Kevin Holiday has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Black Music Promotion at Atlantic Records.
In his new post, Holiday will oversee Atlantic’s Black Music radio promotion strategy and campaigns, as well as head up the label’s national and regional Black Music promo team.
Holiday joined Atlantic in 2004, and was most recently Senior Vice President of Urban Promotion.
Based at the company’s New York headquarters, he reports to Mike Kyser, Atlantic’s President of Black Music.
Holiday has spent his entire career with the Warner Music Group family, starting out at Elektra Records in 2000 and then moving to Atlantic when the two labels merged in 2004.
Over the past 17 years, Holiday has worked with artists such as Cardi B, Lizzo, Silk Sonic and Roddy Ricch,
“Kevin literally grew up at this company.”
Julie Greenwald, Atlantic
Julie Greenwald, Atlantic Chairman & COO, said: “Kevin literally grew up at this company.
“From day one, he’s been a passionate advocate for our artists, who love him and his relentless devotion to their music and their long-term careers.
“Kevin’s played a pivotal role in taking our prominence in Black Music to new heights, and I’m thrilled to be able to announce this richly deserved promotion for one of our own.”
“Kevin is one of the most accomplished and respected promo execs in the industry.”
Mike Kyser, Atlantic
Mike Kyser said: “Kevin is one of the most accomplished and respected promo execs in the industry.
“He’s worked tirelessly to break countless records, and he’s earned the admiration of the entire Black radio community for his honesty and dedication.
“I know he’ll be an outstanding leader for our promo team, and we’re all looking forward to the great work he’ll be doing as we continue to develop our amazing artists.”
“Opportunities like this do not come around very often.”
Kevin Holiday added: “This is extremely exciting for me.
“I love Atlantic Records, and my new role at the company excites me beyond words can express.
“Opportunities like this do not come around very often, and I’m exceedingly thankful to Julie, Craig, and Kyser and ready to tackle what lies ahead.”Music Business Worldwide