“ Over a 25-year career, Nick has accounted for more than $500 mm in recording revenues for artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Rolling Stone’s Best New Artist Award. He worked in A&R at Maverick Records, Columbia Records, Disney’s Hollywood Records.
For more than 25 years, Nick has achieved notable success as an entertainment industry executive. Nick has accounted for more than $500 million in recording revenues for artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Rolling Stone’s Best New Artist Award. He has worked in A&R at Maverick Records, Columbia Records, Disney’s Hollywood Records.
He founded Amplitude Entertainment, where he specialized in entertainment-based branding and promotional campaigns, events and projects for brands such as American Honda Motors, Amnesty International, USA Networks and Coca Cola. In 1996 he was hired by Madonna and Guy Oseary to direct A&R at Maverick. At Columbia he was directly responsible for artists who sold more than 50 million records worldwide. Under his direction and oversight, Alice in Chains, Toad the Wet Sprocket and Circus of Power enjoyed global success. Nick was a co-producer for sound tracks for Last Action Hero, Singles and Buffy the Vampire Slayer that collectively sold over 6 million units worldwide. Nick managed executives who collectively signed artists such as Soul Asylum, Sponge, Beyonce/Destiny’s Child and Jessica Simpson.
In 1993, he reported to Disney CEO Michael Eisner as head of A&R for Disney’s Hollywood Records and delivered the company’s first number one Billboard record All For Love, by Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams and Sting from the film “The Three Musketeers”, He also worked with Bill Silva Management in managing the first two record cycles of Jason Mraz.
Widely reported by the media, Nick is considered a Music Industry expert and is quoted by Business Week, Time, Rolling Stone, Spin, HITs, the Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Tonight and Billboard. He is a featured lecturer at numerous universities, including UCLA, University of Memphis and SUNY.