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LA Reid’s Move to TV’s X Factor…Actually a Great Idea

 width=Amidst all the rumored changes about to take place at Sony and Universal, it appears one exec knows where he will be going. Industry vet , whose contract with Universal Music is up in December, is getting an early release so that he can take part in  ‘s show, The X Factor. The show awards a recording contract worth $5 million to the winner and begin March 27 in Los Angeles.

LA Reid started in the industry as a performer and group member for Ohio based R&B group The . I have never OFFICIALLY met him but I’ve been in is presence on several and if I were in his shoes, I would make the move too. For years he  width=surrendered his performing days to be a . He helped to solidify Atlanta as the R&B “new industry” city on the map and he’s proven himself at Def Jam. This is a GREAT time to make a move like this, more money, less stress. Who WOULDN’T take that.

The Hollywood Reporter broke the story

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