Jimmy Iovine to step away from Apple Music in August, according to WSJ
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple Music exec and famous music producer Jimmy Iovine will transition to a “consulting role” in August, giving up his day-to-day work with the music streaming business. The WSJ report claims that Iovine has told people close to him that he plans to, “spend more time with his family while supporting Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue, who oversees Apple Music, as needed.”
We first reported this back in January, along with a number of other sites. Those reports were met with statements from Iovine that he planned to stay with Apple Music as long as he is needed. He told Variety, “The bottom line is I’m loyal to the guys at Apple. I love Apple, and I really love musicians. That’s why those articles annoyed me, because it had nothing to do with reality. It made it out to be all about money.”
Apple Music dealmaker Jimmy Iovine has confirmed that he's moving to a consulting role at Apple. It's been speculated since January that Iovine was stepping back from helping to run Apple Music. Iovine said in an interview with The Times of London that he is moving to a consulting role at Apple. "I'm...