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A GRAND OPENING AT THE TOWER

Edgar (Edd Grand) Machuca has been named to the specially created position of Senior Vice President of A&R for both Capitol Records and Virgin Music Label & Artist Services.

He will sign and develop artists for Capitol and Virgin as well as oversee recording projects. Based in the Tower, he will report to Capitol Music Group Chairman & CEO Jeff Vaughn and Virgin President Jacqueline Saturn.

“Edd has an intuitive feel for identifying game-changing artists, songs and entrepreneurs,” Vaughn said. “His ability to build trust and speak the same language with creatives sets him apart as an A&R executive. In Edd’s unique joint role at Capitol and Virgin, he will be empowered to do what he does best: impact global culture through music.”

Machuca was previously Vice President at Warner Records and independent Warner affiliate Artist Partner Group. He has been integral to hit records such as Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J. Balvin’s “I Like It,” G-Eazy’s “No Limit,” G-Eazy & Halsey’s “Him & I” and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Hot Girl Summer” and “Savage Remix” f/Beyonce.

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