Jamila Thomas joins Motown Data as Vice President, Artist Internet marketing

Jamila Thomas has joined Motown Data as Vice President, Artist Internet marketing.


In this purpose, Thomas will oversee marketing approaches and strategies throughout Motown’s roster of artists and partners.

She will also guide promoting initiatives for Motown’s newly relaunched historic spoken word imprint, Black Forum.

In addition, Thomas will continue her perform as co-founder of #TheShowMustBePaused, a world-wide initiative co-started by Thomas past year to address inequities, racism and social injustices.

Most just lately, Thomas served as Senior Director of Promoting at Atlantic Documents, the place she labored on strategies for artists such as Unappealing God, Pardison Fontaine, PNB Rock, DRAM and Don Q, among many others.

Prior to Atlantic, Thomas was Head of Promoting at Asylum Data.

The announcement marks a return to Common Music Group for Thomas, where her past do the job at Def Jam provided her purpose on album strategies for Jhene Aiko’s Sailing Soul(s), Pusha T’s My Title is My Name and Big Sean’s Hall of Fame, between others, ahead of joining Cash Dollars Information.

At Dollars Funds, Thomas worked with functions which includes Jacquees, and on strategies for artists these types of as Drake and Nicki Minaj.

Thomas will also operate together with Ethiopia Habtemariam, who was promoted to Chairman and CEO of Motown Documents in March.

Ethiopia Habtemariam

“Jamila is a established and passionate advocate for artists.”

Ethiopia Habtemariam, Motown

Ethiopia Habtemariam, Chairman and CEO of Motown, explained: “Jamila is a tested and passionate advocate for artists and an unbelievably proficient marketer who operates from a put of true passion for music, society and group.

“Motown is residence to some of the most prolific and impactful voices of our time, which includes individuals of our artists, companions and executives, and we’re fired up to welcome her to our team.”

“[jamila] has outstanding instincts and vision as a marketer.”

Brian Nolan, EVP Motown

Brian Nolan, EVP Motown and Motown Advertising and marketing, added: “Throughout her vocation, Jamila has demonstrated her comprehension and capability to create and execute strategies that assist artists join with lovers all-around the globe.

“She has outstanding instincts and eyesight as a marketer, and I’m thrilled to welcome her to Motown’s marketing workforce.”

“It’s an outstanding honor to be a part of this famous label.”

Jamila Thomas, Motown Data

Jamila Thomas said: “Music has generally influenced me and Motown has not only provided the soundtrack to some of the greatest, and most defining, times in music historical past, but it has also introduced the occupations of some of music’s most legendary and impactful artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs spanning additional than 6 many years.

“It’s an unbelievable honor to join this legendary label and the forward-pondering management that continues to redefine and influence culture all over the globe.

“I want to thank Ethiopia and Brian for the opportunity to be element of this group that will help generate the subsequent chapter of Motown’s legacy.”Audio Business Worldwide