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One Liners: Jesy Nelson, HRVY, Demi Lovato, more

By and | Published on Wednesday 17 March 2021

Jesy Nelson


Former Little Mix member Jesy Nelson has signed with management company YMU for global representation. “I am so excited to join YMU and can’t wait to start my next chapter”, she says.

HRVY has signed a new worldwide record deal with BMG. “Spelling might not be HRVY’s strong point, but he knows how to make great music, and we’re excited to have him join us at BMG”, says the label’s Jamie Nelson. HRVY himself, meanwhile, is “THRLLD”.



The UK’s Official Charts Company has hired Becca Monahan as its new Commercial Director. She joins from NBC Universal where she was Global Licensing Director. “I am THRILLED to be joining the Official Charts Company and its talented management team, especially at a time when there are many opportunities to drive the business forward”, she says. “I can’t wait to get started”.

New multi-venued entertainment complex Outernet London has appointed Joe Russell as Events Director. “I’m excited to be joining Outernet London at such a pivotal moment, as we prepare for launch and beyond with a roster of great live events to look forward to”, he says.

Booking agent Sally Dunstone has moved from X-Ray Touring to Primary Talent, taking her roster of acts, including Rina Sawayama and Kelly Lee Owens, with her. “What Primary have put together over the past year has not gone unnoticed in the concerts world and I am excited to join the team with my talented roster of artists and keep the momentum going”, she says.



Music distributor Ditto is launching an NFT exchange via which artists can raise finance by auctioning off shares in upcoming releases. This will be enabled by some NFT wizardry and Ditto’s existing blockchain-powered rights ownership and royalty splits platform Bluebox. Rappers Big Zuu and Taylor Bennett will be the first to use the new service.



Tokimonsta has announced a two day livestreamed event featuring talks and performances by women in the music industry, called Every Woman. There will be panels on music production and being a mother in the music industry, among others. Performances will include sets from Aluna, Tinashe and Tokimonsta herself. It all takes place on the LostResortTV Twitch channel on 26-27 Mar.



Demi Lovato has announced that she will release new album ‘Dancing With The Devil… The Art Of Starting Over’ on 2 Apr. It will serve as a companion piece to her upcoming four-part documentary series ‘Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil’, which premieres on YouTube on 23 Mar.

Imagine Dragons have released the video for new single ‘Follow You’, which co-stars Rob McElhenney and Kaitlin Olson of ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’.

Lambchop will release new album ‘Showtunes’ on 21 May. Here’s new single ‘A Chef’s Kiss’.

Gilligan Moss have released new single ‘Special Thing’. The song, say the duo, “was written as an ode to our French predecessors – robots and monoliths alike”.

Delilah Bon has released the video for recent single ‘I Don’t Listen To You’.

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