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Ben Beardsworth is MD at XL Recordings, record label to Adele, Prodigy, MIA, White Stripes to name but a few.
Ben Beardsworth is Managing Director of independent record label, XL Recordings. The label recently won Best Label at the 2012 Music Week Awards, and has released records by artists such as Adele, Prodigy, The White Stripes, Radiohead, Dizzee Rascal and many more.
Ben started working in club promotions at the label in 1997 after speculatively, and inaccurately, writing to them about what a great DJ he was. He then worked in various A&R roles before becoming Managing Director in 2005.