REPUBLIC RECORDS LOGORepublic Records has promoted Michael Horton to executive vp, the label’s founder and CEO Monte Lipman announced Wednesday (Aug. 18).

In his elevated role, Horton will continue overseeing promotional campaigns for the Republic and Island Records rosters at the hip hop and R&B format, including A-listers such as DrakeNicki MinajLil Wayne, The Weeknd and Post Malone, as well as emerging and breakthrough acts like Jacquees, Kiana Ledé and Pop Smoke. He is based out of Republic’s New York headquarters. Read more in Billboard.