Julian Petty, Chris Atlas, and Norva Denton named Power Players
11 12, 2020

Julian Petty, Chris Atlas, and Norva Denton named Power Players

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2020 R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players — In A Year of Activism

By Billboard Staff - 11/12/2020

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Julian Petty

_Executive vp, head of business and legal affairs, Warner Records _

Chris Atlas

Executive vp, urban music and marketing, Warner Records

Norva Denton

Senior vp A&R, Warner Records

Petty joined Warner Records in 2019 after spending 15 years in private practice and helped build the label’s R&B/hip-hop roster by negotiating the signings of Freddie Gibbs, Lil Zay Osama, Chika and NLE Choppa. Atlas has guided the career of Saweetie and return of Wale, as well as shepherding Choppa’s label debut, Top Shotta, and his singles “Walk Em Down” and “Camelot.” Denton helped bring Freddie Gibbs to Warner and co-produced Wale’s “On Chill” (featuring Jeremih), which reached No. 22 on the Hot 100.

The Word That Defines R&B/Hip-Hop Culture: “Dominant.” - Atlas