He was a keyboardist for the pop group Skylark.
He was named the chairman of Verve Music Group on December 15, 2011.
He married several times, first to singer-songwriter B.J. Cook, then to model Rebecca Dryer, followed by Linda Thompson and Yolanda Hadid. He has been in a relationship with singer/actress Katharine McPhee since 2018.
He also worked with classical pop singer Josh Groban.