Today AllAccess.com reported the departure of promotions VP/A&R Executive/recording artist Tommy Page from his long time home at Reprise/Warner Bros Records for his new position as Associate Publisher of Billboard Magazine. Tommy’s career with Warner Bros began when he signed to Sire/Warner Bros Records in 1988. During his time as an artist he recorded 3 albums, and sold a total of 3 million records world wide. This in part was thanks to the success of his hit “I’ll be Your Everything” featuring New Kids On The Block, which went number 1 in April of 1990. After breaking from the industry in 1995 to attend NYU’s Stern School of Business, he returned in 1997 to work as VP of promotions at Warner Bros for eight years, before switching to VP of A&R.
While in the role of label executive Tommy has been able to have an influence in helping shape and or guide the careers of artists like Michael Buble’, Alanis Morissette, Josh Groban, Charice, Green Day, Ashley Tisdale, David Foster and others. When asked about his departure, Reprise’s current SVP of Promotion Mike Rittberg told Allaccess.com, “I’m going to miss working with Tommy Page on a daily basis, he’s unbelievably passionate about music and this is going to be the perfect fit for him.”
In Regards to his Billboard move, Page was quoted as saying: “In all the different facets of my music career and with the constant changing landscape of this industry, the one constant in my journey has always been Billboard. I look forward to joining (Publisher) Lisa Ryan Howard and her talented staff”.
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“I’ll Be Your Everything”
From: Paintings In My Mind
Sire/Warner Bros Records