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Phil Thornton

eOne Music
VP & GM, Urban Inspirational
Phil Thornton started his first company, Bright Star Entertainment, an artist management/consultant firm in 2013. At Bright Star, he represented artists such as Bad Boy Records’ GRAMMY award-winning group 112 and singer Lil’ Mo. In 2007, Thornton settled in Los Angeles and partnered with Marcus Spence and Paul Coy Allen to form the successful Ten2One Entertainment, a multimedia, television production, artist management conglomerate. Overseeing the artist management side of the company, Thornton has guided the careers of Faith Evans, Michelle Williams, Kenny Lattimore, and Mack Wilds. He also serves as executive producer of TV One’s hit show “R&B Divas Atlanta,” as well as its wildly popular spin-off “R&B Divas L.A.” In addition to running Ten2One, Thornton serves as VP and General Manager of Urban Inspirational at eOne Music, where he oversees Gospel, Christian, and R&B artists.