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Brian Nolan named SVP of Seventeenfifty
Brian Nolan
  • HOLLYWOOD, Calif.
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Industry executive Brian Nolan has been named sr. VP of seventeenfifty, Capitol Music Group’s in-house division focused on brand partnerships and sync licensing. Nolan reports to COO Michelle Jubelirer. In his new position, Nolan will draw upon his broad experience as an executive to lead the seventeenfifty team and expand its role in generating and maximizing revenue streams while playing a significant role in breaking new and developing artists and enhancing CMG’s marketing efforts on behalf of its established stars.  Nolan is based in Hollywood, Calif., in the company’s iconic Capitol Records Tower.

Nolan comes to Capitol after 12 years at Columbia Records/Sony Music, most recently as Columbia’s VP of international marketing. In that role, he led the international marketing campaign for David Bowie’s Star album, one of the biggest selling worldwide releases of 2016.  He also led international marketing campaigns for Depeche Mode, John Mayer and Russ, to name a few.  Prior to assuming that role, Nolan was VP of Sony Music’s in-house creative agency, where he co-created Culinary Beats–a CITI-branded original series that aired for two seasons on Yahoo!--and On The Road, which aired on The Travel Channel.  He is also an executive producer of YouTube’s Best.Cover.Ever original series, which is airing this fall.

Among his achievements within the branding/licensing space, Nolan secured global advertising campaigns for Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” with Ford, Leon Bridges’ “Coming Home” for Apple and “River” for Beats by Dre.  A leader in the sports marketing space, his partnerships with ESPN included a label wide collaboration for the 2014 College Football season.  Nolan also secured Turner Sports promotional campaigns for Bruce Springsteen’s “Land of Hopes and Dreams” in MLB’s 2012 Playoffs.