HOLLYWOOD, CA (CelebrityAccess) – Jeremy Vuernick has been promoted to Executive Vice President of A&R for Capitol Music Group (CMG).
In his new expanded role, Vuernick, who reports to CMG Chief Operating Officer Michelle Jubelirer and President Ashley Newton, will be tasked with signing and developing artists for the company, as well as overseeing recording projects for new and established CMG artists.
He will also continue in his current position as Head of A&R for the company’s Astralwerks label, where he has signed and developed a host of noteworthy artists and projects, including global superstar Halsey, Marshmello (which brought his global hit “Happier” featuring Bastille into the Astralwerks/CMG fold), Porter Robinson, Illenium, noted hip-hop producer TM88 (known for Lil Uzi Vert’s XO TOUR Llif3), Alison Wonderland, FISHER (whose No.1 Dance single “Losing It” is nominated for a 2019 Grammy Award), and many more.
Prior to joining Astralwerks in 2013, Vuernick was a senior executive at the New York-based independent label Ultra Music, where he served in A&R, marketing and sales capacities.
Commenting on the promotion, Jubelirer and Newton said in a statement: “Jeremy brings ambitious vision, enormous energy and a healthy competitiveness to his important position in the company. He possesses an innate ability to help guide artists towards success while enabling them to stay true to their own creative goals. Jeremy has played a crucial role in CMG’s resurgence, and everyone in the Tower joins us in congratulating him on his well-deserved promotion to Executive Vice President.”
Vuernick added: “It is a tremendous opportunity to be at Capitol during a time of such exciting evolution and growth for the company and our artists, and I look forward to contributing to CMG’s continuing success by working with artists who possess ambitious goals and bold vision. I’m so fortunate to be a member of the Capitol family, and I want to thank Steve Barnett, Michelle and Ashley for their continuing confidence in me.”
Vuernick is based in Hollywood, California in the company’s Capitol Records Tower.