It was announced on Thursday (November 19th) that Jacob Fein has joined Electra Music Group as senior vice president, A&R and head of research and analysis. Fain comes from Sony / ATV Music Publishing where he has spent 13 years, most recently in SVP, N&R and research / analysis positions. Gain Nadel, vice-president of Fen Electra Music Group, will report to the newly formed role and will be in Los Angeles.
Announcing Fain’s appointment, Nadel and vice-president Mike Easterlin said: “Discovering and breaking new talents helps gut instincts, read fan feedback and bring out the best in artists as performers and lyricists. We are pleased to welcome Jacob to the team to help us connect the dots, as the form of creative skill and analysis in this process has become more critical than ever. Jacob has the knowledge, incredible trends and amazing taste, all of which will be key as we continue to sign original artists and create the most innovative perspectives on artist discovery and development. “
“I’m thrilled to have Greg, Mike and Electra join the whole group of music groups,” said Ed Fain. “It’s a great time for music and it can no longer be exciting to come to an organization with a rich history of breaking down influential and culture-driven artists. It is an honor to be a part of the next chapter of this multilevel label
On Sony / ATV, Fayne signed the hit DJ duo The Chainsmokers, R&B / Soul star Leon Bridge, The Alternative The Monsters and Men, Chase Rice, who wrote hip-hop with the Florida Georgia Line hit “Cruise”. Sony / ATV’s research and analysis division has assisted in the development and management of eight offices in the regions, including New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, Miami, London, Stockholm and Sydney.
Prior to Sony, he held positions at RCA Records and Republic Records.