Jo Charrington named Co-President of EMI Information, teaming up with Rebecca Allen to run Universal’s most important Uk label

Common Music British isles has now (March 17) verified that its EMI and Capitol labels are uniting less than the joint management of Rebecca Allen and Jo Charrington, helpful immediately.

Charrington was formerly President of Capitol Data United kingdom. Her former Co-President at that label, Nick Raphael, left Universal Music British isles in January.

Charrington and Raphael signed, designed and broke the likes of Sam Smith and 5 Seconds Of Summer months above the earlier ten years.

In her nine many years at Capitol, Charrington – who became sole President of that label earlier this yr – also worked with talent which includes Aitch, Mae Muller and Zoe Wees, all of whom are doing work on new music for 2022.

EMI Documents is Universal Tunes UK’s greatest label by market share, each in conditions of album profits and album-equal streaming.

Capitol Documents UK’s roster and crew now develop into aspect of the broader EMI procedure Capitol Records United kingdom will carry on as a division of EMI label team, along with Motown United kingdom.

This week’s shift pairs Charrington with Rebecca Allen as Co-Presidents of EMI Information.

In the previous 12 months, with Allen as its President, EMI has introduced No.1 albums from Bastille, Elton John, Kanye West, Taylor Swift and The Killers in the United kingdom.

David Joseph, Chairman & CEO of Universal New music British isles claimed of the new EMI setup: “This is a game altering second for EMI. Becky and Jo make an extraordinary team with a united vision for what a modern-day file label really should be.

“Becky’s leadership alongside one another with Jo’s unrivalled A&R keep track of record sets up what promises to be an interesting new period for EMI and their artists”.

This is a video game changing instant for EMI.”

David Joseph, Common Music British isles

Jo Charrington, Co-President of EMI stated: “I’m honoured to be becoming a member of Becky, and the outstanding EMI crew at what is an incredibly exciting time for the label. It definitely does really feel like the stars have aligned for us each.

“For a label steeped in history and tradition, our ambition and eyesight is simple. We want to acquire and nurture the pretty very best talent from across the earth. Talent whose artistry will no doubt compose the subsequent chapter of EMI’s legacy as the UK’s most celebrated file label.”

Rebecca Allen, Co-President of EMI stated: “I’m delighted to get started this journey with Jo and to welcome the brilliant Capitol group to EMI. Jo is a person who I have constantly admired and respected, both as a close friend and as an exceptional executive. We’ve crafted a fantastic connection over the many years and we will be running a label that is the two innovative and forward wondering with our artists and their tunes usually at the heart”.

Right after commencing her job at London Documents, Charrington expended 5 years in artist management right before transferring into A&R, a modify which led her to Common New music in 2011 as vice-president of A&R, to begin with for London Records then Capitol Records when it was launched as a Uk label in 2013.

During her job she has experienced large-ranging accomplishment with artists such as 5SOS, Paloma Religion, Scouting For Ladies, JLS, Liam Payne, Imogen Heap, Lemar, Aloe Blacc and Olly Murs as nicely as Sam Smith.

Ted Cockle, who earlier ran EMI Documents (then Virgin EMI) before Rebecca Allen was appointed the label’s President in 2020, has due to the fact joined Merck Mercuriadis‘ Hipgnosis as its President.Music Business enterprise All over the world