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    Tue, 19 Jul 2011 13:47:56

    LA Reid Named Chairman/CEO of Epic Records - He will be a judge on "The X Factor" and was previously at IDJ

    Music industry exec Antonio "LA" Reid has two new gigs. In addition to his role as a judge on The X Factor, Reid has been named the Chairman and CEO of Epic Records. Reid was previously the chairman at IDJ.

    Of his new gig at Epic, Reid said, "I look forward with great enthusiasm to joining the Sony Music family as it affords us the opportunity to build Epic Recordings the revolutionary music company of tomorrow. We are deeply committed to discovering and developing the next generation of superstars as well as implementing a fresh and innovative business model. It is also my distinct pleasure to be once again joining Doug [Morris] who is an amazing leader and the most visionary and forward-thinking executive in the music entertainment industry."

    The X Factor begins airing on FOX this Fall.

    Will you be watching LA Reid on The X Factor?

    —Amy Sciarretto

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