Sam Watter: New VP of A&R at Island Records

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Sam Watter
Vice President
A&R Island Records
Island Def Jam Music Group

Island Def Jam Music Group has expanded its A&R focus with the appointment of Sam Watters as Vice President of A&R, Island Records.

Watters will take a senior role in the A&R Department, actively seeking out, discovering and signing new talent. Based at Island Records in Santa Monica, Watters will report directly to Island Records President David Massey in New York.  Since his successful stint in ‘90s boy band sensation, Color Me Badd, Watters has achieved a notable track record as a songwriter and producer.He was responsible for launching the careers of Jessica Simpson, Anastacia and Fantasia.

For further information on this appointment, contact Universal Music’s Renata Muniz, renata.muniz@umusic.com.