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Madison Named VP Universal Motown

(CedlebrityAccess MediaWire) —

Michelle Madison has been appointed vice president, Urban Promotion for Universal Motown. "Michelle brings with her tremendous experience and a keen insight into the always changing promotion arena," stated Michael Horton, senior vice resident of Promotion for Universal Motown. "The entire staff joins me in welcoming Michelle in her new role."

"I've worked with Michelle for many years and know her to be a dedicated executive," said Sylvia Rhone, president of Motown and executive vice president of Universal. "She is not only at the top of the promotion game, but instinctively understands the bigger view of how to break an artist, approaching every challenge with unwavering tenacity and determination. Her expertise, as well as her enthusiasm, make her an invaluable asset to the entire company."

Most recently Madison was vice Pesident, R&B Promotion at the Elektra Entertainment Group, Warner Music Group Company. She was named R&R Urban Executive of the Year in 1998 and 1999. In 2002, she won the Impact Award for Excellence.

Madison has worked with numerous artists through the years, including Missy Elliott, En Vogue, Busta Rhymes, Tracy Chapman, Anita Baker, Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, Yolanda Adams, Lil Mo and others. — Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen