WME announced on Tuesday (Aug. 23) that Lucy Dickins has been elevated to Global Head of Contemporary Music and Touring, and will now oversee all aspects of the agency’s contemporary music and touring business across Nashville, Beverly Hills, New York, London and Sydney.
Becky Gardenhire, Joey Lee, and Jay Williams will continue in their roles as Co-Heads of WME’s Nashville office, managing the agency’s country music touring business. Kirk Sommer will continue in his role of Global Co-Head of Contemporary Music and Touring.
Dickins joined the agency in 2019 from ITB. Since her arrival, she brought in powerhouse clients and solidified WME’s standing as the leading music agency in the UK. During her time at WME, the agency was named Billboard’s Agency of the Year, made several new key agent and executive hires, and has booked over 30,000 dates alone in 2022.
“I am grateful to the leadership at WME for supporting me in this role, and for my partners and team members I have the privilege of working with every day in the music division,” shares Dickins. “There is no place like WME, and I’m excited for what we will achieve together on behalf of our clients.”
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