Sometimes the best thing a record label can do is to step back and let the artist do their thing. It's an approach that's paid off bigtime with this week's No. 1 album on the Billboard 200…
Universal Music Group has entered a multi-year, worldwide partnership with Jay-Z's company Roc Nation, under which the firm's eponymous label will operate as a standalone unit within UMG.
Island Def Jam veteran Nicole Wyskoarko has been promoted to senior vice president of business and legal affairs, the Universal Music Group label announced today. Starting at IDJ as an intern while…
In what appears to be the makings of a trend, Def Jam Recordings has appointed producer-songwriter-artist The-Dream as executive vp of A&R.
Urban music vet Joie Manda has been appointed president of Universal Music Group's Def Jam Recordings.
Gabe Tesoriero has been upped to senior VP of media and artist relations for Island Def Jam Music Group, the label announced Friday.
In continuing reorganization at Universal Music Group's Island Def Jam unit, four promotion execs have been promoted, exec vp of promotion Rick Sackheim announced Wednesday.
Top hip-hop producer No I.D. has been named executive vp of A&R at Def Jam Recordings.
Island Def Jam Music Group has promoted Karen Kwak to exec VP-head of A&R, the Universal Music Group unit announced Monday.
Kanye West's imprint G.O.O.D. Music has inked an exclusive longterm worldwide agreement with the Universal Music Group unit Island Def Jam Music Group.
Five execs have been elevated at Universal Music Group’s Universal Motown Republic Group and Island Def Jam Music Group, creating a more centralized structure under recently installed Universal…