Various Artists Management strengthens its presence in the United States with a new base in Los Angeles
UK-born artist management company Various Artists Management has bolstered its presence in the US with a new office in Los Angeles.
The company, founded in 2008, has had a US presence since 2016 and has now purchased a property in the Hollywood Hills that will include offices, studios and living quarters for clients and guests.
According to Various Artists, its US division, which has already helped shape the careers of artists such as Charli XCX, is looking to build on its accomplishments to date with Ashnikko and Barns Courtney, as well as its current roster, which includes Tom Grennan, Yonaka and Sad Night Dynamite among others.
The company’s roster current and upcoming US activity includes Barns Courtney, whose singles Fire and Sequins & Gold both achieved Gold status in America.
Courtney also signed a worldwide deal with 300 Entertainment directly in the United States and moved to Los Angeles.
Yonaka signed a new contract directly with Lava and Jason Flom, while Sad Night Dynamite is signed to Elektra Records in the United States and begins an American tour in December. They have been confirmed as special guests of Glass Animals on the band’s upcoming US tour.
Ashnikko continues to build on the success of her US Gold certified single Dumb, US platinum-certified single Daisy and US double platinum selling Doja Cat co-wrote ‘ boss female dog, says Various Artists.
She also recently completed a coast-to-coast US tour, which sold 50,000 tickets in three days.
Meanwhile, LA-based band Palaye Royale have recently signed with Various Artists Management and are currently guests on Yungblud’s US tour, which will be followed by sold-out dates across Europe, including London’s Roundhouse. .
Signed to Sumerian/Universal, the band will soon be releasing their third album, according to Various Artists, and have planned a fall tour of the United States, which will conclude with a show stopper at the Palladium in Los Angeles.
Additionally, Tom Grennan achieved a No. 1 album in the UK this summer and has been signed to Arista Records in the US by David Massey and will embark on his first US tour in 2022.
“With so many exciting projects to come, it was time to ramp up our operations.”
Matt Luxon, various artist management
Matt Luxon, CEO of Various Artists Management US, said, “Since 2016, we have established a significant presence in the United States and have enjoyed success with a number of our artists.
“With so many exciting projects coming up now, it was time to scale up our operations to provide the support and infrastructure our artists need when working in the United States and our new base in Los Angeles will be a center of incredible creation.”
In 2019, Various Artists sold a minority stake in its business to American entrepreneur John McEvoy.
Last month, Italian distribution company and record label Artist First struck a sweeping new deal with Various Artists.The music industry around the world