Closer Artist Management, Recording and Publishing have made four new appointments to the companies based in the Matrix Complex.
Manager Luke Williams joins the company, bringing with him his impressive roster of artists, songwriters and Grammy nominated mixing engineer.
Williams’ roster includes Calum Scott whose debut album has had over 2.5 billion streams and has sold over 13 million singles; and JC Stewart, a young singer songwriter who has recently signed to Warner Records UK.
His roster also includes Corey Sanders, a songwriter who has written with the likes of Zedd, Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, Liam Payne, Dan (Bastille) and Steve Aoki; and Jon Maguire whose songwriting credits include Kodaline, Liam Payne and Tiesto.
Williams also represents Geoff Swan, a Grammy-nominated mixing engineer, and Producer Daniel Mirza.
“I am absolutely delighted to have joined the great team at Closer. I’ve been a fan of the company from afar for a while now, their consistency to break artists internationally isn’t just a fluke.”
Nadia Shukri teams up with Luke Williams as Day to Day Manager and joins from East City Management. Her background also spans Music Touring at CAA and Frontline Marketing at Polydor Records.
Josie Charlwood joins as Head of Digital from Global Media and Entertainment where she managed digital strategy across Classic FM’s album releases and Global’s Enterprise brands.
Luke Williams said: “I am absolutely delighted to have joined the great team at Closer. I’ve been a fan of the company from afar for a while now, their consistency to break artists internationally isn’t just a fluke.
“Having been in the office for a short period of time already, you can really feel the passion and in-depth analysis the team go through with each artist.
“I feel this is a great opportunity to continue to learn and grow as a manager and for my roster to be part of such a great company and help build and develop their careers from where they are now.”
“These team additions are crucial to us not only strengthening the next phase of our company’s performance, but also adding to the service we give to all our clients.”
Paul McDonald and Ryan Lofthouse, Closer
Co- Managing Director’s Paul McDonald and Ryan Lofthouse, commented: “These team additions are crucial to us not only strengthening the next phase of our company’s performance, but also adding to the service we give to all our clients.
“Each of these individuals will play a crucial role in our artist, writer and producer campaigns going forward, and we are very happy to welcome them all on board. In Luke we feel we have the best young manager in the country.”
Pictured [Left to Right]: Paul McDonald, Nadia Shukri, Josie Charlwood, Amelia Scivier, Luke Williams, Abi Marrow & Ryan Lofthouse
Picture Credit: Ellen OffredyMusic Business Worldwide