Jul 6, 2018

Silent talent

"As a record company boss you've definitely got to be good at keeping secrets," says Robb Stringer, the head of Sony Music Entertainment. Despite some people predicting that downloading and streaming would be the end of record companies, Sony Music posted an increase in profit in 2017. "The birth of i-Tunes made people listen to a lot of music and a lot of different types of music." "His manager called me and said you should come and see David at the studio. He played me some music and it was pretty finished and it was really exciting. It was super emotional too because it was his first record in a long long time." "Obviously my job being CEO of a business is making sure we don't fail to understand when this peaks but personally I'm very optimistic because people want music and I think people will sacrifice other things for music."

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