Various Artists Management opens North American division in LA

UK-born artist management company Various Artists Management has announced the formal launch of a dedicated North American division.

Various Artists Management was founded in 2008 by David Bianchi, Nick Ember and Matt Luxon.

Its roster includes Charli xcx (pictured), The Libertines, Spiritualized, Tom Grennan and Barns Courtney among others.

Various Artists Management USA, which will be based in Los Angeles, will be headed up by Matt Luxon who will oversee consolidating the company’s existing relationships, as well as creating new opportunities for the Various Artists roster and developing new talent.

Notable recent successes for Various Artists Management clients in North America include:

  • Four US number ones for Charli xcx across her work as an artist and a songwriter
  • Twelve million single sales for Charli xcx
  • Several high profile movie and advertising syncs for Barns Courtney helping to drive significant radio support at Triple A/ Alternative
  • Mstr Rogers signing to Ultra with over 10 million initial streams on Spotify

Dave Bianchi, co-founder and CEO of Various Artists Management said, “We operate in a global marketplace and the US is the biggest market in the world.

“We have already achieved significant success and it makes complete sense, therefore, for us to have an operational presence there to help develop the careers and maximise opportunities for the artists we represent.”

Matt Luxon, CEO Various Artists Management US said, “A number of the artists we represent are currently achieving real traction in the US and having a dedicated office will allow us to further develop that success and create even stronger relationships with the American music business, brand partners and the associated creative industries”Music Business Worldwide

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