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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2006

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1. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA USA, 30.618 points for James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), Darkness (only Lousada) (Lousada: World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 5; 2004 – No.53; 2003 – No.31; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position) (Perry: World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005 – No.5 )
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here
Interview with Linda Perry – Click here

2. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 17.237 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (21 / 187 / 26 / 10 / 85)
Interview with Ron Fair – Click here

3. Josh Deutsch, Downtown Records NY USA, 24.788 p. Gnarls Barkley (-)
Interview with Josh Deutsch – Click here

4. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA USA, 15.437 p. Pussycat Dolls (25 / -)

5. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 13.638 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward (4/ 28 / 20 / 15 / 24)
Interview with Simon Cowell – Click here

6. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 12.312 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (53 / 14 / 41 / - / -)
Interview with Stephen Ferrera – Click here

7. Jay Brown, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 11.123 p. Rihanna (55 / - / - / 30 / -)

8. Robert Stevenson, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 7.825 p. The Killers, Fall Out Boy (3 / 97 / 167 / 80 / 46)
Interview with Robert Stevenson – Click here

9. Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 7.398 p. Jamie Foxx (26 / 13 / 71 / 43 / 1)
Interview with Peter Edge – Click here

10. Tyran Smith, Def Jam NY USA, 6.664 p. Ne-Yo (-)

11. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 6.022 p. Katie Melua (50 / 21 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mike Batt – Click here

12. Wolfgang Boss, Mach 1 Records Germany, 5.627 p. Crazy Frog (16 / 225 / - / - / - )

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

14. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 5.321 p. Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand (44 / 49 / - / - / -)

15. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 4.876 p. Tokio Hotel (62 / -)

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

17. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, 4.548 p. Kelly Clarkson, Amy Winehouse, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard (10 / 72 / 12 / 79 / -)

18. John Janick, Fueled By Ramen FL USA & Peter Wentz, Decaydance Records FL USA, 4.481 p. Panic! At The Disco (-)
Interview with John Janick – Click here

19. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 4.271 p. Kooks (- / - / 64 / - / -)
Interview with Nick Burgess – Click here

20. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 8.091 p. Snow Patrol (- / 41 / - / - / -)
Interview with Jim Chancellor – Click here

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21. Mike Flynn, Sony BMG NY USA, 3.778 p. The Fray (-)

22. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 3471 p. Lily Allen, Simon Webbe (-)
Interview with Jamie Nelson – Click here

23. Tom Mackay, Republic Records NY USA, 3.657 p. Hinder (- / - / - / - / 49)

24. Conrad Dimanche, Bad Boy Entertainment NY USA, 3471 p. Danity Kane (-)

25. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3.465 p. The Killers (7 / - )
Interview with Martin Heath – Click here

26. Shakir Stewart, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 3.462 p. Ric Ross, Young Jeezy (34 / -)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – Click here

27. Russell Spencer, Block Entertainment GA USA, 3.455 p. Yung Joc (-)

28. Justin Timberlake, Just In Time Entertainment FL USA, 3.266 p. Justin Timberlake (- / - / 7 / - / -)

29. T.Gray, Latium Entertainment TX USA, 3.208 p. Chamillionaire (-)
Interview with T.Gray – Click here

30. Colin Barlow, Polydor Records UK, 3.135 p. James Morrison, Girls Aloud (- / 87 / 37 / 24 / 37)
Interview with Colin Barlow – Click here

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31. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 3.081 p. Scissor Sisters (32 / 26 / - / - / -)

32. Richard O’Donovan, Vertigo Records UK, 3.074 p. Razorlight, The Marshals (91 / 105 / - / - / -)

33. Shabs Jobanputra, Relentless Records UK, 3.060 p. KT Tunstall ( 48 / -)
Interview with Shabs Jobanputra – Click here

34. Bob Arnz, Twofor Music Germany, 3.007 p. LaFee (-)

35. Ferdy Unger-Hamilton, Virgin UK, 2.881 p. Keane (signed @ Island) (15 / 19 / - / - / -)
Interview with Ferdy Unger-Hamilton – Click here

36. Tony Brummel, Victory Records IL USA, 2.866 p. Hawthorne Heights, Taking Back Sunday (-)

37. Clay Bradley, Sony Nashville TN USA, 2.810 p. Josh Turner, Gretchen Wilson (31/ 11 / - / - / -)
Interview with Clay Bradley – Click here

38. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2.725 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys, Automatic (24/ 292 / - / - / -)
Interview with Paul Harris – Click here
Interview with Mark Lewis – Click here

39. Bjφrn Teske, Sony BMG Germany, 2.638 p. Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch, Yvonne Catterfeld (89 / 31 / 8 / - / -)
Interview with Bjφrn Teske – Click here

40. Venus Brown, A&M Records CA USA, 2.582 p. Fergie (-)

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41. Jordan Schur, Geffen Records CA USA, 2.543 Angels & Airwaves, Ashlee Simpson (52 / 18 / 89 / 100 / 10)

42. Jack Johnson & Emmett Malloy, Brushfire Records CA USA, 2.474 p. Jack Johnson (23 / - / 49 / 179 / -)

43. Ben Beardsworth, XL Recordings UK, 2.394 p. Thom Yorke (-)

44. Patrick Reynolds, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 2.336 p. Kanye West (27 / 8 / - / - / -)

45. Jonnie Blackburn, RCA Label Group UK, 2.323 p. Sandi Thom (-)

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

47. Jay Landers, Walt Disney Records CA USA, 3.811 p. Hillary Duff, Jesse McCartney (20 / 15 / 21 / - / -)

48. Martine Levy, Scorpio Music France, 2.294 p. Najoua Belyzel, Pigloo (19 / 13 / 17)

49. Asko Kallonen, Helsinki Music Company Finland, 2.204 p. (signed @ BMG Finland) Lordi (- / - / - / - / 71)
Interview with Asko Kallonen – Click here

50. Daniel Lieberberg, Motor Music Germany, 2.174 p. Sportfreunde Stiller, Jan Delay (-)

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51. Mark Wright, Sony Nashville TN USA, 2.174 p. Josh Turner (-)

52. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspecht Musik Austria, 2.153 p. (signed @ Universal) Christina Stόrmer (42 / -)

53. Manuel Herunter, Sony BMG Germany, 2.147 p. Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch (-)

54. Craig Aaronson, Warner CA USA, 1.990 p. My Chemical Romance (-)

55. Steve Prudholme, Capitol Records CA USA, 1.990 p. LeToya (59 / - / -)

56. Franck Boga, Hostile Records France, 1.989 p. Diam’s (31 / - / -)

57. Michael Caplan, Sony BMG NY USA, 1.968 p. Matisyahu (- / 38)
Interview with Michael Caplan – Click here

58. David Foster, Warner CA USA, 1.967 p. Michael Bublι (11/ 5 / 29 / 23 / -)

59. Mike Caren, Atlantic CA USA, 1.921 p. T.I. (63 / 241 / 72 / 56 / -)
Interview with Mike Caren – Click here

60. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1.920 p. Silbermond (38 / 47 / - / - / -)

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61. Jeff Fenster, Jive Records NY USA, 1.905 p. Nick Lachey (-)

62. George Glueck & Tim Schurig, X-cell Records Germany, 1.875 p. Texas Lightning (99 / 86 / 87 / 19 / 57)
Interview with George Glueck – Click here

63. Mary Gormley, Atlantic Records CA USA, 1.868 p. Billy Talent (122 / -)

64. Alfe Hollingsworth & Tracy Bennett, Buddhist Punk Records Uk, 1.761 p. Mattafix (Hollingsworth; - / 247 / 8) (Bennett: - / - / 61/ 49 / 64)

65. Jeff Aldrich, Warner CA USA, 1.729 p. Paris Hilton (-)

66. Andreas Pohle, Triple M Music Germany, 1.661 p. US 5 (81 / -)

67. Louis Bloom, Island Records UK, 1.652 p. The Feeling (-)

68. Paul Adam, Mercury Records UK, 2.582 p. Orson, McFly (79 / 32 / 18 / 139 / 47)

69. Daniel Powter, Gary Stamler Management CA USA, 1.619 p. Daniel Powter (39 / -)

70. Andy Gershon, V2 Records NY USA & Richard Russell, XL Recordings UK, 1.569 p. Raconteurs (65 / 358 / 14 / - / -)

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71. Murray Elias, VP Records NY USA, 1.564 p. Sean Paul (98 / 74 / 6 / 122 / -)
Interview with Murray Elias – Click here

72. Diana Meltzer, Wind-up Records NY USA, 1.552 p. Evanescence (1 / 3 / - / 35)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – Click here

73. Brian Wright, Mercury Nashville TN USA, 1.532 p. Sugarland (54/ -)

74. Jean Christophe Thiefine & Jerome Scholzke, V2 Music France, 1.523 p. Anais (-)

75. Thomas Haimovici, Atlantic UK, 1.475 p. Paolo Nutini (-)

76. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia Records France, 1.467 p. Nadiya (70 / 89 / - / - / -)

77. Hugo Bedford, Atlantic UK & Warren Clarke, Necessary Records UK, 1.413 p. Hard-Fi (-)

78. Jason Jordan, Hollywood Records NY USA, 1.396 p. Breaking Benjamin (-)

79. Eddie Weathers, So So Def GA USA, 1.392 p. Dem Franchize Boyz (- / 43/ -)
Interview with Eddie Weathers – Click here

80. Michael Tedesco, Jive Records NY USA, 1.323 p. Three Days Grace (-)

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81. Gwendolyn Niles, Bad Boy NY USA, 1.300 p. Cassie (-)

82. Jason Geter, Grand Hustle GA USA, 1.270 p. Young Dro (-)

83. Helmuth Rόssmann, Christian Wolff, Na Klar! Germany & Mario Papitto, Probenraum Media Germany, 1.152 p. Banaroo (Rόssmann: 29 / - Papitto: 29 / - / 297 / 36 / -)

84. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY USA, 1.152 p. Akon (9 / -)
Interview with Jerome Foster – Click here

85. Rιmy Saint Jacques, Airplay Records France, 1.131 p. Pakito (-)

86. Anthony Marciano, Sony BMG France, 1.127 p. Amel Bent, Lββm (47 / -)
Interview with Anthony Marciano – Click here

87. Graeme Lowe, Island Records UK, 1.119 p. The Fratellis (-)

88. Eric Nicks, Motown Records NY USA, 1.106 p. Lyfe Jennings (-)

89. Luke Wood, Interscope Records CA USA, 1.104 p. AFI (Signed @ Dreamworks Records USA) (- / - / 82 / 63 / -)
Interview with Luke Wood – Click here

90. Kevin Williamson, Maverick Records CA USA, 1.039 p. The Wreckers (-)

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91. Chad Johnson, Solid State Records WA USA, 1.037 p. Underoath (-)
Interview with Chad Johnson – Click here

92. Marion Teyre, Universal Music France, 1.034 p. M.Pokora (38 / 35 / -)

93. Kawan Prather, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment NY USA, 1.028 p. John Legend (13 / 144 / 35 / 5 / 75)
Interview with Kawan Prather – Click here

94. Alan Wills, Deltasonic Records UK, 1.011 p. Zutons (- / - / 90 / 165 / -)
Interview with Alan Wills – Click here

95. Karin Heinrich & Freddie De Wall, Heinrich & De Wall Germany, 1.009 p. Roger Cicero (-)

96. Neffi Temur, Urban Def Jam Germany, 910 p. Bushido (-)

97. Matt Jagger, Mercury Records UK, 900 p. Lucie Silvas (-)
Interview with Matt Jagger – Click here

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

99. Joe ”3H” Weinberger, HHH Artists, Inc. NY USA, 849 p. Daddy Yankee (69/ -)

100. Mickey ”Memphitz” Wright, Jive Records NY USA, 839 p. T-Pain (-)


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

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 Bublι (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)
Interview with Mike Caren – Click here

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. Jφrg 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)
Interview with Jamie Nelson – Click here

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

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. Bjφrn 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 Bjφrn 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 Stόrmer (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)
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16. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2.725 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys, Automatic (5 / - / World No.38)
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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. Jφrg 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. Bjφrn Teske, Sony BMG Germany, 2.638 p. Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch, Yvonne Catterfeld (15 / 1 / 1 / - / - / World No.39)
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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)
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9. Andreas Pohle, Triple M Music Germany, 1.661 p. US 5 (13 / - / World No.66)

10. Helmuth Rόssmann, 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. Rιmy Saint Jacques, Airplay Records France, 1.131 p. Pakito (- / World No.85)

7. Anthony Marciano, Sony BMG France, 1.127 p. Amel Bent, Lββm (4 / - / World No.86)
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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 Stόrmer (42 / -)

No.1 Netherlands

1. David Verdooren & Patrick van Thijn, Glam Slam Netherlands, 737 p. Chipz (World No.36)
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Sweden Top 2

1. Magnus Bohman & Joakim Gδvert, Imperial Recordings, 850 p. Jose Gonzalez (-)
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2. Fredrik Wennerlund, EMI Music Sweden, 112 p. Mando Diao (World No.239)

Europe World Top 40 A&R Chart


Top 20 Areas

1. London 29.92% (Top Areas 2005 – No.3 – 22.31%; 2004 - No.3 – 12,37%; 2003 - No.2 – 13,83%; 2002 - No.3 - 13,1%; 2001 - No.3 – 18,9%)

2. New York 29.75% (1 – 28.67%; 1 – 47.50%; 1 – 49.49%; 1 – 34.2%; 1 – 37.7%)

3. California 16.25% (2 – 22.86%; 2 – 13,90%; 3 – 10,51%; 2 - 25,5%; 2 – 26,1%)

4. Berlin 5.69% (4 - 8.56%; 5 – 3.52%; 4 – 5.07%; 7 – 3.5%; -)

5. Paris 4.03% (5 – 5.11%; 4 – 3.99%; 7 – 3.22%; 8 – 2.8%; -)


6. Nashville 2.08% (6 – 1.97%; 6 – 3.43%; -)

7. Atlanta 1.81% (15 – 0.57%; 10 – 1.59%; 10 – 0.62%; 5 – 6.5%; -)

8. Munich 1.48% (9 – 1.71%; -)

9. France, Outside Paris 1.42% (-)

10. Rural US 1.32% (-)

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11. Rural Germany 1.18% (7 – 1.42%; 13 – 1.46%; -)

12. Texas 1.17% (8 – 1.40%; 12 – 1.53%; 5 – 4.84%; -)

13. Chicago 0.85% (-)

14. Finland 0.65% (- / 12 - 0.23%)

15. Austria 0.64%% (13 – 0.76% / -)


16. Rural UK 0.52% (-)

17. Seattle 0.31% (-)

18. Hamburg 0.30% (10 – 1.07% / -)

19. Sweden 0.25% (17 – 0.23%)

20. Netherlands 0.22% (5 – 1.05%; 7 – 0.81%; 7 – 1,25%; 5 - 2,97%; 5 – 1,89%)

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

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)
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2. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 17.237 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (7 / - / - / 5 / - / World No.2)
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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)
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5. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 6.022 p. Katie Melua (9 / - / World No.11)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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 / - / - / -)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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2. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 13.638 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward (1 / World No.5)
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3. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 12.312 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (6/ World No.6)
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4. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 6.022 p. Katie Melua (- / World No.11)
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5. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 4.816 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (- / World No.16)
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6. Shabs Jobanputra, Relentless Records UK, 3.060 p. KT Tunstall ( - / World No.33)
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7. Clay Bradley, Sony Nashville TN USA, 2.810 p. Josh Turner, Gretchen Wilson (- / World No.37)
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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)
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2. John Janick, Fueled By Ramen FL USA & Peter Wentz, Decaydance Records FL USA, 4.481 p. Panic! At The Disco (- / World No.18)
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3. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 4.271 p. Kooks (- / World No.19)
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4. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 8.091 p. Snow Patrol (- / World No.20)
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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 )
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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)
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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)
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4. Jonathan Belolo, Scorpio Music France, 688 p. Ilona Mitrecey (4 / World No.112)


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

44 Weeks – Max Louada, Atlantic UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA 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)
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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)
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5. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, 74 Weeks, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Stevens (January 10th, 2005 – June 5th, 2006)

6. Max Lousada, Atlantic UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA USA, 74 Weeks, James Blunt (December 26 th, 2005 – Nov 13th, 2006)
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here

7. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 72 Weeks, The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice (January 24th, 2005 - June 5th, 2006)
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8. Kawan Prather, Columbia NY USA & La Face GE USA, 67 Weeks, Pink (December 17th, 2001 – March 24th, 2003)
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9. Chris Lorenzo, Murder Inc. NY USA, 66 Weeks, Ja Rule, Ashanti and Irv Gotti (October 29th, 2001 – January 27th, 2003)
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10. Kevin Law, Universal NY USA, 65 Weeks, Nelly, St.Lunatics (July 24th, 2000 - Oct 15th, 2001)
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Click on the label to see the A&R Chart for each label.

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)
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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)
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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)
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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)
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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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Sixth Consecutive Year in the Top 100

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

Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK
George Glueck, X-Cell Records Germany


World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005

1. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA USA, 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)
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2. Riggs Morales, Marc Labelle & Marshall Mathers, Shady Records NY USA, 50 Cent – 20.496 p. (Morales & Mathers: 79 / 1 / 153 / - / Labelle: 23 / 1 / 153 / 7)
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3. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY USA, The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice – 18.240 p. (97 / 167 / 80 / 46)
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4. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, Il Divo, Steve Brookstein, Will Young – 18.178 p. (28 / 20 / 15 / 24)
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5. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA USA, 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 USA, The Game – 15.820 p. (Young: - / 32 / 9 / 9)
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7. Martin Heath, Lizard King NY USA, The Killers – 14.757 p. (-)
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8. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, Ciara, Chris Brown – 13.048 p. (42 / - / - / -)
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9. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY USA, Akon – 12.434 p. (-)
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10. Simon Fuller, 19 Recordings UK, Kelly Clarkson, Rachel Stevens – 11.845 p. (72 / 12 / 79 / -)


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
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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)
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3. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY USA, 24.788 p. Maroon5
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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)
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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
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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
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2. Brian Bacchus, God Of Wine Productions Inc. NY USA & Bruce Lundvall, Blue Note NY USA, 47.538 p. Norah Jones
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3. Diana Meltzer, Wind-Up Records NY USA, 42.870 p. Evanescence
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4. Joshua Sarubin, Arista Records NY USA, 30.564 p. Avril Lavigne
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5. Teresa La Barbera Whites, Columbia TX USA, 27.521 p. Beyoncι, Kelly Rowland, Jessica Simpson
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6. Murray Elias, VP Records NY USA, 21.872 p. Sean Paul
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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
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9. Dan Keeling, Parlophone UK, 15.422 p. Coldplay
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10. Martin Kierszenbaum, Interscope Records CA USA, 11.594 p. T.A.T.U.
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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2002

1. Chris Lorenzo, Murder Inc. NY USA, 30.895 points for.Ashanti, Ja Rule and Irv Gotti
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2. Joshua Sarubin, Arista NY USA, 26.724 p. Avril Lavigne
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3. Ron Burman, Roadrunner NY USA, 24.896 p. Nickelback, Chad Kroeger and Theory Of A Deadman (all signed @ Roadrunner CA USA)
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4. Jeff Blue, Warner Brothers CA USA, 23.755 p. Linkin Park
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5. Kawan Prather, Columbia CA USA, 21.513 p. Pink (signed @ La Face)
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6. Kevin Law, Universal NY USA, 20.482 p. Nelly and St.Lunatic
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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)
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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)
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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2001

1. Clive Davis & Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 55009 points for Alicia Keys and Dido
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2. Jeff Blue, Warner Brothers CA USA, 23021 p. Linkin Park
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3. Kevin Law, Universal NY USA, 17452 p. Nelly and St.Lunatics
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4. Teresa La Barbera Whites, Columbia TX USA, 16612 p. Destiny's Child and Jessica Simpson
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5. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK, 15001 p. Gorillaz
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6. Tommy Mottola, Columbia NY USA, 14930 p. Jennifer Lopez

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







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