As Supervising Producer on “The Voice”, Clyde is involved in the day-to-day production of all music related facets of the series. He serves as head of The Voice Music Department, overseeing song selection, music clearance, music talent relations and management of the in-house music team including the music director, band and music production. In this capacity, he works closely day-to-day with the celebrity coaches in the area of music choices for the show’s artists.
As Executive in Charge of Music for MGM_TV (unscripted), Clyde advises the various showrunners on music creative & business decisions including production of music segments, development of main titles, music supervision and clearance and licensing.
Prior to his work in television music, Clyde was Vice President of Creative Services and A&R for BMG Music Publishing for ten years. During this time he signed or represented the songwriting interests of The Wu-Tang Clan, The Roots, Ace of Base, The Bee Gees, Savan Kotecha etc. He was responsible for both US and International signings and managed the creative interests of a wide range of songwriter related issues. He also was instrumental in the development of the songwriting career of former American Idol judge and BMI Songwriter of The Year, Kara DioGuardi.
Prior to his work as a music publisher, Clyde was signed for 8 years as staff writer for Arista/BMG Music Publishing. He wrote songs for Belinda Carlisle, Jermaine Jackson, Haddaway and others and wrote the theme song to the hit movie, “Spaceballs” – collaborating with Mel Brooks.