Ernie Singleton                                           

Gayla Kelp Jackson

CEO Singleton Entertainment Corp

Ernie Singleton has 139 Gold and Platinum albums to his credit. He has been the fuel behind the engine of many successful major record labels---taking the inimitable Ruthless Records from $50,000 cash-flow to $16 Million or taking Warner Bros from it #7 ranking to #1 in three years during the late 80’s, the former President of MCA Records Urban Music, Ernie Singleton has something more than a Midas touch…he has the Platinum touch! 

  Singleton’s resume spans 30 years in the music business at several labels (Majors and Indies), crossing genres from R&B to Jazz to Hip Hop. Mr. Singleton has worked with chart topping artists like Mary J. Blige, Prince, Madonna, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Quincy Jones, New Edition, Chaka Khan, Patti LaBelle, and Miles Davis, just to name a few. In addition, Ernie has been instrumental in helping launch the careers of such people as producer Teddy Riley, music mogul Sean “P. Diddy” Combs and film director Tim Story.  He also served on The Grammy T.V. Committee for 10 years.  Currently, he is the founder and CEO of Singleton Entertainment Corp.  

More than a music industry veteran, his humanitarian efforts helped raise millions of dollars for College Bound, The National Diabetes Association, Sickle Cell Disease Research, and The Los Angeles based Brotherhood Crusade Organization and other non-Singleton Entertainment Corp. profit organization and The National Association of Recording Arts and Science (the Grammy Organization).