Insider Profile | Pete Ganbarg | A&R

Pete Ganbarg is President of A&R for Atlantic Records, a position he’s held since late 2017. He joined Atlantic as EVP, A&R in late 2008. At Atlantic, among the artists and projects that Pete has signed and/or A&R’d are Grammy Award-winning artists twenty one pilots, Halestorm and Jason Mraz; Platinum and multi-Platinum artists Christina Perri, Melanie Martinez, Skillet, Brett Eldredge, Matchbox Twenty & Rob Thomas, Theory Of A Deadman and Icona Pop; as well as the Original Broadway Cast Recordings of Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen and the Billboard No.1 album The Greatest Showman soundtrack, the latter two of which he also co-produced.

Pete began his A&R career in 1989 at SBK Records. In 1997, he joined Clive Davis at Arista Records, where, as Senior Director of A&R, he conceived and A&R’d Santana’s 30x platinum worldwide, nine-time Grammy-winning Supernatural. Prior to joining Atlantic, Pete headed Pure Tone Music, one of the industry’s leading A&R consulting firms, whose success stories included Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Chaka Khan, Santana, Train, Donna Summer and others.



MUBUTV Pete Ganbarg YouTube Thumbnail

Pete Ganbarg | Official Website

  watch episode