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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2006

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Top 20 Countries

1. USA
53.58% (Top Countries 2005 – No.1 55.87%; - 2004 – No.1 – 67%; 2003 – No.1 – 70.08%; 2002 – No.1 – 67.73%; 2001 – No.1 65.83%)

2. UK 31.32% (2 - 22.15%; 2 – 14,23%; 2 – 14,55%; 2 - 13,12%; 2 – 19,69%)

3. Germany 8.64% (3 – 13.16%; 3 – 7.48%; 3 – 4,92%; 3 - 7,54%; 3 – 5,14%)

4. France 5.29% (4 – 6.07%; 4 – 4.23%; 4 – 3.76%; 4 – 3.96%; 4 – 2.18%)

5. Finland 0.65%


6. Austria 0.64% (6 – 0.76%; 17 – 0.02%; 11 – 0.25%)

7. Sweden 0.25% (7 – 0.23%; 10 – 0.42%; -; -; 7 – 0.64%)

8. Denmark 0.18% (-)


USA Top 40 A&R Chart 2006


1. Linda Perry, Custard Records CA USA, 30.618 points for James Blunt (US Top 40 A&R Chart 2005 – No.4; 2004, 2003, 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.1)
Interview with Linda Perry – Click here

2. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 17.237 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (15 / - / 18 / 10 / - / World No.21)
Interview with Ron Fair – Click here

3. Josh Deutsch, Downtown Records NY USA, 24.788 p. Gnarls Barkley (- / World No.3)
Interview with Josh Deutsch – Click here

4. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA USA, 15.437 p. Pussycat Dolls (18 /World No. 4)

5. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 12.312 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (29 / 13 / 27 / - / - / World No.6) Interview with Stephen Ferrera – Click here

6. Jay Brown, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 11.123 p. Rihanna (31 / - / - / 18 / - / World No.7)

7. Robert Stevenson, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 7.825 p. The Killers, Fall Out Boy (3 / - / - / - / 29 / World No.8)
Interview with Robert Stevenson – Click here

8. Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 7.398 p. Jamie Foxx (19 / 12 / 37 / 27 / 1 / World No.9)
Interview with Peter Edge – Click here

9. Tyran Smith, Def Jam NY USA, 6.664 p. Ne-Yo (- / World No.10)


10. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, 5.539 p. Chris Brown, Ciara (7 / 30 / - / - / - / World No.13)
Interview with Mark Pitts – Click here

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11. John Janick, Fueled By Ramen FL USA & Peter Wentz, Decaydance Records FL USA, 4.481 p. Panic! At The Disco (-/ World No.18)
Interview with John Janick – Click here

12. Mike Flynn, Sony BMG NY USA, 3.778 p. The Fray (- / World No.21)

13. Tom Mackay, Republic Records NY USA, 3.657 p. Hinder (- / - / 32 / - / 30 /World No.23)

14. Conrad Dimanche, Bad Boy Entertainment NY USA, 3471 p. Danity Kane (- / World No.24)

15. Shakir Stewart, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 3.462 p. Rick Ross, Young Jeezy (24 / World No.24)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – Click here

16. Russell Spencer, Block Entertainment GA USA, 3.455 p. Yung Joc (- / World No.27)

17. Justin Timberlake, Just In Time Entertainment FL USA, 3.266 p. Justin Timberlake (- / - / 7 / 26 / - / World No.28)

18. T.Gray, Latium Entertainment TX USA, 3.208 p. Chamillionaire (- / World No.29)
Interview with T.Gray – Click here

19. Tony Brummel, Victory Records IL USA, 2.866 p. Hawthorne Heights, Taking Back Sunday (- / World No.36)

20. Clay Bradley, Sony Nashville TN USA, 2.810 p. Josh Turner, Gretchen Wilson (22 / 10 / - / - / - / World No.37)
Interview with Clay Bradley – Click here

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21. Venus Brown, A&M Records CA USA, 2.582 p. Fergie (- / World No.40)

22. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA USA, 2.543 Angels & Airwaves, Ashlee Simpson (28 / 17 / - / - / 9 / World No.41)

23. Jack Johnson & Emmett Malloy, Brushfire Records CA USA, 2.474 p. Jack Johnson (17/ - / 30 / - / - / World No.42)

24. Patrick Reynolds, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 2.336 p. Kanye West (20 / 8 / - / - / - / World No.44)

25. Jay Landers, Walt Disney Records CA USA, 3.811 p. Hillary Duff, Jesse McCartney (14 / 14 / 13 / - / - / World No.47)

26. Mark Wright, Sony Nashville TN USA, 2.174 p. Josh Turner (- / World No.51)

27. Craig Aaronson, Warner CA USA, 1.990 p. My Chemical Romance (- / World No.54)

28. Steve Prudholme, Capitol Records CA USA, 1.990 p. LeToya (- / World No.55)

29. Michael Caplan, Sony BMG NY USA, 1.968 p. Matisyahu (- / 24 / - / World No.57)
Interview with Michael Caplan – Click here

30. David Foster, Warner CA USA, 1.967 p. Michael Bublé (9 / 6 / 19 / 16 / - / World No.58)

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31. Mike Caren, Atlantic CA USA, 1.921 p. T.I. (34 / - / 38 / 31 / - / World No.59)

32. Jeff Fenster, Jive Records NY USA, 1.905 p. Nick Lachey (- / World No.61)

33. Mary Gormley, Atlantic Records CA USA, 1.868 p. Billy Talent (- / World No.63)

34. Jeff Aldrich, Warner CA USA, 1.729 p. Paris Hilton (- / World No.65)

35. Daniel Powter, Gary Stamler Management CA USA, 1.619 p. Daniel Powter (- / World No.69)

36. Andy Gershon, V2 Records NY USA, 1.569 p. Raconteurs (36 / - / 11 / - / - / World No.70)

37. Murray Elias, VP Records NY USA, 1.564 p. Sean Paul (- / 6 / - / - / - / World No.71)
Interview with Murray Elias – Click here

38. Diana Meltzer, Wind-up Records NY USA, 1.552 p. Evanescence (- / 1 / 3 / - / 25 / World No.72)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – Click here

39. Brian Wright, Mercury Nashville TN USA, 1.532 p. Sugarland (30 / - / World No.73)

40. Jason Jordan, Hollywood Records NY USA, 1.396 p. Breaking Benjamin (- / World No.78)


Europe Top 40 A&R Chart 2006

1. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK, 30.618 points for James Blunt and Darkness (Co-A&R Steve Sasse) (Europe Top 40 A&R Chart 2005 – No.2; 2004 – No.19; 2003 – No.10; / 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position / World No.1)
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here

2. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 13.891 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward (1 / 5 / 7 / 3 / 7 / World No.5)
Interview with Simon Cowell – Click here

3. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 6.022 p. Katie Melua (11 / 3 / - / - / - / World No.11)
Interview with Mike Batt – Click here

4. Wolfgang Boss, Mach 1 Records Germany, 5.627 p. Crazy Frog (6 / - / World No.12)

5. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 5.321 p. Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand (19 / 17 / - / - / - / World No.14)

6. Jörg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 4.876 p. Tokio Hotel (30 / - / World No.15)

7. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 4.816 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (-)
Interview with Matthew Rumbold – Click here

8. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, 4.548 p. Kelly Clarkson, Amy Winehouse, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard (3 / 29 / 3 / 38 / - / World No.17)

9. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 4.271 p. Kooks (- / - / 28 / - / - / World No.19)
Interview with Nick Burgess – Click here

10. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 4.219 p. Snow Patrol (- / 12 / - / World No.20)
Interview with Jim Chancellor – Click here

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11. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 3.744 p. Lily Allen, Simon Webbe, Jamelia (- / World No.22)
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12. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3.465 p. The Killers (- / World No.25)
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13. Colin Barlow, Polydor Records UK, 3.135 p. James Morrison, Girls Aloud (- / 38 / 12 / 8 / 12 / World No.30)
Interview with Colin Barlow – Click here

14. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 3.081 p. Scissor Sisters (11 / 4 / - / - / - / World No.31)

15. Richard O’Donovan, Vertigo Records UK, 3.074 p. Razorlight, The Marshals (- / World No.32)

16. Shabs Jobanputra, Relentless Records UK, 3.060 p. KT Tunstall (48 / World No.33)
Interview with Shabs Jobanputra – Click here

17. Bob Arnz, Twofor Music Germany, 3.007 p. LaFee (- / World No.34)

18. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Virgin UK, 2.881 p. Keane (5 / 2 / - / - / - / World No.35)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – Click here

19. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2.725 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys, Automatic (8 / - / World No.38)
Interview with Paul Harris – Click here
Interview with Mark Lewis – Click here

20. Björn Teske, Sony BMG Germany, 2.638 p. Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch, Yvonne Catterfeld (- / 6 / 1 / - / - / World No.39)
Interview with Björn Teske – Click here

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21. Ben Beardsworth, XL Recordings UK, 2.394 p. Thom Yorke (- / World No.43)

22. Jonnie Blackburn, RCA Label Group UK, 2.323 p. Sandi Thom (-/ World No.45)

23. Jean-Rachid, Editions Raoul Breton FR, 2.313 p. Grand Corps Malade (-)

24. Martine Levy, Scorpio Music France, 2.294 p. Najoua Belyzel, Pigloo (- / World No.48)

25. Asko Kallonen, BMG FI, 2.204 p. Lordi (-/ World No.49)
Interview with Asko Kallonen – Click here

26. Daniel Lieberberg, Motor Music Germany, 2.174 p. Sportfreunde Stiller, Jan Delay (- / World No.50)

27. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspecht Musik Austria, 2.153 p. Christina Stürmer (signed @ Universal) (18 / - / World No.52)

28. Manuel Herunter, Sony BMG Germany, 2.147 p. Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch (- / World No.53)

29. Franck Boga, Hostile Records France, 1.989 p. Diam’s (- / World No.56)

30. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1.920 p. Silbermond (14 / 15 / - / - / - / World No.60)

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31. George Glueck & Tim Schurig, X-cell Records Germany, 1.875 p. Texas Lightning ( - / 37 / 39 / 5 / 24 / World No.86)
Interview with George Glueck – Click here

32. Alfe Hollingsworth & Tracy Bennett, Buddhist Punk Records Uk, 1.761 p. Mattafix (- / - / - / 19 / - / World No.64)

33. Andreas Pohle, Triple M Music Germany, 1.661 p. US 5 (39 / - / World No.66)

34. Louis Bloom, Island Records UK, 1.652 p. The Feeling (- / World No.67)

35. Paul Adam, Mercury Records UK, 1.621 p. Orson, McFly (38 / 7 / 5 / - / 18 / World No.68)

36. Richard Russell, XL Recordings UK, 1.569 p. Raconteurs (- / World No.70)

37. Jean Christophe Thiefine & Jerome Scholzke, V2 Music France, 1.523 p. Anais (- / World No.74)

38. Thomas Haimovici, Atlantic UK, 1.475 p. Paolo Nutini (- / World No.75)

39. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia Records France, 1.467 p. Nadiya (32 / 40 / - / - / - / World No.76)

40. Hugo Bedford, Atlantic UK & Warren Clarke, Necessary Records UK, 1.413 p. Hard-Fi (- / World No.77)


UK Top 20 A&R Chart 2006

1. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK, 30.618 points for James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness (only Lousada) (Lousada: UK Top 20 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 5; 2004 – No.53; 2003 – No.31; / 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position)
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here

2. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 13.638 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward (2005 – 1; 2004 – No.4; 2003 – No.5; 2002 – No.1; 2001 – No.4 / World No.5)
Interview with Simon Cowell – Click here

3. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 6.022 p. Katie Melua (11/ 2 / - / - / - / World No.11)
Interview with Mike Batt – Click here

4. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 5.321 p. Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand (8 / 9 / - / - / - / World No.14)

5. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 4.816 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (- / World No.16)
Interview with Matthew Rumbold – Click here

6. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, 4.548 p. Kelly Clarkson, Amy Winehouse, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard (3 / 16 / 2 / 16 / - / World No.17)

7. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 4.271 p. Kooks (- / - / 14/ - / - / World No.19)
Interview with Nick Burgess – Click here

8. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 8.091 p. Snow Patrol (6/ - / World No.20)
Interview with Jim Chancellor – Click here

9. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 3471 p. Lily Allen, Simon Webbe, Jamelia (- / World No.22)
Interview with Jamie Nelson – Click here

10. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3.465 p. The Killers (- / World No.25)
Interview with Martin Heath – Click here

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11. Colin Barlow, Polydor Records UK, 3.135 p. James Morrison, Girls Aloud (18 / 8 / 4 / 9 / World No.30)
Interview with Colin Barlow – Click here

12. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 3.081 p. Scissor Sisters (6 / 3 / - / - / - / World No.31)

13. Richard O’Donovan, Vertigo Records UK, 3.074 p. Razorlight, The Marshals (- / 19 / World No.32)

14. Shabs Jobanputra, Relentless Records UK, 3.060 p. KT Tunstall (10/ - / World No.33)
Interview with Shabs Jobanputra – Click here

15. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Virgin UK, 2.881 p. Keane (4/ 1 / - / - / - / World No.35)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – Click here

16. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2.725 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys, Automatic (5 / - / World No.38)
Interview with Paul Harris – Click here
Interview with Mark Lewis – Click here

17. Ben Beardsworth, XL Recordings UK, 2.394 p. Thom Yorke (- / World No.43)

18. Jonnie Blackburn, RCA Label Group UK, 2.323 p. Sandi Thom (- / World No.45)

19. Alfe Hollingsworth & Tracy Bennett, Buddhist Punk Records Uk, 1.761 p. Mattafix (Hollingsworth: - / World No.64) (Bennett: - / - / 13 / - / - / World No.64)

20. Louis Bloom, Island Records UK, 1.652 p. The Feeling (- / World No.67)


Germany Top 15 A&R Chart 2006

1. Wolfgang Boss, Mach 1 Records Germany, 5.627 p. Crazy Frog (Germany Top 15 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 2; 2004 – No Position; 2003 – No Position; / 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position / World No.12)

2. Jörg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 4.876 p. Tokio Hotel (11 / - / World No.15)

3. Bob Arnz, Twofor Music Germany, 3.007 p. LaFee (- / World No.34)

4. Björn Teske, Sony BMG Germany, 2.638 p. Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch, Yvonne Catterfeld (15 / 1 / 1 / - / - / World No.39)
Interview with Björn Teske – Click here

5. Daniel Lieberberg, Motor Music Germany, 2.174 p. Sportfreunde Stiller, Jan Delay (- / World No.50)

6. Manuel Herunter, Sony BMG Germany, 2.147 p. Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch (- / World No.53)

7. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1.920 p. Silbermond (6 / 5 / - / - / - / World No.60)

8. George Glueck & Tim Schurig, X-cell Records Germany, 1.875 p. Texas Lightning (Glueck: 18 / - / 7 / 2 / 5 / World No.62) (Schurig: - / World No.62)
Interview with George Glueck – Click here

9. Andreas Pohle, Triple M Music Germany, 1.661 p. US 5 (13 / - / World No.66)

10. Helmuth Rüssmann, Christian Wolff, Na Klar! Germany & Mario Papitto, Probenraum Media Germany, 1.152 p. Banaroo (4 / - / - / 3 / - / World No.83)

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11. Neffi Temur, Urban Def Jam Germany, 910 p. Bushido, Tarkan (- / World No.100)

12. Thomas Kowollik, Universal Germany, 532 p. Juli (1 / 8 / - / World No.126)

13. Fitz Braum, BPX1992 Germany, Four Music Germany, 472 p. Bela B. , Clueso (- / World No.135)

14. Volker Mietke, Polydor Island Germany, 275 p. The Bosshoss (- / World No.179)

15. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Germany, 229 p. Marquess, Schnappi (signed @ Universal) (3 / - / World No.193)


France Top 10 A&R Chart 2006

1. Jean-Rachid, Editions Raoul Breton France, 2.313 p. Grand Corps Malade (France Top 10 A&R Chart 2005 – No Position; 2004 – No Position; 2003 – No Position; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position)

2. Martine Levy, Scorpio Music France, 2.294 p. Najoua Belyzel, Pigloo (-/ World No.48)

3. Franck Boga, Hostile Records France, 1.989 p. Diam’s (- / World No.56)

4. Jean Christophe Thiefine & Jerome Scholzke, V2 Music France, 1.523 p. Anais (- / World No.74)

5. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia Records France, 1.467 p. Nadiya (6 / 7 / - / - / - / World No.76)

6. Rémy Saint Jacques, Airplay Records France, 1.131 p. Pakito (- / World No.85)

7. Anthony Marciano, Sony BMG France, 1.127 p. Amel Bent, Lââm (4 / - / World No.86)
Interview with Anthony Marciano – Click here

8. Marion Teyre, Universal Music France, 1.034 p. M.Pokora (- / World No.92)

9. Jonathan Belolo, Scorpio Music France, 688 p. Ilona Mitrecey (- / World No.112)

10. Orlando, BG Productions France, 377 p. Helene Segara (- / World No.154)


No.1 Australia

1. Stephen Pavlovic, Modular Recordings Australia, 81 p. Wolfmother (-)

No.1 Austria

1. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspect Musik Austria, 2.153 p. (signed @ Universal) Christina Stürmer (42 / -)

No.1 Netherlands

1. David Verdooren & Patrick van Thijn, Glam Slam Netherlands, 737 p. Chipz (World No.36)
Interview with David Verdooren – Click here

Sweden Top 2

1. Magnus Bohman & Joakim Gävert, Imperial Recordings, 850 p. Jose Gonzalez (-)
Interview with Magnus Bohman – Click here

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







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