WME has announced Otto Price is joining the agency’s Christian Music Department in Nashville. Price has worked in the industry for more than three decades, and he joins the agency from Square One Creative Group, where he worked as producer, arranger, composer and musician for artists including Jimmie Allen, For King & Country, Kelly Clarkson and more.
“Otto brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to WME,” WME Nashville co-heads Becky Gardenhire, Joey Lee and Jay Williams said in a joint statement. “He has a deep understanding of the Christian market and will be influential in building upon the Christian Music team’s success.”
Price had been a touring artist for dcTalk, where he played bass, for nine years. He then transitioned to oversee A&R for Warner Music’s Nashville Label Group where he worked with Amy Grant, Randy Travis and more. Price’s new responsibilities at WME include overseeing the daily touring, television, literary and sponsorship opportunities for Israel Houghton, Maverick City, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Kierra Sheard-Kelly and others.
“Our clients’ talent and passion for sharing hope and faith through their music is truly inspiring, and we take pride in their remarkable accomplishments,” WME’s Nashville office Partner, Mike Snider, said in a statement. “With Otto’s expertise and our high-caliber roster, WME is poised for continued growth and success in the Christian Music genre.”
WME’s Christian Music department boasts clients Kirk Franklin, Phil Wickham, Crowder, Tauren Wells and more.