Warner Music Group’s ADA Worldwide has agreed an unique partnership with Billy Mann and Benton James (pictured, L-R) for the launch of recent JV label, Icons+Giants.
Based by Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer, entrepreneur and artist supervisor Billy Mann, together with A&R govt and artist supervisor Benton James, the enterprise will mix their digital advertising and marketing and A&R with ADA’s world affect, assets and related artist companies.
Eliah Seton, president of Independent Music & Creator Services, Warner Music Group, stated: “On behalf of everybody at ADA and Warner Music, we welcome Billy and Benton and the Icons+Giants staff to the ADA household. Billy and Benton are defining what comes subsequent in music – they’re on the chopping fringe of this enterprise, and we’re so proud to be their companion and for ADA to be their house.”
On the partnership, Mann stated: “Whether or not you’re an artist or govt, we’re all looking for our tribe—and simply as we’re partnering with artists that talk to who we’re, we’re grateful to have discovered companions in Max [Lousada] and Eliah who present the identical for Icons+Giants.”
“We proceed to be targeted on staying in entrance of traits,” added James. “Whereas everyone seems to be crowding round creators within the digital area, we stay dedicated to additionally figuring out the expertise who’re lifers in music, not simply seekers of celeb.”
Billy Mann is the longtime collaborator of world celebrity Pink, working together with her for practically twenty years.
He has offered over 110 million albums as successful producer/songwriter. As an exec, he has served as president of worldwide and chief inventive officer of EMI Music World, in addition to president of inventive at BMG North America. Mann has found the likes of Teddy Geiger, Emma Stone, Alex Aiono, Pablo Alboran, and TikTok stars Charli and Dixie D’Amelio.
Benton James started his profession writing songs for tv and producing alongside skills like RedOne and Mutt Lang. He’s answerable for discovering and signing Grammy-nominated Supah Mario (Drake, Lil Uzi Vert, Tory Lanez) and Ciscero.
Previously the pinnacle of city A&R for Purple Bull Songs, James signed Ok-so Jaynes, Mike Gazzo and TwhyXclusive to the corporate and delivered a string of data with Grammy-nominated expertise together with Trippie Redd, Drake, Wiz Khalifa and Kelly Rowland.
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