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‘American Idol’ Adds Executive Producer and Music Director

Jan 25, 2018  •  Post A Comment

ABC’s “American Idol” revival has tweaked its behind-the-cameras lineup, bringing aboard a new executive producer and music director.

The network announced today that Phil McIntyre, founder and CEO of Philymack, the entertainment and music management company for multiplatinum artists Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas/DNCE, and most recently The Band Perry and Iggy Azalea, joined the show as executive producer, representing CORE Media.

“Drawing on his extensive musical background, he will focus on developing the contestants’ artistic vision, preparing them for a successful career after the show, along with liaising with guest artists and the online distribution of the music performed,” the network said in the announcement.

Additionally, music producer, live music director and multi-instrumentalist Kristopher Pooley joins the program as music director.

“In this role, he will be responsible for working with the contestants to create song arrangements, leading the live band, and helping to guide and advise the contestants on their journey to become the next superstar,” the announcement notes.

Please click here to read the full announcement from ABC.

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