After the 2013 promotion of CMG marketing and promotion veteran Thompson and the addition of Jubelirer, a former partner at the entertainment law firm of King Holmes Paterno & Berliner, Capitol landed three acts in the top five of Billboard's Top New Artists of 2014 list: Sam Smith (No. 2), 5 Seconds of Summer (No. 3) and Bastille (No. 5). Capitol acts to watch in 2015 include YouTuber Tori Kelly, Canadian rapper SonReal and country singer Ashley Clark, who has been collaborating with Robert John "Mutt" Lange.
MOST STARSTRUCK MOMENT: "Hanging out at an Apple convention chatting with Kanye West, Steve Jobs." -- Thompson
MEMORABLE ARTIST ENCOUNTER: "Don Was introduced me as his boss to Mick Jagger. I don't think Mick believed him." -- Jubelirer