Sam Selolwane has been promoted to SVP of Urban Promotion at RCA, it was just announced. Remaining in NYC, she will continue to report to EVP Urban Promotion Geo Bivins, to whom she had been reporting to in her role as VP.
Selolwane, who started as a radio programmer and on-air personality, kicked off a career as a promo exec 12 years ago with Jive/RCA/Sony.
The all-star, who was recognized as part of ASCAP’s “Women Behind The Music” in 2014, has worked with the likes of Usher, Alicia Keys, Charlie Wilson, Tinashe, Bryson Tiller, R.Kelly, Ro James, Kid Ink and Miguel, as well as Chris Brown and T-Pain, of whom she played an integral role in launching radio careers.
“I have worked with Samantha since the merger in 2011 and couldn’t be more proud of what she has accomplished,” shared Bivins. “Sam has grown as an executive and person and is key to the success we have had at radio with artists like Bryson Tiller, Khalid, Goldlink and SZA. Her enthusiasm, tenacity and passion is evident to our Radio Partners and everyone she works with. I look forward to the next chapter in her career as it will be filled with great sneakers and even greater accomplishments.”