Universal Motown Records

  1. Andrew Kronfeld Named Universal Music President of Global Marketing

    August 30, 2011 6:41 AM EDT Universal Music Group has promoted Andrew Kronfeld, 42, to the newly created position of President, Global Marketing. For the past two years, Mr. Kronfeld, has served as Executive Vice President, International Marketing, UMGI. Mr. Kronfeld will re ...

  2. Nicki Minaj's 'Super Bass': The Biggest Single by Female Rapper in Nearly a Decade

    August 10, 2011 11:28 AM EDT Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" is boomin'. With its No. 3 ranking on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the Young Money/Cash Money single is the highest-charting Hot 100 rap hit by a solo female (without the aid of a featured artist) sin ...

  3. New Film Explores The Decline In Female Rappers

    August 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For more than a decade the number of women rappers signed to major American record labels has been in steady decline, leading hip-hop industry experts to ask, where have all the female rappers gone? The 1980s and 1990s saw the rise of women rap st ...

  4. Billboard Honors 'Women In Music'

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard honored 20 female executives and three artists at the third annual "Women in Music" breakfast, held this morning (Oct. 24) at the Hotel St. Regis in New York. Blondie frontwoman Debbie Harry was presented with the Icon award, r ...

  5. Zamot Named Senior VP Of Publicity At Uni Motown

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Tracy Zamot has been appointed senior VP of publicity and media relations for Universal Motown Records. Based in New York Zamot will report to Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal Motown Records and Andrew Kronfeld, GM of the label. Prior to joini ...

  6. Universal Motown Boosts Marella To Senior VP

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most previously VP of promotion for the label. Gary Marella has been appointed senior VP of promotion and video for Universal Motown. Marella reports to Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal Motown Records, and is based in New York. Previously, Mar ...

  7. Bynum Upped At Universal Motown

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Appointed VP of marketing. Katina Bynum has been appointed VP of marketing for Universal Motown Records. She reports to Shanti Das, executive VP of marketing for Universal Motown Records, and is based in New York. Previously Bynum was senior direc ...

  8. SRC Records Adds To Management Team

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kirk Harding gets executive VP post. Kirk Harding has been appointed executive VP of SRC Records by Steve Rifkind, CEO of SRC. SRC is a joint venture between Rifkind, founder of Loud Records, and Universal Motown Records. Harding is based in New Y ...

  9. Rifkind's SRC Records Names Prez

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Street Records Corp. has named Gaby Acevedo as president of the SRC Records label. He will oversee creative direction and will manage A&R, promotion, sales and marketing on a worldwide basis. Street Records Corp. has named Gaby Acevedo as ...

  10. Rifkind's SRC Records Names Prez

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Acevedo is Loud veteran. Street Records Corp. has named Gaby Acevedo as president of the SRC Records label. He will oversee creative direction and will manage A&R, promotion, sales and marketing on a worldwide basis. New York-based SRC was fou ...