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Head of AnR

Local Address: London, United Kingdom
Sony Music Entertainment Inc
550 Madison Avenue
New York , New York 10022
United States

Company Description: Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international...   more
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Employment History

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Dougie Bruce and Steven ...
ar-report.com, 27 Dec 2013 [cached]
Dougie Bruce and Steven Melrose to Head Epic Records U.K.
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Dougie Bruce and Steven Melrose to Head Epic Records U.K.
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Dougie Bruce and Steven Melrose have been appointed joint managing directors of Epic Records U.K., reporting to Sony Music Chairman & CEO Nick Gatfield.
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Effective immediately, Bruce and Melrose replace previous Epic Records U.K. joint managing directors Tops Henderson and Paul Lisberg, who leave the label to reprise their roles as joint MDs (along with co-founders Steve Kipner and Andrew Frampton) of Phonogenic Records, which they founded in 2004 and which also exists as a subsidiary of Sony Music.
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In addition to heading the U.K. arm of Epic Records, Bruce and Melrose will also share responsibility for overseeing all A&R operations for the label.
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Melrose also has strong A&R pedigree, founding the indie label/management company Leftwing Recordings prior to working as an A&R executive at Island Records. In 2008 he joined Capital Records in the United States as vice president of A&R, later joining Sony Music in a senior A&R role.
"I've known Dougie and Steven a long time, they each have a great mix of A&R and management skills and they will be a strong force together,"Sony Music Chairman & CEO Nick Gatfield said in a statement, adding: "I'm also delighted that Paul and Tops will be taking on the task of building the Phonogenic label back up."
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Commenting on the appointments, Melrose said in a statement: "We are thrilled to be taking the reins at Epic and are hugely excited and motivated to work on such an iconic label."
Dougie Bruce and Steven ...
www.recordoftheday.com, 11 July 2013 [cached]
Dougie Bruce and Steven Melrose join Epic UK
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Dougie Bruce and Steven Melrose join Epic UK 11 July 2013
Sony Music UK & Ireland today announces that Dougie Bruce and Steven Melrose have taken up the positions of joint-MD A&Rs of Epic UK where they will report to the Sony Music Chairman & CEO Nick Gatfield . They will oversee a roster of acts that includes the biggest selling male solo artist in the UK, Olly Murs.
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Bruce and Melrose each have extensive A&R experience. Bruce worked as a Scout at Epic Records, before joining Universal Publishing, where he signed acts such as Adele, Lily Allen and MGMT. He joined Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment in 2009 where he managed acts including Aloe Blacc. In 2011 he joined Sony Music to head up The Sign Of The Times label, and signed artists including the much anticipated Foxes.
Melrose founded the indie label/management company Leftwing Recordings prior to working as an A&R executive at Island Records. In 2008 he joined Capital Records in the US as VP of A&R and then joined Sony Music in a senior A&R role in 2012.
Steven Melrose says: " We are thrilled to be taking the reins at Epic and are hugely excited and motivated to work on such an iconic label."
Dougie Bruce says: "Steve and I are so excited to have this opportunity to lead Epic into a new era, particularly as it's full circle for myself starting as a Scout for Epic all those years ago.
Steven Melrose ...
kauaimusicfestival.com, 2 May 2007 [cached]
Steven Melrose photo
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Steven Melrose
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Steven currently is Head of A&R for both the Leftwing/Peer publishing venture (where he has signed acts such as Robert Shields, The Procession and The Shys) and also A&R for Island Records UK /Leftwing Records North America.He formed seminal dance label City of Angels in Los Angeles in late nineties signing/releasing and breaking such electronica acts as platinum sales act The Crystal Method, Uberzone and Bt.Steven, who is Scottish, formed Leftwing as a label and management company, signing and working with such acts as Giant Drag, Richard Swift, Midnight Movies and
October | 2011 | RM64
rm64.com, 1 Oct 2011 [cached]
Meanwhile, word is that former EMI A&R executive Steven Melrose, who departed the label under incoming prexy Dan McCarroll last fall, has been serving in an unofficial capacity as the band's manager. Once his contract is up, he's expected to take an official role as part of their management, hopefully before any hawks waiting in the wings swoop in. Youngblood Hawke started their October Monday night residency at The Satellitethis week.
Welcome to the Kauai Music Festival
www.kauaimusicfestival.com, 2 May 2007 [cached]
Steven Melrose
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Steven Melrose West Coast Head of Music, EMI & Capitol
Steven is based in Los Angeles and heads up music on the west coast for EMI and Capitol... involving acts ranging from Sky Ferreria, VV Brown, Dangermouse, and many others.
He previously worked at Island Records and managed acts including Sam Sparro. Steven has also been an A&R consultant to Atlantic and co-founded the independent label City of Angels where he signed the platinum selling act Crystal Method and then entered into a deal for the band with Geffen's Outpost Recordings. He has also managed Giant Drag, Eastern Conference Champions, and the Shys.
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