The Aftershow: Sony's Clive Davis

My greatest chart achievement was...

“The seven consecutive No. 1 hits Whitney Houston had [in the US, 1985-88]. It’s still mind-blowing. You see in the film where I say to her, ‘Are you pinching yourself?’ So it was the idea of taking a global approach with an African-American woman and for it to break everywhere, every format, every country.”

My most emotionally satisfying moment was...

“When we started J, I could take any executive that had worked at Arista, from ...

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