Kobalt has promoted Emily Bines to Vice President, Creative.
Based in Los Angeles, Bines has signed key Kobalt clients such as Clarence Coffee Jr, Nick Long, Channel Tres, JPEGMAFIA, mxmtoon, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Violet Skies and Jasmine Cephas Jones.
In addition, Bines works closely with what Kobalt calls its “boutique” publishing companies including TruSauce, Orange Music, Zelig, 88 Rising, SheWrites Publishing and others “to facilitate creative collaboration throughout the company”.
Bines is the Chair of the Kobalt Los Angeles Community Outreach Committee – raising money for local charities like The Trevor Project and Midnight Mission.
She is also the Co-Chair of Kobalt’s DEI Community Task force.
Outside of Kobalt Emily is also a Songwriting Co-Chair and Los Angeles Chapter Head for She Is The Music (SITM), where she helps curate writing camps around the world.
Elsewhere at Kobalt, the company inked a worldwide agreement with Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and rapper, Young Thug in November.
“Emily embodies Kobalt’s global creative ethos.”
Sas Metcalfe, Kobalt
Commenting on the promotion, Chief Creative Officer, Sas Metcalfe, said that, “Emily embodies Kobalt’s global creative ethos.”
Added Metcalfe: “Her passion and deep knowledge of the global market has been a huge asset to Kobalt. I’m excited to see her continue to grow at the company.”
“The promotion of Emily reflects our goals of developing and promoting outstanding executives internally.”
Jeannette Perez, Kobalt
President and Chief Operating Officer, Jeannette Perez, said: “The promotion of Emily reflects our goals of developing and promoting outstanding executives internally.”
“To me, there is no better home for creators who value transparency and teamwork than Kobalt.”
Added Bines: “To me, there is no better home for creators who value transparency and teamwork than Kobalt.
“I am thrilled to continue to grow alongside an impeccable global team of music lovers who, at our core, strive to always put our songwriters first.”
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