List of Famous A&R Men and Women

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List of the most notable and famous A&R men and women in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent A&Rs worldwide and top A&Rs in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable A&Rs to the lesser known A&Rs in history and today, these are the top A&Rs in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous A&Rs in the world?". The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Brad Delson and Steve Sundholm, in it. You're able to copy this factual list to make your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share with your friends. (21 Items)
Simon Cowell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous A&R Men and Women
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Simon Phillip Cowell (; born 7 October 1959) is an English television music and talent show judge, businessman, A&R executive, talent manager, television producer, and entrepreneur. He has judged on the British TV talent competition series Pop Idol, The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent, and the American TV talent competition shows American Idol, The X Factor and America's Got Talent. Cowell is the principal, founder and chief executive of the British entertainment company Syco.Cowell often makes blunt and controversial comments as a television show judge, including insults and wisecracks about contestants and their singing abilities. He combines activities in both the television and music ...more on Wikipedia

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Kara DioGuardi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous A&R Men and Women
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Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi (; born December 9, 1970) is an American songwriter, record producer, music publisher, A&R executive, singer, composer and television personality. She writes music primarily in the pop rock genre. DioGuardi has worked with many popular artists; sales of albums on which her songs appear exceed 160 million worldwide. DioGuardi is a Grammy and Emmy-nominated writer. She is a 2011 NAMM Music For Life Award winner, 2009 NMPA Songwriter Icon Award winner, 2007 BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year, and has received 20 BMI Awards for co-writing the most performed songs on the radio. DioGuardi served as a judge on American Idol for its eighth and ninth seasons. In 2008, she was ...more on Wikipedia

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Brad Delson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous A&R Men and Women
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Bradford Phillip Delson (born December 1, 1977) is an American musician and record producer, best known as the lead guitarist and one of the founding members of the American rock band Linkin Park. ...more on Wikipedia

DJ Enuff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous A&R Men and Women
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Ephram Lopez (born January 25, 1972), know professionally as DJ Enuff is a DJ and radio personality from the United States. He mixes on-air for New York's Hip Hop radio station HOT 97 ( on weekdays from 4pm to 6pm. He is best known as The Notorious B.I.G's official road DJ and also helped break acts like 50 Cent, Kanye West and Future. ...more on Wikipedia