The SRG/ILS Group is pleased to announce that it has extended its successful partnership with Virgin Music Group building upon their partnership which began in 2015.

The SRG/ILS Group’s successful partnership with Virgin Music Group includes a catalog of releases from artists including Brian McKnight, Chaka Khan, Avant, J. Brown, Ruben Studdard, Lalah Hathaway, Johnny Gill, Vivian Green, After 7, and many more. SRG/ILS also represents several independent labels including Music Matters, MPress Records, and Blues label, Gulf Coast Records with which SRG/ILS has enjoyed several #1 albums in the genre.

In 2023 SRG/ILS launched the SRG Jazz imprint. Since inception SRG Jazz has released albums and singles featuring legends of the genre David Benoit and Jeff Lorber alongside contemporary stars Mike Phillips, Xavier Gordon, and Damien Escobar. Escobar recently landed at #1 on the Jazz airplay chart with his song “Taboo”.

SRG/ILS is off to a fast start in 2024 with a new album from the top selling Reggae group of all time UB40. Their new album, UB45 a celebration of their 45 years together, is currently a top 5 album in the United Kingdom joining Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Olivia Rodrigo, and Pearl Jam. The album is also the #1 Reggae album in the UK this week. Also, this week SRG/ILS will release the first single from Lalah Hathaway’snew album VANTABLACK.

Claude Villani SRG/ILS, CEO, “SRG/ILS has undergone tremendous growth over the past several years, largely thanks to the strong support provided by Virgin Music Group. Jacqueline Saturn and her team are exceptional, demonstrating a commitment to navigating today’s ever-changing music landscape with an artist-first attitude.”

Jacquelin Saturn President, Virgin Music Group, North America & EVP Global Artist Relations, “We love our partners and the SRG/ILS roster, which is full of incredibly successful and career-defining artists. We are proud of all we have accomplished together and are excited to build on their vision for the future.”

The SRG/ILS group is globally distributed by Virgin Music Group. We embrace new technologies and business models that empower artists and labels to fully engage and participate in their careers, their recording, and ownership. Through a spectrum of services, SRG/ILS is redefining the relationship between music creators and the marketplace.

The company is headquartered in Norwalk, CT with satellite offices in Los Angeles, CA and Toronto Canada. The executive staff includes Claude Villani; Group CEO, Michael Cusanelli; General Manager, Walter W. Millsap III; VP of Artist Relations, Craig Davis; VP, Dominique Zgarka; Executive VP and Senior Advisor for Distribution Services, Dan Patrick; Shareholder and Brand/Media Consultant, Charles Phillips; Key Shareholder and Strategic Advisor, Charles Hinnant; Shareholder and Advisor to the CEO, Sander Shalinsky; Senior Advisor to the CEO, Jay Reason; Senior Director, Label Catalog, Ra-Fael Blanco: VP of Public Relations, Sydney Brown; Social Media and DSP Coordination, and H “Bee” Boisseau; Project Manager.

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