Rebecca Nichols Joins Mother Artists As Agent In The UK

Rebecca Nichols.
– Rebecca Nichols.
The third member of Mother Artists team of agents.

Mother Artists announced its next hire: Rebecca Nichols, who was previously head of live coordination at FKP Scorpio, has joined the  company as agent. Nichols will work alongside Morther Artists co-founder Natasha Gregory and James Tones on growing the live side of the business.

At FKP, Nichols was part of establishing the pan-European promoter’s UK operation and responsible for setting up multiple shows and tours across the UK for a broad spectrum of artists, including Ed Sheeran, The War on Drugs and Self Esteem alongside working on special events and festivals.
“I’m really grateful to FKP Scorpio for the fantastic year I’ve spent with them but very excited to be returning to the agency side where my passion for working with artists and being a part of building their careers can flourish,” she said.
Before FKP, Nichols worked for over a decade as agent at CAA, where she oversaw all areas of artists’ live touring careers, including booking headline tours and festivals globally.
At CAA, Nichols played a key part in the development and growth of a wide range of artists, including Lianne La Havas, Villagers, Charlotte Day Wilson, and 2018 Pollstar Hotstar NAO, amongst others.
Mother Artists was launched at the end of 2020 by Natasha Gregory and her brother Mark Bent. As Gregory explained the company’s “no-bullshit policy” her Impact International honoree profile.
Natasha Gregory and Mark Bent.
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– Natasha Gregory and Mark Bent.
Founders of Mother Artists management company and booking agency.

Bent heads up the company’s management division, while Gregory oversees the live side of things, where Mother Artists urrently works with IDLES, First Aid Kit, Tom Misch, Cate Le Bon, Fever Ray, Foster The People, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, RY X, CMAT, Thomas Headon, Do Nothing and others. Mother Artists Management represents IDLES, Heavy Lungs, Mouth Culture, Blair Davie and more.

Said Nichols, “I have huge respect for what Natasha and Mark are building at Mother Artists, their commitment to the artists is at the heart of everything they do alongside a strong company ethos of integrity, inclusivity and empowerment, which really connects with me.
“They care and they want to make a difference whilst creating a supportive and empathetic environment which is mirrored in the culture at Mother Artists. These values are important to me and how I connect with people and are what I will offer to the artists that I work with too.”
Natasha Gregory commented, “It’s amazing and humbling that Rebecca is joining us. She is quite simply a wonderful woman; kind, smart, personable, universally liked and respected and is just going to fit into the Mother Artists ethos and culture perfectly. I have personally wanted to work with Rebecca for a while and we are all just excited to learn from her and continue building Mother Artists as a team. Let’s go!”
Kelly Chappel SVP, Touring, International, Live Nation, said, “Beck is an absolute diamond, she loves new music and has exceptional ears. Most importantly she’s very easy to deal with, she listens and has a vision of where the artist should go and you’re part of that. I’m so excited to see her grow and flourish as part of Mother Artists ‘family’.  They are building such an exciting culture and team.”