicks has joined Universal Motown Records Group as senior VP of A&R. Nicks was most recently senior VP of A&R at Columbia Records. He began his career a ...

  14. Uni Motown Ups Kronfeld To GM

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Motown Records Group has promoted Andrew Kronfeld from executive VP to GM. Universal Motown Records Group has promoted Andrew Kronfeld from executive VP to GM. In his new position, New York-based Kronfeld reports to Universal Motown chai ...

  15. Universal Motown Taps Baach For VP Post

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Motown Records Group has appointed Larry Baach VP of new media and digital strategies. He was a director of strategic label services, New York, in Universal Music Group's information technol Universal Motown Records Group has appoin ...

  16. Trackmasters' Tone Joins Uni Motown

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Production/label vet named exec VP of A&R. Universal Motown Records Group has named Samuel "Tone" Barnes, of producing duo the Trackmasters, as executive VP of A&R. Based in New York, he reports to Sylvia Rhone, president of ...

  17. Rhone Motown Prez

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sylvia Rhone has joined Universal Music Group as president of Motown Records and executive VP of Universal Records. Rhone, the former chairman/CEO of Elektra Entertainment Group, will report to Mel Le Sylvia Rhone has joined Universal Music Group ...

  18. Rhone Gets Dual Motown/Universal Post

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000630909">As expected</A>, Sylvia Rhone has joined Universal Music Group as president of Motown Records and As expected , Sylvia Rhon ...

  19. Doug Morris In Re-Up Talks

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A source confirms that Doug Morris is in negotiations to re-up as chairman/CEO of Universal Music Group, although his current contract does not run out until mid-2005. The new deal, which would run fo A source confirms that Doug Morris is in negot ...

  20. Universal Motown To Welcome Rhone

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sylvia Rhone will join the Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG) at the beginning of October, say sources. Her new title is expected to be announced within the next two weeks. Sylvia Rhone will join the Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG) at the ...

  21. Kedar Massenburg Exits Motown

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT President/CEO will start new label venture. Kedar Massenburg is exiting his post as president/CEO of Motown. According to inside sources, Massenburg -- who re-signed with the label last December -- will begin a new label venture that will leverage ...

  22. Dramatico Pacts With Uni For U.S.

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Records has inked a deal with U.K.-based indie Dramatico Entertainment to develop and sign up-and-coming singer/songwriters for worldwide distribution. Universal Records has inked a deal with U.K.-based indie Dramatico Entertainment to d ...

  23. Dramatico Pacts With Uni For U.S.

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Records has inked a deal with U.K.-based indie Dramatico Entertainment to develop and sign up-and-coming singer/songwriters for worldwide distribution. Universal Records has inked a deal with U.K.-based indie Dramatico Entertainment to d ...

  24. Universal Motown, Atari Link For Promotion

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Atari and Universal Motown Records Group have announced a joint marketing deal. Atari and Universal Motown Records Group have announced a joint marketing deal. ReAlign/Universal rock act Dropbox -- whose self-titled album bows tomorrow (April 13) ...

  25. Universal Motown, Atari Link For Promotion

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Atari and Universal Motown Records Group have announced a joint marketing deal. Atari and Universal Motown Records Group have announced a joint marketing deal. ReAlign/Universal rock act Dropbox -- whose self-titled album bows tomorrow (April 13) ...

  26. Sperling To Speak At Music & Money

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Scott Sperling , managing director of Thomas H. Lee Partners, the lead investment firm in the pending acquisition of Warner Music Group, will keynote Billboard's third annual Music &amp; Money Symposi Scott Sperling , managing director of ...

  27. Sperling To Speak At Music & Money

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Scott Sperling , managing director of Thomas H. Lee Partners, the lead investment firm in the pending acquisition of Warner Music Group, will keynote Billboard's third annual Music &amp; Money Symposi Scott Sperling , managing director of ...

  28. Sperling To Speak At Music & Money

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Scott Sperling , managing director of Thomas H. Lee Partners, the lead investment firm in the pending acquisition of Warner Music Group, will keynote Billboard's third annual Music &amp; Money Symposi Scott Sperling , managing director of ...