Lily Golightly has joined Verve Label Group as Senior Vice President of Publicity.
In the role, Golightly will oversee US communications for imprints including Verve Records, Impulse!, Verve Forecast, Decca Records US, Decca Classics, Deutsche Grammophon and ECM among others.
Based in New York, Golightly spent over seven years at 300 Entertainment and until January of 2020 owned and operated her own independent publicity company No Big Deal PR where she worked with artists including Sigrid, Dar Williams, Olivia O’Brien, Lola Marsh, Round Hill Music, and the entire Wind-up Records roster.
In addition to handling corporate communications at 300, Golightly oversaw all artist campaigns including Megan Thee Stallion, Gunna, Mary J Blige, Coheed and Cambria, Anna of the North, Cheat Codes, Highly Suspect, and more.
In 2019, Universal Music Group consolidated all of its classical and jazz repertoire under New-York based Verve Label Group.
“Lily’s superb reputation as an exceptional storyteller and strategist goes before her.”
Dickon Stainer, Verve Label Group
Of the recent hire, Dickon Stainer, President & CEO, Verve Label Group, said: “Lily’s superb reputation as an exceptional storyteller and strategist goes before her.
“She has invaluable experience dealing with artists across the many phases of their careers and we welcome her as the perfect person to curate and elevate the identity of Verve Label Group at this stage in our evolution.”
“With best-in-class artists, accolades, A&R, and executives, I am looking forward to identifying and telling the stories in the Verve and Decca orbits.”
Golightly added: “VLG is synonymous with authenticity and artistry. Some of my favorite albums of all time originated at these iconic labels, and I am honored to join a team so widely known and beloved across the industry.
“With best-in-class artists, accolades, A&R, and executives, I am looking forward to identifying and telling the stories in the Verve and Decca orbits.”Music Business Worldwide