Phil Thornton New SVP/GM At RCA Inspiration
August 5, 2016 at 9:05 AM (PT)
RCA INSPIRATION has hired PHIL THORNTON as SVP/GM. THORNTON will drive the day-to-day initiatives, manage business operations, and establish external partnerships for the label. He will report to PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP Pres./CEO TERRY HEMMINGS and will be based in NASHVILLE.
HEMMINGS commented, "PHIL THORNTON is a demonstrated leader and visionary with an infectious passion for Gospel music and breaking artists. We are thrilled to have him leading the RCA INSPIRATION team with its renewed focus on the future while continuing to honor the imprint’s rich decades-long heritage."
THORNTON recently served as VP/GM of URBAN INSPIRATIONAL at EONE MUSIC, where he oversaw Gospel, Christian, and R&B artists. In 2007, he formed TEN2ONE ENTERTAINMENT, a multimedia television production, and artist management conglomerate.
THORNTON said, "I am excited to join RCA INSPIRATION, and work with its exceptional roster of artists. We are in the midst of an unprecedented shift in consumer music consumption and media habits and I am honored to join RCAI at a time where we are well poised to redefine and expand inspirational music experiences. Thank you to PROVIDENT MUSIC GROUP President/CEO TERRY HEMMINGS for this opportunity and endless gratitude to GOD for His amazing blessings and continued guidance on this new journey."