Client Profile: Al Bell

March 23, 2021 musroyaltycon

“We are most honored to have worked with the most extraordinary legend Mr. Al Bell,” said Parviz Omidvar, President of Music Royalty Consulting, Inc. “We understand the full value and potential of his creative output and future potential, and we aim to serve Mr. Bell’s financial needs,“ he continued.

It all started for Al Bell one evening in Little Rock in 1971. While meditating after the murder of this brother, he dreamt the words to the eventual hit song “I’ll Take You There”.

In the 1980s, Al Bell went on to become the President of the Motown Records Group (Motown had relocated to Los Angeles from Detroit) and worked with Berry Gordy in the sale of Motown to the MCA/Boston Ventures Group. After that, Mr. Bell discovered the music group Tag Team and released “Whoomp! (There It Is),” which sold over 5 million copies and remains one of the biggest-selling singles in history.

Then, Prince asked Al Bell to release a single record, after Warner Brothers Records turned Prince down. Bell released “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” and gave Prince his biggest-selling single ever.

Mr. Bell has received many honors and awards, including the National Award of Achievement from the U.S. Department of Commerce. He has been listed in Who’s Who in Black America and was honored by Black Enterprise magazine in 1972 and 1973 as No. 2 in the Top 100 Black-Owned Businesses.

Ebony magazine honored him in 1972 as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Black Men and in 1973 as one of the Top 1000 Most Successful Black Men in the World. He received an Achievement Award from the Boy Scouts of America in 1975, the Alex Haley Roots Award from the Greater Washington D.C. Business Center in 1977, and the W.C. Handy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002.

In 2015 Mr. Bell was inducted into the Official Rhythm & Blues Music Hall of Fame.

But he is not finished writing new chapters for his legend. He currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Al Bell Presents LLC, a new “rare performing artist” career and business development paradigm.

Mr. Bell worked with Parviz Omidvar over the course of decades and was happy to work with Music Royalty Consulting, Inc. for his music catalogue buyout deal.