Capitol Records Names Chris York Sr. Director A&R
April 19, 2016 at 12:54 PM (PT)
CHRIS YORK has been named Senior Director of A&R for CAPITOL RECORDS by CAPITOL MUSIC GROUP (CMG) President and UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP (UMG) EVP Creative/Special Projects ASHLEY NEWTON, to whom he'll report. In his new position, YORK will recruit and develop talent for the company and continue to manage A&R for label artists STRIKING MATCHES and JUDAH AND THE LION while based in NASHVILLE.
YORK was most recently A&R Director for CMG's I.R.S. NASHVILLE. He began his career with CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP, 19 years ago and will continue to serve in an A&R capacity for that label in addition to his new role at CAPITOL RECORDS.