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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 is an English reality TV celebrity, music and television producer and talent scout. He is known in the United Kingdom and United States for his role as a talent judge on TV shows such as Pop Idol, The X Factor, Britain's Got Talent and American Idol. He owns the television production and music publishing house Syco. As a judge, Cowell is known for his blunt and often controversial criticisms, insults and wisecracks about contestants and their abilities. He is also known for combining activities in both the television and music industries, having promoted singles and records for various artists, including television personalities. He was most recently featured on the ...more

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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 is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, music publisher, A&R executive, composer and TV 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 159 million worldwide. DioGuardi is a Grammy-nominated writer, 2011 NAMM Music For Life Award winner, 2009 NMPA Songwriter Icon Award winner, 2007 BMI Pop Songwriter of the Year, and has received 15 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 appointed to the position of executive vice president of ...more

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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 "Brad" Delson is an American musician, best known as the guitarist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award winning rock band Linkin Park. He is also the A&R Representative for Machine Shop Recordings. ...more

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DJ Enuff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous A&R Men and Women
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DJ Enuff is a DJ and radio personality from the United States. He mixes on-air for New York's number one Hip Hop radio station HOT 97 on weekdays from 3pm to 7pm. He is best known as The Notorious B.I.G's official road DJ and also helped break acts like 50 Cent and Kanye West. ...more

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