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Clive Davis was born in Brooklyn, New York. He entered Harvard Law School on a full scholarship and graduated in 1956. Four years later, he arrived at Columbia Records as an attorney. In 1965, he was promoted to administrative vice-president of the label, became vice-president and general manager a year later, and in 1967 became the label's ... See full bio »

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Deadpool 2 Soundtrack
Bad Company Soundtrack
Dawn of the Dead Soundtrack
Transsiberian Soundtrack


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 2022 I Wanna Dance with Somebody (producer) (filming)
 2021 We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2021 Clive Davis Virtual Pre-Grammy Gala Part 2 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2021 Genius (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Aretha: No One Sleeps (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Chain of Fools (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Amazing Grace (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Young, Gifted and Black (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Aretha: Unforgettable (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Clive Davis Virtual Pre-Grammy Gala Part 1 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2019 Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2014 Santana Corazon: Live from Mexico: Live It to Believe It (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2012 We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston (TV Movie documentary) (producer - as Clive J. Davis)
 2002 It Had to Be You: The Great American Songbook (TV Special) (executive producer: J Records)
 2002 O-Town: O2 - An Exclusive V.I.P. Look (Video documentary short) (executive producer)
 2000 Whitney Houston: Fine (Video short) (executive producer)
 1986 Carly Simon: Coming Around Again (Video short) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

Release of his book, "The Soundtrack of My Life", by Clive with Anthony DeCurtis. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Clive J. Davis


5' 8" (1.73 m)


Janet Adelberg  (divorced)  (2 children) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[To Barry Manilow ] If you were Irving Berlin, we would know it by now! See more »


Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 (under the category Non-Performer). See more »


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