Brian Washington 4 Strikes Management is left to launch its own company, 2nd & 26 Entertainment. The former CEO will remain Managing Partner of Kevin Abstract / Brockhampton and Head of Partnership for Tyler, the Creator ‘s Flog Gnaw Camp Carnival, alongside 4 Strikes Management.
Washington rose to prominence in the music business at Interscope Records, which he started in 2002 as an intern, later becoming a senior marketing position working with artists such as Soulja Boy, Jadakiss and Keyshia Cole.
In 4 Strikes, Washington oversaw the daily run of Tyler, The Creator and negotiated a Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival live streaming contract with YouTube.
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One of the first signings at 2nd & 26 Entertainment is pop artist Amelia Moore, who is on the Capitol Records roster.
Washington said, “I have worked with some of the most culturally relevant artists in the world for the past 20 years, and I look forward to discovering and developing the next generation of those artists.”
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Sony music publisher renewed its global publishing agreement with Thank youextend the agreement that began in 2005.
In a press release, Tainy said, “I am grateful that my career has allowed me to reach new heights, not only artistically and creatively, but also from a business perspective, and I am grateful to have such wonderful publishing partners . m excited. “for the next chapter with the SMP family.”
Tainy recently produced nine songs from Bad Bunny’s “Un Verano Sin Ti”, including the songs “Ojitos Lindos” and “Party,” and is currently working on Myke Towers’ next album.
“Tainy is one of the best singers, artists and performers in music today. He also happens to be a great person – as noble as he is talented, I have seen exactly how he works with other artists and brings out the best in them, and at the same time, he puts the the right touch to a production or song to make it a lasting global beat, ”said Jorge Mejía, President and CEO of Sony Music Publishing, Latin America and the Latin USA.
+ pixela metaverse music platform founded by electronic musicians Joel Zimmerman (aka Deadmau5) and Richie Hawtin (aka Plastikman), announced five new recruits, as well as the appointment of a former Tidal CEO. Risteard Sanders, as a group strategy advisor. Sanders was previously Chairman of Kobalt Music Group, Chairman of Sony Music International, and Chairman of Global Marketing / CMO at Sony-BMG Music.
The signatures are new pail joffCOO (formerly General Manager of Games at Sony Pictures Entertainment); Steve WakemanProduction Manager (BAFTA winner, former Codemasters and Inspired Gaming Group), Zac Alcampocreative director (formerly of Wargaming and Sandbox Global); Pail Chohan, vice president of sound and music systems (formerly TikTok and BBC); Y Jaime Valls Vigilgame system designer (formerly Blackmouth Games and Coatsink).
“Pixelx’s five new recruits, along with Richard Sanders, provide critical insights and a forward – thinking approach to technology, gaming, Web3, music and business,” said Inder Phull co – founder and CEO.
+ living nation It has received a concert and entertainment division TERO (TERO C&E) based in Thailand. The company plans to develop local Thai talent, with further plans to bring international action to the region.
This acquisition builds on the joint venture between Live Nation and TERO launched in 2015, in which Live Nation Tero was created to promote international concerts and festivals with Western artists, including South Korean Big Bang and G Dragon.
Founded in 1998, TERO is a national touring, family entertainment, exhibition, music and artist management company in Thailand. The company has diversified regional content into the long – established family entertainment business, prompting a strong relationship with the Disney on Ice franchise.
+ Donny Flowers “Dizzy Clean Face”. has announced the launch of its new management company and A&T We like LLC, in which he will act as CEO. We Good represents artists such as DJ Snake, Shenseea and Rvssian.
Dizzy will continue to work as a label and agency consultant for RocNation, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and SalxCo, among others. The music executive was recently named album of the year at the 2022 Grammys as composer for “Donda” Kanye West.
+ Nashville Universal Music Publishing signed by an Nashville singer, artist and producer Marc Scibilia exclusive, global publishing market.
Scibilia has written songs for Rick Ross, Jim Jones, Ben Rector, and pop artist Lennon Stella. The list of great tune singers includes Woody Guthrie’s version of “This Land Is Your Land,” which was used in the 2015 Super Bowl Jeep announcement and became the most Shazamed moment of the Super Bowl.
“Marc has worked to create unparalleled music and relationships. I am confident that Marc’s talent, combined with a global, global UMPG approach, will make waves in Nashville and the music industry in general,” said Roxy King, Director of A&R at UMPG Nashville.
Scibilia is currently working on his next full-length album, due for release in the fall. Recently released singles include “Smile” and “I Just Want You Around.”
+ Michael Steele to incorporate i Visionary Media Group, based in Nashville, as vice president of streaming and digital. In her new role, Steele, who has worked at KIIS-FM in Los Angeles, Indie 103.1 and Warner Music Group, will oversee playlists and digital strategy working closely with DSP partners including Apple Music, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify , YouTube Music and Soundcloud.
“We are proud to welcome Michael Steele to our growing team at Visionary Media Group,” said Anastasia Brown, chief content strategist. “Not only does he experience playlist curator across a wide range of genres, but he is an advanced thinker, a leader, and addresses every artist’s initiative and campaign with a sense of creativity.”
+ serenade, an NFT exchange, has made a number of appointments to its advisory board in the UK. Its new members include: Darcus Beesefounder of Darco Recordings and former CEO of Island Records; Sammy Andrewsfounder and CEO of Deviate Digital; an concert promoter Pope Toby Leighton; Fay Miltonco-founder of Music Declares Emergency; jin jinsongwriter, A&R and editor; Dan SandersAtlantic Records artistic director; Phil Christieco-founder of Manifest Publishing and former music director of Warner Records; Oliver Sasseby Nerve Management, and BBC Radio 1XTRA broadcaster DJ Target.
The new board, chaired by former YMU CEO Iain Watt, will meet quarterly to provide views, guidance and insights on the key issues surrounding the company’s UK presence. It will also support the work of Mike Walsh, Head of UK Strategic Partnerships, and will play a key role in guiding Serenade’s UK artist and partnership strategy.