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World Top 100 A&R Chart 2007

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1. Nick Gatfield, Louis Bloom, Island Records UK & Tommy Mottola, Casablanca Records NY USA, 30.618 points for Mika – Louis Bloom (The Feeling); (Gatfield: World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 5; 2004 – No.53; 2003 – No.31; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position)
Interview with Nick Gatfield – Click here

2. Ashley Newton, RCA Records NY USA & Pete Ganbarg, Pure Tone Music NJ USA , 13.629 p. Daughtry Newton: ( - / - / 30 / 214/ - / 123); Ganbarg: Taylor Hicks (-)
Interview with Pete Ganbarg – Click here

3. Jay Brown, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 10,333 p. Ne-Yo, Rihanna (7/ 55 / - / - / 30 / -)

4. Venus Brown, A&M Records CA USA, 9,844 p. Fergie (-)

5. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY USA, 7,842 p. Akon (84/ 9 / -)
Interview with Jerome Foster – Click here

6. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 6,881 p. The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice (6 / 3 / 97 / 167 / 80 / 46)
Interview with Robert Stevenson – Click here

7. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 6,241 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward, Paul Potts (5 / 4 / 28 / 20 / 15 / 24)
Interview with Simon Cowell – Click here

8. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 6,077 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (6 / 53 / 14 / 41 / - / -)
Interview with Stephen Ferrera – Click here

9. Justin Timberlake, Just In Time Entertainment FL USA, 5,513 p. Justin Timberlake (28 / - / - / 7 / - / -)

10. Darcus Beese, Island Records UK, 5,313 p. Amy Winehouse ( - )

11. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA USA, Gwen Stefani – 5,085 p. (- / - / 136 / 194 / 81 / - )
Interview with Mark Williams – Click here

12. Tom Mackay, Republic Records NY USA, 4,906 p. Hinder (23 / - / - / - / - / 49)

13. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 4,692 p. Snow Patrol (20/ - / 41 / - / - / -)
Interview with Jim Chancellor – Click here

14. Mike Flynn, Sony BMG NY USA, 4,263 p. The Fray (21 / - )

15. Rob Walker, Star Trak Entertainment NY USA, 4,082 p. Robin Thicke (-)

16. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 3,571 p. Arctic Monkeys (14 / 44 / 49 / - / - / -)

17. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 3,496 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (16 / - )
Interview with Matthew Rumbold – Click here

18. Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Records TN USA, 3,300 p. Taylor Swift (-)

19. Colin Barlow, Polydor Records UK, 3,219 p. James Morrison (30 / - / 87 / 37 / 24 / 37)
Interview with Colin Barlow – Click here

20. John Parker, Robbins Entertainment NY USA, 3,177 p. Cascada (-)

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21. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3,061 p. The Killers (25 / 7 / - )
Interview with Martin Heath – Click here

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

23. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Germany, 3,023 p. Monrose, Marquess (- / 3 / - )

24. Dominique Gau, Warner France, 2,984 p. Christophe Maι (-)

25. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 2,811 p. Tokio Hotel (15/ 62 / -)

26. David Foster, Warner CA USA, 2,771 p. Michael Bublι (58 / 11/ 5 / 29 / 23 / -)

27. Shakir Stewart, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 2,631 p. Ric Ross, Young Jeezy (34 / -)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – Click here

28. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2,533 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (38 / 24/ 292 / - / - / -)
Interview with Paul Harris – Click here
Interview with Mark Lewis – Click here

29. Craig Aaronson, Warner CA USA, 2,264 p. My Chemical Romance, The Used (54 / - )

30. Jon Lind, Hollywood Records, CA USA, 2,088 p. Miley Cyrus (-)

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31. Mickey ”Memphitz” Wright, Jive Records NY USA, 2,077 p. T-Pain (100 / - )

32. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 2,076 p. Lily Allen, Beverley Knight, Simon Webbe (22/ 1 / 153 / 6 / -)
Interview with Jamie Nelson – Click here

33. Stuart Meyer, Sub Pop WA USA, 1940 p. The Shins (-)

34. Marcus Heisser, Interscope Records CA USA, 1,923 p. Rich Boy, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck ( - / - / 6 / -)

35. Karin Heinrich & Freddie De Wall, Heinrich & De Wall Germany, 1,787 p. Roger Cicero (95 / - )

36. Laura Ballance, Merge Records NC USA, 1,624 p. Arcade Fire (-)

37. Richard O’Donovan, Vertigo Records UK, 1,585 p. Razorlight (32 / 91 / 105 / - / - / -)

38. Craig Callman, Atlantic Records NY USA, 1,483 p. Pretty Ricky (-)

39. Graeme Lowe, Island Records UK, 1,471 p. The Fratellis (87 / -)

40. Bob Arnz, Twofor Music Germany, 1,449 p. LaFee (34 / -)

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41. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, 1,349 p. Chris Brown, Ciara (13 / 8 / 42 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mark Pitts – Click here

42. Mike Caren, Atlantic CA USA, 1,338 p. T.I. (59 / 63 / 241 / 72 / 56 / -)

43. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 1,288 p. Scissor Sisters (31 / 32 / 26 / - / - / -)

44. James Endeacott, 1965 Records UK, 1,276 p. The View (-)

45. John Janick, Fueled By Ramen FL USA, 1,268 p. Gym Class Heroes, Paramore (18 / - )
Interview with John Janick – Click here

46. Christian Geller, Pop’n’Roll Entertainment Germany, 1,113 p. Befour (-)
Interview with Christian Geller – Click here

47. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY USA, 1,088 p. Maroon 5
Interview with Ben Berkman – Click here

48. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1,055 p. Silbermond, Revolverheld (60 / 38 / 47 / - / - / -)
Interview with Joachim Braun – Click here

49. Martin Kierszenbaum, Interscope Records CA USA, 985 p. Feist
Interview with Martin Kierszenbaum – Click here

50. Rich Christina, Hickory Records NY USA, 951 p. Elliott Yamin (-)

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51. Kaz Utsonomiya, Epic Records NY USA, 879 p. Modest Mouse (-)

52. Brandon Creed, Epic Records NY USA, 877 p. Sean Kingston (-)

53. Kawan Prather, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment NY USA, 866 p. John Legend (93 / 13 / 144 / 35 / 5 / 75)
Interview with Kawan Prather – Click here

54. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 776 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (2 / 21 / 187 / 26 / 10 / 85)
Interview with Ron Fair – Click here

55. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA USA, 769 p. Pussycat Dolls (4 / 25 / -)

56. Vincent Herbert, Da Family Entertainment NY USA, 759 p. JoJo (-)

57. Diana Meltzer, Wind-up Records NY USA, 698 p. Evanescence (72 / 1 / 3 / - / 35)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – Click here

58. Alexandra Cubizolles, Mercury Records France, 695 p. Faudel (-)

59. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK 676 p. The Good, The Bad and The Queen ( - / - / - / - / - / 5)
Interview with Mike Leonard – Click here

60. Larry Shell, Broken Bow Records TN USA, 666 p. Jason Aldean (-)

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61. Alex Gaudino, Rise Records Italy, 615 p. Alex Gaudino (-)

62. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspecht Musik Austria, 2.153 p. (signed @ Universal) Christina Stόrmer (52 / 42 / - )
Interview with Chris Gelbmann – Click here

63. Chris Stokes, The Ultimate Group CA USA, 563 p. Omarion (-)

64. Angelo Sanders & Andre Young, Aftermath Entertainment CA USA, The Game – 533 p. (Sanders: - / 6 / -); (Young: - / 6 / - / 32 / 9 / 9)
Interview with Angelo Sanders – Click here

65. David Massey, Mercury Records NY USA, 505 p. Jonas Brothers (- / - / - / - / 8 / -)
Interview with David Massey – Click here

66. Camilo Lara, EMI Music Mexico, 495 p. RBD (-)

67. Tracy Gershon, Warner Records TN USA, 484 p. Miranda Lambert (-)

68. Alex Erler, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Germany, 477 p. Ich + Ich (Signed @ Polydor-Island Germany) (-)

69. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 476 p. Katie Melua (11 / 50 / 21 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mike Batt – Click here

70. Hugh Goldsmith & James Roberts, Brightside Recordings UK, 475 p. Newton Faulkner (-)
Interview with Hugh Goldsmith – Click here


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71. William Engram, Disturbing Tha Peace NY USA, 469 p. Bobby Valentino (-)

72. Brian Wright, Mercury Nashville TN USA, 466 p. Sugarland (72 / 54/ -)

73. Hervι Benhamou, Heben Music France, 459 p. Bebe Lilly (-)

74. Dave Dollimore, Data Records UK, 450 p. Eric Prydz (-)
Interview with Dave Dollimore – Click here

75. Tommy Page, Warner Music CA USA, 448 p. Ashley Tisdale (-)

76. Thomas Haimovici, Atlantic UK, 429 p. Paolo Nutini (75 / -)

77. Axel Wirtz, Universal Music Germany, 424 p. Nevio (-)
Interview with Axel Wirtz – Click here

78. Jay Landers, Walt Disney Records CA USA, 417 p. Hillary Duff (47 / 20 / 15 / 21 / - / -)

79. Henrik Uhlmann, Extensive Music Sweden, 417 p. Basshunter (-)

80. Steve Ralbovsky, RCA NY USA, 409 p. Kings Of Leon (-)

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81. Conrad Dimanche, Bad Boy Entertainment NY USA, 405 p. Danity Kane, Yung Joc (24 / -)
Interview with Conrad Dimanche – Click here

82. Josh Deutsch, Downtown Records NY USA, 401 p. Gnarls Barkley (-)
Interview with Josh Deutsch – Click here

83. Paul McDonald, Kitchenware Records UK, 377 p. Editors (-)

84. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 343 p. Kooks (19 / - / - / 64 / - / -)
Interview with Nick Burgess – Click here

85. Phil Gernhard, Curb Records TN USA, 303 p. Rodney Atkins ( -)

86. Franck Boga, Hostile Records France, 296 p. Diam’s (56 / 31 / - / -)

87. Avery Lipman, Republic Records NY USA, 293 p. Colbie Caillat (-)
Interview with Avery Lipman – Click here

88. T Farris, Swishahouse TX USA, 261 p. Paul Wall (-)
Interview with T Farris – Click here

89. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA USA, 30.618 points for James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), (Lousada: 1 / 5 / 53 / 31 / - / - ) (Perry: 1 / 5 / - / - / - / -)
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here
Interview with Linda Perry – Click here

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90. Mike Pickering, Columbia Records UK, 253 p. Calvin Harris (-)

91. Patrick Zelnik, Naive France, 250 p. Carla Bruni (-)

92. Paul Worley, Warner Bros. NY USA, 250 p. Big & Rich (-)

93. Rιmy Saint Jacques, Airplay Records France, 241 p. Pakito (85 / 47 / -)

94. Joe ”3H” Weinberger, HHH Artists, Inc. NY USA, 241 p. Daddy Yankee (99 / 69/ -)

95. Jonnie Blackburn, RCA Label Group UK, 239 p. Sandi Thom (45 / -)

96. Neffi Temur, Urban Def Jam Germany, 224 p. Bushido (96 / -)

97. Jim Catino, RCA Records TN USA, 221 p. Jason Michael Carroll (-)

98. Teresa La Barbera Whites, Zomba NY USA, 215 p. Beyoncι (signed @ Columbia) (- / - / - / 5 / 4 /- )
Interview with Teresa La Barbera Whites – Click here

99. Martine Levy, Scorpio Music France & Bruno Guillen, M6 Interactions France, 205 p. Pigloo -- Levy: (48 / 19 / 13 / 17); Guillen: (-)

100. Jean-Rachid, Editions Raoul Breton FR, 201 p. Grand Corps Malade (56 / -)


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

Top Countries

1. USA
63.06% (Top Countries 2006 – No.1 – 53.58%; 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 25.74% (2 - 31.32%; 2 - 22.15%; 2 – 14,23%; 2 – 14,55%; 2 - 13,12%; 2 – 19,69%)

3. Germany 7.56% (3 - 8.64%; 3 – 13.16%; 3 – 7.48%; 3 – 4,92%; 3 - 7,54%; 3 – 5,14%)

4. France 2.62% (4 - 5.29%; 4 – 6.07%; 4 – 4.23%; 4 – 3.76%; 4 – 3.96%; 4 – 2.18%)

5. Italy 0.30% (-)


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

7. Mexico 0.25% (-)

8. Sweden 0.20% (7 - 0.25%; 7 – 0.23%; 10 – 0.42%; -; -; 7 – 0.64%)


USA Top 40 A&R Chart 2007


1. Tommy Mottola, Casablanca Records NY USA , 30.618 points for Mika (Gatfield: World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 5; 2004 – No.53; 2003 – No.31; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position)

2. Ashley Newton, RCA Records NY USA & Pete Ganbarg, Pure Tone Music NJ USA , 13.629 p. Daughtry Newton: ( - / - / 30 / 214/ - / 123); Ganbarg: Taylor Hicks (-)
Interview with Pete Ganbarg – Click here

3. Jay Brown, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 10,333 p. Ne-Yo, Rihanna (7/ 55 / - / - / 30 / -)

4. Venus Brown, A&M Records CA USA, 9,844 p. Fergie (-)

5. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY USA, 7,842 p. Akon (84/ 9 / -)
Interview with Jerome Foster – Click here

6. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 6,881 p. The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice (6 / 3 / 97 / 167 / 80 / 46)
Interview with Robert Stevenson – Click here

7. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 6,077 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (6 / 53 / 14 / 41 / - / -)
Interview with Stephen Ferrera – Click here

8. Justin Timberlake, Just In Time Entertainment FL USA, 5,513 p. Justin Timberlake (28 / - / - / 7 / - / -)

9. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA USA, Gwen Stefani – 5,085 p. (- / - / 136 / 194 / 81 / - )
Interview with Mark Williams – Click here

10. Tom Mackay, Republic Records NY USA, 4,906 p. Hinder (23 / - / - / - / - / 49)

11. Mike Flynn, Sony BMG NY USA, 4,263 p. The Fray (21 / - )

12. Rob Walker, Star Trak Entertainment NY USA, 4,082 p. Robin Thicke (-)

13. Scott Borchetta, Big Machine Records TN USA, 3,300 p. Taylor Swift (-)

14. John Parker, Robbins Entertainment NY USA, 3,177 p. Cascada (-)

15. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3,061 p. The Killers (25 / 7 / - )
Interview with Martin Heath – Click here

16. David Foster, Warner CA USA, 2,771 p. Michael Bublι (58 / 11/ 5 / 29 / 23 / -)

17. Shakir Stewart, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 2,631 p. Ric Ross, Young Jeezy (34 / -)
Interview with Shakir Stewart – Click here

18. Craig Aaronson, Warner CA USA, 2,264 p. My Chemical Romance, The Used (54 / - )

19. Jon Lind, Hollywood Records, CA USA, 2,088 p. Miley Cyrus (-)

20. Mickey ”Memphitz” Wright, Jive Records NY USA, 2,077 p. T-Pain (100 / - )

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21. Stuart Meyer, Sub Pop WA USA, 1940 p. The Shins (-)

22. Marcus Heisser, Interscope Records CA USA, 1,923 p. Rich Boy, Lloyd Banks, Young Buck ( - / - / 6 / -)

23. Laura Ballance, Merge Records NC USA, 1,624 p. Arcade Fire (-)

24. Craig Callman, Atlantic Records NY USA, 1,483 p. Pretty Ricky (-)

25. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, 1,349 p. Chris Brown, Ciara (13 / 8 / 42 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mark Pitts – Click here

26. Mike Caren, Atlantic CA USA, 1,338 p. T.I. (59 / 63 / 241 / 72 / 56 / -)

27. John Janick, Fueled By Ramen FL USA, 1,268 p. Gym Class Heroes, Paramore (18 / - )
Interview with John Janick – Click here

28. Ben Berkman, Octone Records NY USA, 1,088 p. Maroon 5
Interview with Ben Berkman – Click here

29. Martin Kierszenbaum, Interscope Records CA USA, 985 p. Feist
Interview with Martin Kierszenbaum – Click here

30. Rich Christina, Hickory Records NY USA, 951 p. Elliott Yamin (-)

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31. Kaz Utsonomiya, Epic Records NY USA, 879 p. Modest Mouse (-)

32. Brandon Creed, Epic Records NY USA, 877 p. Sean Kingston (-)

33. Kawan Prather, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment NY USA, 866 p. John Legend (93 / 13 / 144 / 35 / 5 / 75)
Interview with Kawan Prather – Click here

34. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 776 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (2 / 21 / 187 / 26 / 10 / 85)
Interview with Ron Fair – Click here

35. Jimmy Iovine, Interscope Records CA USA, 769 p. Pussycat Dolls (4 / 25 / -)

36. Vincent Herbert, Da Family Entertainment NY USA, 759 p. JoJo (-)

37. Diana Meltzer, Wind-up Records NY USA, 698 p. Evanescence (72 / 1 / 3 / - / 35)
Interview with Diana Meltzer – Click here

38. Larry Shell, Broken Bow Records TN USA, 666 p. Jason Aldean (-)

39. Chris Stokes, The Ultimate Group CA USA, 563 p. Omarion (-)

40. Angelo Sanders & Andre Young, Aftermath Entertainment CA USA,, The Game – 533 p. (Sanders: - / 6 / -); (Young: - / 6 / - / 32 / 9 / 9)
Interview with Angelo Sanders – Click here


Europe Top 40 A&R Chart 2007

1. Nick Gatfield, Louis Bloom, Island Records UK, 30.618 points for Mika – Louis Bloom (The Feeling); (Gatfield: World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 5; 2004 – No.53; 2003 – No.31; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position)
Interview with Nick Gatfield – Click here

2. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 6,241 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward, Paul Potts (5 / 4 / 28 / 20 / 15 / 24)
Interview with Simon Cowell – Click here

3. Darcus Beese, Island Records UK, 5,313 p. Amy Winehouse ( - )

4. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 4,692 p. Snow Patrol (20/ - / 41 / - / - / -)
Interview with Jim Chancellor – Click here

5. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 3,571 p. Arctic Monkeys (14 / 44 / 49 / - / - / -)

6. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 3,496 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (16 / - )
Interview with Matthew Rumbold – Click here

7. Colin Barlow, Polydor Records UK, 3,219 p. James Morrison (30 / - / 87 / 37 / 24 / 37)
Interview with Colin Barlow – Click here

8. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3,061 p. The Killers (25 / 7 / - )
Interview with Martin Heath – Click here

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

10. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Germany, 3,023 p. Monrose, Marquess (- / 3 / - )

11. Dominique Gau, Warner France, 2,984 p. Christophe Maι (-)

12. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 2,811 p. Tokio Hotel (15/ 62 / -)

13. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2,533 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (38 / 24/ 292 / - / - / -)
Interview with Paul Harris – Click here
Interview with Mark Lewis – Click here

14. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 2,076 p. Lily Allen, Beverley Knight, Simon Webbe (22/ 1 / 153 / 6 / -)
Interview with Jamie Nelson – Click here

15. Karin Heinrich & Freddie De Wall, Heinrich & De Wall Germany, 1,787 p. Roger Cicero (95 / - )

16. Richard O’Donovan, Vertigo Records UK, 1,585 p. Razorlight (32 / 91 / 105 / - / - / -)

17. Graeme Lowe, Island Records UK, 1,471 p. The Fratellis (87 / -)

18. Bob Arnz, Twofor Music Germany, 1,449 p. LaFee (34 / -)

19. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 1,288 p. Scissor Sisters (31 / 32 / 26 / - / - / -)

20. James Endeacott, 1965 Records UK, 1,276 p. The View (-)

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21. Christian Geller, Pop’n’Roll Entertainment Germany, 1,113 p. Befour (-)
Interview with Christian Geller – Click here

22. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1,055 p. Silbermond, Revolverheld (60 / 38 / 47 / - / - / -)
Interview with Joachim Braun – Click here

23. Alexandra Cubizolles, Mercury Records France, 695 p. Faudel (-)

24. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK 676 p. The Good, The Bad and The Queen ( - / - / - / - / - / 5)
Interview with Mike Leonard – Click here

25. Alex Gaudino, Rise Records Italy, 615 p. Alex Gaudino (-)

26. Chris Gelbmann, Buntspecht Musik Austria, 2.153 p. (signed @ Universal) Christina Stόrmer (52 / 42 / - )
Interview with Chris Gelbmann – Click here

27. Camilo Lara, EMI Music Mexico, 495 p. RBD (-)

28. Alex Erler, Mercury Records UK, 477 p. Ich + Ich (Signed @ Polydor-Island Germany) (-)

29. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 476 p. Katie Melua (11 / 50 / 21 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mike Batt – Click here

30. Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK, 475 p. Newton Faulkner (-)
Interview with Hugh Goldsmith – Click here

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31. Hervι Benhamou, Heben Music France, 459 p. Bebe Lilly (-)

32. Dave Dollimore, Data Records UK, 450 p. Eric Prydz (-)
Interview with Dave Dollimore – Click here

33. Thomas Haimovici, Atlantic UK, 429 p. Paolo Nutini (75 / -)

34. Axel Wirtz, Universal Music Germany, 424 p. Nevio (-)
Interview with Axel Wirtz – Click here

35. Henrik Uhlmann, Extensive Music Sweden, 417 p. Basshunter (-)

36. Paul McDonald, Kitchenware Records UK, 377 p. Editors (-)

37. Nick Burgess, Virgin Records UK, 343 p. Kooks (19 / - / - / 64 / - / -)
Interview with Nick Burgess – Click here

38. Franck Boga, Hostile Records France, 296 p. Diam’s (56 / 31 / - / -)

39. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK & Linda Perry, Custard Records CA USA, 30.618 points for James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), (Lousada: 1 / 5 / 53 / 31 / - / - ) (Perry: 1 / 5 / - / - / - / -)
Interview with Max Lousada – Click here
Interview with Linda Perry – Click here

40. Mike Pickering, Columbia Records UK, 253 p. Calvin Harris (-)


UK Top 20 A&R Chart 2007

1. Nick Gatfield, Louis Bloom, Island Records UK, 30.618 points for Mika – Louis Bloom (The Feeling); (Gatfield: World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 5; 2004 – No.53; 2003 – No.31; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position)
Interview with Nick Gatfield – Click here

2. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 6,241 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward, Paul Potts (5 / 4 / 28 / 20 / 15 / 24)
Interview with Simon Cowell – Click here

3. Darcus Beese, Island Records UK, 5,313 p. Amy Winehouse ( - )

4. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 4,692 p. Snow Patrol (20/ - / 41 / - / - / -)
Interview with Jim Chancellor – Click here

5. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 3,571 p. Arctic Monkeys (14 / 44 / 49 / - / - / -)

6. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 3,496 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (16 / - )
Interview with Matthew Rumbold – Click here

7. Colin Barlow, Polydor Records UK, 3,219 p. James Morrison (30 / - / 87 / 37 / 24 / 37)
Interview with Colin Barlow – Click here

8. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3,061 p. The Killers (25 / 7 / - )
Interview with Martin Heath – Click here

9. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2,533 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (38 / 24/ 292 / - / - / -)
Interview with Paul Harris – Click here
Interview with Mark Lewis – Click here

10. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 2,076 p. Lily Allen, Beverley Knight, Simon Webbe (22/ 1 / 153 / 6 / -)
Interview with Jamie Nelson – Click here

11. Richard O’Donovan, Vertigo Records UK, 1,585 p. Razorlight (32 / 91 / 105 / - / - / -)

12. Graeme Lowe, Island Records UK, 1,471 p. The Fratellis (87 / -)

13. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 1,288 p. Scissor Sisters (31 / 32 / 26 / - / - / -)

14. James Endeacott, 1965 Records UK, 1,276 p. The View (-)

15. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK 676 p. The Good, The Bad and The Queen ( - / - / - / - / - / 5)
Interview with Mike Leonard – Click here

16. Mike Batt, Dramatico Entertainment UK, 476 p. Katie Melua (11 / 50 / 21 / - / - / -)
Interview with Mike Batt – Click here

17. Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK, 475 p. Newton Faulkner (-)
Interview with Hugh Goldsmith – Click here

18. Dave Dollimore, Data Records UK, 450 p. Eric Prydz (-)
Interview with Dave Dollimore – Click here

19. Thomas Haimovici, Atlantic UK, 429 p. Paolo Nutini (75 / -)

20. Paul McDonald, Kitchenware Records UK, 377 p. Editors (-)


Germany Top 10 A&R Chart 2007

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

2. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Germany, 3,023 p. Monrose, Marquess (- / 3 / - )

3. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 2,811 p. Tokio Hotel (15/ 62 / -)

4. Karin Heinrich & Freddie De Wall, Heinrich & De Wall Germany, 1,787 p. Roger Cicero (95 / - )

5. Bob Arnz, Twofor Music Germany, 1,449 p. LaFee (34 / -)

6. Christian Geller, Pop’n’Roll Entertainment Germany, 1,113 p. Befour (-)
Interview with Christian Geller – Click here

7. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1,055 p. Silbermond, Revolverheld (60 / 38 / 47 / - / - / -)
Interview with Joachim Braun – Click here

8. Alex Erler, Mercury Records UK, 477 p. Ich + Ich (Signed @ Polydor-Island Germany) (-)

9. Axel Wirtz, Universal Music Germany, 424 p. Nevio (-)
Interview with Axel Wirtz – Click here

10. Neffi Temur, Urban Def Jam Germany, 224 p. Bushido (96 / -)


France Top 10 A&R Chart 2007

1. Dominique Gau, Warner France, 2,984 p. Christophe Maι (-)

2. Alexandra Cubizolles, Mercury Records France, 695 p. Faudel (-)

3. Hervι Benhamou, Heben Music France, 459 p. Bebe Lilly (-)

4. Franck Boga, Hostile Records France, 296 p. Diam’s (56 / 31 / - / -)

5. Patrick Zelnik, Naive France, 250 p. Carla Bruni (-)

6. Rιmy Saint Jacques, Airplay Records France, 241 p. Pakito (85 / 47 / -)

7. Martine Levy, Scorpio Music France & Bruno Guillen, M6 Interactions France, 2.294 p. Pigloo -- Levy: (48 / 19 / 13 / 17); Guillen: (-)

8. Jean-Rachid, Editions Raoul Breton FR, 201 p. Grand Corps Malade (56 / -)

9. Patrick Boulos, AZ Music France, 177 p. Chimene Badi (-)

10. Herve Lauzanne, Columbia Records France, 132 p. Nadiya (70 / 89 / - / - / -)


No.1 Mexico

1. Camilo Lara, EMI Music Mexico, 495 p. RBD (-)

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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No.1 Sweden

1. Henrik Uhlmann, Extensive Music Sweden, 417 p. Basshunter (-)

Europe World Top 40 A&R Chart 2007


Top Areas

1. New York 40.42% (Top Areas 2006 – No.2 – 22.31%; 2005 – No.1 – 28.67%; 2004 - No.1 – 47.50%; 2003 - No.1 – 49.49%; 2002 - No.1 – 34.2%; 2001 - No.1 – 37.7%)

2. London 23.59% (1 – 29.92%; 3 – 22.31%; .3 – 12,37%; 2 – 13,83%; 3 - 13,1%; 3 – 18,9%)

3. California 17.60% (3 – 16.25%; 2 – 22.86%; 2 – 13,90%; 3 – 10,51%; 2 - 25,5%; 2 – 26,1%)

4. Florida 3.08%

5. Rural Germany 2.75% (11 - 1.18%;7 – 1.42%; 13 – 1.46%; -)


6. Tennessee 2.58% (-)

7. Hamburg 2.18% (18 - 0.30%; 10 – 1.07% / -)


8. Berlin 2.07% (4 - 5.69%; 4 - 8.56%; 5 – 3.52%; 4 – 5.07%; 7 – 3.5%; -)

9. France 1.56% (9 - 1.42%)

10. Seattle 0.88% (-)

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11. North Carolina 0.74% (-)

12. Paris 0.72% (5 - 4.03%; 5 – 5.11%; 4 – 3.99%; 7 – 3.22%; 8 – 2.8%; -)

13. Cologne 0.66% (-)

14. Italy .28% (-)

15. Austria .26% (15 - 0.64%; 13 – 0.76% / -)


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

Top 10 Genres

1. Pop 25.62% (Top Genres 2006 – No.1 20.78%; 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. Alternative 24.69% (3 - 15.87%; 4 – 11.38%; 6 – 3.63%; 6 – 6.09%; 8 – 1.6%; 7 – 2.9%)

3. R&B 15.40% (4 - 15.02%; 5 – 9.84%; 3 – 13.29%; 4 – 14.08%; 4 – 9.4%; 4 – 10.9%)

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

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


6. Adult MoR 5.70% (9 - 0.73%/ -)

7. Rock 4.3% (6 - 9.4%; 6 – 6.87%; 2 – 22.76%; 3 – 15.65%; 2 - 15,4%; 2 – 21,0%)

8. Jazz 2.58% (-)

9. Club Dance 2.38% (10 - 1.23%;7 – 1.97%; 7 – 2.92%; 7 – 3.0%; 5 – 5.8%)

10. Kids Pop 1.43% (7 – 6.58%)


Top 10 Pop A&R Chart 2007

1. Nick Gatfield, Louis Bloom, Island Records UK & Tommy Mottola, Casablanca Records NY USA , 30.618 points for Mika – Louis Bloom (The Feeling); (Gatfield: World Top 100 A&R Chart 2005 – No. 5; 2004 – No.53; 2003 – No.31; 2002 – No Position; 2001 – No Position)
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2. Mark Williams, Interscope Records CA USA, Gwen Stefani – 5,085 p. (- / - / 136 / 194 / 81 / - )
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3. Manuel Herunter, Sony BMG Germany, 2.147 p. Mark Medlock, Tobias Regner, Mike Leon Grosch (53 / - )

4. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Germany, 3,023 p. Monrose, Marquess (- / 3 / - )

5. Dominique Gau, Warner France, 2,984 p. Christophe Maι (-)


6. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 2,076 p. Lily Allen, Beverley Knight, Simon Webbe (22/ 1 / 153 / 6 / -)
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7. Bob Arnz, Twofor Music Germany, 1,449 p. LaFee (34 / -)

8. Seb Chew, Polydor Records UK, 1,288 p. Scissor Sisters (31 / 32 / 26 / - / - / -)

9. Christian Geller, Pop’n’Roll Entertainment Germany, 1,113 p. Befour (-)
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10. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 776 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (2 / 21 / 187 / 26 / 10 / 85)
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Top 10 Rock A&R Chart 2007

1. Ashley Newton, RCA Records NY USA & Pete Ganbarg, Pure Tone Music NJ USA , 13.629 p. Daughtry Newton: ( - / - / 30 / 214/ - / 123); Ganbarg: Taylor Hicks (-)

2. Robert Stevenson, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 6,881 p. The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Thrice (6 / 3 / 97 / 167 / 80 / 46)
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3. Tom Mackay, Republic Records NY USA, 4,906 p. Hinder (23 / - / - / - / - / 49)

4. Martin Heath, Lizard King Records UK, 3,061 p. The Killers (25 / 7 / - )
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5. Jφrg Koshorst, Universal Music Germany, 2,811 p. Tokio Hotel (15/ 62 / -)


6. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2,533 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (38 / 24/ 292 / - / - / -)
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7. Craig Aaronson, Warner CA USA, 2,264 p. My Chemical Romance, The Used (54 / - )

8. Richard O’Donovan, Vertigo Records UK, 1,585 p. Razorlight (32 / 91 / 105 / - / - / -)

9. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1,055 p. Silbermond, Revolverheld (60 / 38 / 47 / - / - / -)
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10. Steve Ralbovsky, RCA NY USA, 409 p. Kings Of Leon (-)


Top 10 Urban A&R Chart 2007

1. Jay Brown, Island/Def Jam NY USA, 10,333 p. Ne-Yo, Rihanna (7/ 55 / - / - / 30 / -)

2. Venus Brown, A&M Records CA USA, 9,844 p. Fergie (-)

3. Jerome Foster a.k.a. Knobody, Street Records Corporation NY USA, 7,842 p. Akon (84/ 9 / -)
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4. Justin Timberlake, Just In Time Entertainment FL USA, 5,513 p. Justin Timberlake (28 / - / - / 7 / - / -)

5. Shakir Stewart, Island / Def Jam NY USA, 2,631 p. Ric Ross, Young Jeezy (34 / -)
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6. Mickey ”Memphitz” Wright, Jive Records NY USA, 2,077 p. T-Pain (100 / - )

7. Marcus Heisser, Interscope Records CA USA, 1,923 p. Rich Boy Lloyd Banks, Young Buck ( - / - / 6 / -)

8. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, 1,349 p. Chris Brown, Ciara (13 / 8 / 42 / - / - / -)
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9. Mike Caren, Atlantic CA USA, 1,338 p. T.I. (59 / 63 / 241 / 72 / 56 / -)

10. Brandon Creed, Epic Records NY USA, 877 p. Sean Kingston (-)


Top 10 Adult Pop A&R Chart 2007

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 2007

1. Jim Chancellor, Fiction Records UK, 4,692 p. Snow Patrol (20/ - / 41 / - / - / -)
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2. Mike Flynn, Sony BMG NY USA, 4,263 p. The Fray (21 / - )

3. Laurence Bell, Domino Recording UK, 3,571 p. Arctic Monkeys (14 / 44 / 49 / - / - / -)

4. Paul Harris, Mark Lewis & Martin Toher, B-Unique Records UK, 2,533 p. Kaiser Chiefs, Ordinary Boys (38 / 24/ 292 / - / - / -)
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5. Stuart Meyer, Sub Pop WA USA, 1940 p. The Shins (-)


6. Laura Ballance, Merge Records NC USA, 1,624 p. Arcade Fire (-)

7. James Endeacott, 1965 Records UK, 1,276 p. The View (-)

8. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK 676 p. The Good, The Bad and The Queen ( - / - / - / - / - / 5)
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9. Hugh Goldsmith, Brightside Recordings UK, 475 p. Newton Faulkner (-)
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10. Thomas Haimovici, Atlantic UK, 429 p. Paolo Nutini (75 / -)


Top 3 Kids Pop A&R Chart 2007

1. Jon Lind, Hollywood Records, CA USA, 2,088 p. Miley Cyrus (-)

2. Hervι Benhamou, Heben Music France, 459 p. Bebe Lilly (-)

3. Martine Levy, Scorpio Music France & Bruno Guillen, M6 Interactions France, 205 p. Pigloo -- Levy: (48 / 19 / 13 / 17); Guillen: (-)


Top Dance A&R Chart 2007

1. John Parker, Robbins Entertainment NY USA, 3,177 p. Cascada (-)

2. Alex Gaudino, Rise Records Italy, 615 p. Alex Gaudino (-)

3. Dave Dollimore, Data Records UK, 450 p. Eric Prydz (-)
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4. Henrik Uhlmann, Extensive Music Sweden, 417 p. Basshunter (-)



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

35 Weeks - Nick Gatfield, Louis Bloom, Island Records UK & Tommy Mottola, Casablanca Records NY 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)
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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 43.28% (Top Label Hosts 2006 – No.1 – 30.48%; 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. Independent Labels 25.82% (2 - 27.24%; 2 – 24.66%; 3 – 20.78%; 6 – 6.6%)

3. Sony BMG 19.93% (Sony BMG: 2006 - 3- 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 7.71% (4 – 11.01%; 4 – 10.36%; 6 – 8.87%; 5 – 11,4%; 3 - 12,1%; 4 – 10,4%)

5. EMI/Virgin 3.25% (5 – 8.18%; 5 – 2.58%; 5 – 10.38%; 4 - 15,6%; 5 - 9,9%; 5 – 7,2%)


Top 20 Labels

1. Island / Def Jam 5.86% (Top Labels 2006 – 1; 2005 – No.2; 2004 – No.3; 2003 – No.14; -)

2. Interscope Records 5.27% (2; 1; 11; 12; 12; 41)

3. Island UK 3.30% (-)

4. Casablanca Records 2.87% (-)

5. Jive Records 2.64% (9; 10; 8; 5; 10; 14)


6. Street Records Corporation (SRC) 2.32% (-)

7. RCA Records USA 2.20% (-)

8. Syco Music 1.84% (-)

9. J Records 1.79% (3; 8; 6; -; 7; 1)

10. Island / Def Jam UK 1.57% (-)

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11. Warner US 1.56% (12; 9; 7; 9; 6; 5)

12. Republics Records 1.45% (-)

13. Fiction Records UK 1.39% (-)

14. Polydor UK 1.33% (9/ -)

15. Parlophone 1.33% (17 / -)


16. Sony BMG US 1.26% (-)

17. Sony BMG Germany 1.21% (-)

18. Star Trak Entertainment 1.21% (-)

19. Domino 1.05% (-)

20. Big Machine Records 1.00% (-)


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. Stefan Harder, Warner Music Germany, 3,023 p. Monrose, Marquess (- / 3 / - )

2. Dominique Gau, Warner France, 2,984 p. Christophe Maι (-)

3. David Foster, Warner CA USA, 2,771 p. Michael Bublι (58 / 11/ 5 / 29 / 23 / -)

4. Craig Aaronson, Warner CA USA, 2,264 p. My Chemical Romance, The Used (54 / - )

5. Craig Callman, Atlantic Records NY USA, 1,483 p. Pretty Ricky (-)


6. Mike Caren, Atlantic CA USA, 1,338 p. T.I. (59 / 63 / 241 / 72 / 56 / -)

7. Tracy Gershon, Warner Records TN USA, 484 p. Miranda Lambert (-)

8. Thomas Haimovici, Atlantic UK, 429 p. Paolo Nutini (75 / -)

9. Max Lousada, Atlantic Records UK, 30.618 points for James Blunt (Co-A&R Steve Sasse), (Lousada: 1 / 5 / 53 / 31 / - / - )
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10. Paul Worley, Warner Bros. NY USA, 250 p. Big & Rich (-)


Sony BMG Top 10 A&R Chart

1. Ashley Newton, RCA Records NY USA & Pete Ganbarg, Pure Tone Music NJ USA , 13.629 p. Daughtry Newton: ( - / - / 30 / 214/ - / 123); Ganbarg: Taylor Hicks (-)

2. Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK, 6,241 p. Il Divo, Journey South, Shayne Ward, Paul Potts (5 / 4 / 28 / 20 / 15 / 24)
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3. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 6,077 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (6 / 53 / 14 / 41 / - / -)
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4. Mike Flynn, Sony BMG NY USA, 4,263 p. The Fray (21 / - )

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



6. Mark Pitts, Jive Records NY USA, 1,349 p. Chris Brown, Ciara (13 / 8 / 42 / - / - / -)
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7. Joachim Braun, Sony BMG Germany, 1,055 p. Silbermond, Revolverheld (60 / 38 / 47 / - / - / -)
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8. Kaz Utsonomiya, Epic Records NY USA, 879 p. Modest Mouse (-)

9. Brandon Creed, Epic Records NY USA, 877 p. Sean Kingston (-)

10. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK 676 p. The Good, The Bad and The Queen ( - / - / - / - / - / 5)
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EMI Top 4 A&R Chart

1. Matthew Rumbold, Parlophone UK & Gary Davies, Good Groove Recording UK, 3,496 p. Corinne Bailey Rae (16 / - )
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2. Jamie Nelson, Parlophone UK, 2,076 p. Lily Allen, Beverley Knight, Simon Webbe (22/ 1 / 153 / 6 / -)
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3. Miles Leonard, Parlophone UK 676 p. The Good, The Bad and The Queen ( - / - / - / - / - / 5)
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4. Camilo Lara, EMI Music Mexico, 495 p. RBD (-)


Seventh Consecutive Year in the Top 100

Simon Cowell, Syco Music UK


World Top 100 A&R Chart 2006

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 )
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2. Ron Fair, A&M Records CA USA, 17.237 p. Pussycat Dolls, Keyshia Cole (21 / 187 / 26 / 10 / 85)
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3. Josh Deutsch, Downtown Records NY USA, 24.788 p. Gnarls Barkley (-)
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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)
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6. Stephen Ferrera, J Records NY USA, 12.312 p. Carrie Underwood, Clay Aiken (53 / 14 / 41 / - / -)
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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)
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9. Peter Edge, J Records NY USA, 7.398 p. Jamie Foxx (26 / 13 / 71 / 43 / 1)
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10. Tyran Smith, Def Jam NY USA, 6.664 p. Ne-Yo (-)

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 / - / -)
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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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