Jimmy Iovine is the chairman of Interscope/Geffen/A&M Records, a label group in the Universal Music Group family. Originally a producer and engineer, Iovine played a major role in creating some of the most timeless albums of the 1980s. Iovine worked with artists like Bruce Springsteen, U2, Meatloaf, Tom Petty, Patti Smith and Stevie Nicks. As the founder of Interscope Records, one of the most successful independent labels of the 1990s, Iovine made his permanent mark on pop music with hits by No Doubt, Limp Bizkit, Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch and Nine Inch Nails (among many others), and by partnering with Death Row Records to release influential albums by artists like Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. and others. Iovine used is previous success with Interscope to help move himself into an executive position with UMG. Iovine has continued to produce hits by artists as diverse as Feist, Eminem and 50 Cent, and the Pussycat Dolls.
In an interview with Artist House Music, he gives advice on how to succeed in the music industry, how he finds new artists, 360 deals, free music downloads, advice for record producers, and much more!
Watch The 20 min interview with Artist House Music below