EMI Music Names Steven Melrose VP/A&R Labels
August 13, 2008 at 7:15 AM (PT)
EMI A&R LABELS NORTH AMERICA, U.K. & IRELAND Pres. NICK GATFIELD has appointed veteran music manager and A&R executive STEVEN MELROSE as VP/A&R Labels. MELROSE begins immediately and will be based in LOS ANGELES.
MELROSE brings a unique combination of experience as an A&R consultant to major and independent labels and as a manager of artists such as THE CRYSTAL METHOD and SAM SPARRO (who is also signed to EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING), whose debut record has gone Gold in the U.K. and EUROPE. He also managed artists such as GIANT DRAG, EASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS and THE SHYS.