After joining the Nashville creative community in 2020, full service entertainment company Jonas Group Entertainment (JGE) has announced the appointment of Music Row veteran Leslie DiPiero as President of Jonas Group Publishing.
In her new role, DiPiero will sign and develop songwriters and producers, while nurturing the current writers and catalog. Reporting to JGE CEO Phil Guerini, DiPiero and the team plan to expand their overall Nashville footprint with catalog acquisitions, recordings and sync opportunities.
Current JGP songwriters include Franklin Jonas, who recently released his debut single, “Cocaine,” and Terri Jo Box whose recent cuts include “Hillbilly Hippie” (Lainey Wilson) and “God Bless The Boy” (Cody Johnson).
“Working with Phil Guerini and Kevin Jonas Sr. is an honor and privilege for me,” says DiPiero. “These two individuals have a longstanding friendship based on honesty and integrity. What brought us together is a shared passion and inspired direction towards helping creators reach their goals and dreams.”
DiPiero will launch this new chapter of her career on May 31, while simultaneously exiting her position at Tree Vibez Music, where she led the building of a powerhouse publishing company. In her six years as General Manager, Tree Vibez Music produced more than 500 cuts, 50 singles, of which 23 reached No. 1.
“I am so grateful to Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley and the Tree Vibez Music family for giving me the opportunity to serve them and their teams over the past six years,” adds DiPiero. She will continue to work with Hubbard whose songs are currently administered by Warner Chappell Music.
“Leslie has earned the respect of this community which is built on years of unflinching integrity and passion for songwriters and artists,” says Guerini. “Her relationships, creative and business acumen is unparalleled, and we are thrilled to have her lead Jonas Group Publishing.”
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