Music Industry Execs Articles
Grammy-winning writer Liz Rose discussses her great co-writing relationship with Taylor Swift, and her company Liz Rose Music.
David Massey talks about his impressive career as label President and A&R exec, working with Oasis, Shakira, Taio Cruz, Duffy, Good Charlotte, Delta Goodren and many others.
Iain Pirie discusses his key role as Head of Music for 19 Entertainment, which co-produces American Idol and co-manages many of the winning artists and finalists.
Veteran exec Alan Melina remains one of the most successful, independent managers & publishers.
Ron Fair talks about his great career working with Christina Aguilera, Black Eyed Peas, Fergie, Pussycat Dolls, Mary J Blige, Vanessa Carlton and others.
Trevor Gale, Head of Writer/Relations for SESAC, talks about the solid growth of this PRO during the past two decades.
Teresa LaBarbera Whites, a top A&R exec who has worked with Beyonce, Britney Spears and Pink, discusses her great career, and offers tips to writers & artists.
Steve Schnur talks about his many video game projects at EA, and how he works with songwriters, artists and composers. EA also has a label and publishing company..
A&R exec Jeff Fenster discusses his new projects at Warner Bros., and his work with Britney Spears, the Backstreet Boys, plus American Idol winners.
Platt, who is now President of Warner-Chappell Music, did this interview in 2005 when he was Head of EMI Music Publishing’s urban music division.
Top creative exec Jim Vellutato discusses song pitching, writer collaborations, publishing deals, and how songwriters can break through.
Josh Rabinowitz, Head of Music for top ad agency Grey, discusses the world of commercial music, and how writers can place their songs.
Erin Collins, who is based in the L.A. office of SESAC, works closely with songwriters, composers and publishers who focus on Film & TV.
Ralph Sall has supervised such films as Speed and Mean Girls. He also tells songwriters how they can pitch their songs for film/TV projects.
James Leach, VP and Head of West Coast Operations for SESAC, talks about his career, SESAC’s showcases, conferences and workshops.
Max Gousse, a top urban A&R exec, talks about his work with Beyonce, his new signings at Island Def Jam, and how he discovered the group B2K and Omarion.
Music attorney Passman discusses the state of the music industry, and offers advice for artists and songwriters.
Gary Churgin talks about the new developments with The Harry Fox Agency, which collects mechanical and other royalties on behalf of music publishers.
Randy Grimmett is the U.S. Head of Membership for ASCAP. He talks about the state of performance income, and about ASCAP’s many programs and workshiops
Jeff Price discusses his breakthrough music delivery & distribution company, TuneCore, which allows independent artists to keep all of their rights and earn 100% of the sales revenues.