Def Jam Recordings Promotes Scott Maness toVP, Rhythm Crossover Promotion

© Meredith TruaxDef Jam Recordings, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), has promoted Scott Maness to Vice President, Rhythm Crossover Promotion. In his new post, Maness will strategize the national release of records at Rhythm Crossover radio and will work closely with the regional Promotion staff to collectively execute successful national campaigns. He will also work in partner--ship with his Promotion counterparts at Urban and Pop radio to ensure success in developing and breaking new artists into the marketplace.  Maness is a six-year veteran of the Def Jam Promotion Department, having served as Senior Director since 2008.