NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – Sony/ATV Music Publishing has appointed Adrian Nunez as Vice President, Creative A&R.
Nunez joins Sony/ATV from Ultra Music, where he most recently served as Vice President of A&R for Ultra Records, Ultra International Music Publishing and Payday Records, and was responsible for signing Wheezy, Zaytoven, Maaly Raw, Cassius Jay and other hip hop and R&B producers. He previously served as Ultra Music’s Director of Business and Legal Affairs and as Manager of Business and Legal Affairs Administration.
In his new role, Nunez, who will report to Danny Strick, Sony/ATV’s Head of US Creative and will be based out of the Company’s New York headquarters, will scout and sign songwriters and will initiate and advise on creative projects.
Jon Platt, Chairman and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, said: “I am excited to have Adrian join our Creative A&R team at Sony/ATV. Adrian is a talented executive with a truly unique skill set. With experience that spans A&R and business affairs, he brings a valued perspective on developing songwriters creatively and professionally. Adrian’s impressive career, which includes discovering and cultivating music talent across genres, positions him for a bright future at Sony/ATV.”
Nunez added: “I truly feel honored to be working with Jon Platt, as well as Danny Strick and the rest of the Sony/ATV team. The energy I felt on the Sony/ATV floor in New York matches the exciting time the music industry is in. Jon’s approach to working with songwriters and always putting them first are values that are personally and creatively very important to me. I’m thrilled to start my new role and be part of a team that will leave a lasting creative impact on the culture.”