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Republic Records co-President Wendy Goldstein will receive MUSEXPO’s first Seymour Stein Global A&R Award at its March conference.

Goldstein is being honored for her outstanding contributions to the music industry, highlighting her remarkable A&R skills and her dedication to nurturing talent.

Goldstein, who will be celebrating 30 years in A&R next year, joined Republic Records in 2009 as an A&R consultant, assuming the role of SVP of A&R in 2011. In 2014, she was appointed EVP and head of A&R and in 2021 she was named co-president alongside Jim Roppo.

“Wendy Goldstein’s career is a testament to her unwavering commitment to the art of A&R and her exceptional talent for identifying and developing artists who shape the music industry and impact global pop culture,” said Sat Bisla, president & founder of A&R Worldwide and MUSEXPO. “Wendy’s unique abilities, instincts and musical foresight make her truly remarkable and impactful as an A&R afficionado. She is the embodiment of the spirit of Seymour Stein’s legacy.”

The inaugural presentation of the Seymour Stein Global A&R Award is scheduled for 3/20 during a gala dinner. The Global A&R Award will be presented in association with Richard Gottherer, Seymour’s longtime friend and co-founder of Sire Records, and Seymour’s daughter Mandy Stein.