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Salaam Remi Joins Sony Music

SALAAM AND EGGS: Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter Salaam Remi has been named EVP A&R and Production for Sony Music Entertainment by CEO Doug Morris, to whom he'll report. In addition to his A&R duties, Remi will have a label imprint at Sony Music and serve as an exclusive producer and executive producer on selected releases. Morris called Remi “a fantastic talent who understands great artistry.” Remi has worked with Amy Winehouse, Nas, The Fugees, Jazmine Sullivan, Nelly Furtado, Cee-Lo Green and Usher, among others. His most recent credits include Alicia KeysGirl on Fire and Miguel’s Kaleidoscope Dream. He has also worked on a variety of film projects, including Blood Diamond, Gnomeo and Juliet and Tower Heist. He scored the film Sparkle starring Whitney Houston and Jordin Sparks, the Mike Tyson documentary, Tyson, and worked as Executive Music Producer on the films Sex and the City 1 and 2 and Rush Hour 3. (11/27a)