Various Artists Management Increases U.S. Presence With New LA Office
Alessandro Bosio/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images – Theresa Jarvis, singer of Yonaka, performing live on stage in Milan, Italy, opening for the Bring Me The Horizon’s “First Love” tour.
The band from Brighton, England, signed a deal with Jason Flom’s Lava Records.
Various Artists Management, which represents a diverse lineup of artists, songwriters and producers, announced the opening of a new office in Los Angeles, CA, to serve as a basis for its growing roster.
Various Artists Management, which was founded in London, UK, in 2008, has been operating in the U.S. since 2016. The company has now purchased a new property in Hollywood Hills that will incorporate offices, studios and accommodation for its clients and guests.
Various Artists’ roster of performing artists includes Loyle Carner, La Roux, Tom Grennan, Ashnikko, The Hunna, Yonaka, Sad Night Dynamite, Barns Courtney and many more. The company’s U.S. division’s biggest success story of recent times is that of Charli XCX.
Current and forthcoming U.S. activity includes English singer, songwriter and musician Barns Courtney, whose singles ‘Fire’ and ‘Glitter & Gold’ both achieved gold status in the States, and who signed a worldwide deal with 300 Entertainment in the U.S. and has relocated to Los Angeles.
Yonaka from Brighton, England, signed a new deal directly Jason Flom’s Lava Records. Sad Night Dynamite signed directly to Elektra records in the U.S. and embarked on their first U.S. tour in December. They have been confirmed as special guests on Glass Animals’ forthcoming U.S. tour, which kicks off in Phoenix, AZ, in March.
Andrew Benge/Redferns – Barns Courtney on stage at The Wardrobe in Leeds, England, Oct. 9, 2019.
The English singer, songwriter and musician signed a worldwide deal with 300 Entertainment and relocated to Los Angeles.
Ashnikko continues to build on the success of her U.S. gold certified single “Stupid”, platinum certified “Daisy”, and double platinum selling Doja Cat collaboration “Boss Bitch”. She also recently completed a coast to coast U.S. tour, which sold 50,000 tickets in just three days. She for instance sold out the Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA, twice in a row, Nov. 1-2, selling 2,139 tickets for a gross of $60,000, according to Pollstar’s box office reports.
LA-based band Palaye Royale also recently signed to Various Artists Management, and are currently guesting on Yungblud’s U.S. run, which will be followed by sold out headline dates across Europe including London’s Roundhouse. Signed to Sumerian/Universal the band will release their third album shortly and have scheduled a U.S. tour in autumn, which will culminate in a headline show at the Palladium in LA.
Last but not least, Tom Grennan, who enjoyed a number one album in the U.K. last summer, signed to David Massey’s Arista Records in the U.S. Grennan’s first impact in the U.S. charts came in the form of Top 30 Hot AC debut “Little Bit of Love”. He will embark on his first American tour in 2022.