Will Botwin

  1. Exclusive: Alicia Keys Signs With Red Light Management

    November 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys is teaming with Red Light Management (RLM), Billboard has learned exclusively. Keys and her company, AK Worldwide, will oversee her music career in association with RLM founder Coran Capshaw, president Will Botwin and senior artist man ...

  2. Five Tips From Country's Top Managers

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Six prominent country music managers talked shop on a panel today at the Billboard Country Music Summit moderated by Billboard senior editorial analyst Glenn Peoples. Weighing in on day two of this inaugural event were Will Botwin, manager, Red Li ...

  3. Faith Hill Signs With Red Light

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Faith Hill has signed with Red Light Management, joining her husband Tim McGraw at the Charlottesville, Va., based management company founded by Coran Capshaw (Dave Matthews Band, Phish). Red Light president Will Botwin will join Capshaw in overse ...

  4. Exclusive: Top Companies Form Groundbreaking Publishing Partnership

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Three powerhouse music companies have partnered to create a new music publishing company based in Nashville. Chrysalis Music, Red Light Management and Vector Management have formed Crossfire3 to draw on the experience and business connections of t ...

  5. Exclusive: Top Companies Form Groundbreaking New Publishing Partnership

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST What began as an indie publisher seeking advice about the Nashville market from a couple of manager friends has turned into a first-of-its-kind publishing partnership. Two competing artist management companies, Red Light Management and Vector Mana ...

  6. Sony BMG Lays Off 42 Staffers

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a move that Sony BMG officials are calling “the final phase” of integration, the company today (Jan. 6), laid off 42 employees. Additionally, as part of a December reorganization at Sony Music In a move that Sony BMG officials are calling “the ...

  7. Columbia Taps New Senior VP

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ken Lane formerly held similar role at IDJ. Former Island Def Jam Music Group senior VP of promotion Ken Lane joins Columbia Records Group for a similar position. Lane, who exited IDJMG earlier this year, replaces Stu Bergen, who recently exited C ...

  8. Lane Walks Into Columbia Post

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Island Def Jam Music Group senior VP of promotion Ken Lane joins Columbia Records Group for a similar position, sources say. Former Island Def Jam Music Group senior VP of promotion Ken Lane joins Columbia Records Group for a similar positi ...

  9. Anthony, Barnett, Walk Take New SMLG Roles

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Label Group U.S. has a new executive structure in place, effective immediately. Michele Anthony has been named president of SMLG, in addition to continuing her role as COO of the group and Sony Music Label Group U.S. has a new executive ...

  10. Lillywhite Moves To A&R Role At Columbia

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Recently produced U2's 'Atomic Bomb.' As first tipped May 28 in Billboard , Steve Lillywhite has joined Columbia Records as senior VP of A&R. Lillywhite will report to Will Botwin, chairman of Columbia Records Group and will be ...

  11. Jones Moves To Senior Post At Columbia

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Label vet to oversee product, tour, tv/film mktg. Barbara Jones has been named senior VP of marketing for Columbia Records. She reports to Will Botwin, chairman of Columbia Records Group and is based in Santa Monica. In her new senior management p ...

  12. Mike Lynn Joins Columbia, Sony Urban

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Aftermath exec will head Big Ego imprint. Sony Urban Music and Columbia Records have inked a production and label deal with Mike Lynn. The Los Angeles-based Lynn was Dr. Dre's right hand man at Aftermath Entertainment for nearly 10 yea ...

  13. Columbia Adds Exec Power

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Columbia Records aims to build upon its A&R might with the addition of Steve Greenberg, who has been named president of the label. He started Jan. 26. LOS ANGELES -- Columbia Records aims to build upon its A&R might with the addition o ...

  14. Greenberg Named Columbia Prez

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec reports to CRG chairman Botwin. As expected, Steve Greenberg has been named president of Columbia Records. He will work closely with and report to Will Botwin, who was appointed chairman of Columbia Records Group yesterday (Feb. 8). New York- ...

  15. Botwin Signs On As Columbia Chairman

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Greenberg appointment imminent. As expected, Will Botwin has been named chairman of Columbia Records Group. He had served as president since 2002. In his new capacity, he will determine the overall direction of the group and will continue to repor ...

  16. Greenberg Set To Assume Columbia Post

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Look for S-Curve founder and president Steve Greenberg to officially assume the post of Columbia Records Group president. The move had been expected. LOS ANGELES -- Look for S-Curve founder and president Steve Greenberg to officially assume the po ...

  17. Greenberg Set To Assume Columbia Post

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Look for S-Curve founder and president Steve Greenberg to officially assume the post of Columbia Records Group president by week's end. Look for S-Curve founder and president Steve Greenberg to officially assume the post of Columbia Records G ...

  18. Greenberg Eyed For Columbia Group Prez

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG is eyeing S-Curve founder and chairman Steve Greenberg for the role of president of Columbia Records Group. Sony BMG is eyeing S-Curve founder and chairman Steve Greenberg for the role of president of Columbia Records Group. Greenberg and ...

  19. Naftaly Joins Sony As Senior VP

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Naftaly has been named senior VP of A&R for Sony Music Label Group U.S. He will maintain offices in New York and Los Angeles and will report to Sony Music president/CEO Don Ienner. Keith Naftaly has been named senior VP of A&R fo ...

  20. David Massey Takes New Sony Role

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST David Massey has been named executive VP of A&R for Sony Music Label Group U.S. and president of the Daylight Records imprint. David Massey has been named executive VP of A&R for Sony Music Label Group U.S. and president of the Dayligh ...

  21. Columbia Ups Charlie Walk

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Promotion exec adds marketing role. Columbia Records Group has promoted Charlie Walk to executive VP of creative marketing and promotion. He was executive VP of promotion. In his new role, Walk will focus on strategic marketing in non-traditional ...

  22. Columbia Ups Charlie Walk

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Promotion exec adds marketing role. Columbia Records Group has promoted Charlie Walk to executive VP of creative marketing and promotion. He was executive VP of promotion. In his new role, Walk will focus on strategic marketing in non-traditional ...