The former Managing Director of RCA Records in the UK, Neil Hughes, has joined London’s Tileyard Music as MD.
Hughes will be working with the co-founders of the business Michael Harwood, Charlie Arme, Paul Kempe and Nick Keyne.
At RCA, Hughes led campaigns for Platinum and Gold selling acts including Bring Me The Horizon, Pink, Paloma Faith, Justin Timberlake, Kodaline, Pharrell Williams, Jeff Lynne’s ELO and The Chainsmokers.
Accolades to date on campaigns Hughes has led or worked on include 36 BRIT Awards, four Mercury Prize Awards, 11 of the Top 100 best-selling UK singles of all time and eight of the Top 60 best-selling UK albums.
Tileyard Music has achieved over 8 billion streams with its various releases across management, publishing and records since the company formed just over six years ago.
Major success stories have included Sigala and Ella Eyre amongst successful releases with The Chainsmokers, Kygo, Sigma, Rudimental and many more.
Tileyard Music is at the very centre of Tileyard London, the King’s Cross, London- based creative music hub that houses over 100 independent music studios and more than 150 music businesses.
“Tileyard Music has a clear vision for the future, and an ambitious team to help them realise it.”
Neil Hughes said: “Working with Tileyard Music on campaigns over the last few years, I have always been impressed by their tenacity and innovation.
“Tileyard Music has a clear vision for the future, and an ambitious team to help them realise it.
“I am delighted and honoured to be joining this team and look forward to celebrating many successes together.”
“We are delighted to welcome Neil, a brilliant executive, his track record speaks for itself.”
Charlie Arme, Tileyard
Charlie Arme added: “We are delighted to welcome Neil, a brilliant executive, his track record speaks for itself.
“He is joining the team as we embark on our biggest growth and most ambitious years yet and we cannot wait to share the successes along the way with him.”
“Neil brings with him an incredibly strong skill set and experience in the industry which will be vital as we continue our ambitious plans to grow Tileyard Music.”
Michael Harwood said: “Neil brings with him an incredibly strong skill set and experience in the industry which will be vital as we continue our ambitious plans to grow Tileyard Music.
“We are thrilled to have him join as Managing Director.”
Pictured [Left to Right]: Michael Harwood, Natasha Brooks, Paul Kempe, Tamara Witt, Giovanni Damiani, Nick Keynes, Sophie Dorrington, George Corton, Neil Hughes, Charlie Arme, Jason Shape, Sara Alpert, Matthew Neequaye, Catalina Wrye, Graham Phipps, Maddy Valder.Music Business Worldwide