Glassnote’s music publishing company Insieme has hired Sharon Tapper as Head of Publishing, based in the US.
Tapper comes to Insieme from Razor & Tie, where she held the role of SVP Music Publishing.
During her four-year tenure at Razor & Tie, she and her team were responsible for US hits and singles including four Country #1’s (Blake Shelton “God Gave Me You” & “Over”, Jake Shelton “Alone With You” and Tyler Farr “Whisky In My Water”), five times platinum-certified “Home” performed by American Idol Winner Phillip Phillips, Mary J Blige “Suitcase”, and Jessie J “Masterpiece”.
Tapper said, “I’m honored that Daniel Glass chose me to join the Insieme/Glassnote family and has given me the opportunity to nurture and grow Insieme Music Publishing.”
“Sharon’s taste and wealth of experience will benefit all of our writers at insieme.”
Daniel Glass, Glassnote
Glassnote Entertainment Group founder Daniel Glass commented, “We are very proud to have Sharon join us at Insieme and lead our team into the next stage of growth.
“Her taste and wealth of experience will benefit all of our writers.”
Prior to her experience at Razor & Tie, Tapper was VP of Creative at Kobalt for eight years and was their third US employee.
At Kobalt she was responsible for signing artists such as Slash, G Love, The Dresden Dolls, Gomez, Harry Connick Jr, Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings as well as publishers Arthouse, TVT, Red Bull Media, House of Hassle, Reservoir Media and Razor & Tie.
Additionally, since 2008 Sharon has been both a Governor and two-term Secretary of the Executive Committee of the New York Chapter of NARAS/The Recording Academy.
She continues to serve on both their Advocacy and Education Committees.
The Insieme Music Publishing catalog includes Robert DeLong, HOLYCHILD, Brad Oberhofer, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, Cara Salimando, Jeremy Messersmith, GIVERS, Peter Kirk, Tor Miller, Deap Vally, Half Moon Run, Rory Andrew, Odd Martin and Jonny Wright with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and London.Music Business Worldwide