Phil Thornton called Senior Vice President of Capitol Christian Music Group

Phil Thornton hasactually been designated Senior Vice President of Capitol Music Group [381 articles]”>Capitol Christian Music Group (Capitol CMG).


Thornton will report to the business’s Co-Presidents, Brad O’Donnell and Hudson Plachy.

In this recently developed position, Thornton will focus on brand-new company advancement, finalizing skill and the advancement of label, media and visiting collaborations on behalf of Capitol CMG artists, states the business.

Thornton presumes his brand-new function on May 3, and will be based at Capitol CMG’s headoffice in Nashville.

Thornton was formerly Senior Vice President/General Manager of RCA Inspiration, a Nashville-based gospel music label that runs under Sony Music Entertainment [1,161 articles]”>Sony Music’s Provident Music Group.

At the label, Thornton signed a offer with Mariah Carey to release Fall In Love At Christmas, featuring Khalid and Kirk Franklin.

He likewise paired H.E.R. and Tauren Wells, now signed to Capitol CMG, for the GRAMMY-nominated partnership Hold UnitedStates Together (Hope Mix),  teamedup with The Orchard [184 articles]”>The Orchard to indication Tribl Records, house to Maverick City Music, and partnered with Pharrell Williams for his Voices Of Fire choir, which was recorded in a Netflix [237 articles]”>Netflix series.

Thornton formerly served as Vice President and General Manager of Urban Inspirational at Entertainment One (eOne) [62 articles]”>eOne Music from 2012 through 2016, where he manage a list of gospel and R&B artists consistingof Erica Campbell, Shirley Caesar, Jonathan McReynolds, Tweet and Lalah Hathaway.

Thornton signsupwith a raft of current employs and promos at Capitol.

In March, Rebecca ‘Dimplez’ Ijeoma was called Senior Vice President, Digital Marketing & Content Development for Capitol Music Group [381 articles]”>Capitol Music Group (CMG), while in February, Jeremy Vuernick was promoted to President of A&R for CMG.

This followed Arjun Pulijal’s promo to President of CMG at the start of the year.

“We are delighted to welcome Phil to the Capitol CMG group.”

Brad O’Donnell and Hudson Plachy

Brad O’Donnell and Hudson Plachy, stated: “We are delighted to welcome Phil to the Capitol CMG group.

“He has an remarkable track record for discovering, establishing and breaking artists and an entrepreneurial technique that we understand will advantage our whole lineup. We couldn’t be more thrilled about what’s ahead for all of us.”

“I’ve viewed [thornton] channel his concepts, capabilities and energies into a terrific profession as a music executive.”

Michelle Jubelirer, CMG

Michelle Jubelirer, CMG Chair & CEO, included: “I’ve understood Phil nearly consideringthat he began in our service, and I’ve viewed him channel his concepts, capabilities and energies into a fantastic profession as a music executive.

“I’m delighted that he’s signedupwith Capitol CMG as its Senior Vice President, and I understand that his contributions will make the finest business in faith-based music an even muchbetter one.

“I appearance forward to working carefully with him, Brad and Hudson in the years ahead.”

“I can’t wait to get began.”

Phil Thornton

Phil Thornton, stated: “I desire to thank Brad, Hudson and Michelle for this amazing chance to work at a label group that is the undeniable leader in faith-based music.

“Joining the Capitol CMG/CMG household, I’ll be working with an remarkable variety of forward-thinking artists and partners, and drawing upon all of my experience, to develop chances that will continue to grow our market and effect culture on a worldwide scale.

“I can’t wait to get began.”Music Business Worldwide

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