Major congratulations to the lovely ladies of I’m With Her on their win at the Americana Awards this week. The group took home honors for Duo/Group of the Year!! Read more about the ceremony here: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/americana-honors-and-awards-2019-winners-brandi-carlile-john-prine-883271/
Big Deal Music Group CEO, Kenny MacPherson announced that the company has promoted Joe Maggini to the position of Senior Vice President, Head of Global Synch and Danielle Levy to the position of Vice President, Synch – Film + TV at the company.
The two were formerly Vice President and Director, Synch, respectively.
Maggini joined Big Deal Music Group in 2017, after a successful run as head of Format Music Solutions, a label, music publisher, custom music creation business and an orchestral trailer library. He previously served as Director of Creative at Universal Music Publishing and Director of Writer-Publisher Relations at BMI.
Levy, who brings with her to the role more than a decade of music licensing experience, joined Big Deal Music in 2016, after a number of years as a Creative Manager at Zync Music.
Commenting on the promotions, MacPherson said: “Joe has done a tremendous job leading our Synch Department, generating powerful opportunities for our songwriters.” He added, “Ever since her arrival, Danielle has made a huge difference for us. Her deep relationships within the Film and TV industry and her intuitive sense of where our writers fit have made her a valuable member of the team. Joe and Danielle are both very deserving of these new roles at the company.
Maggini added: “Over these past two years, the leadership at Big Deal has given me and my entire department the support we need to go out and secure the kind of synchs that can both sustain and supercharge our songwriters’ careers. Danielle has been an instrumental part of our success, and, along with Jess [Martin], I’m confident that we will continue to create meaningful opportunities for our unique roster of artists and songwriters across all visual media.”
Levy said: “Big Deal Music Group is a company built on solid, grounded relationships. I am grateful to work a company that values and develops its artists and songwriters, while also empowering its employees. I’m thrilled to be taking on this elevated role within the company and look forward to continuing to deliver for our songwriters.”
Big Deal’s Synch department has secured placements in a multitude of high-profile television and film projects and with major brands all over the world. Songs by Big Deal writers have been recently featured in such TV/film projects as The Walking Dead, Insecure, Fosse/Verdon, Big Little Lies, Euphoria, Better Things, Orange Is The New Black, Us, Smallfoot, Pitch Perfect 3, Missing Link and When They See Us among others, and in advertising with such brands as Apple, Coke, Volkswagen, Samsung, T-Mobile, Toyota, Target and more.
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Megastar Taylor Swift released her HIGHLY anticipated new album ‘Lover’ last Friday and Big Deal’s very own St. Vincent is a listed co-writer of the fan favorite track “Cruel Summer”! Listen here on Spotify now!
Riot Grrl Legends Sleater-Kinney are back with ‘The Center Won’t Hold’, their highly anticipated follow up to 2015’s fantastic ‘No Cities To Love’. Also!!! We don’t know if you heard, but a special Big Dealer produced the album as well. None other than Annie Clark!! Go have a listen!
Big Deal Music Group CEO Kenny MacPherson announced the appointments of Jamie Cerreta and Casey Robison as the company’s first Co-Presidents. Kenny MacPherson assumes the new role of chief executive officer. All three execs will remain based at the company’s Los Angeles headquarters. MacPherson and Cerreta formed Big Deal Music in 2012 alongside Dave Ayers, all former colleagues at Chrysalis Music Publishing. Meanwhile, Robison began his own career at Chrysalis — with the very same team he’ll now help lead.
Please join us in congratulating Casey and Jamie on their promotions!…….MORE HERE!
Big Deal Music Group congratulates SWMRS on becoming BEST INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH ACT at this year’s KERRANG! Awards. The Awards, were held on June 19th at Islington Assembly Hall in London. The group were present at the event to accept their award. Full coverage of the awards are in the June 29, 2019 issue of KERRANG!
Check out pictures from the event….. HERE!
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