Darius Jones, Senior Vice President

Darius Jones

Overseeing the music production projects is Darius Jones who joins The Celeb Group after a highly successful stint as Senior Director of A&R at EMI/Capitol Records. Prior to this, he was a key A&R figure at Priority Records.

With digital social networks playing a critical role in today’s entertainment industry, Darius is expert at promoting music through social networking. He’s a highly respected judge of talent and many feel he has a “Golden Ear” due to the huge sales successes of his projects.

While at EMI/Capitol Darius signed J Holiday who’s “Back of My Lac” Album sold platinum and includes two platinum #1 R&B singles “Bed” and “Suffocate.” He A&R’d Chingy’s third Album “Hoodstar” which sold Gold and included the double platinum #1 single “Pulling Me Back” featuring Tyrese (#1 for seven weeks).

He oversaw LeToya Luckett’s 2nd Album “Ladylove” which includes the top 5 single “Regret” featuring Ludacris and the Top 10 single “Not Anymore” written by Ne-Yo. He’s worked also with Avant, Athena Cage, Mims, Dem Franchize Boyz, Lil Zane and Javier Colon; and his production credits include the popular “Coach Carter” soundtrack which sold 350,000 copies and includes the Top 5 single “Hope” featuring Faith Evans.

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