WME has actually signed Rock-and-roll Hall of Famer Yusuf/Cat Stevens for representation in all locations. The British singer-songwriter is presently dealing with a brand-new album, in addition to different other tasks consisting of an autobiography and an approaching 2023 international trip.
Within the last number of years, Yusuf has actually remodelled and re-issued numerous of his previous tasks in honor of their 50th anniversary. He’s completely re-recorded “Tea for the Tillerman as Tea for the Tillerman2,” and launched a box embeded in event of the initial 1970 album’s launching. Furthermore, the 50th-anniversary boxsets for “Mona Bone Jakon” and “Teaser and the Firecat” will be followed-up with a recently remastered anniversary edition of his 1972 album, “Capture Bull at 4,” slated for release in December.
In 2015, his kids’s book “Yusuf’s Peace Train,” ended up being a New york city Times best-seller, and he was included in the Apple television+ documentary, “1971: The Year That Music Changed Whatever,” studying the connection in between music and considerable social and cultural reform.
+ Following the opening of Concord‘s international head office in Nashville, the U.S.-based rights business has actually rebranded with a brand-new logo design.
Concord’s brand-new head offices were built in 2020 and 2021 and opened formally previously this year. The brand-new area includes an 8,300 sq. ft. growth of its 2nd-floor workplaces in Peabody Plaza. The LEED Silver accredited, 50,000 sq feet area in the Rolling Mill Hill area, is practically triple the size of Concord’s previous workplaces at 1201 Demonbreun St.
” Concord has actually grown substantially in the last 7 years, demanding brand-new workplaces in LA, NEW YORK CITY, Berlin and Nashville,” stated Bob Valentine, Concord president. “Weding not just copyrights, plays, musicals, recordings and other narrative material, however more notably combining the cultures of the lots of business is what makes us the Concord these days.”
According to a release, the relocation falls in line with Concord’s growth strategy to represent Concord’s artists, playwrights and authors “as none looked for the simple course to get to where they are; rather, they strongly challenged what might be. The brand-new Concord logo design and identity is rooted in all these things, with artists as the pillar.”
+ Warner Records has actually promoted Ron Stewart to senior VP of metropolitan promo for the label and employed Cory Triggers as VP of metropolitan promo.
Based in New York City, Stewart will broaden his existing responsibilities to lead promo method and projects for all metropolitan artists. He will report to Mike Chester, executive VP of promo and commerce. Triggers, who signs up with Warner after a years with Impressive Records, will be based in Atlanta, GA., and reports to Stewart.
Said Chester: “Ron is among the most reputable and appreciated promo executives in business and all of our artists gain from his musical insight and unequaled competence. And Cory has a tested performance history and has actually contributed in breaking a few of today’s greatest super stars. I’m anticipating dealing with both of them and the total group in broadening the reach of our multi-faceted Promo department.”.
Stewart concerned Warner Records in 2019 and has actually scored chart-topping songs from Saweetie, NLE Choppa, DVSN, Freddie Gibbs and more. He signed up with the label from Atlantic Records, where he was the Northeast/Midwest local promo supervisor. Triggers was VP of promo at Impressive Records, where he dealt with Future, Travis Scott, DJ Khaled, and Giveon.
+ Jessica Curtis has actually signed up with Irving and Jeffrey Azoff’s Complete Stop Management, where she will work carefully with supervisor Andy Mendelsohn on his long time customer Kings of Leon.
In her previous function as an expert with Mendelsohn, the New York-based Curtis assisted introduce a line of bourbon for Kings of Leon and the “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” cast and contributed in the latter’s launching into live tapings for its “Always Sunny” podcast.
Formerly, Curtis invested more than 7 years working under her daddy (Kelly Curtis) as part of the Pearl Jam management group, for which she functioned as director of marketing and branding. She went on to supervise brand-new service and collaborations for the imaginative firm Night After Night, including its subsidiary Spirits of the Night, which sets commemorated artists with first-rate spirits.
+ Milk & & Honey Music + Sports has actually revealed the launch of a U.S. Scholarship effort that will start in Feb. of 2023. Effective prospects will be female authors and manufacturers who will live, work and produce in Los Angeles for 2 months with surefire access to the Milk & & Honey lineup and in-studio sessions.
The very first pairing will be Australian recipient Chelsea Warner with producer/songwriter Oak Felder (Demi Lovato, Lizzo, Kehlani, Alicia Keys, John Legend) and Jenna Andrews (BTS, Noah Cyrus, David Guetta).
The scholarship was produced by Lucas Keller, Mike & & Honey president and creator, Milly Petriella, handling director of Milk & & Honey Australasia, and Peter Coquillard, head of worldwide.
In addition to Fleder and Andrews, the eight-year-old Milk & & Honey Music + Sports represents David Hodges, Sir Nolan, J. White Did It, Noah Goldstein Jamie Hartman, Andrés Torres and Mauricio Rengifo and has workplaces in Los Angeles, London, New York City, Nashville and Dallas.
+ The Chamber Group has actually employed Edwin Tetteh as public relations supervisor; and promoted Shannon Atran to associate director of public relations.
Tetteh will deal with internal and external partners on direct exposure methods for a wide variety of customers consisting of Hulu’s “Iron Mike” series, Jon Batiste, Mariah Carey, National Black Theatre and more. He will intend to “optimize exposure for his customers at regional, nationwide and international media platforms throughout theatre, music, movie, style, and way of life markets,” according to the main statement. Tetteh, who is based in New york city, will report straight to Chris Chambers, principal/founder at The Chamber Group.
Atran will act as the unique independent public relations executive. She will be accountable for establishing, carrying out, and supervising press projects, in addition to protecting direct exposure for artists (Huge Sean, T.I., Zara Larsson, Dave East, Sevyn Streeter and others) throughout a broad scope of media platforms. She will likewise drive the everyday execution of customer interactions consisting of crisis action methods and the preparing of customer declarations. Based in New York City, Atran will likewise report straight to Chambers.
+ Coast Fire Media has actually promoted Chris Taillie, who formerly functioned as a promotion director, to vice president.
Taillie signed up with Coast Fire’s Brooklyn workplace in 2007 and has actually because been referred to as an “essential part” of Coast Fire’s development by mentoring young staffers and driving the business’s promotion projects. His music customers consist of Angélique Kidjo, Cyndi Lauper, Esperanza Spalding, Drifting Points, Jacob Collier, and Rhiannon Giddens to name a few. He has actually likewise played a crucial function in developing Coast Fire’s music innovation lineup, dealing with the live occasion e-commerce platform Lyte and OneOf, a leading Web3 platform for music and way of life brand names.
” Chris is a leader, tastemaker and relied on consultant at Coast Fire who has actually assisted to broaden and specify our lineup in essential methods,” states Matt Hanks, senior VP. “With clear vision and a stable hand he guides his customers to awards and praise, and his groups to expert development. We’re so lucky to call him our associate and we commemorate his elevation to Vice President.”
+ Kayla J. Williams has actually introduced her own public relations endeavor: kj pr After investing over a years at 2 both BECK Media and Giant Sound, the skilled press agent will continue to deal with customers in the home entertainment and music sectors.
According to Willimas, the business name comes from “a household label and what folks from youth still call me. When choosing what kind of business I desired this to be, I wished to offer homage to that weirdo kiddo that was spirited and imaginative. That is the core of kj pr.”.