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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005

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1. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA US, Gwen Stefani, Queens Of The Stone Age – 31.421 points (World Top 100 A&R Chart 2004 – No.136; 2003 – No.194; 2002 – No.81; 2001 – No Position)

2. Riggs Morales, Marc Labelle & Marshall Mathers, Shady Records NY US, 50 Cent – 20.496 p. (Morales & Mathers: 79 / 1 / 153 / - / Labelle: 23 / 1 / 153 / 7)
Interview with Riggs Morales – click here
Interview with Marc Labelle – click here

3. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY US, The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice – 18.240 p. (97 / 167 / 80 / 46)

4. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, Il Divo, Steve Brookstein, Will Young – 18.178 p. (28 / 20 / 15 / 24)
Interview with Simon Cowell – click here

5. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA US, James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain (only Lousada) – 17.827 p. (Lousada: 53 / 31 / - / -)
Interview with Max Lousada – click here

6. Angelo Sanders & Andre Young, Aftermath Entertainment CA US, The Game – 15.820 p. (Young: - / 32 / 9 / 9)
Interview with Angelo Sanders – click here

7. Martin Heath, Lizard King NY US, The Killers – 14.757 p. (-)
Interview with Martin Heath – click here

8. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY US, Ciara, Chris Brown – 13.048 p. (42 / - / - / -)

9. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY US, Akon – 12.434 p. (-)
Interview with Jerome Foster – click here

10. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Stevens – 11.845 p. (72 / 12 / 79 / -)

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11. David Foster, Warner Bros Records CA US, Josh Groban, Michael Bublι – 11.279 p. (5 / 29 / 23 / -)

12. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY US, Maroon5 – 8.614 p. (3 / - / - / -)
Interview with Ben Berkman – click here

13. Kawan Prather, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment NY US, John Legend – 8.380 p. (144 / 35 / 5 / 75)
Interview with Kawan Prather – click here

14. Thomas Kowollik, Germany, Juli (signed @ Universal) – 7.526 p. (62 / - / - / -)
Interview with Thomas Kowollik – click here

15. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Island Records UK, Keane – 7.432 p. (19 / - / - / -)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – click here

16. Wolfgang Boss, Mach 1 Records Germany, Crazy Frog, Speedy – 7.414 p. (225 / - / - / - )

17. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Group Germany, Schnappi, Hot Banditoz (signed @ Universal) – 7.142 p. (81 / - / - / -)

18. Bryan Leach, TVT Records NY US, Lil Jon, Ying Yang Twins – 7.135 p. (73 / 43 / - / - )
Interview with Bryan Leach – click here

19. Jason Flom, Virgin Records NY US, Rob Thomas (signed @ Lava) – 6.796 p. (- / - / - / 119)

20. Jay Landers, Walt Disney Records CA US, Hilary Duff, Jesse McCartney – 6.776 p. (15 / 21 / - / -)

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21. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole – 6.718 p. (187 / 26 / 10 / 85)

22. T. Farris, Swishahouse TX US, Mike Jones, Paul Wall – 6.107 p. (-)
Interview with T. Farris – click here

23. Jack Johnson & Emmett Malloy, Brushfire Records CA US, Jack Johnson – 5.633 p. (- / 49 / 179 / -)

24. Mark Lewis, Martin Toher & Paul Harris, B-Unique Records UK, Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (292 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mark Lewis – click here

25. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls – 5.505 p. (-)

26. Peter Edge, J Records NY US, Alicia Keys, Mario – 5.358 p. (13 / 71 / 43 / 1)
Interview with Peter Edge – click here

27. Patrick Reynolds, Island/Def Jam NY US, Kanye West – 5.187 p. (8 / - / - / -)

28. Lil Jon, BME GA US, Lil Jon, Trillville – 4.993 p. (73 / 43 / - / -)

29. Mario Papitto, Die Musifirma Germany, Banaroo – 4.800 p. (- / 297 / 36 / -)

30. Heinz Canibol, 105 Music Germany, Annett Louisan – 4.672 p. (171 / - / - / -)

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31. Clay Bradley, Sony Music Nashville TN US, Gretchen Wilson – 4.624 p. (11 / - / - / -)

32. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, Scissor Sisters – 4.452 p. (26 / - / - / -)

33. Clive Davis, J Records NY US, Fantasia, Alicia Keys, Clay Aiken – 4.351 p. (4 / 25 / 7 / 1)

34. Shakir Stewart, Island/Def Jam NY US, Young Jeezy, Teairra Mari – 4.310 p. (-)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – click here

35. Jonathan Belolo, Scorpio Music France, Ilona Mitrecey – 4.250 p. (-)

36. David Verdooren & Patrick van Thijn, Glam Slam Netherlands, Chipz – 4.147 p. (-)
Interview with David Verdooren – click here

37. Steve Greenberg, Columbia Records NY US, Joss Stone (signed @ S-Curve) – 3.752 p. (17 / - / - / -)

38. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, Silbermond – 3.667 p. (47 / - / - / -)

39. Cecile Pfeiffer, Warner Music France, Daniel Powter – 3.454 p. (-)

40. Christof Ellinghaus, City Slang Germany, Wir Sind Helden (signed @ Virgin / Co-A&R Sven Hasenjδger) – 3.442 p. (52 / 59 / - / -)

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41. Dave Dollimore, Data Records / Ministry Of Sound Recordings UK, Eric Prydz, Max Graham – 3.356 p. (69 / - / - / -)
Interview with Dave Dollimore – click here

42. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspecht Musik Austria, Christina Stόrmer (signed @ Universal Germany) – 3.302 p. (-)

43. Larry Jackson, J Records NY US, Fantasia – 3.249 p. (122 / - / - / -)

44. Laurence Bell. Domino Recording UK, Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys – 3.224 p. (49 / - / - / -)

45. Nick Raphael, Sony Music UK, G4, Lemar – 3.209 p. (124 / 44 / 129 / -)
Interview with Nick Raphael – click here

46. Dominique Gau, Warner Music France, K-Maro – 3.167 p. (54 / - / - / -)

47. Anthony Marciano, Sony BMG France, Amel Bent, Lββm – 3.134 p. (-)
Interview with Anthony Marciano – click here

48. Shabs Jobanputra, Relentless Records UK, KT Tunstall – 2.920 p. (-)
Interview with Shabs Jobanputra – click here

49. Patrick Boulos, AZ France, Chimene Badi – 2.908 p. (126 / 53 / - / -)

50. Mike Batt, Dramatico UK, Katie Melua – 2.835 p. (21 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mike Batt – click here

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51. Andy Karp, Lava Records NY US, Simple Plan, The Click Five – 2.817 p. (114 / 141 / 90 / 16)
Interview with Andy Karp – click here

52. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA US, Cold, Ashlee Simpson – 2.808 p. (18 / 89 / 100 / 10)

53. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY US, Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Clay Aiken – 2.680 p. (14 / 41 / - / -)

54. Brian Wright, Mercury Nashville TN US, Sugarland – 2.632 p. (-)

55. Jay Brown, Island/Def Jam NY US, Rihanna, Tweet – 2.583 p. (- / - / 30 / -)

56. Bernd Hoffmann, Workforce Music & Media Consulting Germany, Joana Zimmer – 2.579 p. (-)

57. Paul Lisberg, Phonogenic UK, Natasha Bedingfield – 2.501 p. (48 / - / - / -)
Interview with Paul Lisberg – click here

58. Kaz Utsonomiya, Epic Records CA US, Audioslave, Kelly Osbourne, Modest Mouse – 2.494 p. (67 / 40 / 148 / -)

59. William Engram, Disturbing Tha Peace NY US, Bobby Valentino – 2.491 p. (25 / 13 / - / -)

60. Axel Erler, Sony / ATV Music Publishing Germany, Ich+Ich (signed @ Universal) – 2.461 p. (45 / - / 40 / -)

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61. Joe-Evans Chialo, Cheyenne Records Germany, Nu Pagadi – 2.404 p. (40 / 85 / - / 182)

62. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Germany, Tokio Hotel – 2.399 p. (-)

63. Mike Caren, Atlantic Records NY US, T.I., Trina, Trey Songz, Nappy Roots – 2.341 p. (241 / 72 / 56 / -)
Interview with Mike Caren – click here

64. John Doelp, Columbia Records NY US, Frankie J – 2.264 p. (- / 248 / - / -)

65. Andy Gershon, V2 Records NY US & Leo Silverman, Brille Music UK, White Stripes – 2.127 p. (358 / 14 / - / -)

66. Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records NY US, Pretty Ricky, Kevin Lyttle – 2.102 p. (33 / 104 / - / -)

67. Marcus Heisser, Interscope Records CA US, Tony Yayo, Young Buck – 2.047 p. (6 / 76 / - / -)

68. Chris Stokes, The Ultimate Group CA US, Omarion – 2.043 p. (-)

69. Joe 3H Weinberger, HHH Artists NY/CA US, Daddy Yankee – 2.027 p. (-)

70. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia France, Nadiya – 1.911 p. (89 / - / - / -)

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71. Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK, Blue (signed @ Innocent), Lee Ryan – 1.837 p. (68 / 17 / 18 / 18)
Interview with Hugh Goldsmith – click here

72. Chris Parles, Brightside Recordings UK, Blue (signed @ Innocent), Rooster, Lisa-Scott Lee (signed @ Mercury) – 1.762 p. (68 / 57 / - / -)
Interview with Chris Parles – click here

73. Vincent Blaviel, Sony BMG France, Kyo – 1.709 p. (50 / 36 / - / -)

74. Ramin Bozorgzadeh, Groove Attack Germany, Fler, Deine Lieblingsrapper – 1.679 p. (98 / - / - / -)
Interview with Ramin Bozorgzadeh – click here

75. Tommy Mottola, Casablanca NY US, Lindsey Lohan – 1.643 p. (- / 39 / 21 / 6)

76. Alan Bates, Candid Records UK & David Rose, Universal Music UK, Jamie Cullum – 1.552 p. (60 / 162 / - / -)

77. Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY US, Ben Moody, Evanescence, Seether, Scott Stamp – 1.532 p. (1 / 3 / - / 35)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – click here

78. Jaha Johnson, Geffen Records CA US, Slim Thug – 1.500 p. (- / - / - / 90)
Interview with Jaha Johnson – click here

79. Paul Adam, Island Records UK, McFly, Busted, Fightstar – 1.497 p. (32 / 18 / 139 / 47)

80. D Prosper & Sha Money XL, G-Unit Records NY US, Tony Yayo – 1.435 p. (-)

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81. Andreas Pohle, Triple M Music Berlin Germany, US 5 – 1.404 p. (-)

82. Paul Worley, Warner Bros Nashville TN US, Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy – 1.332 p. (34 / - / - / -)

83. Stefan Raab, Raab Records Cologne Germany, Max Mutzke – 1.327 p. (78 / - / - / -)

84. Dan Keeling, Parlophone UK, Athlete – 1.300 p. (150 / 9 / 26 / 27)
Interview with Dan Keeling – click here

85. Jef Cahours de Virgil, Warner Music France, Tragedie – 1.294 p. (36 / 52 / - / -)

86. Bruce Flohr, ATO Records VA US, Jem – 1.285 p. (-)
Interview with Bruce Flohr – click here

87. Darren Dixon, UK, Kasabian (signed @ Sony BMG UK) – 1.268 p. (155 / - / - / -)

88. Jeff Barrett & Martin Kelly, Heavenly Recordings UK, Magic Numbers, Starsailor – 1.242 p. (343 / 164 / 121 / 114)

89. Bjφrn Teske, Sony BMG Munich Germany, Yvonne Catterfeld, Gracia – 1.214 p. (31 / 8 / - / -)
Interview with Bjφrn Teske – click here

90. Marc-Antoine Moreau, All Other Music France, Amadou & Miriam – 1.212 p. (-)

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91. Richard O’Donovan, Mercury Records UK, Razorlight – 1.194 p. (105 / - / - / -)

92. Sylvia Rhone, Motown Records NY US, Kem – 1.124 p. (-)

93. Esther Dagn & Franz Selb, Koch Universal Munich Germany, Semino Rossi – 1.122 p. (-)

94. Tim Devine, Columbia Records CA US, Switchfoot – 1.119 p. (61 / - / 247 / 8)

95. Stefan Dabruck, Frank Klein & Peter Aleksander, Superstar Recordings Germany, Global Deejays – 1.093 p. (112 / - / - / -)

96. Richard Griffiths & Harry Magee, Modest Management UK, Brian McFadden – 1.064 p. (140 / - / - / -)
97. Joshua Sarubin, Island/Def Jam NY US, Avril Lavigne (signed @ Arista) – 1.042 p. (7 / 4 / 2 / 187)
Interview with Joshua Sarubin – click here

98. Murray Elias, VP Records NY USA, Sean Paul – 990 p. (74 / 6 / 122 / -)
Interview with Murray Elias – click here

99. George Glueck, X-Cell Records Germany, Sarah Connor – 984 p. (86 / 87 / 19 / 57)
Interview with George Glueck – click here

100. Franklin Romero, Premium Latin Music Dominican Republic & Teresa Estrella, Premium Latin Music NY US, Aventura – 978 p. (20 / - / - / -)


USA Top 40 A&R Chart 2005

1. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA US, Gwen Stefani, Queens Of The Stone Age – 31.421 points (- / World No.1)

2. Riggs Morales, Marc Labelle & Marshall Mathers, Shady Records NY US, 50 Cent – 20.496 p. (Morales & Mathers: US Top 40 A&R Chart 2004 – No Position; 2003 – No.1; 2002 & 2001 – No Position / Labelle: 20 / 1 / - / 6 / World No.2)
Interview with Riggs Morales – click here
Interview with Marc Labelle – click here

3. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY US, The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice – 18.240 p. (- / - / - / 29 / World No.3)

4. Linda Perry, Custard Records CA US, James Blunt – 17.827 p. (- / World No.5)

5. Angelo Sanders & Andre Young, Aftermath Entertainment CA US, The Game – 15.820 p. (Young: - / 21 / 9 / 8 / World No.6)
Interview with Angelo Sanders – click here

6. Martin Heath, Lizard King NY US, The Killers – 14.757 p. (- / World No.7)
Interview with Martin Heath – click here

7. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY US, Ciara, Chris Brown – 13.048 p. (30 / - / - / - / World No.8)

8. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY US, Akon – 12.434 p. (- / World No.9)
Interview with Jerome Foster – click here

9. David Foster, Warner Bros Records CA US, Josh Groban, Michael Bublι – 11.279 p. (6 / 19 / 16 / - / World No.11)

10. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY US, Maroon5 – 8.614 p. (3 / - / - / - / World No.12)
Interview with Ben Berkman – click here

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11. Kawan Prather, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment NY US, John Legend – 8.380 p. (- / 24 / 5 / - / World No.13)
Interview with Kawan Prather – click here

12. Bryan Leach, TVT Records NY US, Lil Jon, Ying Yang Twins – 7.135 p. (- / 28 / - / - / World No.18)
Interview with Bryan Leach – click here

13. Jason Flom, Virgin Records NY US, Rob Thomas (signed @ Lava) – 6.796 p. (- / World No.19)

14. Jay Landers, Walt Disney Records CA US, Hilary Duff, Jesse McCartney – 6.776 p. (14 / 13 / - / - / World No.20)

15. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole – 6.718 p. (- / 18 / 10 / - / World No.21)

16. T. Farris, Swishahouse TX US, Mike Jones, Paul Wall – 6.107 p. (- / World No.22)
Interview with T. Farris – click here

17. Jack Johnson & Emmett Malloy, Brushfire Records CA US, Jack Johnson – 5.633 p. (- / 30 / - / - / World No.23)

18. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls – 5.505 p. (- / World No.25)

19. Peter Edge, J Records NY US, Alicia Keys, Mario – 5.358 p. (12 / 37 / 27 / 1 / World No.26)
Interview with Peter Edge – click here

20. Patrick Reynolds, Island/Def Jam NY US, Kanye West – 5.187 p. (8 / - / - / - / World No.27)

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21. Lil Jon, BME GA US, Lil Jon, Trillville – 4.993 p. (- / 28 / - / - / World No.28)

22. Clay Bradley, Sony Music Nashville TN US, Gretchen Wilson – 4.624 p. (10 / - / - / - / World No.31)

23. Clive Davis, J Records NY US, Fantasia, Alicia Keys, Clay Aiken – 4.351 p. (4 / 17 / 7 / 1 / World No.33)

24. Shakir Stewart, Island/Def Jam NY US, Young Jeezy, Teairra Mari – 4.310 p. (- / World No.34)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – click here

25. Steve Greenberg, Columbia Records NY US, Joss Stone (signed @ S-Curve) – 3.752 p. (16 / - / - / - / World No.37)

26. Larry Jackson, J Records NY US, Fantasia – 3.249 p. (- / World No.43)

27. Andy Karp, Lava Records NY US, Simple Plan, The Click Five – 2.817 p. (- / - / - / 13 / World No.51)
Interview with Andy Karp – click here

28. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA US, Cold, Ashlee Simpson – 2.808 p. (17 / - / - / 9 / World No.52)

29. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY US, Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Clay Aiken – 2.680 p. (13 / 27 / - / - / World No.53)

30. Brian Wright, Mercury Nashville TN US, Sugarland – 2.632 p. (- / World No.54)

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31. Jay Brown, Island/Def Jam NY US, Rihanna, Tweet – 2.583 p. (- / - / 18 / - / World No.55)

32. Kaz Utsonomiya, Epic Records CA US, Audioslave, Kelly Osbourne, Modest Mouse – 2.494 p. (- / 26 / - / - / World No.58)

33. William Engram, Disturbing Tha Peace NY US, Bobby Valentino – 2.491 p. (22 / 10 / - / - / World No.59)

34. Mike Caren, Atlantic Records NY US, T.I., Trina, Trey Songz, Nappy Roots – 2.341 p. (- / 38 / 31 / - / World No.63)
Interview with Mike Caren – click here

35. John Doelp, Columbia Records NY US, Frankie J – 2.264 p. (- / World No.64)

36. Andy Gershon, V2 Records NY US, White Stripes – 2.127 p. (- / 11 / - / - / World No.65)

37. Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records NY US, Pretty Ricky, Kevin Lyttle – 2.102 p. (26 / - / - / - / World No.66)

38. Marcus Heisser, Interscope Records CA US, Tony Yayo, Young Buck – 2.047 p. (6 / 40 / - / - / World No.67)

39. Chris Stokes, The Ultimate Group CA US, Omarion – 2.043 p. (- / World No.68)

40. Joe 3H Weinberger, HHH Artists NY/CA US, Daddy Yankee – 2.027 p. (- / World No.69)


Europe Top 40 A&R Chart 2005

1. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, Il Divo, Steve Brookstein, Will Young – 18.178 p. (Europe Top 40 A&R Chart 2004 – No.5; 2003 – No.7; 2002 – No.3; 2001 – No.7 / World No.4)
Interview with Simon Cowell – click here

2. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK, James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain – 17.827 p. (19 / 10 / - / - / World No.5)
Interview with Max Lousada – click here

3. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Stevens – 11.845 p. (29 / 3 / 38 / - / World No.10)

4. Thomas Kowollik, Germany, Juli (signed @ Universal) – 7.526 p. (24 / - / - / - / World No.14)
Interview with Thomas Kowollik – click here

5. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Island Records UK, Keane – 7.432 p. (2 / - / - / - / World No.15)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – click here

6. Wolfgang Boss, Mach 1 Records Germany, Crazy Frog, Speedy – 7.414 p. (- / World No.16)

7. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Group Germany, Schnappi, Hot Banditoz (signed @ Universal) – 7.142 p. (33 / - / - / - / World No.17)

8. Mark Lewis, Martin Toher & Paul Harris, B-Unique Records UK, Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (- / World No.24)
Interview with Mark Lewis – click here

9. Mario Papitto, Die Musifirma Germany, Banaroo – 4.800 p. (- / - / 14 / - / World No.29)

10. Heinz Canibol, 105 Music Germany, Annett Louisan – 4.672 p. (- / World No.30)

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11. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, Scissor Sisters – 4.452 p. (4 / - / - / - / World No.32)

12. Jonathan Belolo, Scorpio Music France, Ilona Mitrecey – 4.250 p. (- / World No.35)

13. David Verdooren & Patrick van Thijn, Glam Slam Netherlands, Chipz – 4.147 p. (- / World No.36)
Interview with David Verdooren – click here

14. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, Silbermond – 3.667 p. (15 / - / - / - / World No.38)

15. Cecile Pfeiffer, Warner Music France, Daniel Powter – 3.454 p. (- / World No.39)

16. Christof Ellinghaus, City Slang Germany, Wir Sind Helden (signed @ Virgin / Co-A&R Sven Hasenjδger) – 3.442 p. (18 / 25 / - / - / World No.40)

17. Dave Dollimore, Data Records / Ministry Of Sound Recordings UK, Eric Prydz, Max Graham – 3.356 p. (27 / - / - / - / World No.41)
Interview with Dave Dollimore – click here

18. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspecht Musik Austria, Christina Stόrmer (signed @ Universal Germany) – 3.302 p. (- / World No.42)

19. Laurence Bell. Domino Recording UK, Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys – 3.224 p. (17 / - / - / - / World No.44)

20. Nick Raphael, Sony Music UK, G4, Lemar – 3.209 p. (- / 15 / - / - / World No.45)
Interview with Nick Raphael – click here

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21. Dominique Gau, Warner Music France, K-Maro – 3.167 p. (21 / - / - / - / World No.46)

22. Anthony Marciano, Sony BMG France, Amel Bent, Lββm – 3.134 p. (- / World No.47)
Interview with Anthony Marciano – click here

23. Shabs Jobanputra, Relentless Records UK, KT Tunstall – 2.920 p. (- / World No.48)
Interview with Shabs Jobanputra – click here

24. Patrick Boulos, AZ France, Chimene Badi – 2.908 p. (- / 21 / - / - / World No.49)

25. Mike Batt, Dramatico UK, Katie Melua – 2.835 p. (3 / - / - / - / World No.50)
Interview with Mike Batt – click here

26. Bernd Hoffmann, Workforce Music & Media Consulting Germany, Joana Zimmer – 2.579 p. (- / World No.56)

27. Paul Lisberg, Phonogenic UK, Natasha Bedingfield – 2.501 p. (16 / - / - / - / World No.57)
Interview with Paul Lisberg – click here

28. Axel Erler, Sony / ATV Music Publishing Germany, Ich+Ich (signed @ Universal) – 2.461 p. (14 / - / 16 / - / World No.60)

29. Joe-Evans Chialo, Cheyenne Records Germany, Nu Pagadi – 2.404 p. (10 / 37 / - / - / World No.61)

30. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Germany, Tokio Hotel – 2.399 p. (- / World No.62)

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31. Leo Silverman, Brille Music UK, White Stripes – 2.127 p. (- / World No.65)

32. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia France, Nadiya – 1.911 p. (40 / - / - / - / World No.70)

33. Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK, Blue (signed @ Innocent), Lee Ryan 1.837 p. (27 / 4 / 4 / 3 / World No.71)
Interview with Hugh Goldsmith – click here

34. Chris Parles, Brightside Recordings UK, Blue (signed @ Innocent), Rooster, Lisa-Scott Lee (signed @ Mercury) – 1.762 p. (27 / 24 / - / - / World No.72)
Interview with Chris Parles – click here

35. Vincent Blaviel, Sony BMG France, Kyo – 1.709 p. (18 / 11 / - / - / World No.73)

36. Ramin Bozorgzadeh, Groove Attack Germany, Fler, Deine Lieblingsrapper – 1.679 p. (- / World No.74)
Interview with Ramin Bozorgzadeh – click here

37. Alan Bates, Candid Records UK & David Rose, Universal Music UK, Jamie Cullum – 1.552 p. (24 / - / - / - / World No.76)

38. Paul Adam, Island Records UK, McFly, Busted, Fightstar – 1.497 p. (7 / 5 / - / 18 / World No.79)

39. Andreas Pohle, Triple M Music Berlin Germany, US 5 – 1.404 p. (- / World No.81)

40. Stefan Raab, Raab Records Cologne Germany, Max Mutzke – 1.327 p. (32 / - / - / - / World No.83)


UK Top 20 A&R Chart 2005

1. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, Il Divo, Steve Brookstein, Will Young – 18.178 p. (UK Top 20 A&R Chart 2004 – No.4; 2003 – No.5; 2002 – No.1; 2001 – No.4 / World No.4)
Interview with Simon Cowell – click here

2. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK, James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain – 17.827 p. (10 / 7 / - / - / World No.5)
Interview with Max Lousada – click here

3. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Stevens – 11.845 p. (16 / 2 / 16 / - / World No.10)

4. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Island Records UK, Keane – 7.432 p. (1 / - / - / - / World No.15)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – click here

5. Mark Lewis, Martin Toher & Paul Harris, B-Unique Records UK, Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (- / World No.24)
Interview with Mark Lewis – click here

6. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, Scissor Sisters – 4.452 p. (3 / - / - / - / World No.32)

7. Dave Dollimore, Data Records / Ministry Of Sound Recordings UK, Eric Prydz, Max Graham – 3.356 p. (15 / - / - / - / World No.41)
Interview with Dave Dollimore – click here

8. Laurence Bell. Domino Recording UK, Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys – 3.224 p. (9 / - / - / - / World No.44)
9. Nick Raphael, Sony Music UK, G4, Lemar – 3.209 p. (- / 9 / - / - / World No.45)
Interview with Nick Raphael – click here

10. Shabs Jobanputra, Relentless Records UK, KT Tunstall – 2.920 p. (- / World No.48)
Interview with Shabs Jobanputra – click here

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11. Mike Batt, Dramatico UK, Katie Melua – 2.835 p. (2 / - / - / - / World No.50)
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12. Paul Lisberg, Phonogenic UK, Natasha Bedingfield – 2.501 p. (8 / - / - / - / World No.57)
Interview with Paul Lisberg – click here

13. Leo Silverman, Brille Music UK, White Stripes – 2.127 p. (- / World No.65)

14. Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK, Blue (signed @ Innocent), Lee Ryan – 1.837 p. (14 / 3 / 2 / 3 / World No.71)
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15. Chris Parles, Brightside Recordings UK, Blue (signed @ Innocent), Rooster, Lisa-Scott Lee (signed @ Mercury) – 1.762 p. (12 / - / - / - / World No.72)
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16. Alan Bates, Candid Records UK & David Rose, Universal Music UK, Jamie Cullum – 1.552 p. (12 / - / - / - / World No.76)

17. Paul Adam, Island Records UK, McFly, Busted, Fightstar – 1.497 p. (5 / 4 / - / 11 / World No.79)

18. Dan Keeling, Parlophone UK, Athlete – 1.300 p. (- / 1 / 5 / 7 / World No.84)
Interview with Dan Keeling – click here

19. Darren Dixon, UK, Kasabian (signed @ Sony BMG UK) – 1.268 p. (- / World No.87)

20. Jeff Barrett & Martin Kelly, Heavenly Recordings UK, Magic Numbers, Starsailor – 1.242 p. (- / World No.88)


Germany Top 20 A&R Chart 2005

1. Thomas Kowollik, Germany, Juli (signed @ Universal) – 7.526 p. (Germany Top 10 A&R Chart 2004 – No.8; 2003, 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.14)
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2. Wolfgang Boss, Mach 1 Records Germany, Crazy Frog, Speedy – 7.414 p. (- / World No.16)

3. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Group Germany, Schnappi, Hot Banditoz (signed @ Universal) – 7.142 p. (- / World No.17)

4. Mario Papitto, Die Musifirma Germany, Banaroo – 4.800 p. (- / - / 3 / - / World No.29)

5. Heinz Canibol, 105 Music Germany, Annett Louisan – 4.672 p. (- / World No.30)

6. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, Silbermond – 3.667 p. (5 / - / - / - / World No.38)

7. Christof Ellinghaus, City Slang Germany, Wir Sind Helden (signed @ Virgin / Co-A&R Sven Hasenjδger) – 3.442 p. (6 / 4 / - / - / World No.40)

8. Bernd Hoffmann, Workforce Music & Media Consulting Germany, Joana Zimmer – 2.579 p. (- / World No.56)

9. Axel Erler, Sony / ATV Music Publishing Germany, Ich+Ich (signed @ Universal) – 2.461 p. (4 / - / 4 / - / World No.60)

10. Joe-Evans Chialo, Cheyenne Records Germany, Nu Pagadi – 2.404 p. (3 / 6 / - / - / World No.61)

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11. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Germany, Tokio Hotel – 2.399 p. (- / World No.62)

12. Ramin Bozorgzadeh, Groove Attack Germany, Fler, Deine Lieblingsrapper – 1.679 p. (- / World No.74)
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13. Andreas Pohle, Triple M Music Berlin Germany, US 5 – 1.404 p. (- / World No.81)

14. Stefan Raab, Raab Records Cologne Germany, Max Mutzke – 1.327 p. (10 / - / - / - / World No.83)

15. Bjφrn Teske, Sony BMG Munich Germany, Yvonne Catterfeld, Gracia – 1.214 p. (1 / 1 / - / - / World No.89)
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16. Esther Dagn & Franz Selb, Koch Universal Munich Germany, Semino Rossi – 1.122 p. (- / World No.93)

17. Stefan Dabruck, Frank Klein & Peter Aleksander, Superstar Recordings Germany, Global Deejays – 1.093 p. (- / World No.95)

18. George Glueck, X-Cell Records Germany, Sarah Connor – 984 p. (- / 7 / 2 / 5 / World No.99)
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19. David Brandes, Bros Music Germany, Vanilla Ninja – 951 p. (9 / - / - / - / World No.102)

20. Volker Neumόller, 303 Music Germany, Lukas Hilbert – 790 p. (- / - / 6 / 2 / World No.115)
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France Top 10 A&R Chart 2005

1. Jonathan Belolo, Scorpio Music France, Ilona Mitrecey – 4.250 p. (- / World No.35)

2. Cecile Pfeiffer, Warner Music France, Daniel Powter – 3.454 p. (- / World No.39)

3. Dominique Gau, Warner Music France, K-Maro – 3.167 p. (Germany Top 10 A&R Chart 2004 – No.3; 2003, 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.46)

4. Anthony Marciano, Sony BMG France, Amel Bent, Lββm – 3.134 p. (- / World No.47)
Interview with Anthony Marciano – click here

5. Patrick Boulos, AZ France, Chimene Badi – 2.908 p. (- / 4 / - / - / World No.49)

6. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia France, Nadiya – 1.911 p. (7 / - / - / - / World No.70)

7. Vincent Blaviel, Sony BMG France, Kyo – 1.709 p. (2 / 1 / - / - / World No.73)

8. Jef Cahours de Virgil, Warner Music France, Tragedie – 1.294 p. (1 / 3 / - / - / World No.85)

9. Marc-Antoine Moreau, All Other Music France, Amadou & Miriam – 1.212 p. (- / World No.90)

10. Thierry Planelle, Virgin Records France, Jean Dujardin – 937 p. (- / - / 10 / 2 / World No.103)

No.1 Australia

1. Michael Taylor, Epic Records NY US, Delta Goodrem – 643 p. (World No.124)

No.1 Austria

1. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspecht Musik Austria, Christina Stόrmer (signed @ Universal Germany) – 3.302 p. (World No.42)

Top 2 Belgium

1. Markus Hackenjos, Impart Productions Belgium, D.H.T. – 462 p. (World No.149)
2. Sam Hellemans, N.E.W.S. Belgium, Danzel – 175 p. (World No.210)

No.1 Denmark

1. Anders Larssen, A:Larm Music Denmark, Mew – 147 p. (World No.223)

No.1 Italy

1. Alvaro Ugolini, Energy Records Italy, Benassi Bros – 242 p. (World No.191)

Top 2 Netherlands

1. David Verdooren & Patrick van Thijn, Glam Slam Netherlands, Chipz – 4.147 p. (World No.36)
Interview with David Verdooren – click here

2. Oscar Holleman, RS29 Netherlands, Within Temptation – 421 p. (World No.158)

No.1 New Zealand

1. George Ash, Universal Music Australia, Hayley Westenra – 108 p. (World No.245)

No.1 Romania

1. Dan Popi, Media Services Romania, O-Zone – 742 p. (World No.120)

Sweden Top 4 A&R Chart 2005

1. Mattias Wachtmeister, Warner Music Sweden & Henrik Uhlmann, Global Artist Management Sweden, Arash – 478 p. (World No.144)

2. Ismail Samie, Dolores Records Sweden, Caesars – 113 p. (World No.234)

3. Fredrik Wennerlund, EMI Music Sweden, Mando Diao – 112 p. (World No.239)

4. Joakim Εstrφm, Bonnier Music Sweden, Ana Johnsson, Amy Diamond – 59 p. (World No.308)


Click on the country to see the A&R Chart for each country.

Top 20 Countries

1. USA
55.87% (Top Countries 2004 – No.1 – 67%; 2003 – No.1 – 70.08%; 2002 – No.1 – 67.73%; 2001 – No.1 65.83%)

2. UK 22.15% (2 – 14,23%; 2 – 14,55%; 2 - 13,12%; 2 – 19,69%)

3. Germany 13.16% (3 – 7.48%; 3 – 4,92%; 3 - 7,54%; 3 – 5,14%)

4. France 6.07% (4 – 4,23%; 4 – 3,76%; 4 - 3,96%; 4 – 2,18%)

5. Netherlands 1.05% (7 – 0.81%; 7 – 1,25%; 5 - 2,97%; 5 – 1,89%)


6. Austria 0.76% (17 – 0.02%; 11 – 0.25%)

7. Sweden 0.23% (10 – 0.42%; -; -; 7 – 0.64%)

8. Australia 0.17% (9 – 0.46%; 5 – 1.70%; -)

9. Romania 0.17% (5 – 2.34%; -)

10. Belgium 0.15% (11 – 0.28%; 10 – 0.40%; 8 – 0.63%; 10 – 0.51%)


Top 20 Areas

1. New York 28.67% (Top Areas 2004 – No.1 – 47.50%; 2003 – No.1 – 49.49%; 2002 – No.1 – 34.2%; 2001 – No.1 – 37.7%)

2. California 22.86% (2 – 13,90%; 3 – 10,51%; 2 - 25,5%; 2 – 26,1%)

3. London 22.31% (3 – 12,37%; 2 – 13,83%; 3 - 13,1%; 3 – 18,9%)

4. Berlin 8.56% (5 – 3,52%; 4 – 5,07%; 7 – 3,5%; -)

5. Paris 5.11% (4 – 3,99%; 7 – 3,22%; 8 – 2,8%; -)


6. Nashville 1.97% (6 – 3,43%; -)

7. Rural Germany 1.42% (13 – 1,46%; -)

8. Texas 1.40% (12 – 1,53%; 5 – 4,84%; -)

9. Munich 1.39% (9 – 1,71%; -)

10. Hamburg 1.07% (-)

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11. Amsterdam 1.05% (-)

12. France, Outside Paris 0.94% (-)

13. Austria 0.76% (-)

14. Cologne 0.69% (11 – 1,56%; -)

15. Atlanta 0.57% (10 – 1,59%; 10 – 0,62%; 5 – 6,5%; -)


16. Virginia 0.29% (-)

17. Sweden 0.23 %(-)

18. Australia 0.17 %(-)

19. Bucharest 0.17% (7 – 2,39%; -)

20. Belgium 0.15%


Top 10 Pop A&R Chart 2005

1. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA US, Gwen Stefani, Queens Of The Stone Age – 31.421 points (World No.1)

2. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Stevens – 11.845 p. (Top 10 Pop A&R Chart 2004 – No Position; Top 10 A&R Chart 2003 – No.6; 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.10)

3. Thomas Kowollik, Germany, Juli (signed @ Universal) – 7.526 p. (- / World No.14)
Interview with Thomas Kowollik – click here

4. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Island Records UK, Keane – 7.432 p. (7 / - / - / - / World No.15)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – click here

5. Jason Flom, Virgin Records NY US, Rob Thomas (signed @ Lava) – 6.796 p. (- / World No.19)


6. Jay Landers, Walt Disney Records CA US, Hilary Duff, Jesse McCartney – 6.776 p. (6 / - / - / - / World No.20)

7. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole – 6.718 p. (- / - / 5 / - / World No.21)

8. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls – 5.505 p. (- / World No.25)
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9. Peter Edge, J Records NY US, Alicia Keys, Mario – 5.358 p. (4 / - / - / 1 / World No.26)
Interview with Peter Edge – click here

10. Clive Davis, J Records NY US, Fantasia, Alicia Keys, Clay Aiken – 4.351 p. (1 / - / 3 / 1 / World No.33)


Top 10 Rock A&R Chart 2005

1. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY US, The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice – 18.240 p. (Top 10 Rock A&R Chart 2004 & 2003: No Position; 2002 – No.9; 2001 – No Position / World No.3)

2. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY US, Maroon5 – 8.614 p. (2 / - / - / - / World No.12)
Interview with Ben Berkman – click here

3. Andy Karp, Lava Records NY US, Simple Plan, The Click Five – 2.817 p. (- / - / - / 5 / World No.51)
Interview with Andy Karp – click here

4. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA US, Cold, Ashlee Simpson – 2.808 p. (3 / - / - / 3 / World No.52)

5. Kaz Utsonomiya, Epic Records CA US, Audioslave, Kelly Osbourne, Modest Mouse – 2.494 p. (- / 7 / - / - / World No.58)


6. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Germany, Tokio Hotel – 2.399 p. (- / World No.62)

7. Vincent Blaviel, Sony BMG France, Kyo – 1.709 p. (- / 6 / - / - / World No.73)

8. Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY US, Ben Moody, Evanescence, Seether, Scott Stamp – 1.532 p. (1 / 1 / - / - / World No.77)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – click here

9. Tim Devine, Columbia Records CA US, Switchfoot – 1.119 p. (10 / - / - / 2 / World No.94)

10. Gary Gersh, Strummer Recordings CA US, Mars Volta – 960 p. (- / World No.101)


Top 10 Urban A&R Chart 2005

1. Riggs Morales, Marc Labelle & Marshall Mathers, Shady Records NY US, 50 Cent – 20.496 p. (Morales & Mathers: Top 10 Urban A&R Chart 2004 – No Position; 2003 – 1 / 2002 & 2001 – No Position/ Labelle: 8 / 1 / - / 3 / World No.2)
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Interview with Marc Labelle – click here

2. Angelo Sanders & Andre Young, Aftermath Entertainment CA US, The Game – 15.820 p. (Young: - / 7 / 3 / 4 / World No.6)
Interview with Angelo Sanders – click here

3. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY US, Ciara, Chris Brown – 13.048 p. (- / World No.8)

4. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY US, Akon – 12.434 p. (- / World No.9)
Interview with Jerome Foster – click here

5. Kawan Prather, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment NY US, John Legend – 8.380 p. (- / - / Top 10 Pop A&R Chart 2002 – No.2 / - / World No.13)
Interview with Kawan Prather – click here


6. Bryan Leach, TVT Records NY US, Lil Jon, Ying Yang Twins – 7.135 p. (- / 10 / - / - / World No.18)
Interview with Bryan Leach – click here

7. T. Farris, Swishahouse TX US, Mike Jones, Paul Wall – 6.107 p. (- / World No.22)
Interview with T. Farris – click here

8. Patrick Reynolds, Island/Def Jam NY US, Kanye West – 5.187 p. (2 / - / - / - / World No.27)

9. Lil Jon, BME GA US, Lil Jon, Trillville – 4.993 p. (- / 10 / - / - / World No.28)

10. Shakir Stewart, Island/Def Jam NY US, Young Jeezy, Teairra Mari – 4.310 p. (- / World No.34)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – click here


Top 10 Adult Pop A&R Chart 2005

1. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, Il Divo, Steve Brookstein, Will Young – 18.178 p. (Top 10 Pop A&R Chart 2004 – No.10; 2003 – 10; 2002 – 9; 2001 – No Position / World No.4)
Interview with Simon Cowell – click here

2. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA US, James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain (only Lousada) – 17.827 p. (Lousada: Top 10 Rock A&R Chart 2004 – No.9; 2003 – No.5; 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.5)
Interview with Max Lousada – click here

3. David Foster, Warner Bros Records CA US, Josh Groban, Michael Bublι – 11.279 p. (Top 10 Adult Pop A&R Chart 2004 – No.2; 2003 – No.3; 2002 – No.2; 2001 – No Position / World No.11)

4. Heinz Canibol, 105 Music Germany, Annett Louisan – 4.672 p. (- / World No.30)

5. Clay Bradley, Sony Music Nashville TN US, Gretchen Wilson – 4.624 p. (3 / - / - / - / World No.31)


6. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY US, Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Clay Aiken – 2.680 p. (Top 10 Pop 2004 – No.5 / - / - / - / World No.53)

7. Brian Wright, Mercury Nashville TN US, Sugarland – 2.632 p. (- / World No.54)

8. Alan Bates, Candid Records UK & David Rose, Universal Music UK, Jamie Cullum – 1.552 p. (- / World No.76)

9. Paul Worley, Warner Bros Nashville TN US, Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy – 1.332 p. (4 / - / - / - / World No.82)

10. Esther Dagn & Franz Selb, Koch Universal Munich Germany, Semino Rossi – 1.122 p. (- / World No.93)


Top 10 Alternative Pop A&R Chart 2005

1. Martin Heath, Lizard King NY US, The Killers – 14.757 p. (- / World No.7)
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2. Jack Johnson & Emmett Malloy, Brushfire Records CA US, Jack Johnson – 5.633 p. (Top 5 Alternative Pop A&R Chart – No Position / 2003 – No.3 / 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.23)

3. Mark Lewis, Martin Toher & Paul Harris, B-Unique Records UK, Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (- / World No.24)
Interview with Mark Lewis – click here

4. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, Scissor Sisters – 4.452 p. (1 / - / - / - / World No.32)

5. Christof Ellinghaus, City Slang Germany, Wir Sind Helden (signed @ Virgin / Co-A&R Sven Hasenjδger) – 3.442 p. (5 / 4 / - / - / World No.40)


6. Laurence Bell. Domino Recording UK, Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys – 3.224 p. (4 / - / - / - / World No.44)

7. Andy Gershon, V2 Records NY US & Leo Silverman, Brille Music UK, White Stripes – 2.127 p. (- / 2 / - / - / World No.65)

8. Dan Keeling, Parlophone UK, Athlete – 1.300 p. (- / 1 / - / - / World No.84)
Interview with Dan Keeling – click here

9. Bruce Flohr, ATO Records VA US, Jem – 1.285 p. (- / World No.86)
Interview with Bruce Flohr – click here

10. Darren Dixon, UK, Kasabian (signed @ Sony BMG UK) – 1.268 p. (- / World No.87)


Top 5 Kids Pop A&R Chart 2005

1. Wolfgang Boss, Mach 1 Records Germany, Crazy Frog, Speedy – 7.414 p. (World No.16)

2. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Group Germany, Schnappi, Hot Banditoz (signed @ Universal) – 7.142 p. (World No.17)

3. Mario Papitto, Die Musifirma Germany, Banaroo – 4.800 p. (World No.29)

4. Jonathan Belolo, Scorpio Music France, Ilona Mitrecey – 4.250 p. (World No.35)

5. David Verdooren & Patrick van Thijn, Glam Slam Netherlands, Chipz – 4.147 p. (World No.36)
Interview with David Verdooren – click here


Click on the genre to see the A&R Chart for each genre.

Top 10 Genres

1. Pop 30.75% (Top Genres 2004 – No.1 – 33.27%; 2003 – No.1 – 34.33%; 2002 – No.1 – 44.6%; 2001 – No.1 – 37.6%

2. Hip Hop 17.30% (4 – 12.57%; 2 – 15,75%; 3 - 15,1%; 3 – 15,3%)

3. Adult Pop 13.23% (5 – 12.50%; 5 – 11,19%; 5 - 5,5%; 8 – 2,5%)

4. Alternative Pop 11.38% (6 – 3.63%; 6 – 6,09%; 8 - 1,6%; 7 – 2,9%)

5. R&B 9.84% (3 – 13.29%; 4 – 14,08%; 4 - 9,4%; 4 – 10,9%)


6. Rock 6.87% (2 – 22.76%; 3 – 15,65%; 2 - 15,4%; 2 – 21,0%)

7. Kids Pop 6.58% (-)

8. Country 2.60% (-)

9. Club & Dance 1.23% (7 – 1.97%; 7 – 2,92%; 7 - 3,0%; 5 – 5,8%)

10. Latin 0.23% (-)


Most Weeks at No.1 on the weekly World Top 20 A&R Chart of All Time:

55 Weeks – Clive Davis, J Records NY USA

38 Weeks – Andre Young, Aftermath CA USA

29 Weeks - Joshua Sarubin, Arista NY USA

25 Weeks – Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY USA, Evenescence

20 Weeks - Brian Michel Bacchus, God Of Wine Productions Inc. NY USA & Bruce Lundvall, Blue Note NY USA


All-Time Longest Duration on the World Top 20 A&R Chart:

1. Brian Bacchus & Bruce Lundvall, Blue Note NY USA, 123 Weeks, Norah Jones (June 24th, 2002 – October 25th, 2004)

2. Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY USA, 82 Weeks, Evanescence, Seether, Alter Bridge, 12 Stones (April 7th, 2003 – October 25th, 2004)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – click here

3. Clive Davis, J Records NY USA, 77 Weeks, Alicia Keys, Dido and Angie Stone (Jan 29th, 2001 – July 15th, 2002)

4. Jeff Blue, Warner CA USA, 75 Weeks, Linkin Park (Feb 12th, 2001 – July 15th, 2002)
Interview with Jeff Blue – click here

5. Kawan Prather, Columbia NY USA & La Face GE USA, 67 Weeks, Pink (December 17th, 2001 – March 24th, 2003)
Interview with Kawan Prather – click here

6. Chris Lorenzo, Murder Inc. NY USA, 66 Weeks, Ja Rule, Ashanti and Irv Gotti (October 29th, 2001 – January 27th, 2003)
Interview with Chris Lorenzo – click here

7. Kevin Law, Universal NY USA, 65 Weeks, Nelly, St.Lunatics (July 24th, 2000 - Oct 15th, 2001)
Interview with Kevin Law – click here

8. Joshua Sarubin, Arista NY USA, 62 Weeks, Avril Lavigne (July 1st, 2002 – September 1st, 2003)
Interview with Joshua Sarubin – click here

9. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY US, 60 Weeks, Maroon5 (April 5th, 2004 – May 23rd, 2005)
Interview with Ben Berkman – click here

10. Fred Durst, Flawless CA USA, 60 Weeks, Staind and Puddle Of Mudd (June 18th, 2001 – August 5th, 2002)


Click on the label to see the A&R Chart for each label.

Top 6 Majors/Label Hosts

1. Universal 36.56% (Top Label Hosts 2004 – No.2 – 22.26%; 2003 – No.1 – 24.0%; 2002 – No.1 – 42.1%; 2001 – No.1 – 19.7%)

2. Various Independent Labels 24.66% (3 – 20.78%; 6 – 6.6%)

3. BMG 18.63% (1 – 22.75%; 2 – 22.4%; 2 – 21.7%; 2 – 19.7%)

4. Warner 10.36% (6 – 8.87%; 5 – 11,4%; 3 - 12,1%; 4 – 10,4%)

5. Sony 7.18% (4 – 14.96%; 3 – 20,0%; 4 - 12,1%; 3 – 19,0%)

6. EMI/Virgin 2.58% (5 – 10.38%; 4 - 15,6%; 5 - 9,9%; 5 – 7,2%)


Top 20 Labels

1. Interscope Records 8.29% (Top Labels 2004 – No.11; 2003 – No.12; 2002 – No.12; 2001 – No.41)

2. Island / Def Jam 7.36% (3; 14; -)

3. Atlantic / Lava 5.30% (29; 51; 25; 12)

4. Universal Germany 5.27% (Universal International – 26; 13; 4; 3)

5. Shady Records 4.73% (24; 1: -; 8)


6. Syco Music 4.20% (27; -)

7. Aftermath Entertainment 3.65% (-; 31; 9; 10)

8. J Records 3.11% (6; -; 7; 1)

9. Warner 3.02% (7; 9; 6; 5)

10. Jive Records 3.01% (8; 5; 10; 14)

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11. 19 Recordings 2.74% (49; 15; 54; -)

12. Sony Music 2.25% (4; 7; 21; 36)

13. BMG 2.25% (12; 10; 30; -)

14. Custard Records 2.06% (-)

15. Octone Records 1.99% (5; -)


16. Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment 1.93% (-)

17. WEA France 1.83% (WEA International – 17; 32; 29; 69)

18. Mach 1 Records 1.71% (-)

19. Lizard King Records 1.70% (-)

20. Walt Disney Records 1.56% (18; 25; -)


Universal Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA US, Gwen Stefani, Queens Of The Stone Age – 31.421 points (World No.1)

2. Riggs Morales, Marc Labelle & Marshall Mathers, Shady Records NY US, 50 Cent – 20.496 p. (Universal Top 10 A&R Chart 2004 – No.6 (only Labelle); 2003 – No.1; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No.2 (only Labelle); World No.2)
Interview with Riggs Morales – click here
Interview with Marc Labelle – click here

3. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY US, The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice – 18.240 p. (World No.3)

4. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Island Records UK, Keane – 7.432 p. (5 / - / - / - / World No.15)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – click here

5. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole – 6.718 p. (- / 6 / 4 / - / World No.21)


6. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA US, Pussycat Dolls – 5.505 p. (- / World No.25)

7. Patrick Reynolds, Island/Def Jam NY US, Kanye West – 5.187 p. (3 / - / - / - / World No.27)

8. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, Scissor Sisters – 4.452 p. (8 / - / - / - / World No.32)

9. Shakir Stewart, Island/Def Jam NY US, Young Jeezy, Teairra Mari – 4.310 p. (- / World No.34)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – click here

10. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA US, Cold, Ashlee Simpson – 2.808 p. (4 / - / - / 4 / World No.52)


BMG Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, Il Divo, Steve Brookstein, Will Young – 18.178 p. (BMG Top 10 A&R Chart 2004 – No.7; 2003 – No.5; 2002 – No.3; 2001 – No.2 / World No.4)
Interview with Simon Cowell – click here

2. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY US, Ciara, Chris Brown – 13.048 p. (10 / - / - / - / World No.8)

3. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY US, Maroon5 – 8.614 p. (1 / - / - / - / World No.12)
Interview with Ben Berkman – click here

4. Peter Edge, J Records NY US, Alicia Keys, Mario – 5.358 p. (3 / - / - / 1 / World No.26)
Interview with Peter Edge – click here

5. Clive Davis, J Records NY US, Fantasia, Alicia Keys, Clay Aiken – 4.351 p. (2 / 6 / 2 / 1 / World No.33)


6. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, Silbermond – 3.667 p. (- / World No.38)

7. Larry Jackson, J Records NY US, Fantasia – 3.249 p. (- / World No.43)

8. Anthony Marciano, Sony BMG France, Amel Bent, Lββm – 3.134 p. (- / World No.47)
Interview with Anthony Marciano – click here

9. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY US, Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Clay Aiken – 2.680 p. (4 / 8 / - / - / World No.53)

10. Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK, Blue (signed @ Innocent), Lee Ryan – 1.837 p. (EMI/Virgin Top 10 A&R Chart 2003 – No.4 / World No.71)
Interview with Hugh Goldsmith – click here


Warner Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK, James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain – 17.827 p. (Warner Top A&R Chart 2004 – No.5; 2003 – No.3; 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.5)
Interview with Max Lousada – click here

2. David Foster, Warner Bros Records CA US, Josh Groban, Michael Bublι – 11.279 p. (1 / 2 / 2 / - / World No.11)

3. Cecile Pfeiffer, Warner Music France, Daniel Powter – 3.454 p. (- / World No.39)

4. Dominique Gau, Warner Music France, K-Maro – 3.167 p. (- / World No.46)

5. Andy Karp, Lava Records NY US, Simple Plan, The Click Five – 2.817 p. (- / - / - / 2 / World No.51)
Interview with Andy Karp – click here


6. Mike Caren, Atlantic Records NY US, T.I., Trina, Trey Songz, Nappy Roots – 2.341 p. (- / 8 / 8 / - / World No.63)
Interview with Mike Caren – click here

7. Craig Kallman, Atlantic Records NY US, Pretty Ricky, Kevin Lyttle – 2.102 p. (2 / 1- / - / - / World No.66)

8. Paul Worley, Warner Bros Nashville TN US, Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy – 1.332 p. (3 / - / - / - / World No.82)

9. Jef Cahours de Virgil, Warner Music France, Tragedie – 1.294 p. (3 / 6 / - / - / World No.85)

10. Mary Gorley, Atlantic NY US, Death Cab For Cutie – 696 p. (- / World No.122)


Sony Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Kawan Prather, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment NY US, John Legend – 8.380 p. (- / World No.13)
Interview with Kawan Prather – click here

2. Clay Bradley, Sony Music Nashville TN US, Gretchen Wilson – 4.624 p. (1 / - / - / - / World No.31)

3. Nick Raphael, Sony Music UK, G4, Lemar – 3.209 p. (- / 8 / - / - / World No.45)
Interview with Nick Raphael – click here

4. Kaz Utsonomiya, Epic Records CA US, Audioslave, Kelly Osbourne, Modest Mouse – 2.494 p. (5 / 7 / - / - / World No.58)

5. John Doelp, Columbia Records NY US, Frankie J – 2.264 p. (- / World No.64)


6. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia France, Nadiya – 1.911 p. (9 / - / - / - / World No.70)

7. Tim Devine, Columbia Records CA US, Switchfoot – 1.119 p. (4 / - / - / 3 / World No.94)

8. George Glueck, X-Cell Records Germany, Sarah Connor – 984 p. (8 / 9 / 2 / - / World No.99)
Interview with George Glueck – click here

9. Mitchell Cohen, Columbia NY USA, Amerie, Darren Hayes – 920 p. (- / - / 6 / - / World No.105)

10. David Massey, Sony Music NY USA, Good Charlotte – 762 p. (2 / 4 / 1 / 4 / World No.117)
Interview with David Massey – click here


Fifth Consecutive Year in the Top 100

Clive Davis, J Records NY USA
Peter Edge, J Records NY USA
Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA USA

Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK
Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK
George Glueck, X-Cell Records Germany


World Top 100 A&R Chart 2004

1. Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY USA, 29.751 points for Evanescence, Alter Bridge, Seether and 12 Stones
Interview with Diana Meltzer – click here

2. 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)
Interview with Brian Michel Bacchus – click here

3. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY USA, 24.788 p. Maroon5
Interview with Ben Berkman – click here

4. Clive Davis, J Records NY USA, 20.704 p. Alicia Keys, Clay Aiken, Diana DeGarmo, Dido, Fantasia

5. David Foster, Warner Bros. Records CA USA, 13.638 p. Josh Groban, Michael Bublι


6. Marcus Heisser, Interscope Records CA USA, 13.526 p. G-Unit, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck

7. Joshua Sarubin, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 13.132 p. Avril Lavigne (signed @ Arista USA)
Interview with Joshua Sarubin – click here

8. Patrick Reynolds, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 12.274 p. Kanye West

9. Harve Pierre, Bad Boy Entertainment NY USA, 12.122 p. Mario Winans, Shyne, Carl Thomas

10. Dan Popi, Media Services Romania, 11.827 p. O-Zone
Interview with Dan Popi – click here



World Top 100 A&R Chart 2003

1. Riggs Morales, Marc Labelle & Marshall Mathers, Shady Records NY USA, 50.355 points for 50 Cent and Obie Trice
Interview with Riggs Morales – click here
Interview with Marc Labelle – click here

2. Brian Bacchus, God Of Wine Productions Inc. NY USA & Bruce Lundvall, Blue Note NY USA, 47.538 p. Norah Jones
Interview with Brian Michel Bacchus – click here

3. Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY USA, 42.870 p. Evanescence
Interview with Diana Meltzer – click here

4. Joshua Sarubin, Arista Records NY USA, 30.564 p. Avril Lavigne
Interview with Joshua Sarubin – click here

5. Teresa La Barbera Whites, Columbia TX USA, 27.521 p. Beyoncι, Kelly Rowland, Jessica Simpson
Interview with Teresa La Barbera Whites – click here


6. Murray Elias, VP Records NY USA, 21.872 p. Sean Paul
Interview with Murray Elias – click here

7. Justin Timberlake, Just In Time Entertainment FL USA, 20.106 p. Justin Timberlake

8. Bjφrn Teske & Andrι Selleneit, BMG Berlin Germany, 17.336 p. Alexander, Daniel K, Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, Gracia, Yvonne Catterfeld
Interview with Bjφrn Teske – click here

9. Dan Keeling, Parlophone UK, 15.422 p. Coldplay
Interview with Dan Keeling – click here

10. Martin Kierszenbaum, Interscope Records CA USA, 11.594 p. T.A.T.U.
Interview with Martin Kierszenbaum – click here



World Top 100 A&R Chart 2002

1. Chris Lorenzo, Murder Inc. NY USA, 30.895 points for.Ashanti, Ja Rule and Irv Gotti
Interview with Chris Lorenzo – click here

2. Joshua Sarubin, Arista NY USA, 26.724 p. Avril Lavigne
Interview with Joshua Sarubin – click here

3. Ron Burman, Roadrunner NY USA, 24.896 p. Nickelback, Chad Kroeger and Theory Of A Deadman (all signed @ Roadrunner CA USA)
Interview with Ron Burman – click here

4. Jeff Blue, Warner Brothers CA USA, 23.755 p. Linkin Park
Interview with Jeff Blue – click here

5. Kawan Prather, Columbia CA USA, 21.513 p. Pink (signed @ La Face)
Interview with Kawan Prather – click here


6. Kevin Law, Universal NY USA, 20.482 p. Nelly and St.Lunatic
Interview with Kevin Law – click here

7. Clive Davis, J Records NY USA, 18.758 p. Alicia Keys, Dido and Angie Stone

8. David Massey, Sony NY USA, 16.786 p. Anastacia and Good Charlotte (all signed @ Epic)
Interview with David Massey – click here

9. Andre Young, Aftermath CA USA, 15.254 p. Eminem

10. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 13.726 p. Vanessa Carlton, The Calling (signed @ RCA) and Christina Aguilera (signed @ RCA)


World Top 100 A&R Chart 2001

1. Clive Davis & Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 55009 points for Alicia Keys and Dido
Interview with Peter Edge – click here

2. Jeff Blue, Warner Brothers CA USA, 23021 p. Linkin Park

3. Kevin Law, Universal NY USA, 17452 p. Nelly and St.Lunatics
Interview with Kevin Law – click here

4. Teresa La Barbera Whites, Columbia TX USA, 16612 p. Destiny's Child and Jessica Simpson
Interview with Teresa La Barbera Whites – click here

5. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK, 15001 p. Gorillaz
Interview with Miles Leonard – click here


6. Tommy Mottola, Columbia NY USA, 14930 p. Jennifer Lopez

7. Marc Labelle, Shady Records NY USA, 14838 p. D 12

8. Tim Devine, Columbia CA USA, 14244 p. Crazy Town, Train and Evan & Jaron

9. Andre Young, Aftermath CA USA, 12682 p. Eminem

10. Jordan Schur, Flip Records CA USA, 12518 p. Limp Bizkit