The board of Nigeria’s foremost record label, Premier Records limited, has appointed Mr. Michael Odiong as the company’s General Manager in acting capacity effective 1st January 2022. He is expected to lead the management team to a new level.
Mr. Odiong started his career with Premier Records Limited in 2008 as head of projects and later Business development and has spent 14 years with the company. His experience in the music business industry will help the company set new targets and meet new goals.
Premier Records limited berthed in Nigeria in 1963 as Phillips (W.A) Records, it then metamorphosed into Phonogram, Polydor, Polygram and now Premier Records. It has released some of Nigeria’s biggest acts from all genres of music such as Highlife, Apala, Folktales, Reggae, Gospel, Fuji, Sakara. Some of the known artistes under the label include Gentleman Mike Ejeagha, Paulson Kalu, late chief Stephen Osita Osadebe, late Ras Kimono, Oritz Williki, Alex O, Alex Zitto, Evi Edna Ogholi, Dele Bamgboye, Uche Ibeto, Bright Chimezie, Mike Okri, late Dr. Victor Olaiya, late Sir. Victor Uwaifo, Bobby Benson, Yusuf Olatunji, Yemi Elemure, Junior & Pretty, Fellxzy and Mozzxxyy etc.