Sarah Landy has been appointed to the new position of General Manager for AWAL North America, a division of Kobalt Label Services.
Reporting to Vincent Clery-Melin, Managing Director of AWAL, Landy is based in Kobalt’s New York office and works alongside the UK-headquartered AWAL team and the Kobalt Label Services teams in NYC, LA and London to lead business development in North America. Landy was most recently Senior Director of Marketing for Sony’s RED Associated Labels.
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Canadian country music label MDM Recordings Inc. (MDM) is expanding to the American market with the hiring of Nashville based Chad Green to handle A&R / Industry Relations.
In addition to his role with MDM, Green also congruently serves as Senior Creative Dir. for Daywind Music Publishing. His background includes time as an ASCAP Membership Representative, and as Creative Dir. of Word Music Publishing.
MDM, headed by Pres. Mike Denney, also recently added an Australian office.
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The Agency Group has signed Aubrie Sellers for worldwide representation. Justin Hill is the responsible agent.
Sellers, a Nashville native, is the daughter of Lee Ann Womack and singer-songwriter Jason Sellers. The younger Sellers’ upcoming album is being produced by her stepfather Frank Liddell. In related news, The Agency Group is nominated for Booking Agency of the Year at the 2014 Canadian Country Music Award.
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Bluewater Music has signed rock band Vintage Trouble to a worldwide administration agreement. Band members include Ty Taylor, Nalle Colt, Rick Barrio Dill and Richard Danielson. Vintage Trouble has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, Australia, Brazil and Japan, including recent sets at Glastonbury and Bonnaroo.