YM&U Announces Three Manager Hires, Nashville Expansion

Henley Halem
– Henley Halem

YM&U Management has announced the hiring of three artist managers and an expansion to Nashville, with new clients among the managers including Yung Gravy, 4B, Valentino Khan, Nick Murphy, Chet Faker, Mothermary, and Thunder Jackson.

Joining YM&U are Henley Halem, who manages Yung Gravy. Alex Frankel and Chris Maher, while Conrad Brambila relocates to spearhead the company’s expansion to Nashville.  
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Alex Frankel
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– Alex Frankel

Brambila manages artists including The Naked & Famous, Nvdes, XYLO and is on the Blink 182/Travis Barker team as a day-to-day manager. 
Halem comes from Tmwrk Managment, where he was a manager and A&R. His roster includes multi-platinum rapper Yung Gravy, as well as DJ’s 4B & Valentino Khan and multi-platinum producers Blueysport and Wilder Zoby. His title is executive manager. 
Frankel, also now an executive manager, oversees artists including  Nick Murphy, Chet Faker, MotherMary, Thunder Jackson, after positions at K7 Records, DEF Management and his own management company, Love Detail, overseeing Nick Murphy / Chet Faker. 
Maher joins from Love Detail and is now named a manager at YM&U, representing clients Nick Murphy, Chet Faker , MotherMary, and Thunder Jackson, adding in a statement, “I’m excited for what awaits our talented roster as we begin this new chapter at YMU.”
YM&U’s music operations in the U.S. include artists such as Liz Phair, Fever 333, Steve Aoki, and many others, with partner Peter Katsis recently speaking at Pollstar Live! in June.