Warner Bros. Records Ups Norman Wonderly to Exec VP Creative
Since joining the label in 2010, he has overseen creative campaigns and music videos for Dua Lipa, Lil Pump and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Norman Wonderly has been promoted to executive vp creative at Warner Bros. Records (WBR), the company announced Monday (May 6). He will report to label co-chairman and COO Tom Corson.
Wonderly first joined WBR in 2010 as senior vp of the label’s creative services team. He previously served as publisher of Alternative Press, where he worked for 20 years.
Since coming on board at the label, he has overseen creative campaigns and music videos for a broad roster including Dua Lipa, Lil Pump and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Most recently, he was instrumental in the interior design and branding of the label's swanky new headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, where he's based.
“Norman has a broad and critical role within WBR," said Corson. "He crafts powerful, individual brands for our artists and his amazing eye, great taste, and original ideas translate musical energy into visual style. He is the master of creating an impactful, captivating aesthetic that extends across everything we do at WBR -- from album art and videos to the amazing new environment we’re experiencing every day. I’m delighted to announce this richly deserved promotion.”
Added Wonderly: “Since its earliest days, WBR has embraced a unique, irreverent, out-of-the-box creative sensibility that has permeated the label’s culture. Long before I joined this amazing company, I was a huge fan of the label’s visual approach and language, and it’s a privilege to be tasked with taking it into the future.
"There’s a fantastic energy running through the company, from our new leadership to our new space and, of course, our incredible artists. I want to thank Tom and [CEO] Aaron [Bay-Schuck] for this wonderful opportunity.”