About RONNY VANCE
RonnyVance, former president of Geffen Music and Interscope Music, has over 40 years of experience in the music industry.
The artists and writers he has signed in that time have had cumulative sales of over 200 million records. Built upon his uncanny knack for spotting songwriting talent and superstar artists in all music genres, each of his endeavors has enjoyed unprecedented achievement.
Over the course his career, Vance has been responsible for the signings of Tupac, New Edition, Stephen Sondheim, Bruce Hornsby and Gwen Stephani, and for the placement of such notable songs as "Maniac,” “New Attitude,” and Eric Clapton’s two-time 1998 Grammy winning song "Change The World," among so many others.
Vance currently has two-hit writers, Paul Gordon and DK Benjamin. Paul Gordon composed the music and lyrics for the stage musical Jane Eyre which ran on Broadway in 2000–2001, for which he received a nomination for Tony Award for Best Original Score. He also penned the Peter Cetera and Amy Grant #1 hit "Next Time I Fall" and the #1 Pop and Country hit "Friends and Lovers." DK has written and/or produced for Australia's Pop star Vanessa Amorosi, England’s #1 hit teen act JLS, as well as 90s R&B legend Jon B, and Rebecca Stella whose song “Give Me That O” earned a #2 position on Sweden’s Overall Music Chart.