CLIVE DAVIS REPLACED BY BARRY WEISS AS BMG LABEL HEAD

Photograph: AP – Clive with Whitney Houston

Legendary music executive Clive Davis has been replaced by Barry Weiss as chairman and chief executive officer of the BMG label group.

Parent company Sony BMG announced the move Thursday (April 17th). The 74-year-old Davis will become chief creative officer of Sony BMG. Two other BMG executives also departed in the label shakeup. Continue Reading….
Clive can’t be a happy man right now, but it was bound to happen at some point. All those top dog label executives who are over 50 and refuse to embrace the digital era, a long with the changes that have taken place within the industry over the past 10 years, will soon face the same fate.

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