Diverse Artist Management Expands US Presence with New Office in Los Angeles
Various Artists Management, which represents a diverse range of artists, songwriters and producers, has announced the opening of a new office in Los Angeles, California to serve as the base for its growing roster.
Various Artists Management, which was founded in London, UK, in 2008, has been operating in the US since 2016. The company has now purchased a new property in Hollywood Hills which will include offices, studios and living quarters for its customers and guests.
Various Artists’ roster of performers includes Loyle Carner, La Roux, Tom Grennan, Ashnikko, The Hunna, Yonaka, Sad Night Dynamite, Barns Courtney and many more. The biggest achievement from the company’s US division in recent times is that of Charli XCX.
Current and upcoming US activity includes English singer, songwriter and musician Barns Courtney, whose singles “Fire” and “Glitter & Gold” both achieved gold status in the US, and who signed a global deal with 300 Entertainment in the United States and moved to Los Angeles.
Yonaka from Brighton, England has signed a new contract directly with Jason Flom’s Lava Records. Sad Night Dynamite signed directly to Elektra Records in the United States and embarked on their first US tour in December. They have been confirmed as special guests for Glass Animals’ upcoming US tour, which kicks off in Phoenix, AZ in March.
Ashnikko continues to build on the success of her US gold-certified single “Stupid,” platinum-certified “Daisy,” and Doja Cat’s double-platinum collaboration “Boss Bitch.” She also recently completed a coast-to-coast US tour, which sold 50,000 tickets in just three days. For example, she sold out Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA, twice in a row, on November 1 and 2, selling 2,139 tickets for a gross of $60,000, according to Pollstar box office reports.
Los Angeles-based band Palaye Royale have also recently signed with Various Artists Management and are currently guests on Yungblud’s US tour, which will be followed by sold-out dates across Europe, including London’s Roundhouse. Signed to Sumerian/Universal, the band will be releasing their third album shortly and have planned a US tour in the fall, culminating in a showpiece concert at the Palladium in Los Angeles.
Last but not least, Tom Grennan, who enjoyed a number one album in the UK last summer, signed to David Massey’s Arista Records in the US. Love”. He will begin his first American tour in 2022.