Veteran agent Brian Hill joins UTA Nashville as music agent and Jaime Roberts comes on board as tour marketing director, Pollstar has confirmed.
Hill, who most recently represented artists including Eli Young Band, Frankie Ballard and Home Free among others while at CAA, brings more than 30 years of experience to the table, having started his agenting career at Monterey Peninsula Artists/Paradigm before joining CAA.
In addition, Hill is a two-time winner of Pollstar’s Third Coast Agent of the Year and been the subject of a Pollstar Agency Directory executive profile.
Roberts most recently spent seven years with Messina Touring Group, developing and executive multi-channel marketing campaigns for major artists including Shawn Mendes, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Little Big Town, and Kelly Clarkson.
Prior to that, she began her career in live entertainment promoting live family entertainment tour experiences with Feld Entertainment. Roberts then spent 12 years overseeing marketing and promotions at both Live Nation and The Bowery Presents in the New York and New Jersey areas.
“We are excited to have Brian and Jaime join us at UTA as we continue to expand and elevate the music department,” said Scott Clayton, Co-Head of Global Music. “Their decades of experience and stellar track record of going above and beyond for their clients make them perfect additions to our world-class team in Nashville.”
These hiring announcements come off the heels of a tremendously successful 2022 for UTA Nashville. In the past 12 months, UTA has signed RIAA-Diamond selling superstar Tyler Hubbard, radio and TV personality Bobby Bones, Chris Janson, Parmalee, rising star Dalton Dover and more.
UTA has also played a crucial role in the development of some of today’s hottest new artists including Megan Moroney, Alana Springsteen, Brittney Spencer, and Chase Matthew.