Charlie Walk

  1. Republic Records' GRAMMY Afterparty Celebrates Lorde, Others

    January 28, 2014 3:57 AM EST The Republic Records GRAMMY party capped off a night of wins that included the celebration of Lorde's "Royals," which won for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.  Avery Lipman, president/COO of Republic Records, hosted ...

  2. Battle Plan for a Breakout Year: John Newman

    January 24, 2014 2:30 PM EST BATTLE PLAN British soul-pop newcomer John Newman bowed at No. 24 on the Billboard 200 with the stateside release of his debut LP "Tribute." Here’s how the singer-songwriter and the team at his U.S. label, Republic, did it. 8 MONTHS AGO ...

  3. Austin Mahone Named Digital & Brand Strategist For Aquafina’s FlavorSplash: Inside the 17-Year-Old's First Strategy Meeting (Exclusive)

    December 19, 2013 4:10 PM EST It’s Thursday December 12, the day before the IHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour hits its flagship venue, Madison Square Garden, and Austin Mahone just wants a cheeseburger and fries. And an Aquafina.   The 17-year-old pop singer has just flown in fro ...

  4. How Lyric Videos on YouTube Became Music's Hottest Star

    December 16, 2013 11:46 AM EST million views for less than $1,000? Major and indie labels are making big money and reaching young fans as DIY-style clips hit the streaming service. In the 1966 documentary Don't Look Back, Bob Dylan is featured in what, at the time, was ...

  5. Q4 Label Special: Republic Records on Q4 Planning, Lorde's Positioning and Big (Big) Soundtracks

    October 24, 2013 1:36 PM EDT TOP RELEASES, YTD Florida Georgia Line, "Here’s to the Good Times" 1.4 million TEA, 940,000 copies No. 4 (peak), 45 weeks Drake, "Nothing Was the Same" 985,000 TEA, 658,000 copies No. 1, 3 weeks “Pitch Perfect” soundtrack 95 ...

  6. Backbeat: Bill Clinton Honors John Sykes, Perry Farrell Introduces Citi’s Jennifer ‘Breitwhite’ Breithaupt @ TJ Martell Gala, Raises $1.4 Mil For Cancer Research

    October 24, 2013 11:12 AM EDT “I’ve gotten used to the same invitation – ‘John, it would be great to have you join us. Can you bring a band?” That was John Sykes, president of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises, accepting his award for Lifetime Industry Achievement at t ...

  7. Six Senior-Level Execs' Thoughts on the Fourth-Quarter Album Release (From the Magazine)

    September 04, 2013 11:39 AM EDT "Seasonality is important for us with our Latin artists. Yes, end-of-year sales are important. Yes, Valentine's Day sales are important. Yes, Mother's Day sales are important. But do you know what is more important? That you have ...

  8. Q&A: Charlie Walk, Republic's New EVP, on Returning to a Major, Long-Term Strategy

    February 04, 2013 2:40 PM EST One of the first trips Charlie Walk is taking in his new job as executive vice president of Republic Records is to Hollywood to talk soundtracks. The second "Hunger Games" is 10 months away but already deep into planning stages; " ...

  9. It’s Official: Charlie Walk Named EVP of Republic Records

    January 28, 2013 1:01 PM EST As Billboard.biz reported , Charlie Walk was officially named executive vice president of Republic Records, co-founder/CEO Monte Lipman announced today. In his new role, Walk will oversee the Marketing, Promotion and Publicity departments and repo ...

  10. Charlie Walk to Start Work as EVP of Republic Records as Soon as Monday: Sources

    January 23, 2013 2:56 PM EST Contrary to several tweets over the past 36 hours, sources say that Charlie Walk's first official day at Republic Records was actually not today, and that he was in the building for orientation.   Although contract negotiations are still unde ...

  11. Alex Wilhelm, Crazed Hits Blogger, Named Warner Bros. Director Of A&R

    November 13, 2012 11:05 AM EST In an update to the story below, which was published on Billboard.biz in September, Alex Wilhelm finally revealed the company he's joined: "I've joined Warner Bros. Records as Director of A&R. A big thank you to Mike Caren, Jeff ...

  12. '@NotJimmyIovine,' 'Music Editor Real Talk' and Other Hilarious Music-Business Internet Parodies: Update

    September 13, 2012 9:15 AM EDT UPDATE: Turns out those GIF TUMBLR blogs are quick on the responses. See below for reactions to this story. There's no question that the music business sometimes takes itself too seriously. So for those moments when you're fed up with it ...

  13. Who Destroyed Epic Records?

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST It started outlike any label showcase at October's CMJ, the five-night music conference that's been held every year since 1980, drawing hundreds of industry professionals, influencers, fans and upstart bands to New York City's clubs ...

  14. Epic Promotes Granite To GM

    May 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Epic Records senior VP of finance and operations Adam Granite has been promoted to GM of the label. He reports to Epic Records president Charlie Walk and remains based in New York. "With an impressive history already at Epic Records, Adam has ...

  15. Epic's Walk Honors Nate ‘DanjaHandz’ Hills

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Last night, over mojitos and filet mignon at New York's Gin Lounge, Epic Records President Charlie Walk and David Ehrlich, Esq. celebrated the six no. 1 singles of pop and hip-hop producer Nate "DanjaHandz" Hills. Hills, who is pois ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...