Island Def Jam Music Group Promotes Gabrielle Peluso To GM
February 7, 2012 at 6:55 AM (PT)
ISLAND DEF JAM MUSIC GROUP ups GABRIELLE PELUSO to GM of DEF JAM RECORDINGS, it was announced today by Pres./COO STEVE BARTELS. Based in NEW YORK, PELUSO will be responsible for DEF JAM's day-to-day activities, scheduling, and organization on behalf of its artists.
"GABBY is a seasoned veteran at IDJ," said BARTELS, "whose experience in video promotion put her in daily contact with the entire artist roster, as well as the key media who play such important roles in exposing our music to the public. For more than a decade, GABBY's energy and creativity have helped keep ISLAND DEF JAM in the forefront of the industry, and we know that she will bring all her talent to bear in her new role as GM."
"I have spent my entire career at DEF JAM, and it is undeniably the most important brand in urban music," said PELUSO. "The goal for this label is, and always has been, to uphold the culture of hip-hop music by breaking new artists and supporting the vision of our superstars. With the leadership of BARRY WEISS and STEVE BARTELS, and the hard work of our passionate and committed staff, I am confident we will continue to push this great brand forward."