Nick Raphael - Head of A&R, Sony BMG

Nick Raphael has worked in the corporate side of the record business since 1994.

Moving from Product Manager to Label Manager to Label Founder, to A&R Director to the youngest Managing Director of any major label, to Vice President of a Corporation and most recently has landed a joint venture label with Sony BMG.

Throughout the last 11 years he has maintained his core involvement in A&R signing artists from genres as diverse as Dance (Armand Van Helden), to US Rap (Jay-Z), to R’N’B (Lemar and Big Brovaz) to Opera (G4) and Pop (Charlotte Church).