Daniel Lloyd Jones Named 2018 Billboard International Power Player

Our very own Daniel Lloyd Jones has been recognized for his work in building a borderless community for songwriters and artists around the world. Congrats on being named a 2018 International Power Player by Billboard!

Here's what Billboard had to say:

Daniel Lloyd Jones, 38
Senior vp global creative services/head of U.K. A&R, Downtown Music Publishing

A 10-year veteran of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Jones joined independent Downtown Music Publishing in August 2017 to drive such global creative initiatives as Songwriters Without Borders, which brings together writers in the firm’s offices in London, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Sydney and Paris as well as New York, Nashville and Los Angeles. In his A&R role, Jones has signed worldwide deals with pioneering producer DJ Goldie and grime rapper Kano, whose last album, 2016’s Made in the Manor, debuted at No. 8 on the U.K. albums chart.

See Billboard's full 2018 list here.


DLJ spent 10 years at Sony ATV as VP of A&R/ New Music, having joined the company as part of the acquisition of EMI in 2012, where he signed and developed artists including Taio Cruz, The Mercury Music Prize winning album 'Let England Shake' by PJ Harvey, Plan B, Joy Williams from the Civil Wars, Sigrid and Stefflon-Don.