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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2006

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Top 5 Majors/Label Hosts

1. Universal 30.48% (Top Label Hosts 2005 – No.1 – 36.56%; 2004 – No.2 – 22.26%; 2003 – No.1 – 24.0%; 2002 – No.1 – 42.1%; 2001 – No.1 – 19.7%)

2. Various Independent Labels 27.24% (2 – 24.66%; 3 – 20.78%; 6 – 6.6%)

3. Sony BMG 20.87% (BMG: 3 – 18.63%; 1 – 22.75%; 2 – 22.4%; 2 – 21.7%; 2 – 19.7%) (Sony: 5 – 7.18%; 4 – 14.96%; 3 – 20,0%; 4 - 12,1%; 3 – 19,0%)

4. Warner 11.01% (4 – 10.36%; 6 – 8.87%; 5 – 11,4%; 3 - 12,1%; 4 – 10,4%)

5. EMI/Virgin 8.18% (5 – 2.58%; 5 – 10.38%; 4 - 15,6%; 5 - 9,9%; 5 – 7,2%)


Top 20 Labels

1. Island / Def Jam 9.27% (Top Labels 2005 – No.2; 2004 – No.3; 2003 – No.14; -)

2. Interscope Records 6.80% (1; 11; 12; 12; 41)

3. J Records 5.82% (8; 6; -; 7; 1)

4. Atlantic UK 4.73% (-)

5. Downtown Records 4.63% (-)


6. Custard Records 4.52% (14; -)

7. Syco Music 4.10% (6; 27; -)

8. Jive Records 3.80% (10; 8; 5; 10; 14)

9. Polydor UK 1.83% (-)

10. Dramatico Entertainment 1.78% (-)

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11. Virgin UK 1.69% (-)

12. Warner 1.68% (9; 7; 9; 6; 5)

13. Mach 1 Records 1.66% (18; -)

14. Universal Germany 1.60% (4; 26; 13; 4; 3)

15. Domino Recordings UK 1.57% (-)


16. Sony Music Nashville 1.47% (-)

17. Parlophone 1.42% (-)

18. Bad Boy Entertainment 1.41% (-)

19. 19 Recordings 1.34% (11; 49; 15; 54; -)

20. Fueled By Ramen / Decaydance Records 1.32% (-)


Universal Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 17.237 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (5 / - / 6 / 4 / - / World No.2)
Interview with Ron Fair – Click here

2. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA USA, 15.437 p. Pussycat Dolls (6 / - / World No.4)

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

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

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


6. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 8.091 p. Snow Patrol (10 / - / World No.20)
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7. Tom Mackay, Republic Records NY USA, 3.657 p. Hinder (- / World No.20)

8. Shakir Stewart, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 3.462 p. Ric Ross, Young Jeezy (9 / - / World No.26)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – Click here

9. Colin Barlow, Polydor Records UK, 3.135 p. James Morrison, Girls Aloud (- / World No.30)
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10. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 3.081 p. Scissor Sisters (8 / 8 / - / - / - / World No.31)


Warner Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK, James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain17.827 p. James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness, Goldie Lookin Chain (Warner Top A&R Chart 2005 – No.1; 2004 – No.5; 2003 – No.3; 2002 & 2001 – No Position / World No.1)
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2. Craig Aaronson, Warner CA USA, 1.990 p. My Chemical Romance (- / World No.54)

3. David Foster, Warner CA USA, 1.967 p. Michael Bublι (2 / 1 / 2 / 2 / - / World No.58)

4. Mike Caren, Atlantic CA USA, 1.921 p. T.I. (6 / - / 8 / 8 / - / World No.59)

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


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

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

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

9. Jason Geter, Grand Hustle GA USA, 1.270 p. Young Dro (- / World No.82)

10. Kevin Williamson, Maverick Records CA USA, 1.039 p. The Wreckers (- World No.90)


Sony BMG Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 13.638 p. Il Divo, Westlife, Journey South, Shayne Ward (BMG Top 10 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 1; 2004 – No.7; 2003 – No.5; 2002 – No.3; 2001 – No.2 / World No.4)
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2. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 12.312 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (9 / 4 / 8 / - / - / World No.6) Interview with Stephen Ferrera – Click here

3. Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 7.398 p. Jamie Foxx (4 / 3 / - / - / 1 / World No.9)
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4. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, 5.539 p. Chris Brown, Ciara (2 / 10 / - / - / - / World No.13)
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5. Mike Flynn, Sony BMG NY USA, 3.778 p. The Fray (- / World No.21)


6. Clay Bradley, Sony Nashville TN USA, 2.810 p. Josh Turner, Gretchen Wilson (- / World No.37)
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7. Bjφrn Teske, Sony BMG Germany, 2.638 p. Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch, Yvonne Catterfeld (- / World No.39)
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8. Asko Kallonen, Helsinki Music Company Finland, 2.204 p. (signed @ BMG Finland) Lordi (- / World No.49)
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9. Manuel Herunter, Sony BMG Germany, 2.147 p. Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch (- / World No.53)

10. Michael Caplan, Sony BMG NY USA, 1.968 p. Matisyahu (- / World No.57)
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EMI Top 4 A&R Chart

1. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 4.816 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (- / World No.16)
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2. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 4.271 p. Kooks (- / - / 64 / - / -)
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3. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 3.744 p. Lily Allen, Simon Webbe, Jamelia (- / World No.22)
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4. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Virgin UK, 2.881 p. Keane (Signed @ Island) (15 / 19 / - / - / -)
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