Dallas Austin is the new Senior VP of A&R at Island Records

Dallas Austin

Dallas Austin is a producer and songwriter who is now at the top of the music business. He will be working directly with Barry Weiss, Chairman and CEO of Universal Republic and Island Def Jam Motown.

Dallas Austin has worked with a multitude of artists ranging from Pink, Madonna, Michael Jackson, and TLC. He is well known for working on TLC’s albums FanMail and CrazySexyCool and Pink’s early album, Mizzundastood.

More and more artists are joining the ranks of the music business. Billboard reports that in the last year, Island Def Jam has signed on No I.D., producer of “Heartless” and “Run this Town,” as the Executive Vice President of A&R.

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