Dallas Austin Upped at Island Def Jam

 

Dallas Austin
Sr. VP, A&R, Island Records

Island Def Jam Music Group

Island Records, a division of Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJ), further expands and strengthens its A&R senior management staff with the appointment of Grammy Award-winning producer, composer and musician Dallas Austin to the position of Senior Vice President, A&R, Island Records. Austin will oversee current and new artist projects, while actively seeking out, discovering and signing new talent to Island. A listing of artists with whom he has worked in the studio include Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Madonna, Monica, P!nk, Shakira, Gwen Stefani, Usher, will.i.am, and countless others. For further information on this appointment, contact Renata Muniz, renata.muniz@umusic.com.