Autumn Rowe Signs Spirit Music Group; Jaxsta Appoints Josh Simons as CEO


Soul Music Group Signs Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Autumn Sequence to a worldwide publishing management agreement that includes an exclusive catalog and a forward publishing agreement.

Rowe’s songwriting real estate includes co-authoring credits on it. Jon Batiste’s “We Are”, nominated for record of the year at the 2022 Grammys and winner in the album of the year categoryS. He has also worked with famous actors such as Dua Lipa, Pitbull, Diana Ross, Zendaya, Ava Max, FKA Twigs and Leona Lewis.

Rowe is also a key figure in the fight for songwriters’ rights and serves as a member of the Board of Songwriters of North America (SONA). He also co-founded and co-directed the Songwriter Fund, a nonprofit that has raised and distributed more than $500,000 to support songwriters affected by COVID.

Autumn is an undeniably talented writer and producer who has worked with some of the biggest names in the world. On top of that, he is an outstanding advocate of the interests of songwriters and producers, and exactly the kind of partner we want to work with,” said Spirit Music Group president Jon Singer. We are excited to be there.”

Photo of LR at the Songwriters Hall of Fame awards ceremony in New York: Nancy Matalon, Vice President of A&R, Spirit Music Group; Autumn Sequence; and Jon Singer, President of Spirit Music Group.
Jen Rosenstein

+ jaxtaFormer CEO of Beth Appleton has resigned and will be replaced by someone else. josh simmonsit is effective immediately.

“I will enjoy my time at Jaxsta and the ventures I pursue,” Appleton said. “I wish Josh and the incredible team the best for the future. I am proud to be a part of the Jaxsta evolution and look forward to the business continuing its mission.”

Simons joined Jaxsta following the completion of the Vampr acquisition earlier this June and was appointed chief strategy officer, but will now take on these responsibilities in addition to his appointment as CEO.

Simons added, “Jaxsta has a clear vision and product roadmap as we enter its 24 fiscal years, and it’s in recognition of the Board, Beth and the team who have done an outstanding job. Revenue, cost efficiency and profitability continue to be top priorities for Jaxsta, and so do I. I look forward to building on the current momentum. As we continue to integrate Vampr into the business and scale the platform, we have the foundation for a transformational global music product.”

+ GEM CEO Doctor Harald Heker he will retire in september 30 and Tobias HolzmüllerHe has been the chief legal counsel of the collective management organization since 2013, taking his place from 1 October.

GEMA represents the copyright of more than 90,000 members (composers, songwriters and music publishers) in Germany and more than two million copyright holders worldwide. Dr. Holzmüller has been head of GEMA’s legal department since 2013 and was appointed CEO of ZPU (Zentralstelle für private Überspielungsrechte, Private Copy Rights Center Organization) in 2016.

“We look forward to continuing GEMA’s successful trajectory with: [Holzmüller]and tackling the enormous challenges that await us and the entire music industry,” said Dr. Ralf Weigand said in a statement. “The topic of artificial intelligence, especially in creative processes, will mainly occupy us creators in the coming years. This will be comparable to the challenges of digitization in the last decade. The entire Supervisory Board and I look forward to working with Tobias and believe we have found the best person for the challenge.”

+ sound cloud hired former Meta employee giant mahadevia as the new senior vice president of strategy. The platform simultaneously announces promotions. Tracy Chan chief content officer and Mrs. Walton to the senior vice president of music licensing and vice general counsel.

At Meta, Mahadevia led consumer partnerships and product integrations for the company’s metaverse, AR and VR efforts. Chan has previously assisted SoundCloud in its efforts to increase creator subscriptions, while Walton oversaw all legal efforts for SoundCloud for Artists, identified new ways for artists to monetize on SoundCloud, and oversaw the processes needed to update the company’s monetization and distribution offerings to creators. platform.

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