Republic Records has promoted Ben Adelson to Senior Vice President of A&R. Adelson has held the title of Vice President of A&R since 2013. In the past few years, he signed and developed artists including James Bay, Dawin, The Score and more. For his new role, he will continue seek- ing, signing and harvesting new talent, expanding the label’s growing roster. Adelson joined Republic as an intern in 2007 and was hired as Avery Lipman’s assistant until 2009. From February 2010 to August 2011, he did A&R at Epic Records. 2011 saw him return to Republic Records as Director of A&R and then Sr. Director of A&R before becoming Vice President of A&R in 2013.