Doug Williams Retires From Blackberry Records

After twenty-eight years of heading the label, Doug Williams is officially retiring from his role as President and CEO of Blackberry Records as of April 1, 2019.

Williams was instrumental in signing such artists to the label as Bishop Paul Morton, The Canton Spirituals, The Williams Brothers and many others.

“We’ve had an incredible 28 years and made some history along the way,” shares Williams. “However, God is leading me in other directions at this time in my life.”

Doug Williams will continue his involvement in the music industry. “Music is my first love, therefore ,I’ll always be involved in some facet. I still have a passion for singing, songwriting and producing” continues Williams.

As for the future of Blackberry Records, that seems to be up in the air. “As of now, the future of the company is to be determined. However, we’ll make an official announcement once that decision has been made,” shares Williams.

Doug Williams was an instrumental catalyst behind the numerous Grammy and Stellar Award nominations that Blackberry Records received.

Congratulations to Doug Williams for an incredible tenure at Blackberry Records. We wish him well in his future endeavors.

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