Interscope Geffen A&M Records partnered with Mongolian Visionrecord label founded by executive and music industry executive Josh Marshall. Marshall helped advance the careers of Kenny Hoopla, who is currently touring with Blink 182, Lil Mosey, and d4vd, and had a debut year following the success of his global hits “Romantic Homicide” and “Hear With Me” on Darkroom/. interscope .
“We’ve worked closely with Josh on a number of successful projects over the past few years,” said Nicole Wyskoarko, vice president/co-president of Interscope A&R. “He has an incredible ability to identify new artists across a range of genres and we look forward to continuing our work with him through this new deal.”
The first release under the new deal is singer-songwriter Gigi Perez’s debut EP, “How To Catch A Falling Knife”. Marshall simultaneously announced that he has signed with rapper Rubi Rose, and new music is expected later this summer. Mogul Vision is also home to Lil Mosey.
“Josh has an incredible track record of identifying unique artists early in their careers,” said John Janick, president of Interscope. “We are very excited to add him to the IGA family.”
Pictured above (LR): Tim Glover, VP of A&R at Interscope; Josh Marshall, founder of MogulVision, Nicole Wyskoarko, Vice President/Co-President of Interscope Geffen A&M A&R.
+ Palas Ahmed was appointed to the newly created role of presidency. Sony Pictures Televisionmusic development department. It will facilitate the company’s collaboration on music-related projects across multiple production groups at SPT, including US scripted, international production, nonfiction, and children’s divisions.
It will also work closely with our US and international development teams to identify and develop music-related television projects that offer musicians the opportunity to expand their creative expression to visual storytelling. Palash worked as a producer before joining Sony Publishing’s corporate development team in 2017.
+ After years of radio silence, former One Direction member Zayn Malik did you sign Mercury Records. According to a press release, the singer-songwriter is now gearing up to release her debut single for Mercury Records, which will be released “very soon this summer” using the name Zayn.
Tyler Arnold, President of Mercury Records, said, “As soon as Zayn and I met, I knew we had to work together. I was fascinated by the new music, but just as impressed by its vision, drive and spirit. We were honored to have him and his team join us at Mercury Records. The next chapter of his story.” We have an incredible opportunity to tell it together.”
+ indie rock artist Small did you sign Capitol Records and will release a new single titled “I’ll Wait” on July 7. Born in Detroit and raised outside of Chicago, the musician and social media personality started out as a drummer with Young Jesus.
“Signing for the Capitol has been a dream come true,” Petey said. “I recorded an album, delivered it, and they loved it. I can’t believe how easy and cool everything is. I feel very lucky “
“Petey is a one-of-a-kind, multi-hyphenated artist with heart, unmatched intelligence, unparalleled vision, and a wide vocal range. There is no one else signed to a company like him, or any company. Arjun Pulijal, president of Capitol Music Group, and CMG’s We are delighted that A&R president Jeremy Vuernick has chosen to make Capitol Records his home.
+ Universal Music Group Nashville names Charlene Bryant as senior vice president of business development and strategy.
“Charlene has spent her career developing artist and learning to combine Christian, R&B, Hip-Hop and Country music cultures,” said Cindy Mabe, UMG Nashville president and CEO. “In addition to her success as an entrepreneur, she has had success with major labels and independent companies. As Universal Nashville invests more deeply in expanding our growth in innovation partnerships with entrepreneurs, the independent label industry and our sister labels, Charlene is the perfect person to help connect these worlds and cultures to help build the next era of Universal Music Group. Nashville. I can’t be more excited to have Charlene Bryant help us build our vision.”
Bryant joined UMG Nashville after spending five years at the helm of the artist management company Riveter Management, which he founded in 2018.
+ Press Music Group And Rapport jointly launched Press Recordsis a new label to assist Pulse’s already existing music publishing and artist management arm. Pulse Music Group directors Scott Cutler and Josh Abraham will lead Pulse Records along with president/creative president Ashley Calhoun.
With this new label venture, Pulse Music Group will lead A&R, creative and marketing services, while Concord will provide global and financial resources, management and label services. The record label will be part of the Concord Label Group and will be distributed through the company’s long-standing relationship with Universal Music Group.
Additionally, Pulse Records brought lauryn caldwell as senior VP/head of marketing for the label. Caldwell served for seven years as Vice President of marketing and artist partnerships at mtheory LLC. The company also appointed Sarah Ahmed as vice president of marketing. Ahmed previously served as senior marketing director at Atlantic Records after positions at Empire and Live Nation. Makuria ChalkJoining Pulse Music Group in November (former senior executive of A&R, APG) he will serve as vice president of creative at both Pulse Music Group publishing and Pulse Records. finally, Bel Mesbahi He joins the team as the creative director of A&R at both Pulse Music Group publishing and Pulse Records. Mesbahi previously worked for Alamo Records.
+ Primary Wave Music acquired a stake in lead songwriter, drummer, producer and founding member of Kool & The Gang, George Brown‘s music publishing catalogue, author share and public performance author share.
The multi-million dollar deal covers some of Brown’s and Kool & The Gang’s biggest hits, including classics like “Hollywood Swinging”, “Jungle Boogie”, “Cherish” and “Cherish”, the group’s #1 #1 on the R&B charts. Ladies’ Night.” The terms of the deal will also give George access to Primary Wave’s marketing team and publishing infrastructure, which includes digital strategy, licensing, synchronization opportunities, and film and TV production.
“I’m delighted to call Primary Wave my music partner and to join dozens of other iconic artists and creatives in an incredible business family,” said Brown. “I look forward to collaborating with Larry Mestel and the entire Primary Wave team to further develop my catalog and the Kool & The Gang brand.”
+ Impact Media Partners acquired logicMusic catalog spanning 185 titles. The eight-figure deal features chart-topping songs, including the multi-platinum single “1-800-273-8255” ft. Alessia Cara and Khalid with Marshmello in “Everyday”, “Homicide” ft. “6 Sucker For Pain” starring Eminem and Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons and Ty Dolla $ign ft. Ambassadors.
“Making music has always been a creative outlet and a form of therapy for me, and I was humbled by how deeply it connected with people around the world,” Logic said. “It’s important to me that the positive messages of my music continue to reach new audiences, and I’m excited to partner with Rene and the Influence Media Partners team to make more impact through creativity.”
“Logic is a difference maker with an independent mindset and entrepreneurial spirit. “He has proven to be a versatile artist who never limits himself to one box,” said Rene McLean, Influence Media Partner and founding consultant. “Logic has had a tangible impact not only on music charts but also on culture, and its commitment to removing stigma and raising awareness about mental health issues is commendable. Influence Media is proud to partner with Logic to ensure their powerful work is heard by future generations.”
+ Sarah Evans Signed deal with Nashville-based company Melody Place. The singer-songwriter joins the company as a partner with his own label, Born to Fly Records.
Evans plans to return to the recording studio in October to begin work on new music that will be released in 2024. This will be her first album of original material in seven years.
Evans says of the signing: “As an artist, I’m always looking for ways to get my music to as many fans as possible. When the Melody Place team approached me about working together and expanding everything I was already doing with my own label, Born To Fly Records, it turned out that they shared the same passion and enthusiasm for trying new and innovative things to connect. music fans. I’m so excited to partner with them and enter the studio to record my next studio album with new material later this year!
+ Mariana Briceno Appointed new vice president of creative at Universal Music Latino, effective immediately.
Reporting directly to UML president Angel Kaminsky, Briceño will work with the label’s staff (Juanes, Feid, Luis Fonsi) in the comprehensive development of creative image and brand strategies, and will work closely with the A&R, marketing, commercial and digital departments. designing and implementing strategies and visual campaigns.
Mariana has 15 years of experience managing marketing campaigns for Latino artists in Latin America. In his most recent role as Vice President of Marketing at 5020 Records (Sony Music), he was responsible for albums by artists such as Tini, Kany Garcia, Beele and Monsieur Periné, among other responsibilities.