Tina Turner
Grammy Award
Ike Turner
Olivia Newton-John
(Movies & TV)
Kurt Loder
(Movies & TV)
Joe Cocker

See also

Roger Davies (manager)

Knowledge Identifier: +Roger_Davies_(manager)


Roger Davies (manager)

Australian born business manager and music producer with a long career in the music industry add

Category: Business

Born in 1952.

Countries: United States (50%), Australia (25%), Europe (20%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Tina Turner, Grammy Award, Ike Turner

Linked to: Sade, Company Caine, Get the Party Started, The Temptations




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Roger Davies was born in 1952 add something


Ultimate Collection 1968-2003 - Executive Producer add something


Ultimate Collection 1968-2003 - Producer add something


By the 1970s, Ike Turner had become heavily addicted to drugs and abused his wife add something


For most of the 1970s Sherbet was one of Australia's most popular and successful groups, scoring numerous hit singles and albums, winning a string of awards, and becoming the first local act to sell a million dollars worth of records in Australia add something


They relocated to the USA in 1978 but were unable to break into the US music scene and eventually returned to Australia add something


By 1979, she was without a record contract for the first time in her career add something


In 1979, Davies accompanied Lee Kramer to see Tina live for the first time at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco and it was a turning point for both of them add something


In 1979, Davies became the manager of singer Tina Turner add something


Davies took over Olivia's management following her split Lee Kramer, and Davies played a major part in the massive success Olivia enjoyed in the early 1980s, including her multi-million-selling albums "Physical" and "Soul Kiss" and her sell-out North American tour add something


By the time Sherbet split in 1981, Davies had ended his relationship with Sherbet and moved to Los Angeles , where he began working briefly for Lee Kramer, who was managing expatriate Australian singer Olivia Newton-John add something


The single "Private Dancer" was a major international hit and the 1984 album "Private Dancer" became one of the biggest successes of the 1980s, earning Tina three Grammy Awards in 1985, and re-establishing her as one of the world's top rock performers add something


Davies began working with Cher in the late 1990s, around the time of her massive international smash hit "Believe" in 1999 add something


Davies started managing soul and R&B band, Sade,in 1990 add something


Davies was instrumental in the meteoric rise to fame of Janet Jackson in 1990, and her chart and touring dominance throughout that decade add something


Various Artists - Best of 1990-2000 - Producer add something


Davies has been managing rock legend Joe Cocker since 1991, during which time Joe has released seven studio albums from "Night Calls" in 1992, to his current release "Hard Knocks" in 2010 add something


The first album under his management was "Love Deluxe", released in 1992 add something


In 1993, the biography of Tina Turner by Kurt Loder, "What's Love Got to Do with It", was made into a hit film with Angela Bassett as Tina and Australian singer-actor James Reyne portraying Davies when actually it was lee kramer who should have been credited add something


Sade released "The Best of Sade" in 1994, dominating the charts in 1994 and 1995, going quadruple platinum in the US, and selling more than two million copies in Europe add something


He oversaw her highly acclaimed 1999 "Believe" Tour, the most successful tour of her career at that point, but it would be eclipsed by the three year, 325-show world "Farewell Tour" that Davies set up for her add something


After a break of eight years between studio albums, Sade delivered their fifth album, "Lovers Rock" in 2000 add something


Turner's profile has endured and in 2000 her Twenty Four Seven Tour was the highest grossing US tour of the year add something


He took over her management commencing from her second album, 2001's "Missundaztood" add something


The "Soldier of Love" tour, the band's first since 2001, played 106 shows to over 800,000 people and was the 10th highest grossing tour for the year add something


While featuring an evolution of the Sade sound, it replicated the success of previous albums, achieving triple platinum status and winning the Grammy Award for best Pop vocal Album in 2002 add something


Pink's 2003 third album "Try This" sold over 3 million copies worldwide, and earned Pink her second Grammy Award for her song "Trouble" add something


Live in Europe - 2004 - Executive Producer add something


Her fourth album, 2006's "I'm Not Dead", sold over 6 million copies worldwide, and its tour of the same name smashed attendance records in Australia and Europe for a solo female artist add something


I'm Not Dead - 2006 - Executive Producer add something


Pink Who Knew, Pt. 2 - 2007 - Management add something


In 2008, Davies negotiated a three-year residency at the Colosseum, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas which completed its successful run in 2011 add something


The award was presented at the Australasian Performing Right Association awards ceremony in Sydney Australia on 16 June 2008 add something


In 2009, Pink's fifth album "Funhouse" outsold her "I'm Not Dead" album and producing hit singles "So What" and "Sober" add something


Her "Funhouse" arena tour played to over two million people at 160 sold out dates worldwide, And in 2010, she followed it up with her "Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour", playing 34 European stadium and festival shows in 14 countries in 12 weeks, adding a further one million fans add something


The band's latest studio album "Soldier of Love" was released in February 2010 add something


In 2011 the band released a 2CD 'best of' album entitled "The Ultimate Collection" which included two new tracks and a remix of "The Moon and the Sky" featuring Jay-Z, and Davies took the band on the road for the first time in 11 years add something


In May 2011 a second compilation album was released, The Ultimate Collection, and Davies took the band on the road for the first time in 11 years add something


Demand was such that the band returned to Europe for a further 15 shows and wound up the year with dates in Australia, NZ, and a final date on Friday 16 December 2011 at the Yas Arena, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates add something


In 2016 Billboard magazine released its list of the Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists, placing her at number seven add something


In April 2018 the Australian television bio-pic Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted To You featured Delta Goodrem as Olivia Newton, and Gyton Grantley as manager Roger Davies add something