Danny Goldberg is the President of Gold Village Entertainment.
From 1983-1992, Goldberg was the founder and President of Gold Mountain Entertainment, a personal management firm whose clients included Nirvana, Hole, Sonic Youth, Bonnie Raitt, The Allman Brothers, Rickie Lee Jones, Allanah Myles, Tom Cochrane and the Beastie Boys. Directly prior to the creation of Gold Village, Goldberg had been CEO of Air America Radio from 2005 until mid 2006. (He remains Vice-Chairman of Air America Radio). Goldberg formed the indie label Artemis Records in 1999 and ran until January of 2005. (He remains a consultant to Sheridan Square Entertainment). Artemis was the number one U.S. indie label in terms of market share form 2001-2003. It released the last three albums of Warren Zevons career including the Grammy winning The Wind, five albums by Steve Earle including his Grammy winner The Revolution Starts Now, as well as gold albums by Kittie, Kurupt and Khia. Artemis also released the multi-platinum album by the Baha Men, Who Let The Dogs Out, as well as albums by The Pretenders, Rickie Lee Jones and Jimmy Vaughn. Prior to forming Artemis and prior to the acquisition of Polygram by Universal in 1998, Goldberg was Chairman and CEO of the Mercury Records Group, which was the number one U.S. label group in terms of market share in 1998. The Mercury Records Group included music form virtually all major genres, pop, R&B, hip-hop, country, jazz and rock and roll via its labels Deutsche Gramophone, Verve, Motown, Def-Jam, Mercury and Mercury Nashville all of which reported to and were supervised by Goldberg. Prior to coming to Mercury, Goldberg was Chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. Records in 1995, during which time Warner Bros. was the number one U.S. record label. In 1993-94, he was President of Atlantic Records, also a division of the Warner Music Group, which likewise attained the number one ranking among U.S. companies during Goldbergs tenure. Earlier in his career, Goldberg formed and co-owned Modern Records, which released Stevie Nicks solo albums including her number one album Bella Donna. Prior to that Goldberg was Vice-President of Led Zeppelins Swan Song Records. In 1980, Goldberg co-produced and co-directed the rock documentary feature, No Nukes, starring Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, and Jackson Browne. In 2004 he was the Executive Producer of the documentary about Steve Earle, Just An American Boy.He was the Executive Producer of the multi-platinum soundtrack of music form the TV series Miami Viceand was the Music Supervisor on numerous feature films including Dirty Dancing.Goldberg began his career as a music journalist having written for, among others, Rolling Stone, The Village Voice and Billboard (for whom he reviewed the 1969 Woodstock Festival). He is author of the book How The Left Lost Teen Spirit.