Home Music Industry News SCOTT SEVIOUR APPOINTED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ARTIST DEVELOPMENT, RCA MUSIC GROUP

SCOTT SEVIOUR APPOINTED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ARTIST DEVELOPMENT, RCA MUSIC GROUP

 width= has been named Senior , Development, Music . Seviour previously held the title of Senior , Marketing, Group. With this promotion, Seviour will be head of artist development for the Group and consult on talent across the labelâ„¢s roster while continuing to implement and manage marketing campaigns for a number of multi-platinum and platinum . Seviour will continue to report to Tom Corson, Executive Vice /General Manager, RCA and will remain in the companyâ„¢s New York headquarters.

In 2001, Seviour began his tenure at the company when he joined J Records upon its inception. Over the past eight years he has developed, managed and executed major marketing campaigns for a host of artists including Christina Aguilera, Rod Stewart, Sarah McLachlan, Barry Manilow, Carrie Underwood, Luther Vand ross, Fantasia, Aretha Franklin and Annie Lennox among others, as well as new superstars including Jennifer Hudson and Leona Lewis.

Seviour came to J Records from the Television Network and Good Morning America where he served as an Entertainment Producer for the show, booking and facilitating all film, television and theater segments, guest appearances and musical performances. In addition, he worked as a Senior Producer for many special broadcast events for GMA including the Emmys, Oscars, and the Golden Globes.

Prior to his stint at ABC, Seviour worked for The Walt Disney Company as Director, Talent Development & Music Programming for the Disney Channel. Previously, he was Manager, Talent Relations for Nickelodeon, part of MTV Networks.

A graduate of Lake Forest College, Seviour holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies.

In making this announcement, Tom Corson comments: Å“I congratulate Scott on his well deserved promotion. His unique background in television combined with his winning streak as a marketing and artist development executive will continue to greatly benefit the RCA Music Group. I am pleased that Scottâ„¢s broadened role will provide our roster of artists with his astute insight and razor sharp strategies. 

Scott Seviour comments: Å“The past eight years at the label have been exhilarating and I am excited by the challenges that lie ahead as my role expand s.   Having the opportunity to work with such incredible artists and a stellar team has been an absolute honor which continues to inspire me on a daily basis. Thanks to Tom Corson, Barry Weiss and Clive Davis for their steadfast belief in me. I am really humbled by this new opportunity. 

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