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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2006

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Top 10 Genres

1. Pop 20.78% (Top Genres 2005 – No.1 30.75%; 2004 – No.1 – 33.27%; 2003 – No.1 – 34.33%; 2002 – No.1 – 44.6%; 2001 – No.1 – 37.6%

2. Adult Pop 16.84% (3 – 13.23%; 5 – 12.50%; 5 – 11.19%; 5 – 5.5%; 8 – 2,5%)

3. Alternative 15.87% (4 – 11.38%; 6 – 3.63%; 6 – 6.09%; 8 – 1.6%; 7 – 2.9%)

4. R&B 15.02% (5 – 9.84%; 3 – 13.29%; 4 – 14.08%; 4 – 9.4%; 4 – 10.9%)

5. Hip Hop 12.24% (2 – 17.30%; 4 – 12.57%; 2 – 15.75%; 3 – 15.1%; 3 – 15.3%)


6. Rock 9.4% (6 – 6.87%; 2 – 22.76%; 3 – 15.65%; 2 - 15,4%; 2 – 21,0%)

7. Country 5.75% (8 – 2.60%)

8. Kids Pop 2.34% (7 – 6.58%)

9. Adult MoR 0.73% (-)

10. Club & Dance 1.23% (7 – 1.97%; 7 – 2.92%; 7 – 3.0%; 5 – 5.8%)


Top 10 Pop A&R Chart 2006

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

2. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 17.237 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (7 / - / - / 5 / - / World No.2) Interview with Ron Fair – Click here

3. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA USA, 15.437 p. Pussycat Dolls (8 / - / World No.4)

4. Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 7.398 p. Jamie Foxx (9 / 4 / - / - / 1 / World No.9)
Interview with Peter Edge – Click here

5. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 6.022 p. Katie Melua (9 / - / World No.11)
Interview with Mike Batt – Click here


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

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

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

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

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


Top 10 Rock A&R Chart 2006

1. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 7.825 p. The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice (Top 10 Rock A&R Chart 2005 – No.1; 2004 & 2003: No Position; 2002 – No.9; 2001 – No Position / World No.8)
Interview with Robert Stevenson – Click here

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

3. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 4.876 p. Tokio Hotel (6 / World No.15)

4. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 4.271 p. Kooks (- / - / 64 / - / - / World No.19)
Interview with Nick Burgess – Click here

5. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 8.091 p. Snow Patrol (- / World No.20)
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6. Tom Mackay, Republic Records NY USA, 3.657 p. Hinder (- / World No.23)

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

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

9. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA USA, 2.543 Angels & Airwaves, Ashlee Simpson (4 / 3 / - / - / 3 / World No.41)

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


Top 10 Urban A&R Chart 2006

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

2. Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 7.398 p. Jamie Foxx (-/ World No.8)
Interview with Peter Edge – Click here

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

4. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, 5.539 p. Chris Brown, Ciara (8 / 42 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mark Pitts – Click here

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


6. Shakir Stewart, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 3.462 p. Ric Ross, Young Jeezy (10 / - / World No.26)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – Click here

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

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

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

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


Top 10 Adult Pop A&R Chart 2006

1. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA USA, James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain (only Lousada) – 30.618 p. (Top 10 Adult Pop A&R Chart 2005 – No.2 / World No.1)
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here
Interview with Linda Perry – Click here

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. Mark Wright, Sony Nashville TN USA, 2.174 p. Josh Turner (- / World No.37)

10. David Foster, Warner CA USA, 1.967 p. Michael Bublι (- / World No.58)


Top 10 Alternative Pop A&R Chart 2006

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

2. 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

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

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

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


6. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3.465 p. The Killers (1 / World No.12 )
Interview with Martin Heath – Click here

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

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

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

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


Top 4 Kids Pop A&R Chart 2006

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

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

3. David Verdooren & Patrick van Thijn, Glam Slam Netherlands, 737 p. Chipz (5 /World No.107)
Interview with David Verdooren – Click here

4. Jonathan Belolo, Scorpio Music France, 688 p. Ilona Mitrecey (4 / World No.112)







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