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HitQuarters 2004 World Top 100 A&R Chart

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Top Genres

1. Pop 33,27% (No.1 At “Top Genres Of 2003” – 34,33% / No.1 At “Top Genres Of 2002” - 44,6% / No.1 At “Top Genres Of 2001” – 37,6%)
2. Rock 22,76% (3 – 15,65% / 2 - 15,4% / 2 – 21,0%)
3. R&B 13,29% (4 – 14,08% / 4 - 9,4% / 4 – 10,9%)
4. Hip Hop 12,57% (2 – 15,75% / 3 - 15,1% / 3 – 15,3%)
5. A/C 12,50% (5 – 11,19% / 5 - 5,5% / 8 – 2,5%)

6. Alternative Pop 3,63% (6 – 6,09% / 8 - 1,6% / 7 – 2,9%)
7. Dance & Club 1,97% (7 – 2,92% / 7 - 3,0% / 5 – 5,8%)


Top 10 Pop A&R Chart

1. Clive Davis, J Records NY USA, 20.704 p. Alicia Keys, Clay Aiken, Diana DeGarmo, Dido, Fantasia (No position on the “Top 10 Pop A&R Chart Of 2003” / No.3 on the “Top 10 Pop A&R Of 2002” / No.1 on the “Top 10 Pop A&R Of 2001” / World No.4)

2. Joshua Sarubin, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 13.132 p. Avril Lavigne (signed @ Arista USA) (1 / 1 / - / World No.7)
Interview with Joshua Sarubin – Click here
3. Dan Popi, Media Services Romania, 11.827 p. O-Zone (- / World No.10)
Interview with Dan Popi – Click here
4. Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 10.297 p. Alicia Keys, Dido, Mario (- / World No.13)
Interview with Peter Edge – Click here
5. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 9.656 p. Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Diana DeGarmo (- / World No.14)

6. Jay Landers, Walt Disney Records CA USA, 9.627 p. Hilary Duff (- / World No.15)
7. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Island Records UK, 8.748 p. Keane (- / World No.19)
8. Franklin Romero, Premium Latin Music Dominican Republic & Teresa Estrella, Premium Latin Music NY USA, 8.091 p. Aventura (- / World No.20)
9. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 7.945 p. Katie Melua (- / World No.21)
10. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 6.192 p. Gareth Gates, Will Young, Il Divo (10 / 9 / - / World No.28)
Interview with Simon Cowell – Click here


Top 10 Rock A&R Chart

1. Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY USA, 29.751 points for Evanescence, Alter Bridge, Seether and 12 Stones (No.1 on the “Top 10 Rock A&R Chart Of 2003” / No position on the “Top 10 Rock A&R Chart Of 2002” / No position on the “Top 10 Rock A&R Chart Of 2001” / World No.1)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – Click here

2. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY USA, 24.788 p. Maroon5 (- / World No.3)
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3. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA USA, 9.351 p. Ashlee Simpson, Cold (- / - / 3 / World No.18)
4. Paul Pontius, Island / Def Jam CA USA, 6.686 p. Hoobastank (- / World No.24)
5. Ashley Newton, RCA Records NY USA, 6.031 p. Velvet Revolver (- / World No.30)

6. Michael Caplan, OR Music NY USA, 4.500 p. Los Lonely Boys (- / World No.38)
Interview with Michael Caplan – Click here
7. Vincent Blaviel, BMG France, 3.662 p. Kyo (6 / - / - / World No.50)
8. Leigh Lust, Elektra Records NY USA, 3.511 p. Jet (- / World No.51)
9. Tremendous Mike, Must Destroy Music UK & Joel De’ath & Max Lousada, East West UK, 3.201 p. Darkness (5 / - / - / World No.53)
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here
10. Tim Devine, Columbia Records CA USA, 2.822 p. Switchfoot, Train (- / - / 2 / World No.61)


Top 10 Urban A&R Chart

1. Marcus Heisser, Interscope Records CA USA, 13.526 p. G-Unit, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck (- / World No.6)

2. Patrick Reynolds, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 12.274 p. Kanye West (- / World No.8)
3. Harve Pierre, Bad Boy Entertainment NY USA, 12.122 p. Mario Winans, Shyne, Carl Thomas (- / World No.9)
4. Shannon Lawrence a.k.a. Slam, Bad Boy Entertainment NY USA, 11.444 p. Mario Winans (- / World No.12)
5. Wayne Williams & Larry Campbell, Jive Records NY USA, 9.496 p. Eamon (- / World No.16)
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6. Steve Greenberg, S-Curve Records NY USA, 9.469 p. Joss Stone (- / World No.17)
7. Teresa La Barbera-Whites, Zomba Label Group TX USA, 7.546 p. Beyoncé Knowles, Jessica Simpson, Kelly Rowland (all signed @ Columbia TX USA) (No.2 on the ”Top 10 Pop A&R Chart Of 2003 / - / No.2 on the “Top 10 Urban A&R Of 2001” / World No.22)
Interview with Teresa La Barbera-Whites – Click here
8. Marc Labelle, Shady Records NY USA, 6.814 p. D12, 50 Cent, Obie Trice (No.1 on the “Top 10 Urban A&R Chart Of 2003” / No position on the “Top 10 Urban A&R Chart Of 2002” / No.3 on the “Top 10 Urban A&R Chart Of 2001” / World No.23)
9. Ken Bailey & William Engram, Disturbing The Peace NY USA & Wendy Goldstein, Capitol CA USA, 6.678 p. Chingy (3 / - / - / World No.25)
10. Rob Walker, Star Trak Entertainment NY USA, 6.396 p. Kelis, Neptunes (6 / 9 / - / World No.27 )


Top 5 Adult Contemporary A&R Chart

1. Brian Michel Bacchus, God Of Wine Productions Inc. NY USA & Bruce Lundvall, Blue Note NY USA, 28.093 p. Norah Jones (Co-A&R Eli Wolf, Blue Note NY USA) (No.1 on the “Top 5 A/C A&R Chart Of 2003” / No.1 on the “Top 5 A/C A&R Chart Of 2002” / World No.2)
Interview with Brian Michel Bacchus – Click here

2. David Foster, Warner Bros. Records CA USA, 13.638 p. Josh Groban, Michael Bublé (3 / 2 / World No.5)
3. Clay Bradley, Sony Music Nashville TN USA, 11.733 p. Gretchen Wilson (- / World No.11)
4. Paul Worley, Warner Bros. Records Nashville TN USA, 5.213 p. Big & Rich (- / World No.34)
5. Stefan Ultch, EMI Music Germany, 2.918 p. De Randfichten (- / World No.55)



Top 5 Alternative Pop A&R Chart

1. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 6.437 p. Scissor Sisters (- / World No.26)

2. Jim Chancellor, Polydor Records UK, 4.198 p. Snow Patrol (- / World No.41)
3. Nick Worthington, 679 Recordings UK, 3.924 p. The Streets, Shaznay Lewis (- / World No.44)
4. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 3.752 p. Franz Ferdinand (- / World No.49)
5. Christof Ellinghaus, Labels Germany, 3.237 p. Wir Sind Helden (No.4 on the “Top 10 Alternative Pop A&R Chart Of 2003” / World No.52)


Top 5 Dance & Club A&R Chart

1. Dave Dollimore, Data Records / Rulin Records UK, 2.501 p. Eric Prydz (- / World No.69)
2. Sam Hellemans, N.E.W.S. Belgium, 1.432 p. Danzel, Kate Ryan (signed @ Antler-Subway Belgium) (No.3 on the ”Top 10 Dance & Club A&R Chart Of 2003” / World No.93)
3. Ramin, Groove Attack Germany, 1.268 p. Aggro Berlin, Sido (- / World No.98)
4. Richard O'Donovan, Mercury Records UK, 1.229 p. Razorlight (- / World No.105)
5. Stefan Dabruck & Frank Klein, Superstar Recordings Germany, 999 p. Boogie Pimps (8 / World No.112)









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