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Artist First and Various Artists partner to discover new Italian talent

By | Published on Thursday 9 December 2021

Claudio Ferrante

Italian music company Artist First and UK artist management firm Various Artists have announced a new partnership, which will see them work together to develop Italian acts for the global market.

“Italy is currently enjoying a musical renaissance thanks in no small part to Måneskin’s success in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest”, says Artist First CEO Claudio Ferrante. “We already have a great relationship with David Bianchi and the team at Various Artists Management, and are looking forward to combining the strengths of our two companies to help create more opportunities for Italian artists to reach a global audience”.

The there mentioned Various Artists CEO David Bianchi adds: “Artist First is a wonderful success story in Italy and has been at the forefront of innovation in the music industry there for many years. They are incredibly ambitious and eager to build a presence in the international marketplace, so it is an absolute privilege to have formed this alliance with them and to be part of this exciting new chapter in their story. There is some incredible Italian talent, which is deserving of a wider audience and we are joining forces to help that happen”.