LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Peter Edge has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, RCA Music Group.
Edge will report to Sony Music's Doug Morris and oversee the day-to-day operations of the group and its labels; RCA, Jive, J, and Arista as well as their affiliate labels.
Formerly President, A&R, RCA Music Group since 2007, Edge has been an A&R executive over the last 15 years. During his RMG tenure, which began with the inception of J Records, he has signed a list of artists that includes Alicia Keys, Dido, Mario and Jamie Foxx among others. Edge has recently been working on developing the careers of established artists such as Pitbull, and Mike Posner and developing rising talent such as Jazmine Sullivan and Marsha Ambrosius.
In addition, Tom Corson has been named President & Chief Operating Officer, RCA Music Group. In this role, he will report to Edge and oversee promotion, marketing, publicity, digital, sales, international, video and operations for the label group.
Corson most recently held the position of Executive Vice President/General Manager, RCA Music Group where he oversaw operations for RCA, J and Arista Records and has been with the company since J’s inception in 2000. Corson has played a leading role in the successes of Kings of Leon, Rod Stewart, Ke$ha, Foo Fighters, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull and Jennifer Hudson among others. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers